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Lucy Sokolova

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Senior level designer currently looking for full-time job opportunity
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

Earl Jean collection

Earl Jean collection X
Woven and Cut and Sew Knits Tops

X
Handsketches

Embroidery artwork

Embroidery artwork X

Embellishments

Embellishments X
Embellishment

X

X
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Tweens/Juniors
  • Specialties

    Contemporary
    Modern
    Urban
    Modern
  • Years of Experience

    16
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
  • Social

More Information

Lucy Sokolova
518 West 111 Street, Apt.52, New York, NY 10025
(212) 665-0839 home, (646)576-0640 cell
Lucy_Sokolova@yahoo.com

Summary of Qualifications • Strong hand sketching abilities and excellent computer skills.
• Creative, energetic hard worker. Aware of market trends.
• Very organized, able to work in a fast paced environment.
• Great style and color sense, able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Work well within team environment as well as independently.
• Proficient in Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Adobe Photoshop CS6.
Experience

1/2016 - present

Earl Jean, Senior Designer
. Strong hand sketching abilities and excellent computer skills.
Design Missy and Junior Woven, Cut and Sew Knit tops from concept to final product. Responsible for managing entire product design process including market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, spacing and fit. Responsible for researching global markets in order to identify new trends, silhouettes, techniques etc. Actively participated in the conceptual development of innovative and directional product line

5/2014- 1/2016

JJ Basics LLC, Associate Designer
. Design Missy, Junior and Girl’s Woven, Cut and Sew Knits and Sweaters
. Develop line concepts.
. Design research, including competitive analysis;
pull fabrics/yarns, develop concepts, assemble presentation boards for meetings, prepare mock-ups, color-ups, inspirational photos.
. Create illustrator sketches/CADs and prepare tech packs.
. Manage sample fit and approval.

1/2013 – 5/2014

Zelouf International Corp., Artist

. Print development, communicating with oversea mills for print
development from start to finish. New base fabric research for
new season.

1/2007 -12/2012

Galina’s Tayloring Inc., Freelance Designer
• Managed alteration and fitting of wedding gowns and evening dresses.
• Maintained and organized showroom and fabric library.

1/2001 -1/2004

Long Street Industries, Assistant Head Designer
• Designed girl’s sportswear (4-6, 7-16).
• Completed tech-packs with all details for garment construction and specs.
• Performed CAD work using Illustrator and Photoshop.

4/1999 -1/2001

FAO Schwarz, New York, NY, Display Artist
• Created store windows and section displays.

9/1990-6/1996

Education BA/MA in Fashion Design
St. Petersburg Institute Of Technology, St. Petersburg, Russia
• Designed and supervised production of women’s clothing for fashion shows.

10/1997-2/1999

Manhattan School Of Computer Technology, New York, NY
• Major: Illustration.
• Courses in computer graphics, computer as a design tool.
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
• Advanced classes for Illustrator CS6

Summer semester 2014

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