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Associate Technical Designer- Mens

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084359
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jun 10, 2019

Associate Technical Designer

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

JCPenney, one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, combines an expansive footprint of approximately 875 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico with a powerful e-commerce site, jcpenney.com, to connect shoppers how, when and where they prefer to shop. At every customer touchpoint, she will get her Penney’s worth of a broad assortment of products from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Powering this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of over 100,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company’s three strategic priorities of strengthening private brands, becoming a world-class Omnichannel retailer and increasing revenue per customer. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization.

The Associate Technical Designer will provide support to the Sr. Manager of Technical Design as well as execute design, construction and manufacture apparel to provide appropriate fit, quality and style.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Design and product development teams to determine fit and aesthetic details.
  • Provide Senior Manager with appropriate support on design projects.
  • Create and update tech packs in Flex PLM.
  • Attend fit sessions with design and product development.
  • Advise the correct construction of garments within development and production timelines.
  • Communicate fit comments and corrections to International Buying Offices, and factories.
  • Develop a block library to resolve pattern and fit issues.
  • Daily communication and follow through with IBO, vendors, and all cross-functional partners.
  • Help to establish Brand Awareness by identifying categories that need to be reviewed for fit, sizing, and construction improvements.
  • Enhance fit by researching all customer key item fit issues.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in fine arts or design, or equivalent work experience in a design related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of technical design experience required.
  • Knowledge of construction, patternmaking, and manufacturing process
  • A trained eye for proportion and balance, as well as aesthetic detail
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage/work independently, multitask, and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong organization skills with an acute attention to detail
  • Proficiency in: Flex PLM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Outlook and Excel

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include Concentra health clinic, Walgreens pharmacy, Bright Horizons daycare and preschool, full cafeteria services, Subway, Starbucks,

a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Associate Technical Designer- Mens
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084359

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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