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Kristen Nielsen

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  • date: 2-12-17
Fastidiously designed technical specs and assisted in product development of entire apparel line of both wholesale and private label brands . Managed cost negotiations, sourced fabric mills, trims, finished domestic and international goods.
  • Region(s):
  • Northwest, Southwest, Northern CA, Southern CA, Canada, International

Additional Marketing Materials, 4-way displays, Plan-O-Grams, Graphics as needed by clients and factories

Additional Marketing Materials, 4-way displays, Plan-O-Grams, Graphics as needed by clients and factories X
These are some examples of pages from technical spec packs, graphics, marketing materials, packaging and more. Complete specs for items that went to production are available. All designs are property of the labels listed. There are too many to list

Russell Athletic

Russell Athletic X
A "few" examples of Teamwear, Special Make Ups, Sublimated Items, Bookstore, and more. All done while under the Russell Athletic "umbrella" of Designing. Technical Specs are available. All design rights are property of Russell Athletic.

Backcountry.com Private Label Brands

Backcountry.com Private Label Brands X
Attached are a "few" examples of technical specs for Backcountry's private labels brands, very technical pieces, systems jacket, down, DWR treated fabrics, Avalanche tracking devices and more. Size grades, BOM's, packaging info. left off, but avail.

Fruit of The Loom

Fruit of The Loom X
Projects and production examples while at Fruit of The Loom, all designs are property of Fruit of The Loom. More available if requested.

RiverCity Sportswear - Private Label Design and Development

RiverCity Sportswear - Private Label Design and Development X
These are glimpses of the numerous technical specs and development done for RCS and private label brands. All rights reserved by RiverCity Sportswear. Complete technical specs are available.

Additional Technical Design Works

Additional Technical Design Works X
More are available....All rights inclusive to the brands represented.
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Technical Illustration
    Womens
  • Specialties

    Technical Apparel/Outerwear
    Product Development/Logistics
  • Years of Experience

    15+
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    Negotiable
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
  • Schools/Training

    Art Institute of Portland, Oregon BS Apparel Design
    BYU Laie, Hawaii Associates Commercial Art
  • Social

More Information

I have a love for the outdoors and particularly developing technical apparel for the outdoors to meet the needs of the end user. With over 15 years of apparel design and product development experience at a Senior Level.

Currently I freelance as Director of Product Development for a company based in Texas. I specifically handle all aspects of product development overseas and some domestically. This includes making all technical specs, costing, production lead-time management, MOQ's, shipping logistics, and duty rates for "private label" brands that are then sold by the company wholesale to the particular private label client, who then sells it to their retailers both online and at locations nationwide.

In addition, it involved traveling as needed to attend trade shows relevant to the business, source materials, factory visits as needed and business meetings.

This is a skill set I've offered for over 5 years now working from home, product development, sourcing, delivery and profit producing. It saves the companies a tremendous amount of overhead on the development process.

I'm looking to offer my skills for an amazing brand or business as needed.

Kind Regards

Kristen Nielsen

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