Full-Time

Senior Technical Designer

Posted on 5/2/2024

FIGS

FIGS

201-500 employees

Medical scrubs with advanced fabric technologies


Senior

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Adobe Illustrator
Requirements
  • 7+ years of experience as a Technical Designer at an apparel company
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Fashion Design or Technical Design
  • Expert knowledge of fit, pattern making, grading, garment construction, sewing, and technical drawing
  • Must have cut and sew woven and knit experience
  • Able to effectively communicate with international vendors and cross functional teams on a regular basis (written & verbal)
  • Proficiency in MS office, Excel, Adobe Illustrator and PLM (Centric is a plus)
  • Experience in Digital Pattern-making software (Gerber is a plus)
  • Experience with plus-sized lines a plus
Responsibilities
  • Manage day-to-day communication with factories
  • Attend cross-functional weekly meetings to communicate timeline conflicts, updates, guidance, and solutions
  • Build tech packs including garment specs, construction, and digital pattern for factories to create samples
  • Coordinate, prepare, and organize fit samples for live model fittings and inspect samples following company quality standards
  • Lead weekly fittings and clearly communicate revisions to factories through fit comments, spec and pattern revisions, and construction updates
  • Execute fit comments in a timely manner to ensure fit process stays in line with production timelines
  • Review graded nest patterns, issue grading guidelines to vendors after fit approval to ensure consistent fit and quality
  • Coordinate with design and product development to ensure all design, fabric, trim and construction information in tech pack is correct when passing to the vendor
  • Organize and maintain fit block library
  • Mentor and develop junior technical designers
  • Work closely with Technical Design leaders on special projects
  • Partner with Product Integrity to creatively solve quality control concerns
  • Partner with the Raw Material team to wear test new materials

FIGS Scrubs is dedicated to enhancing the working lives of healthcare professionals through its high-quality medical scrubs and apparel, designed with proprietary fabric technologies that ensure comfort, durability, and functionality. With an emphasis on addressing the unique needs of medical staff, this company stands out for its commitment to improving industry standards for professional medical attire. This focus not only boosts its competitive edge in healthcare wear but also fosters a supportive and innovative work environment, making it an appealing place for forward-thinking professionals.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$175M

Headquarters

Santa Monica, California

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

23%

2 year growth

40%