lemlem Is Hiring A Technical Designer / Production Coordinator In New York

lemlem is a small company dedicated to creating socially conscious apparel and accessories. Candidates will be responsible for technical design, product development and production.
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lemlem is a small company dedicated to creating socially conscious apparel and accessories. We currently sell to retailers such as Barneys, Net a Porter and Shopbop. We are a fast paced, dedicated team and are looking for a self motivated, independent thinker who combines both detail oriented analytical skills and a great creative vision.

We are looking for a strong technical designer/ production coordinator to do the following:

  • Responsible for technical design, product development and production
  • Creating and updating techpacks and flat sketches in Illustrator and Excel
  • Creating seasonal linesheets for sales and calculating costs and yields for each style
  • Communicating daily with domestic and overseas factories to ensure timely deliveries and quality product
  • Communicating and negotiating with mills and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of fabrics and trims and the best possible pricing
  • Managing development and production calendar
  • Creating and updating spreadsheets that track all essential information for all styles

Our ideal candidate will have/be the following:

  • A bachelors degree from a UNITED STATES apparel design program
  • Technical design experience and mastery of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • An understanding of garment construction, specs, and tech packs
  • Extremely organized, self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • 3-5 years’ technical design or experience with apparel production
  • Both domestic and overseas production experience a big plus
  • Contacts or the ability to source local and overseas apparel factories and suppliers a major plus
  • Experience with costing
  • Experience with quality control
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with better contemporary or designer level brands a plus 

We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging work environment. For the right candidate, this position is an amazing opportunity to learn and work in an industry you love. The position is full-time and will include benefits.

To apply, please send your resume to shop@lemlem.com.