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Apparel & Product Technician

Location: Toronto
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Kotn is looking for an Apparel & Product Technician who will be primarily responsible for assisting the Apparel Designer throughout all stages of sample development. Knowledge of garment patterns, fit & sewing construction is crucial.


  • Assist the designer in sample and trim submission approvals and organization.
  • Generate garment tech packs to include clear points of measure, sewing instructions and garment finishing details.
  • Create detailed apparel technical sketches and diagrams on Adobe Illustrator to input into tech packs for sample development and sewing instructions.
  • Collect all necessary fabrics, trims, pattern, etc. needed for sampling and pass to our production team in Egypt.
  • Assist the Designer in organizing weekly fit sessions and conducting fit comments to communicate with the sewing factory.
  • Accurately measure samples, record findings & highlight areas for improvement.
  • Inspect all samples to ensure requested construction and quality workmanship has been achieved.
  • Review garment patterns to minimize errors and reduce sample lead-time.


  • 1-2 years of apparel development experience.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Proficient in Illustrator, Excel, Google Documents and File Management
  • Very detail oriented and precise
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Enthusiastic, can-do approach, no task too small attitude. Willing to wear multiple hats in small team environment
  • Passionate about the future of fashion and manufacturing, and have an understanding of the ethical fashion landscape