Technical Design Coordinator

Commando is looking for a team player to support our Technical Design Team! The Technical Design Coordinator will assist in areas of style conceptualization to final approvals for production. This position is based in South Burlington, VT.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Evaluate garment samples made in house and received from offshore contractors for construction and measurements.  
  • Schedule and coordinate fittings and wear tests
  • Create wear test surveys, follow up with wear testers as needed and provide results to tech design team
  • Provide materials for production pass offs including patterns (oak tags, paper, or digital), reference samples, and tech packs
  • Create markers and run material yields for seasonal style costing
  • Train in Optitex to perform grading and pattern revisions
  • Update tech packs in Centric as requested, including measurements, construction call outs, and fit comments
  • Request in house samples, provide patterns and sewing instructions as needed
  • Cut samples for sewing as needed
  • Partner with materials team to log components and update material library
  • Track incoming and outgoing sample shipments as requested
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Adhere to commando’s inventory control procedures
  • Follow all ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by the company and the department

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Basic understanding of pattern making and garment construction
  • Working knowledge of Optitex, Centric PLM, Adobe Illustrator, and Google preferred
  • Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment