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Emily Kaelin

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Use my skills in design and development to create innovative and compelling products that support long-term success and drive sales.

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Color Merchandising

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Men's Outerwear

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Women's Outerwear
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    Microsoft Office
  • Schools/Training

    Art Institue/Fashion Design
    Pierce College/Fashion Merchandising

More Information

Emily Kaelin
7016 17th Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98106
(253) 318-6929
ekaelin@gmail.com
www.styleportfolios.com/ekaelin

Technical Skills

• Proficient in Illustrator
• Proficient in Photoshop
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Industrial sewing
• Pattern making & grading
• Knowledge of fabric construction, finishes, dyes, and print processes

Employment

2014 - Present
Senior Women’s Designer, Scott Sports, Tacoma WA
Facilitate development of seasonal color palettes. Facilitate creation of seasonal storyboards. Competitor research and analysis. Participate in fabric selection for winter and spring collections. Produce spec and line drawings for women’s apparel. Participate in fittings. Evaluation of development prototypes. Create and manage bill of materials. Participate in costing negotiations. Production comments to the factory and quality control. Facilitate trend research and analysis. Initiate new trim developments. Color merchandising for winter and spring collections.

2013 - 2014
Senior Outerwear Designer, Ride Snowboards, Seattle, WA
Facilitate development of color palette. Establish color standards and lab dip approvals. Competitor research & analysis. Participate in fabric selection and development. Produce spec and line drawings for outerwear and accessories. Manage the development of sweatshirts, t-shirts, and gloves. Facilitate sale sample and production fittings. Maintain fit standards and manage new fit block development. Create and manage bill of materials. Production evaluation comments to the factory and quality control. Facilitate trend research and analysis. Assist with trade show set up and line presentation to buyers.

2006 – 2013
Product Developer, Ride Snowboards, Seattle, WA
Maintain fit standards and manage new fit block development. Facilitate all sale sample and production fittings. Track and manage development proto types. Create and manage bill of materials. Produce spec and line drawings for outerwear, socks, and gloves. Production comments to the factory and quality control. Buy off on pre-production samples. Trend research and analysis. Competitor research & analysis. Assist with trade show set up and line presentation to buyers.

2005 - 2006
Technical Designer, Ex Officio, Tukwila, WA
Fabric sourcing, development, and management of fabric library. Trim sourcing, development, and management of trim library. Initial spec drawing for garment prototyping, comments, and updates.

Education

Associate of Applied Arts Degree, Fashion Design 2005
Art Institute, Seattle, WA

Certificate, Fashion Merchandising 2000
Pierce College, Steilacoom, WA

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