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Patternmaking - Jr. Technical Designer

Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA Req #166
Friday, October 11, 2019
The mission of Lafayette 148 is 'A shared vision to always deliver the highest quality - in our people, product and service'.

Job Summary:

The Jr. Technical Designer works with Technical Design Manager to translate the designer’s vision into a clear tech pack. The person in this role will assist in developing initial prototypes from concept to the showroom sample stage. 



  • Create tech packs with construction details and specifications based on Design’s style direction
  • Track fit samples to meet fitting dates
  • Prepare for design fittings by organizing samples with tech packs, earlier fit notes and reference garments as needed
  • Communicate post-fitting changes with factory partners through detailed sketches, revised specifications and/or pattern adjustments
  • Assist NY head patternmaker by issuing cut tickets and helping to manage sample room
  • Maintain Work in Progress chart
  • Work with merchandising team to fulfill market sample requests
  • Prepare pass-off of the collection to Supply Chain by managing line review chart and model images document for each season

Desired Background:

  • Degree in Fashion Design, Technical Design or Pattern Making


  • 2- 3 years’ experience in technical design at the intern/entry/assistant level


  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Web PDM (DeSL a +)
Lafayette 148 is an equal opportunity employer and  does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard, 63 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA