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Junior Apparel Technical Assistant

About us:

At Myant, we are creating the world’s first textile computing platform, integrating technology directly into the only thing we’ve been wearing our entire life – our clothing.  The sensors and actuators embedded within our apparel create your Digital Identity, which can be shared with those who matter to you - your doctors, coaches, other IoT devices, your family members - without you consciously having to think about it. Imagine a world where you walk into your house and the temperature automatically adjusts to suit you, or the lights adjust to your mood, or your doctor is aware of the onset of a disease before you even visit. The line between the digital and physical world is becoming increasingly blurry, and we believe textile is the next medium to bridge that gap.

 

Myant is looking for people who believe in our mission to make wearable technology truly ubiquitous and convenient, so that everyone can benefit from it. We are a cross-functional team solving big challenges at the intersection of fashion, electronics, software, and data science.


 

You:

You’re excited at the prospect of playing a pivotal role by working closely with the multidisciplinary team of project leads, engineers, data scientists, and knitters. You’re not afraid to get your hands dirty by doing some hands-on work, but you’re also a strategic thinker with insight and creativity. You’re excited at the prospect of working on a new brand and cementing it as leader in the wearable technology space. Lastly, you are flexible, enjoy being part of small teams that make a big impact and love working in startups.


 

The Position:

 

Strong team player, including design, materials, sourcing, merchandising and quality assurance

build tech packs, spec garments and work with both knitters and sewers to deliver on the design vision

Experience in building BOMs, measurement and technical packages

Strong computer skills ( Adobe Illustrator, Excel and other Microsoft office programs)

Strong communication skills

Technical knowledge of performance product, body sizing, and textiles

Technical construction knowledge for product manufacturing

Knowledge of product creation calendar timeline and able to work with tight deadlines

Knowledge in pattern making (Gerber/Optitex) and knits is an asset.

You’ll need to be curious, constantly ask questions to understand users and push the limits on creating a powerful product experience

Furthermore be an integral piece in driving Myant’s vision as the trend leader in the Wearable Tech | Computing Textile space implementing our core principles within every aspect of design and construction.

 

Experience:

Must have a diploma or degree from an accredited fashion program  (minimum of 2 years study).  

2-3 years of work experience

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