Feel the piece -Senior Designer
Apparel & Fashion | Greater Los Angeles Area, US
To Work Creatively in Fashion with a progressive company, allowing for the development of existing creative and technical skills, as well as growth in new areas of the fashion design industry. Maintain a motivated work ethic while gaining valuable experience in working on all aspects of concept, design development and production phases of complete collection.
Specialties: Design skills
Detailed Flat Sketching, Stylized sketching, computer generated sketches, Advanced sewing skills, Ability to drape, Pattern development, Fabric analysis, Brainstorming, design research and analysis, idea generation, brand appropriation, conceptual sketching through rapid concept creation and form development.
2012 - Present
Senior Designer / Feel the piece
Senior Designer- Womens Sportswear / 7 For All Mankind
-Women's Sports wear designer in all categories
-Work closely with creative director and senior merchants to create a brand appropriate collection.
-Directly work with in house pattern makers, sewers, and tech designers to ensure great product.
-Manage a smooth work flow with in the assistant design team
Designer / R'novate IAN www.ianrn.com
-Draped and Designed the Resort 10 and Spring 11 Collections in all categories
-Worked creatively with in house pattern makers and sample room sewers.
-Ran a smooth and organized sample room process from the pattern to cutters to sewers to the final product.
-Hands on through out the entire product development process.
WOMENS/ MENS Designer / Loomstate Organic
Designer of both Men’s and women’s collection in all categories: Woven Tops, jackets outerwear, bottoms, Sweaters, cut and sew knits and Denim. Creatively work with creative director from start to the final product. Building trend boards, capturing mood, color, fabrics and concept of the collection from season to season. Development and design all over fabric prints, embroideries or any embellishments and trim details. Positive to critiques and edits led by creative director to create a brad appropriate and successful line. Complete full tech packs with complete trim and design details. Work with a technical design team for fittings and tailoring of garments from first protos to final product. As well as with Technical team on communicating with our factories to ensure the desired product.
Assistant Designer / Calvin Klein
Assisted woven’s designer in all categories from start to finish. Owned trim and novelty development and design. Fully designed product that has sold successfully in white Label Calvin Klein stores across the United States. Worked successfully with all business partners in order to create a continuous flow between production and design. Participated in fittings, design critiques and all other aspects of the design development process.
Assistant Designer / Forth and Towne
Focused on The Casual weekend Collection of the line with two designers. Owned responsibility of cut and sew knits. Responsible for print and y/d developments as well as contribute to the over all concept of the collection through research and development. Traveled with head designer on research and development trips.
Assistant Designer Full time Freelance / Gap Inc./Banana Republic
Assisted in all aspect of the woven design process: WIth a focus on Denim and Casual Wovens: Flat sketches, Tech Packs, Trim Sheets, Building Trend Boards, and Attend Fittings.
Assistant Designer Full time Freelance / Gap International
Concept design illustrator for looks presented in design meetings to president of the company. Further on assisted design process in all categories.