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Cynthia Roney

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Apparel Designer with a versatile background in denim, cut & sew knits, swimwear, sublimation, screen prints, yoga, and full-fashioned sweaters. Design layette, Infant, Toddler, Tween Girls and Boys 2-20. Proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Region(s):
  • Northwest, Southern CA, International

Infant Toddler Girls & Unisex

Infant Toddler Girls & Unisex X
Infant Toddler Girls Product Development

Infant Toddler Boys

Infant Toddler Boys X
Infant Toddler Boys Product Development

Girls And Baby Misc Projects

Girls And Baby Misc Projects X
Spring Summer 2016 Direction with Color Focus, print and graphic directions. And Baby Layette groups design/development showing influence, color story, graphics and silhouette designs in a monochromatic color theme.

Full Fashioned Sweaters

Full Fashioned Sweaters X
Full Fashioned Sweater Development at Buffalo David Bitton

Layette - Baby - Infant

Layette - Baby - Infant X
Layette, Baby, Infant Design and Development

Infant Toddler Boys

Infant Toddler Boys X
Infant Toddler Boys Design and Development
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Childrens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Specialties

    Cut & Sew Knits
    Full-Fashioned Sweaters
    Swimwear
    Denim
    Dresses
    Yoga
    Outerwear
    Sleepwear/Underwear
  • Years of Experience

    26+
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    MAC
    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    PowerPoint
    InDesign
    Microsoft Excel
    Microsoft Word
  • Schools/Training

    FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
    AA Design
  • Social

More Information

Design Skills:
Assemble market data on key fashion trends. Interpret fashion vision and trends into
successful product lines for all market tiers. Create and present trend and concept boards,
color and graphic direction. Design from concept stage, color, fabric development
silhouettes, and fit, keeping in mind brand integrity and merchandising. Thorough knowledge of garment
construction. Travel domestically and overseas for product development, sourcing, and
trend research.

Work Experience:
Freelance: Fashion Design, Technical Design Consultant - September 2009 - Present
Luna Jai Yoga - Catalog Layout, Computer Illustrated Sketches, Trend Pages
GWG - Girls with Guns Design, Graphics, Prints, Catalog Layout
Shaun White - for Target - Infant Toddler Design Development, Presentation Boards
Gap and Old Navy: Design for various categories for Girls/Boys: Infant - Toddler
Sunset Brands: Skechers Backpack design and development for Twinkle Toes Brand
Blue Tattoo: Men’s and Women’s Development, Design, Catalog and Presentation
Crystal Rock: Denim and Pocket Design, and presentations

Buffalo Jeans - David Bitton - Los Angeles, California & Montreal, Canada
Design Manager - November 2004 - September 2009
Worked collaboratively with Creative Director in every aspect from initial development
through production. Supervised, managed and directed team members: including in-
house graphic artists, assistant designers and technical designers. Maintained WIP
reports. Computer Illustrated sketches and input in excel format spec details, FIT
garments, make comments by working with factories locally and overseas. Prepared
seasonal catalog 4x per year. Prepared Power Point Presentation reflecting inspiration of
line 2x per year. Follow up with initial Proto's through Production.

JNCO Jeans, Inc. - Happy Kids, Los Angeles, California
Designer for Kids Import Division - March 2001 - November 2004
Designer for Girls & Boys: Infant - 4-6x Sportswear
Launched new lines for Children’s division for Young Men’s company. The focus of the
division was to design and develop Sportswear separates for the mid-range market that
sold at Mervyn’s, JcPenny, and Sears. All development was done overseas.

Teaze of California, Los Angeles, California
Designer for Infant & Toddler - November 1997 - March 2002
Sportswear Separates, Dresses & Co-ordinates
Girls Designer for Infant, Toddler and 4-14 Sportswear.
Private Label design & development for Target, and Mervyn’s. Lead Designer for Infant,
and Toddler. Responsbile for creating and presenting seasonal designs each season.
Complete development of fabrications, prints, embroideries, and screen-prints.
Designer for 4-14 Sportswear Separates and Dresses for ‘Borderline’ Label sold at Sear’s

SWAT-Fame, Inc., City of Industry, California
Merchandising Assistant - August 1995 - November 1997
Sportswear Separates, Dresses and Co-ordinates for Newborn, Infant, Toddler - 4-16
Designer for Newborn and Infant Line “L.A. Baby” sold exclusively at Mervyn’s
Designer for Newborn, Infant Toddler “Luv, Hugs & Kisses”, sold exclusively at
Nordstrom’s,
Macy’s and Bloomingdales. Designer for Girls Infant, Toddler, 4-6x Private label
exclusively for Mervyn’s.

Samantha Jo & Company/Global Kids, Commerce, CA
Assistant Designer - January 1989 - August 1995
Sportswear Separates and Co-ordinates for Girls & Boys
Associate Designer for Girls Infant - 7-14 sportswear

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