Robert Hunton

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I am a professional clothing designer with 10 years experience in the industry. I have designed mens, young mens, and boys wear. I specialize in young mens clothing design. I am an expert adobe ill & photoshop user.


  • Category

  • Market Segments

    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

    $45/hr freelance
  • Relocation

  • Schools/Training

    A.A.S. - FIT

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22 River Terrace #5E • New York, NY 10282 • (212) 217-6217 • Cel: (347) 866-2943 •

Accomplished Fashion Industry professional with proven ability to positively impact revenue growth through hands-on experience and strengths in designing and developing product from concept through production. Work closely with buyers, sales, and production to develop private label programs Shop the market; perceptive in identifying and forecasting current and emerging trends. Experienced with knits and wovens, tops and bottoms.

Product Development Branded/Private Label/Licensed Fabric Development
Merchandising Tops/Bottoms/Outerwear Sample Development
Technical Design Graphic/Logo Placement/Development CAD

2007-present – Men’s/Boy’s Designer for Army Brand (Licensed by All American Apparel)
Scope Imports Intl., Houston, TX 2005 - 2007
Branded Product - Sold through major boutiques and specialty stores.
Men’s/Boy’s Designer – Raider Jean Co.
• Senior Designer reporting to principal of the company.
• Managed team of 1 graphic designer, 1 assistant designer and 1 associate designer
• Developed line plan and color palette for each delivery of each season.
• Supervised the creation and completion of all tech packs, trim packs, and graphic development, both pattern and portrait.
• Sourced application techniques, fabrics and vendors alike by developing existing contacts both domestic and abroad.
• Traveled as necessary to develop the line, both to factories in Asia as well as to shop Europe.

I C ISAACS INC, New York, NY 2003 - 2005
Licensed Product - Sold through major department and specialty stores.
Men’s Knit Designer - Marithe & Francois Girbaud
• Accountable for better knit design from concept through showroom samples.
• Responsible for allocation, development, and quality control of men’s knitwear line.
• Travel to Hong Kong twice a year to meet with overseas vendors.
• Travel to Europe twice a year to shop market for new trends.
• Travel to Las Vegas twice a year for Magic show.

FREELANCE WORK, New York,NY 2002 - 2003
Licensed/Branded Products - Sold through major department and specialty stores.
• Aeropostale – men’s sportswear knits.
• Pepe Jeans – men’s denim.
• Old Navy – boy’s woven tops.

Coronet Grp. New York, NY 2001- 2002
Branded and Private Label Manufacturer
Designer - Young Men’s Division
• Report to creative director with responsibility for developing young men’s woven bottoms for Wal-mart, Kohl\'s, JC Penneys, Mervyn\'s, and Joe Boxer.
• Responsible for sourcing of fabric, color story, and silhouette.
• Collaborate with entire design team to create effective merchandising plan.
• Developed a close rapport with sales team to ensure effective design strategies.
• Conduct live fittings with patternmakers on sample adjustments.
• Prepare complete design packages, including detail sketches for overseas production; communicate directly with overseas factories, samplemakers, and QC to ensure quality goods.
• Prepare flat sketches, line sheets, and presentation boards; create and develop logo artwork

AMERICO GROUP, INC., New York, NY 1999 - 2001
Private Label and Licensed Product, Men\'s and Young Men\'s Manufacturer
Associate Designer – Young Mens/Mens
• Assisted in the development of the young men\'s licensed lines (Emergency Exit, Mountain Dew, and Pepsi).
• Helped develop Wal-mart, Steinmart, Bradlees, Pepsico, and Gadzooks brand private label designs and product development.
• Communicated with overseas factories, samplemakers, patternmakers to ensure product specs and quality standards.
• Sat in on fittings and noted adjustments; revised tech packages accordingly.
• Prepared flat sketches, line sheets, and story boards for presentation purposes.

Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Primavision CAD Systems, and Web PDM

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