Technical Designer (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1186

Company: ESPRIT Europe GmbH

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ESPRIT employees capture the mischievous, innovative and creative spirit of the brand. We are led by “rules don’t apply” attitude and our employees bring their diverse skillsets to the table without adhering to the strict departmental silos and the rigid role descriptions. Our team members thrive on innovation and creativity and are masters of their subject areas.

We are a globally growing and evolving company, and each employee is a key stakeholder, making decisions every day that directly impact our overall vision and direction. At ESPRIT, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution at the start of an iconic brand’s global return.


Come join us as 

Technical Designer (m/f/d) 

(27661 )


Job Description:

Are you passionate about fashion and innovation? Esprit is seeking a talented Technical Designer with expertise in both flat-knit and RTW designs to be a part of our dynamic team. As a key contributor to our womenswear line, you will play an essential role in style development, ensuring impeccable fit, and upholding Esprit's high-quality standards in knit garments. If you thrive in a collaborative environment and embrace challenges with flexibility and creativity, we invite you to embark on this exciting journey with us.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Support the Designer in early-stage style development by providing insights on shapes and measurements, flat knit experience is highly appreciated.
  • Take ownership of block assignments and coordinate proto and salesman sample fittings for t garments as per the style development schedule to meet timelines.
  • Ensure fit and workmanship meet Esprit standards in preparation for production; manage measurements/workmanship comments and PDM/PLM maintenance for designs.
  • Conduct garment risk assessments and collaborate with suppliers, agencies, Product Safety, and QA for optimal outcomes.
  • Provide feedback to suppliers, including grading comments, and handle production approvals within the Flat knit and other style schedule.
  • Develop, document, and communicate quality guidelines (manuals and blueprints) tailored for both flat knit and RTW designs.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with strategic partners (agencies/suppliers).



  • Possess an Apparel technology or similar qualification with extensive experience in a comparable position, with expertise in flat knit.
  • Demonstrate expertise in selecting technical ingredients and proficiency in production processes.
  • Showcase technical product knowledge encompassing workmanship, technical features, handling, and fit for designs, focus on flat knit.
  • Ability to assess product quality and vendor capabilities, particularly in knit manufacturing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and pattern making experience (preferred).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Illustrator, PDM/PLM, and CAD Gerber software.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills to foster effective collaboration within the team and with partners.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced and evolving fashion environment, ensuring successful delivery of projects and meeting tight deadlines.


Are you a good match for this Job?

Then please submit an application with your salary expectations and an indication of your earliest starting date. For further questions feel free to contact Tatiane Tabidze .