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Technical Designer

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Sep 04


RVCA is the brainchild of company founder and president, PM Tenore. Transcending the boundaries of traditional action sports apparel, RVCA is a design-driven lifestyle brand free from passing trends. Appearing as a natural on the shelves of boutiques as on those of a local skate shop, RVCA is brought together by a group of like-minded individuals from various subcultures, a collaboration of sorts, a lifestyle within itself. 

RVCA in essence is redefining the way the market views art and fashion as represented through the balance of opposites and how they coexist: water, oil; air, land; destruction, industrialization; art, science; foreign, domestic; order, chaos; past, present. 

The temp Pattern Maker will primarily be responsible for the apparel development and creating specification sheets based off of garment description, sample and sketch.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with design & pre production team on fit specifics
  • Translate the design sketch &/or sample into a spec sheet
  • Prepare, maintain & update spec sheets
  • Attend development & production fitting of samples with design team
  • Assist in all areas of pattern department
  • Provide call-outs and critiques during the fittings to verify that all issues are identified
  • Fit garment on model and identity and make any necessary adjustments to pattern and/or specs to improve fit


  • Excel, Adobe Illustrator, Gerber or Lectra knowledge. PLM experience is a plus but not required.
  • Experience in attending fittings and perform corrections within spec sheets. Ability to draw in Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of Mens patternmaking and construction, strong communication skills, ability to multi task, follow through for execution of design and production schedules.
  • Must have 5-7 years of experience as a Sport/Active Fit Technician and/or Technical Designer
  • Must possess a keen eye to identify fit issues and recommend solutions
  • Must have a strong understanding of garment construction and fabric types for performance product in both Men's and Women's
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