Technical Designer

Consider applying for Belk’s Technical Designer position—or any of our other similar jobs—if you are looking for a career in the fashion industry with a company that has been paving the way for Modern. Southern. Style. for over 125 years.  Known for its upbeat, diverse, and fast-paced workplace environment, Belk has been promoting Southern style and attitude through its brick and mortar stores and its online presence, which includes over five major social media platforms.  Our company offers its employees opportunities to learn and grow as fashion and apparel professionals by providing access to senior leadership for guidance.  Implementing an “employees first” approach, Belk offers team members competitive benefits packages and contemporary workplace conveniences like an onsite coffee bistro and gym.

As a Technical Designer at our corporate office in Charlotte, you will be joining a fast-paced design team that is focused on creating high quality garments that emphasize our customers’ distinct styles.  You will be responsible for the creation of technical spec packages that are composed of technical sketches, measurement specs, construction and trim details, and specific quality standards.  You will be responsible for managing all technical spec and fit details during all stages of sampling beginning immediately upon employment. The Technical Designer will also evaluate garments, lead fit sessions, and ensure that size and fit consistency is maintained in each unique Private Label Brand.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a self-motivated individual who focuses on details.  Strong written and oral communication skills will be necessary as a Technical Designer, as well as the ability to collaborate with other branches in the Belk organization.  You will have excellent time-management and organizational skills that will help drive production at Belk.  Along with this, you will possess the knowledge and capability to measure garments and track products throughout their life-cycles.  The Technical Designer must have experience in patternmaking and pattern manipulation among draping and grading skills.  An understanding of basic computer programs including Adobe Illustrator and Windows is crucial in this role.

Charlotte is a wonderful city for creative individuals to develop in their personal and professional lives.  The arts are a key component to the city’s unique vibe, which is best showcased during uptown Charlotte’s uncountable festivals, musical performances, and theatrical events.  If you are looking for a more laid back scene, take a stroll through NoDa during the neighborhood’s monthly art-walk, or even decompress with a long jog through Charlotte’s wards that showcase architecture and beauty from decades and centuries past. Stop and shop at boutiques in Dilworth, or grab a bite to eat at modern, cozy restaurants in Plaza Midwood.  As one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Charlotte has something to offer everyone.

Are you ready to take the next step, and join the Belk Private Brands team?  If the Technical Designer job opening sounds like it will be a good fit for your career in the fashion retail industry, click on the open positions listed under the “Apply Now” button now, or email your resume to our recruiters at! Looking for a better fit?  Check out our other similar job openings below to learn more.