Technical designers are in demand across the fashion industry — and have some of the highest-paying jobs — because they’re key to a company’s bottom line. 他们是 linchpin between designers and patternmakers, many of whom are overseas, ensuring that garments fit and function in every size, that every design detail is correct, 符合行业标准.
We teach tech design exactly as it’s practiced in the industry, immersing you in every step of the production process, from pattern to finished garment. 你会掌握电流 equipment and software, work with live models and 3D avatars to understand fit, and 学会将科技融入服装.
You’ll learn every phase of product development, including hands-on patternmaking, specification review and technical sketching, live model fittings, PLM, Accumark computerized 样板制作，3D贴合，生产. 第三学期可以进行实习， and as a senior, you will participate in the capstone presentation, developing and creating an innovative garment using technology, sustainability, problem-solving innovations, 新的创新制造和3D技术. 了解更多关于这个项目的资格.
In our program, the first of its kind in New York City and the SUNY system, students learn to ensure that final production samples — and garments shipped to stores — are 完全按照设计师和买家的意愿生产.
Students have interned at Polo Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, 维多利亚的秘密，摩纳哥俱乐部，G-III，和PVH. 毕业生为就业做好了准备 as technical designers in design, manufacturing, and retail companies, and they may also become fashion designers, fit engineers, patternmakers, specifications technicians, 以及产品开发人员的技术助理. 作为奖励，技术设计技能 are in high demand across industries, from apparel manufacturing to accessories to home products, which means starting salaries are among the highest in the creative 经济.
Williams is an assistant professor in the 技术设计 Department. …专家 technical design, she holds a Bachelor of 美术 degree from Parsons School of 设计.