Technical Designer

Adecco Staffing is assisting Chico's FAS, Inc. in recruiting for a Freelance Technical Designer in Fort Myers, FL.  This position is long term temporary opportunity for the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications listed below – Apply Now!


This position is primarily responsible for ensuring that quality fit, desired appearance, and company quality standards are met and maintained, including managing all aspects of technical garment specification development and technical fit comment as appropriate by Brand.  Works closely with Senior/Manager Technical Design to enhance and evolve processes and procedures as business evolves; broaden technical knowledge and expertise, while continually striving to elevate the quality of the product.


Responsibilities for the Technical Designer role include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with designers and merchants to determine fit and aesthetic details.
  • Utilize software, digital photos, and technical sketches as a tool of communicating to global vendor partners.
  • Conduct weekly production fittings and attend weekly calendar meetings to gain cross functional alignment as needed.
  • Approve fit, and construction of garments within the development and production timelines, under the direction of design and merchandising teams. Issues standard grade rules in preparation for bulk production.
  • Interface with Product Development & Design and Sourcing teams to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Make appropriate recommendations in collaboration with peer teams on matters pertaining to specs, pattern, construction methods and techniques to improve fit, balance, and overall quality of the garment.


Candidates must meet the following requirements to be considered for the Technical Designer role:

  • Bachelors Degree in Fashion Design or Certification in Apparel Manufacturing, Design, Patternmaking or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience in the apparel Industry including patternmaking and construction experience with full knowledge of total production timeline.
  • Extensive knowledge in patternmaking including grading, construction and fit.
  • Knowledge of construction standards and manufacturing methods.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and ability to multi task.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Share required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative suite required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Web based applications, i.e. FLEX PLM or comparable software required.


Click on “Apply Now” to be considered for the Technical Designer role at Chico’s FAS, Inc. in Fort Myers, FL!   

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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