Advertisement

C S

  • images: 34
  • views: 310
  • date: 2-21-19
Womens Knitwear Designer and Technical Designer
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

Knitwear I

Knitwear I X
After trend research in Europe, I go to China to shop for fabrics and accessories. I design the collection & make all Tech Packs & Fitting, until everything is ready for Production with factories I trust & work with for the past 7 years.

Knitwear II

Knitwear II X
Client: Plus-Size brand Marée Pour Toi. Sourced yarns used, Designed (including stripes & Jacquards), created Tech Packs and attended fittings. Produced with my own factories in China. Boards below were also made & designed by me for personal use.

Wovens, Junior Market

Wovens, Junior Market X
Client: Meow Meow. Junior's brand I designed, developed, created prints & Technical Packages & made production for the Chinese GenZ market. Moodboards were made by me, for Portfolio purposes.

CADS

CADS X
Small sample of my CAD capabilities.

Wovens II

Wovens II X
Client: Not Equal. A contemporary collection designed by three-time Project Runway finalist Fabio Costa, which I developed and produced overseas with my factories.

Surface Design

Surface Design X
A small collection of Prints i develop for my clients. Please check https://www.csteed.co/surfacedesign & https://www.csteed.co/studies for more.
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
  • Specialties

    Knitwear, Wovens, Contemporary, Production & Textiles
    CADS, Grading, Patternmaking
  • Years of Experience

    12
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    65
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel, Gerber, Clo3D
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute Of Technology
    School Of Visual Arts

More Information

As a fashion designer with 7+ of directly relevant experience in knitwear and sweaters, I design a big variety of Fully fashion sweaters, skirts, jackets and knit dresses a year. I’ve always been innovative and Constantly experiment new stitches, knits & pattern Techniques, including also various Jacquard designs.
I have been fortunate enough to have a lot of exposure to vendors and manufacturers in China, so my sourcing abilities are extremely good. I also have intermediate fashion-focused Mandarin skills.

I am highly computer literate with a broad knowledge of various popular software programs used in the apparel industry, including: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Excel, PLM/PDM, have used Gerber Accumark in the past, and can Sketch, Illustrate and grade by hand.

In DesignBox, which I Co-Founded in 2015 abled me to build a vast network of contacts, factories and vendors in China. Working with private clients across the U.S., U.K., and Asia, I bring unique and innovative design concepts to market in pair with the Creative Director, CEO or solo. I also able my clients to make production of their designs with small minimums and competitive prices with my network of factories.

Skills:

•High taste level and a great color sense. Trend and color analysis.

• Strong textile knowledge in knits and wovens. Fabrics, fibers/content, dyes/finishes, surface design, knits (gauges, stitches).

• Able to interpret fashion trends into new exciting contemporary and sellable designs for target consumer in conjunction with the style of the label.

• Photoshop & Illustrator as well as several CAD programs

• Brand building, working within tight budgets and contracts

• Concept development

• Pattern-making

• Textile design and Surface design

• Technical Design and Factory production

• Product development and troubleshooting Production

Send a message to

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.