Monday, May 22, 2017
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Watters, a leader in the bridal design industry for more than 30 years, prides itself on the vast selection of exquisitely- crafted styles offered to brides and their wedding party. The company approaches their designs both with passion and technical expertise. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company was founded on innovative design and unique styling with a focus on hand-crafted details and luxurious fabrics.
As a technical designer, the individual will be responsible for executing technical aspects from development to production for multiple product lines. They will ensure that product meets or exceeds company specifications, fit, and construction standards through efficient and effective communication with manufacturers and development team.
- Communicate daily with design and production to meet production timelines.
- Measure garments with accuracy and resolve fit issues.
- Modify patterns based on fit comments.
- Develop tech packs, bill of materials and measurement specifications for samples.
- Track and manage samples and information when working with vendors.
- Work in a fast paced environment, able to multi task and have a quick turnaround on projects.
- Experience in patternmaking and grading.
- Proficient in Excel, PLM, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
- Minimum 3 years of working in women’s apparel.
- Must have attention to detail and have strong organizational skills.
- Reliable and flexible to adapt to workload.
- Be professional and work in a team environment.
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, May 1, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Fashion Group International (FGI) Scholarship Competion 2017
Celebrating Fashion Excellence: From Concept to Consumer
On Friday, April 21st, several UNT fashion design students participated in the annual Fashion Group International Scholarship Competition at the Dallas Market Center. The keynote speaker for the event was UNT Fashion Design alum & Couture Fashion Designer Michael Faircloth. 160 designs were submitted to the competition and 50 were selected to walk the runway.
Eleven universities were represented and UNT had a total of 14 garments (out of the 50) walk the runway. Students were presented with several awards for excellence in design. The University of North Texas excelled once again this year receiving the following awards and the faculty in the Fashion Design department congratulate the following students:
1. Dave Cachero: Menswear ($1000.00)
2. Radkeem Sims: Menswear ($1000.00)
3. Dave Cachero: Winner of Nha Khanh Apprenticeship, (nhakhanh.com): work under guidance of designer for summer apprenticeship, develop designs to go to New York Fashion Week with the Nha Khanh collection, and attend New York Fashion week in September 2017 , all expenses paid
4. Sara Bennack: Winner of Paris America Academy: month long trip to Paris, all expenses paid (travel included), tuition to Paris American Academy in the summer 2017 semester
(photos from FGI website, https://www.instagram.com/fgidallas)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sophomore Fashion Design student, Emmabeth Jensen, has been nominated for her swimming achievements at the 2017 Student-Athlete Scrappy Awards. Please help support her by voting online at: