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Gordon Wunchel

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I have worked in the Fashion Industries for over 26 years. My goal is to continue to develop marketable products and to expand my work experience into other areas in the industry.
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Childrens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    $35 - $40

More Information

WORK EXPERIENCE

KIDS HEADQUARTERS / LF USA April 2001 to Present
New York, New York
KHQ is a manufacturer of infant through young men’s apparel.

GRAPHIC CREATIVE ARTIST

•Created newborn to 8-20 boys art which involves screen print
graphics, appliques, embroideries, prints and illustrations on
apparel.

•Researched current trends and styles and translated into
innovative graphics for each season.

•Developed graphics for Calvin Klein Jeans and Kenneth Cole
Reaction and Izod licenses.

•Developed technical art production for overseas manufacturers.

•Keen color sense and understanding of marketable graphic and
color combinations for children’s apparel.

•Experienced team player that works closely with sales, design
and production to create saleable products.

•Capable of overseeing an art staff and directing the flow of
artwork through a division.

HAMPTON PRINTS November 2000 to March 2001
New York, New York
Hampton is a Textile manufacturer.

CAD ARTIST / MANAGER

•Created repeat patterns for children\'s market and prepared
prints for engraving.

•Trained artists on Photoshop and Illustrator.

•Supervised and maintained the art department computers.

WORMSER COMPANY March 1996 to July 2000
Northbrook, Illinois
Wormser Company is a manufacturer of infant through youth apparel.

SENIOR DESIGNER

•Created children\'s apparel which involves screen print graphics,
sublistatics and illustrations on apparel, prints and licenses
and prepared art for printing.

•Researched current trends and styles.

ADRIENNE WEISS CORPORATION August 1995 to January 1996
Chicago, Illinois
Adrienne Weiss Corporation is an agency that does corporate
identities, collateral packaging, logos,
and signage.

PROJECT DIRECTOR

•Designing logos, collateral packaging, corporate identities,
artwork application on product, advertising development.

•Researched for product and signage applications.

•Part of the concepting team.

H.H. CUTLER COMPANY 1985 to May 1995
Grand Rapids, Michigan
H.H. Cutler was a $150 million manufacturer of infant through
youth apparel. The company was a wholly-owned subsidiary of VF
Corporation.

SENIOR CREATIVE ARTIST (1991-1995)

•Created children\'s apparel which involves screen print graphics
and illustration on apparel, prints, hangtags, and labels.

•Researched current trends and styles.

•Worked on many licenses including Disney and Cartoon Network.

FREE-LANCE WORK

Zutopia - Designs of zodiacs characters for 4-14 girls.

Bread&Butter - Repeat patterns for children apparel, infant
through youth.

Les Papillon - Repeat patterns for woman\'s lounge wear.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Mac Pro Tower: Adobe Photoshop CS3, CS4 and CS5, Adobe
Illustrator CS3, CS4 and
CS5, In Design CS3, Coral Painter 10, PlaidMaker, NedGraphics
Easy Weave 2.

EDUCATION

Kendall School of Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan; B.F.A,
Illustration, 1984.
Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan; Associate
of Arts, 1982.

References and Portfolio available upon request.

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