Sr. Technical Designer (Sweaters)


Position Type

Location: New York City

Role Type: Full-time

The Role

Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.

Veronica Beard is looking for a passionate Senior Technical Designer (Sweaters) to work closely alongside the Design team. The Senior Technical Designer (Sweaters) will be responsible for partnering with the Senior Sweater Designer, Design & Tech Design teams on all seasonal sweater styles. This role reports to the Knitwear Director and is based in our NYC office.


  • Partner with Senior Sweater Designer to launch proto, SMS, PPS, and TOP tech packs for all seasonal sweater styles
  • Spec samples and prep spec sheets for all fittings
  • Schedule and lead development and production fittings for sweater category
  • Communicate fit comments for all sweater styles; maintain daily communication with sweater factories to convey fit and construction corrections from the early stages of development through final production
  • Help establish and maintain consistent size and fit based on Veronica Beard standards
  • Prioritize workload based on yarn/garment delivery, ensuring seasonal deadlines are met
  • Collaborate daily with design, product development and production teams to ensure ideal product while also maintaining margins, suggesting more cost-effective options as needed
  • Influence calendar and workflow for sweater category, attending weekly WIP meetings with PD and production teams
  • Track and manage workflow, prioritize workload, and ensure deadlines are met
  • Integrate sweater technical design into PLM Revo, setting up POM libraries and creating style templates
  • Partner with Director on special products within sweater category, taking on additional projects, as required


      • 10 years of experience as a women’s technical designer (sweater experience is required)
      • Experience in leading fittings
      • Exhibit a strong working knowledge of knit garment construction, including stitch / gauge / technical capabilities and limitations, as well as grading
      • Ability to effectively communicate design intent and fit corrections to factories
      • Ability to communicate and interface with design, merchandising, product development and production teams
      • Ability to successfully oversee a technical category while making product quality and seasonal deliverables a priority
      • Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
      • Preferred experience with PLM Revo
      • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
      • Strong time management and multitasking skills
      • Innate sense of urgency and organizational skills; technical and detail-oriented
      • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment
      • Proactive, problem-solver, dedicated, deadline-driven and self-motivated/entrepreneurial

      How to Apply

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