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Technical Designer

Technical Designer

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The Technical Designer works closely with designers, pattern makers, product development and product engineer to develop tech packs for leather accessories.


  • Develop, maintain and update tech packs for spec, pattern information, construction issues and detail and designer's comments regarding styling and design detail.
  • Assist the design director in design development and related tasks.
  • Create all final tech packs and hand-off to product development and production.
  • Ensure timely completion of all tech packs to meet seasonal target dates.
  • Evaluate bags and small leather goods samples to determine compliance of spec, construction and design intent.
  • Archive and track samples developed in studio.
  • Maintain a library of approved construction materials, methods and patterns.



  • Bachelor's degree in related field; industrial design, fashion design, etc.
  • 1-3 years experience in technical design.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator.
  • Knowledgeable of pattern making and construction methods and the ability to convey necessary methods in technical drawings.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Accurate and attentive to details.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, adapt to changing priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Optitex knowledge.

Note: Shinola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.



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