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- date: 9-20-17
- Southern CA
Head designer for Trina Turk swimwear and activewear divisions. 08/11-03/16
- Led a team of 1 Design Assistant and 3 Pattern Makers.
- Worked directly with in-house cutters, graders, sewers.
- Created flat sketches generating more than 90 flat sketches per season / 5 seasons per year
- Worked with licensor, Trina Turk, to get approvals and input throughout the design process, while executing changes under strict deadlines
- Highly skilled in Illustrator and Photoshop, specializing in engineered print layouts.
- High level of participation in all aspects of the design and production process
- Traveled annually for overseas inspiration trips
- Experienced with showing the line to buyers
- Relationships with overseas and domestic fabric and trim suppliers
Designer for the swimwear brands A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz and Rampage. 05/08-08/11
- Created more than 80 flat sketches per season in Illustrator, re-colored prints and manipulated artwork in Photoshop.
- Sourced and created custom trims.
- Created tech packs for overseas vendors.
- Regularly fit swim and cover-ups on fit models and saw garments through production.
- Worked with buyers at the Miami Swim Show.
- Organized photoshoots which involved location scouting, hiring models, photographers, hair and make-up artists, post-production re-touching, and getting look books printed.
- Interacted with fashion editors of leading international publications.