Technical Designer

Date Posted May 7, 2021
  • Department Buying
  • Location Montreal, QC
  • Job ID 93695

Technical Designer

The first Suzy store opened its doors in 1966 and we continue to grow more than 50 years later!  With over 110 stores across the country and an online store at www.suzyshier.ca, Suzy is one of Canada’s leading women’s fashion retailers with brand awareness coast to coast.

As a recognized brand in Canada, Suzy offers the latest fashions at outstanding prices.  We are the preferred destination for the latest trends, key items and ‘must have’ essentials.  Our buyers search the world for the most current fashions to ensure we bring our customers the latest trends at great prices.  Fashion changes as quickly as our customers’ needs and Suzy continuously seeks to inspire our customer and meet those evolving needs.

We are currently seeking an experienced, results driven individual pursuing a career as a Technical Designer.

Position overview

The primary job function of a technical designer is to prepare tech packs for ladies garments, working closely with Buying, Fit and Production Departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Create tech-packs of various ladies garments in knit and woven
  • Produce detailed sketches and provide appropriate specs for product developments
  • Meet with buyers to assist in developing new styles, asking the necessary questions to better understand their needs
  • Recognize any inconsistencies related to fit in the development requests, and provide appropriate solutions.
  • Participate in the product development process, providing cost effect solutions when appropriate

Requirements:

  • Detail oriented and well organized, with excellent follow-up skills and a high level of accountability
  • Must be effective working as a team member
  • 3 to 5 years related retail experience required
  • Fluent in English with working knowledge of French
  • Expertise in Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of garment construction and sewing is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Suzy’s Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If chosen to participate in the selection process, accommodations are available upon request. We will consult with the applicant to provide or arrange suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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