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Assistant Technical Designer

Tommy John is a disruptive apparel brand. Our online direct-to-consumer e-commerce business is exploding. We were featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, CBS This Morning, Howard Stern Show, New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Golf Digest, Fortune, Fast Company, CNBC, and Business Insider’s list of “Top 51 Companies That Are Changing the Way We Shop”. We are constantly on a mission to add smart, innovative and fun loving team members, and are looking for an Assistant Technical Designer to come join our New York based headquarters.

As an Assistant Technical Designer at Tommy John you will be working on the development of all product categories with our Technical Designer and Designers, and will be responsible for creating apparel merchandise technical specifications to ensure consistency in garment quality and fit. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be flexible, forward thinking and meticulous, meet set deadlines, and able to work resourcefully in a fast paced, creative environment. 



  • Sketch detailed sketches using Adobe Illustrator
  • Prepare fit samples, and measure and evaluate garments and tech packs for fit sessions
  • Assist in fit sessions by taking photos, and accurate notes, sketches, spec updates and pattern corrections
  • Assist in creating easy to read technical packages, including construction details based on Tommy John’s standards for vendors to follow
  • Assist in creating and maintaining spec, construction, pattern and sample libraries
  • Manage proto-tracking to meet fit approval dates and ensure timely delivery
  • Partner with cross functional teams and vendors to conduct quality analysis of products, and presents ideas and solutions



  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Design, Technical Design, or Patternmaking
  • 1-3 years of Technical Design experience in apparel industry; Loungewear, activewear experience a plus
  • Technically savvy; Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite
  • Working knowledge in Optitex, Gerber PDS, Lectra
  • Working knowledge of patternmaking and construction
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills, detail oriented, quick and timely
  • Ability to meet deadline demands
  • Works well in a team environment


Some awesome parts of working at Tommy John:

  • Benefits - Health, Vision/Dental
  • Medical covered 100% for employees
  • Tommy John Employee Discount
  • Culture Calendar events
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Flexibility
  • Tons of Snacks
  • Countless Happy Hours
  • Great work environment

But, don't just take our word for it. Check out #WorkAtTommyJohn on Instagram for a behind the scenes look!

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