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YiFang Shen

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I am a passionate, creative and self motivated graphic designer and illustrator with over 10 years of experience. Although I am specialized in Children\'s graphic design/illustration, I can offer wide ranges of styles from teens to urban to contemporary.
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Childrens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Specialties

    infant layette collection
    infant/toddler active wear
  • Years of Experience

    16
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    50.00
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    illustrator
    photoshop

More Information

QUALIFICATION
• 10 years of graphic design and management of art development in the fashion industry.
• Manage art development and staff.
• Able to work independently and concurrently handle multiple projects.
• Expert in Mac OSX, Photoshop, Illustrator and suitcase. Comfortable with network environment.
• Strong organizational, multi tasking and people skills.

EXPERIENCE

2011-Present Gerber\'s Childrenswear New York, NY

Senior Artist/Associate Designer
• Create artwork, print and production package for NFL in newborn, infant, toddler and kids size 6~12.
• Manage production for multiple accounts, ensure accuracy, stay under the budget and meet deadlines.
• Create original artwork for embroideries and print for hanging layette.

2002-2010 Mayfair/Tawil Associates New York, NY

Senior Artist/Associate Designer
• Develop private labels and brands specializing in newborn, infant and special collections.
• Work on licensing products include all Disney characters, Waner Brothers, Fisher Price, Glammajama, Peter Rabbit, Quitex, and Sue Dreamer.
• Draw out sketch for the up coming line from client meetings and/or trend research. Create bodies, artworks, prints, embroideries, appliqués, screen prints, labels, hang tags and packaging products.
• Work with local print shop, embroidery studio and sample room to produce samples.
• Create production package for oversea production and communicate between clients and factories though out the process to make sure the best quality in the final production.
• Able to work independently on product development from concept to finish and concurrently handle multiple projects.
• Create clothing lines in boys, girls and neutral.
• Strong sense of fashion, detect the up coming trend with great test
• Expert in Mac OSX, Photoshop, Ilustrator and suitcase. Comfortable with network environment.
• Strong organizational, multi tasking and people skills
• Manage art development and staffs

2002-Present Freelance Work

National Store- Design and create original artwork for embroideries, screen print and textile for baby layette hanging gift sets. Create production package for oversea production.

WeePlay- Create original artwork, print and production package for infant and toddler clothing.

Blueberry Boulevard- Create original artwork for embroideries, appliques and textile for dresses. Create original artwork for embroideries and plaid for toddler boys clothing.

Kahn Lucas- Create production package for domestic sample making and over sea production. Ensure the samples and final products are true to the design and meet the price budget.

Bentex- Design hanging layette group and original prints.

Rare Editions- create original artwork for embroideries, appliqués and textiles. Set up embroideries and appliques for domestic sampling.

DKNY – taking direction from the head designer, creating artwork from concept to final production.

Hawks outwear - CAD, create and design presentation boards.

2001-2002 Berek Sweater New York, NY

Artist
• Using a creative combination of various material and techniques to create unique and collectable sweaters
• Translating head designer’s design to stitch notes via computer, dramatically cut down concept to final design time.
• Create and manage design reference library

2000 Printstars Glen Head, NY

Production Artist
• Desktop publishing
- Layout and design of brochures, business collaterals and related materials.
EDUCATION
1999 – 2001
Computer Graphic in New York Institute of Technology New York, NY

SKILLS
Computer Graphic: Mac OSX, Adobe Illustration, Adobe PhotoShop, and Suitcase
Language: Fluent in Chinese Mandarin including reading and writing.
Drawing: Comic, illustration, sketching, and figure drawing
Painting: Airbrush, oil and water color

REFERENCES Available upon request

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