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Childrenswear Garment Technologist- Premium Brand

Central London
London Fashion Jobs


A well-known Premium brand is recruiting!


They are looking to appoint their next hire into their Technical team, whereby they are looking for a Childrenswear Garment Technologist. You will be passionate about their brand and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the brands aesthetic and handwriting, as well as continuously drive quality and standards for the brand.


The right person will have previous experience of working in a technical role across Childrenswear. You will be confident at testing and regulation requirements for this product area.



Childrenswear Garment Technologist- The Role

  • Leading fit session from initial design stage through to pre-production fitting alongside design and creative director for assigned categories
  • Ensuring clear fit comments and measurements are communicated to factories in a timely manner considering design aesthetic, factory capability and fabric end use
  • To ensure supplier base submit measurement specs prior to fitting
  • Ensure garments are measured prior to fitting
  • Ensure minimum measurements are followed
  • Ensure grading rules are followed and sizing is consistent across the collection
  • Measure all samples to ensure measurements are to spec
  • Maintain golden rules and minimum make standards to ensure brand quality standard is adhered to
  • Ensure fit/design changes after SMS is communicated to relevant departments
  • Signing off final pre-production fit with creative director
  • Awareness and management of key dates within the critical path for assigned categories across all fit stages
  • Visiting the flagship store to review latest delivery and liaise with store manager for any fit/quality feedback
  • Seasonal market research in fit, sizing and finishing
  • Good knowledge of fabric and trim testing. Ability to read and approve mill and lab test reports against their testing manual
  • Take responsibility for approving care label artwork
  • Plan and organise all fit meetings including booking models
  • Manage any quality issues that may arise
  • Assess any consumer and wholesale returns
  • Participate in seasonal imagery meeting to communicate any aesthetic changes to graphics prior to ecom launch
  • Attend all pre- show fit meetings ensuring creative director show amends are carried out
  • Assist in pre-show organisation including machinery booking and machinist schedule



Childrenswear Garment Technologist- The Person

  • 5 years experience within a similar role with strong understanding Childrenswear
  • Experience of leading fittings and recording & sending fit comments
  • Understanding of pattern cutting, good knowledge of fabrics, technical components and sewing techniques
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, ensuring critical path is honoured.
  • Experience reading and approving fabric/mill reports
  • Tenacious, assertive and determined attitude with excellent attention to detail
  • Good negotiation, organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Dedicated, hardworking and committed person willing to progress as the company grows
  • Travel may be required



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