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Technical Designer - FAM Brands

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Job Title
Technical Designer
Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Description

Inventive Design. Mindful Manufacturing. Global Reach.

Founded in 2000, FAM Brands designs, manufactures, and sells men’s and women’s sportswear and active wear apparel to major retailers, big box stores, and specialty boutiques across the country and throughout the world. Our portfolio of proprietary brands features Marika, Wildfox, Three Dots, and Balance Collection, while a partial list of licensing partners includes Orvis, Jessica Simpson, Eddie Bauer, and Woolrich. 

With the capacity to produce over 75 million units per year, our mission continues to be making top-quality apparel accessible to everyone at an impressive value and an irresistible price.

That's the FAM Brands difference.


Title: Technical Designer


Location: Los Angeles, CA


Position Type: Full-time, Exempt (Onsite)



The compensation for this full-time position in the US is $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 (DOE) + discretionary bonus. The range may vary based on factors such as location, job-related skills, experience, and education. Benefits are available to all full-time employees working at least 30 hours per week. Please note that the compensation information listed in job postings only includes the base salary, and does not include bonuses or benefits.



As a member of the FAMily, you'll be eligible to participate in our amazing benefits package.


First and foremost, we value work-life balance, so you'll receive vacation and sick time to use as needed. We also offer personal holidays, because everyone needs a break now and then. And in light of the current pandemic, we've added COVID time off to give you the opportunity to rest and recharge. Additionally, our office is closed on weekends and after 6:30 PM during the week, so you can have some quality time with friends and family.


But it's not all about time off. We also prioritize the health and well-being of our employees, which is why we offer comprehensive mental health services through Talkspace. And for physical health, we provide Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance coverage for medical (PPO and EPO), as well as UNUM dental and vision insurance. Plus, we've got you covered with company-paid life and short/long-term disability insurance. And if you're looking to save for the future, our 401k plan has matching and immediate vesting.


But wait, there's more! As a member of the FAMily, you'll also have access to Nationwide Pet Insurance and a variety of UNUM supplemental insurance policies, including life, critical illness, accident, and hospital coverage. And if you have medical or dependent expenses, you can use our flexible spending accounts to offset the cost.


But that's not all. We also offer an onsite gym with instructor-led workout classes, a stocked Everytable fridge, and of course, free Starbucks coffee to help fuel your workday.


Job Summary

The Technical Designer will be responsible for leading the technical design process for a product line, ensuring that all garments meet company standards for fit, construction, and quality. This position will support our Academy Girl's 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with design and development teams to create and maintain technical packages using PLM system
  • Ensure all garments meet fit and construction standards through the use of fit models, fit sessions, and technical sketches
  • Communicate with overseas vendors to ensure garments are constructed correctly and to resolve any issues that arise during production
  • Provide technical expertise to design and development teams to ensure garments are properly engineered
  • Develop and maintain technical design standards and guidelines



  • 4+ years of experience in technical design for apparel
  • Strong understanding of garment construction, fabrics, and fit
  • Experience working with overseas vendors and managing production
  • Experience with PLM systems - Centric Preferred
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and other technical design software


Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunities & Diversity

FAM Brands is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. FAM Brands makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

FAM Brands Headquarters Location

Commerce, CA

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FAM Brands Company Size

Between 75 - 500 employees

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