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Meg Prata

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  • date: 7-3-18
A creative mindset…an ongoing fluency of generating “fresh” ideas, new concepts and unique design applications. Contact- megpratabyrne@aol.com
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

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  • Category

    Home Fashions
  • Market Segments

    Bedding
  • Years of Experience

    10+
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    TBD
  • Relocation

    No
  • Social

More Information

Accomplished designer with product development and technical design experience. Extensive knowledge of the creative product development process. Posses a unique talent of hands on technical and design experience to create quick and rational design solutions.Orient experience.
Categories of interest- accessories, gift,,and home furnishings.

Specialties:
Specializing in hands on creative direction, product development and design from inception to completion.

AD Sutton and Sons
New York, NY
Design, (2015-2018)
Development of infant fashion bedding, gifts and apparel for Wendy Bellisimo, Ivanka Trump, OIOI and Fisher Price.

Freelance-
Sumersault, Closter, NJ
Design, (2013-2015)
Development of infant bedding and accessories for the mass and mid tier divisions.
Research and development for trends. Creation of presentations and teck paks.

L & Leung
2013
Technical Designer for the mid tier woman hand bags.

Morgan Home Fashions
2012-2013
Designer for beach and bedding categories.
Adult and toddler areas.

Cudlie Accessories
2010-2012
Design
Search trends, create presentations, development and merchandising of new product lines that consist of both licencee and generic lines for the infant /toddler category. Licensors are Disney, Warner Brothers,
DC Comics and Fisher Price.
Product lines consist of both soft and hard goods that consists of layette, blankets, toys , home décor, feeding items, gift and diaper bags. Includes specializing in repeat patterns.
Communicate with overseas factories for specifications information, sourcing, materials,lab dips, strike offs, best product solutions, while meeting tight deadlines and price points.

Sesame Workshop (producers of SesameStreet) 2003- 2009
Creative Director; Global Consumer Products
Design Director; Global Consumer Products 1999- 2003
Assistant Art Director; Global Consumer Products 1997-2003

Bag Bazaar, New York, NY
Senior Accessory Designer,1995-1997

Children’s Television Workshop, (currently known as Sesame Workshop) New York
Product Manager 1991-1995

Full Time Product Development Experience and Freelance Design, New York, NY
Designer, Illustrator and Prototype Maker 1980-1995

Aetna Handbags, Commonwealth Toy, Danbury Mint, Dollparts, Franklin Mint, Good Housekeeping, Hasbro, McCall’s Patterns, Simplicity Patterns, Women’s Day, Nanette Apparel and Spring Mills.

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