Senior Technical Designer

Searching for a position in the fashion retail industry where you will be able to utilize and grow your management skills?  If so, you should consider applying for the Senior Technical Designer position at Belk, a private department store company that has been selling Modern. Southern. Style. for over 125 years.  As we continue to expand our Private Label Brands, we are looking for leaders who will help drive our brands to the forefront of today’s fashion scene.  Here at Belk, we aim to create and maintain an inclusive workplace environment that features access to senior leaders along with other campus-life perks such as on-site dry-cleaning, a coffee bistro, and a large corporate gym.  We are only minutes away from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, but if you step outside of our office, there are beautiful wooded trails where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of the office on your lunch break.  Complete with an excellent employee benefits package, Belk attempts to promote their employees’ well-being in professional, personal, and financial aspects.

As a Senior Technical Designer at our corporate headquarters in Charlotte, you will be overseeing and supporting numerous in-house designers and cross-functional teams.   You will be responsible for managing, directing, and implementing technical design functions, and making sure that Belk’s teams turn out quality products that match our customers’ styles. You will provide support for technical designers, evaluate and manage their performance, and supervise and guide fit sessions.  Along with these tasks, you will ensure that illustrations, measurement specs, trim requirements, and the like are properly aligned to meet brand and production goals.

To succeed at this role, you will need to be an expert in patternmaking, garment fitting, and technical design.  The Senior Technical Designer will be responsible for supervising technical designers, so a desire to mentor and train others is a must for this position.  Other essential characteristics of this role include being self-motivated, engaging, and detail-oriented.  You will need to be able to navigate Adobe, Illustrator, and Windows applications, as well as being proficient in using other basic computer programs.  Superb communication skills—both oral and written—are vital to your success as a Senior Technical Designer, and the ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the ability to initiate change.

At the heart of Belk’s Southern charm is Charlotte.  This rapidly growing city is the perfect place for business executives to grow their careers and personal lives.  Charlotte boasts a number of enriching cultural activities. NoDa, a cultural hub minutes away from uptown, is known for its appreciation of the arts, while the Ballantyne suburb plays host to trendy boutique shopping options.  Along with these selling points, these areas provide family-oriented atmospheres and events for those looking to escape the uptown scene.  However, uptown Charlotte is still easily accessible for sporting events and festivals for those who want to visit Time Warner Cable Arena or Tryon Street.

If you are convinced that the Senior Technical Designer job at Belk is the perfect fit for your career goals, please check out the open positions listed under the “Apply Now” button to submit your application, or email your resume to our recruiters at  Are you interested in other available roles at Belk?  Take a quick look through the list below to see our other job openings