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Technical Designer



Design · Full-time
Brooklyn, NY, USA
80,000 – 90,000 USD per year
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024


Andie Swim is a fast-growing direct-to-consumer swimwear brand looking for a Technical Designer to oversee seasonal swim development. This candidate will be accountable for driving fittings and managing sample execution in partnership with the Design, Production, and Merchandising teams. This person must be able to shape the technical aspects of our products, ensuring consistency across fits. Flexibility and the ability to prioritize seasonal deliverables in a changing business environment is key.


  • Support multiple product categories from design concept to production
  • Managing fit models and fit schedule
  • Organizing and completing the fit list for weekly fittings
  • Editing tech packs in PLM including specs, pattern blocks, and grading
  • Review construction and measure incoming garments against spec
  • Responsible for leading fit sessions with the Product Team
  • Communicate fit notes using PLM to be share with vendors
  • Ensure all grade rules are correct in PLM for final production

Ideal Qualities

  • College degree in Technical Design or Fashion Design. 5-7 years of experience working in Technical Design; swimwear experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of PLM systems
  • Knowledge of garment construction
  • Experience with pattern making and a strong understanding of grading
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work across multiple seasonal deliverables
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment


  • Competitive health, dental, and vision plans through Justworks
  • HSA & FSA plans are among our selection
  • Offer a 401 (k) plan where the employee can make voluntary pre-tax contributions. (Andie does not match contributions at this time)
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit
  • Talkspace membership
  • Discounts on Citibike memberships
  • Offer pre-tax commuter benefits for parking and transit
  • One Medical and Teledoc Resources
  • Annual educational stipend
  • Access to free EAP counseling and referrals
  • You'll be working in a high energy, fast-paced environment program
  • Offer competitive paid parental leave policy for qualifying employees
  • Competitive vacation policy

The salary range for this position is $80-$90k.

To apply, please email your resume to careers@andieswim.com.

About Andie

Andie was founded to take the struggle out of swim shopping and make discovering the perfect suit delightfully simple. With funding from leading venture capitalists in the DTC space, we're making waves in a previously stagnant industry. We're a small team doing big things in Dumbo, Brooklyn — and we're just getting started! Andie is committed to promoting equality, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace.

Andie is an equal opportunity employer.

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