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Ladie Knight

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Creative, enthusiastic, multitasking Design Professional - Based in Boca Raton, FL- available for Telecommute Contract Projects - Parsons Design graduate with 14yrs in Design/Technical Design/Product Development - Apparel, Handbags, Shoes, Home Decor
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  • Southeast

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Childrens
  • Specialties

    Womens Contemporary Design
    Childrenswear Design
    Knitwear
    Accessory -Handbags
    Technical Design
    Print Design
    Mens Basics
    Swimwear
    Lounge
    Dress
    Sportwear
    Home Decor/Table Top
    Bedding
  • Years of Experience

    14
  • Availability

    Freelance
  • Hourly Rate

    $30-40/hour freelance
  • Relocation

    No
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Contact: Ladielk@gmail.com

Industry: Fashion - Apparel & Product Design

C A R E E R E X P E R I E N C E
June 2016- Present
Product Technical Specialist
Hollander Sleep Products, LLC.
Boca Raton, FL
www.hollander.com

June 2016- Present
Brand Representative
Zindigo, LLC.
West Palm Beach, FL
http://shops.zindigo.com/ZINDIGO_-Ladies-Clothing-

September 2014 – to Present
Freelance Product Development Manager/Sr. Technical Designer/ Designer
Multiple Clients -
South FL/ NY, NY
Project based assignments for Design/Technical Design/ Sourcing of Apparel, Accessories, & other products as well as Textile & Print/Graphic Design for packaging, labels, hangtags, & look-books.
I have helped 4 clients by providing Design Specifications for Products submitted for Patents (Patent Pending) 2 of which have been featured on Sharktank. Clients include, or have included, but are not limited to:
* Shine Its Your Time _ Flat Sketches,Technical Design & Tech Packs
http://shineitsyourtime.com

* Hazel Moon - Design, Product Development , Tech Packs - Line Launch
http://hazelmoon.com

* Kate Quinn Organics - Merchandising Boards, Print Design, Flat Sketches, Tech Packs
http://www.katequinnorganics.com

* Socks by Donna - Design Concept Specs/Knit Patterns/Technical Design/Packaging

*Luciano Viola - Multi Projects: Concept, Industrial, & Packaging Design.

* Amidah Handbags - Contemporary Handbags Design & Product Development - Line Launch

* Haroldsach - Men's underwear and Tshirts Design/Technical Design/Patternmaking/ Line Launch for monthly subscription box service. www.haroldsach.com

* Pow Wow Products _ Houseware Designs, Textile Prints, & Packaging Pillows, Throws, Curtains, Shower Curtains, TableTop Décor for Burlington, TJMaxx, & other Big Box Stores
http://powwowproducts.us

* Vive and Bloom _ Essential Oils and Natural Organic Skin Care & Sunscreen Product Packaging Design
https://www.viveandbloom.com

* Beyond Bedding - Sweet JoJo Designs (3month Contractor) - Home Bedding Designer/Technical Design
www.beyond-bedding.com

* UA Brands - (3month Contractor)-Designer new Body types, Print Design/recolors, and PLM database library input
www.uabrands.com

* OMG Miami Swimwear - Concept Design & Illustration
www.omgmiamiswimwear.com

* Brrr! Clothing _ Technical Design
https://www.brrr.com

* Ivory & Ella _ Design Sketches & Specs
https://www.ivoryella.com

* Royal Caribbean -Crown & Anchor Society products Accessory Design Sketches & Specs
http://www.royalcaribbean.com/cas

* Tinge Daily _ Product Design Sketches & Specs, Packaging Design, Print CADs
http://www.tingedaily.com

* Allegra Jewelry _ Press Release, LookBook/ Merch Boards
http://veryallegra.com/about

* OTG247 _ Accessory Design Sketches & Specs, Packaging Hangtags and inserts, Web Graphics
http://otg247.com

* Sleeping Baby _ Content/care/Size Label PadPrint Graphics, Web Logo Graphics
https://www.sleepingbaby.com

* Deckheads _ T-Shirt Product Design Sketches, Graphics for Screening, & Design Specs
http://deckheadnc.com

* Bagabike Covers _ Product Design and Specs
http://bagabikecovers.com

* Aquavault_ Product Design and Specs
https://theaquavault.com

August 2015 – to January 2016
Global Sourcing & Production Manager
Mela Artisans
Boca Raton, FL
www.melaartisans.com

January 2014 - July 2014
PD & Technical Designer
Island Company, LLC.
West Palm Beach, FL
www.islandcompany.com

September 2013 – November 2013
Technical Designer - FT Contractor 6wks
Boston Proper, Inc.
Boca Raton, FL
via Adecco Creative & Chico’s FAS, Inc.
www.Bostonproper.com

July 2008 – August 2013
Freelance ONLY- Designer/Technical Designer
Ladie Knight, LLC.
Atlanta, GA

* Contractor & Consulting Services offered for Fashion Design,
Technical Design, Product Development, & Global Sourcing.
Multi Clients - Including but not limited to:
- HPI Direct – Jet Blue Uniform 2014 Launch
- Nerdy Angel by Tameka Raymond
- Uniformed of America
- Stella & Dot - Design for C. Raspino
- Le Tux Shop

June 2010 – March 2012
Product Development Technical Design Manager
Mud-Pie, LLC.
Stone Mountain, GA
www.mud-pie.com

July 2008 – March 2010
Product Development Technical Designer
SPANX , Inc.
Atlanta,GA
www.SPANX.com

December 2007 – March 2008
Designer/ Technical Designer
Anne Barge
Atlanta,GA
www.annebarge.com &
www.badgelymischka.com/bridal

May 2007 – November 2007
Technical Design: Spec Tech & Quality Control
Yigal-Azrouel, Inc.
New York, NY
www.yigal-azrouel.com

May 2006 – April 2007
Product Development Manager & Assistant Designer
Tocca, LLC
New York, NY
www.tocca.com

January 2006 - May 2006
Freelance Designer/Technical Designer
***Multiple Companies
New York, NY

Short Term –Freelance ONLY Design positions as
Designer /Technical Designer
• Daryl K
• Tani Keller Couture
• Diane von Furstenberg
• Keith Llyod
• Armani Exchange

August 2005 – January 2006
Assistant Designer
Kay Unger- Phoebe Couture, LLC.
New York, NY
www.KayUnger.com

August 2002 – July 2004
Account Manager
Chris Hunter & Associates
Atlanta,GA

February 2002 – July 2002
Sales Associate
Bill Hallman
Atlanta,GA
www.BillHallman.com

EDUCATION:

August 2004 - January 2006
Parsons the New School for Design
New York, New York
Associate of Applied
Science
Major: Fashion Design

August 1997 - December 2001
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Science
Major: Fashion Retailing/ Merchandising
Minor: Marketing
Emphasis: Dance

Basic office skills of email, scanning, fax transmissions, multi- line phones, & office copiers.
PC & MAC Literate in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access. Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. Other programs: AS400, Quickbooks, U4ia, Web PDM, & PLM, currently learning Fishbowl, ERP Systems, Blue-Cherry & Red-Horse, Share Point, Oracle, EDI. Word Press, Digital Photography, CAD, Patternmaking. Fashion Design, Technical Design, Graphic Design, Print Design, Product Design, Product Management, & Product Sourcing. Account Management, Inside Sales, Merchandising, Buying, Global Sourcing, Trend Analysis, Color Management, Print Layouts, Look-books, overseeing my product for Catalog layout & photoshoot, Presentation material, Press sheets, Tradeshow set-up and sourcing attendance, vendor relationships, project management, time management, & more.

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