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Assistant Technical Designer

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107431
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 25, 2021

Assistant Technical Designer - Children's

Assistant Technical Designer develops basic technical expertise to assist in evaluate apparel merchandise in terms of style, measurement and construction to achieve the appropriate fit, quality and design interpretation for the manufacturer to follow.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Design and Pre-Production teams with guidance from Sr. Technical Designer or Technical Design Lead to determine fit and aesthetics.
  • Complete product packages in Flex PLM software, including measurements, construction details and technical sketches.
  • Establish and maintain fit and construction standards to ensure brand consistency and quality.
  • Review with the Sr. Technical Designer or Technical Design Lead fit history when presenting current fit and recommend alternative methods of construction or options for components when necessary.
  • Prepare and actively participate in fit sessions.
  • Resolve and communicate fit and construction issues to International Buying Offices and factories within the development and production timelines.
  • Daily communication and follow through with IBO, vendors, and all cross-functional partners.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • College degree in related field required.
  • 1 + years of Technical Design experience.
  • Some knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing process.
  • An eye for proportion, balance and aesthetic details.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Develops confidence and assertiveness in fit presentation.
  • Ability to multitask and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills with an acute attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Proactive on problem solving and seeks input for optimum resolutions as needed.
  • Proficiency in software: Flex PLM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

What you get:

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.

About JCPenney: 

 JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico, and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 60,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter. 

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

Job Title: Assistant Technical Designer
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1107431

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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