The average salary for an Entry-Level Technical Designer, Apparel is $40,982.
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Job Description for Technical Designer, Apparel
A technical apparel designer strives to create clothing that satisfies customers and furthers the mission of their brand. When designing an article of clothing or an outfit, the technical apparel designer must keep several concepts and goals in mind. First, the designer needs to ensure that produced clothing maintains a consistent fit. Second, the technical apparel designer must ensure that the construction of the articles and garments is of a high quality. Third, grade rules and tolerances for…Read more
Technical Designer, Apparel Tasks
- Develop and manage the technical specification packages for apparel prototypes.
- Evaluate garment for quality, lead fit sessions, and make recommendations for pattern improvements.
- Assist and consult with factory pattern makers to develop new blocks.
- Maintain documentation of all relevant data for production.
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Popular Skills for Technical Designer, Apparel
Technical Garment Knowledge
Skills in Adobe Illustrator, Technical Garment Knowledge and Patternmaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Designer, Apparel
An early career Technical Designer, Apparel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,232 based on 331 salaries. A mid-career Technical Designer, Apparel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,951 based on 279 salaries. An experienced Technical Designer, Apparel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,503 based on 199 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,951.
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