Carters/OshKosh Sr. Technical Designer, OshKosh B'gosh in New York, New York

Sr. Technical Designer, OshKosh B'gosh

New York, NY

  • Date Updated:August 28, 2017Job Level:Management
  • Job Type:Full-Time/RegularYears of Experience:7 - 10 Years
  • Travel:Not SpecifiedLevel of Education:BA/BS
  • Position ID:85329-248735
Job Description

Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in the United States and Canada of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through nearly 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line at , , and . The Company's Just One You, Precious Firsts, and Genuine Kids brands are available at Target, its Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, and its Simple Joys brand is available on The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's .

  • Manage and monitor the production of technical specification packages to communicate requirements for fit and construction from concept through to bulk production
  • Lead fit sessions, analyze fit and accurately communicate corrections of assigned product area
  • Partner with VP and Directors on the development of standards and procedures to ensure uniformity, consistency and common approach internally and across all vendor and factory bases
  • Create, update and utilize blocks and patterns to ensure standards are being met
  • Provide technical expertise and support to cross functional teams on fit development and pre-production activities
  • Oversee, identify and support the needs of direct reports: coach and train in the management of their product area
  • Competitively shop the market researching size, fit, construction techniques and labeling
Experience and Skills
  • At least 8 year's of technical or manufacturing experience
  • Bachelors degree or higher in related field
  • A clear understanding of patternmaking/grading and how fabrics/trims affect the fit of the garment
  • Be proficient in a PLM or similar product management system
  • Must have proficiency and a clear understanding of Adobe Illustrator drawing tool and MS Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively up, down, and across the organization.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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