Technical Designer

New York, United States Full-time

Technical Designer


Terez is seeking an entrepreneurial self-starter Technical Designer to join our evolving team.

Our mission is and has always been very simple.  To create a community focused on joy and happiness.  Terez is driven by our genuine care and heart.  Design sits at the center of that heart. 

The Technical Designer will partner with the Head of Design on all design projects to ideate, create, and problem solve as Terez grows their product categories. This designer will be able to contribute to all aspects of Terez product design from print to construction. 

The Technical Designer will be responsible for leading Design intent through all stages of PD to Production with attention to quality, fit, consistency and accuracy. The Technical Designer will have the opportunity to refine Terez’s expanding product categories, collaborate cross functionally, and lead new quality improvement initiates. The ideal candidate is eager to learn, self motivated, and can function well in a fast paced environment. 

This position is temporary 3-4 month engagement with openness for saying on full time, reports to the Head of Design and is based out of our Flatiron headquarters in New York City.


What you’ll do:

  • Partner with Design and PD to create all technical specifications for designs
  • Create original CAD drawings for new silhouette and construction ideation 
  • Research and present new innovation ideas through construction and fabrication   
  • Create and update tech packs, including technical CAD sketches, construction details, measurements and specs, sample photos, and fit comments, and BOM changes from development through production
  • Manage and track samples
  • Attend sample fittings to help maintain fit standards  and communicate changes to vendors
  • Manage and communicate pattern adjustments and changes throughout PD process
  • Assist with sample and TOPs comments and approvals
  • Work with Designers on artwork management, color specification, approvals and communication
  • Help create production ready artwork files in various formats and problem solve the best was for Terez to execute their print heavy collection


Who you are:

  • 2-5 years experience as a Technical Designer or Patternmaker
  • Degree in Fashion Design or related 
  • Loves learning new methods of manufacturing and designing into innovative techniques 
  • Interested in all aspects of apparel design and is excited to work on a wide breadth of product 
  • Creative thinker who is able to adapt to various aesthetics and styles
  • Strong understanding of pattern making, garment construction, fit, and grading
  • Strong collaborator that has experience working with cross functional teams
  • Motivated self- starter with the ability to influence, trouble-shoot and problem solve 


  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Familiar with digital pattern making in Optitex, Clo3D, or Lectra
  • Ability to learn and work within PLM software


Reasons why you’ll LOVE Terez: 

  • We are entrepreneurial. We are a team of ambitious entrepreneurs looking to make an impact on the world together, and are constantly learning, growing, and innovating.
  • Wellness is our mantra. We are devoted to building a work environment where you love what you do, work hard, and feel good while doing it.  Activities like summertime rooftop workouts, team spin classes, and office mindfulness mornings allow us to unplug and recharge. In addition, we offer comprehensive health benefits, unlimited vacation, healthy snacks, a monthly health and wellness allowance, a daily seamless allowance and more.
  • We are a family. Kindness, positivity and self-expression are our brand pillars, and we apply these first and foremost to our people. We care deeply about our teams, encourage everyone to be themselves and bring their whole selves to the office. We live our values. 


About Terez 

Terez encourages all women, girls and people to embrace their individuality. We are a female founded, NYC based brand at the intersection of Fashion and Wellness. Terez blends a commitment to quality with a passion for bold and unexpected designs. When you wear Terez, you feel energized and ready to take on the world. 


Join the Terez movement and let your light shine.