Technical Apparel Designer (Contract)

Technical Apparel Designer (Contract)

Jenny Pennywood is a studio founded by fine artist and painter Jen Garrido in 2008. Based in San Francisco, CA, Jenny Pennywood has grown into a textile line focusing on creating small batch, locally dyed and sewn home goods, everyday wear and more. We are seeking a technical apparel designer who has experience prototyping and developing clothing to support our wearables collections!

What does the job entail?
  • Partner directly with Jen Garrido to bring her designs to life 
  • Create design concepts and guide them from development to production through the use of tech packs and prototyping
  • Identify fit, pattern, construction, balance, and other garment issues and make appropriate recommendations in collaboration with Jen Garrido, cut and sew factories and dye houses ensure overall quality of the garment

What we’re looking for:
  • An experienced technical designer with expertise in fitting, sizing categories, construction methods, pattern corrections, pattern making and tech packs
  • Ability to apply and perform design skills such as: drawing/sketching, ideation, digital & physical prototyping and visual presentation
  • Familiarity with current apparel trends and silhouettes
  • Expertise in and a strong eye for color, material & graphics


Sound like you? Please send your resume and portfolio to We can't wait to hear from you!

We carefully review all applications and will respond personally to those who match qualifications for the positions. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other factors prohibited by law. 
Thank you for your interest in Jenny Pennywood!