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Paul Richard George

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  • date: 5-1-18
I am a versatile designer with experience in Women's Contemporary Sportswear and Dresses, Evening Wear, Social Occasion and Sleepwear.
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

DRESSES

DRESSES X

EVENING/SOCIAL

EVENING/SOCIAL X

SLEEPWEAR

SLEEPWEAR X

BRIDAL

BRIDAL X

Persaman NYC

Persaman NYC X

CAD

CAD X
Fashion figures generated with Adobe Illustrator
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Specialties

    Dresses
    Sleepwear
    Bridal
    Social Occasion
  • Years of Experience

    19
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    negotiable
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    PLM
  • Schools/Training

    school of the art institute of chicago
    colorado institute of art
  • Social

More Information

Paul Richard George
646-573-2447
prgeorgenyc@gmail.com

Summary:

Experienced in researching and developing seasonal themes, concepts, prints and color stories
Excellent hand illustrator and fluent with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Skilled in garment construction and overseeing sample and production fittings
Adept at generating tech packs for overseas sample production as well as working with domestic sample rooms

Computer Skills:

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Excel
Microsoft Word
Gerber Yunique PLM

Work Experience

Jude Jowilson LLC, Technical Design Consultant, 2015 to present

Advised on garment construction, style revisions, fabric sourcing and finishings
Consulted on style, fabrication, trimming, patternmaking and design
Set up a costing systems and time and action calendars to maximize profitability

Donna Karan Sleepwear & Midnight by Carole Hochman, Senior Designer, 2011 to 2013

Successfully re-launched the Donna Karan Sleepwear line while maintaining the continued brand excellence of the Carole Hochman Midnight line
Managed my design teams to meet all deadlines and adhere to the Time and Action Calendar
Researched the Donna Karan Collection for themes, colors, silhouettes, design lines and finishings to translate into Donna Karan Sleepwear
Made line presentations to Donna Karan International and their European buyers resulting in successful sales in the European markets
Supervised sample and production fittings to make sure product was up to brand standards
Responsible for the print sourcing and development process

Freelance Design Consultant 2008 to 2011

CHDG, Persaman, Earthbound, Blanc Noir

• Sourced and developed fabrics and trims
• Developed seasonal color stories and prints
• Illustrated and assembled presentation boards
• Designed bodies, generated tech packs and oversaw fittings

Persaman New York, Senior Designer, 2002 to 2008

Developed and designed this start up contemporary dress and sportswear line successfully sold to Dillard’s and Belk
Sourced and developed trims, embroideries, beadings, fabric treatments and embellishments
Designed seasonal color stories to keep line on trend
Put together tech packs for factories in India and China for sample production
Followed up with factories daily to ensure samples were being made to our specifications and on schedule
Traveled to India four times a year to oversee sampling, production and guide the factory to ensure garments were being manufactured to Persaman New York standards

Other Work Experience and Brands 1996 to 2001

Betsey Johnson, Vivienne Tam, Zang Toi, Nicole Paris, Dawn Joy

• Spotted and forecasted trends
• Researched, sourced and designed fabrics and trims
• Oversaw draping, first patterns, production fittings, garment costing
• Worked with the production department through the delivery of the finished product
• Traveled to Hong Kong to supervise sample production
• Used my problem solving skills with the production department to reduce yardages and costs resulting in company savings of up to 20% per style

Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1994

Associates Degree in Fashion Illustration
Art Institute of Colorado 1986

Honors:

Marshall Field's Perry Ellis Award

SAIC Menswear Award

Air France Concourse International Des Jeunes Createurs de Mode

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