Technical Designer – Soft Goods - CO-OP
We share our passion for the seasonal activities of the outdoor rural lifestyle through our home-grown expertise in the products and tools we design, manufacture, and sell. Through the values of resourcefulness, hard-work, and respect we develop long-term personal relationships and strategic business partnerships throughout the global community.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
-Develop new products in our hunting and camping categories as well as provide support for existing products.
-Understand product requirements and develop solutions.
-Create/illustrate technical drawings for hunting blinds and camping tents using Adobe Illustrator.
-Create and update bills of materials (BOMs) for new and existing products.
-Assist in creating/maintaining product standards and specifications.
-Measure, review and comment on incoming samples against technical specification packets and update based on team meetings and product testing.
-Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.
-Meet project schedules.
Experience and Education:
-Must be accepted in an apparel design and development program not be on academic probation.
-Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Adobe Illustrator preferred) Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and the general use of PC application.
-Understanding of sewn products quality: stitches seams, textiles, etc. Technical specification packet creation and technical writing.
-Detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and organized individual.
-Good written and verbal communication skills.
-Ability to excel in highly interactive team environment.
-A high level of initiative and self-confidence.
-Experience and passion for the outdoors such as hunting and camping is a plus
Duration of Employment: January – August Term or June – December Term
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Hours / Day: 8
Work Shift: First Shift
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