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Dylan Gallagher

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Experienced, motivated, and creative clothing designer. Worked with streetwear and high end clothing lines for the last 7 yrs.Proficient in design programs such as Illustrator,Photoshop,and Excel. Ability to research, plan, and build a collection.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    31
  • Relocation

    No
  • Schools/Training

    Lasalle College/Fashion Design DEC
    Dawson College/French level 1
    Zac Posen/High End Clothing Internship
    Adam Lippes/High End Clothing Internship

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WORK EXPERIENCE

(July 2010 - Sept 2011)
NY BRAND STUDIO, MIX MENS & JOE FRESH MENS, New York NY
Associate Menswear Designer

PERFORMED TASKS
• Seasonal Research and Development for overall collection theme/concept
• Creating mood/color boards for new collections
• Fabric/Trim selection based on season and theme.
• Designing look books, line sheets.
• Creating CAD’s and Tech packs for manufacturers overseas using Illustrator & Photoshop.
• Working with product development team to insure that all design CAD’s and technical packs are consistent with company guidelines.
• Attend weekly fitting / PP/ TOP approval meetings.
• Design some graphics and layouts based on seasonal themes
• Performing numerous other special projects and duties as assigned by the head creative director.

(2003- 2009)
KITCHEN ORANGE CLOTHING, Montreal, QC
Junior Women\'s Wear Designer

PERFORMED TASKS
• Pre-season Research and development.
• Shopping/Production trips to Europe(London) and Asia(Hong Kong, Japan)
• Selection of final fabric, silhouettes, and colours for season.
• Design, conceptualize and organize seasonal collections.
• Organize style boards and sample production.
• Over sea correspondence and production verification.
• Sample fitting/verification(w/ in house sample/pattern makers)
• Tech packages and final production responsibilities.
• Develop and Implement new programs (i.e. Down Coat program, Knit Sweater Program)
• Private label for Mexx Canada and Cirque du Soleil.

(2009)
Zac Posen, New York NY(Reference Yan Cheung)
High End Fashion Design Internship(Knitwear)

PERFORMED TASKS
• Pre-season Research and Development for Knitwear designer.
• Fabric Transformation and development.
• Draping New Collection Designs
• Fit sample sewing and construction.
• Pattern cutting.
• Print design and development.
• Technical Drawings.
• Fall 2009 Fashion show preparation.

(2009)
Adam Lippes, New York NY
Fashion Design Internship

PERFORMED TASKS
• Pre-season Research and Development.
• Fabric Transformation and development.
• Draping New Collection Designs
• Pattern cutting.
• Print design and development.
• Technical Drawings.
• Designing Collection pieces.
• Fall 2009 Fashion show preparation.

(2002)
DENIS GAGNON, Montréal, QC
Assistant Designer

PERFORMED TASKS
• Production of high fashion pieces (sewing and assembling challenging pieces.)
• Assisting in conceptualizing new collection.
• Assisting in organizing and producing fashion shows including Montreal Fashion Week.
• Assisting in organizing general operations.
• Pattern making.
• Working with personal customers on fitting and design reworking.

(2002)
YSO, Montréal, QC
Assistant Designer

PERFORMED TASKS
• Production of high fashion pieces (sewing and assembling challenging pieces.)
• Assisting backstage for show at Montreal Fashion Week.
• Assisting in conceptualizing new techniques.

(1997-1999)
SMALL CLOTHING BUSINESS ENTREPENEUR, BSH Clothing
Head Designer (Skateboarding and Snowboarding Clothing)

PERFORMED TASKS
• Conceptualized and design collections.
• Pattern construction and correction.
• Sample making and fitting.
• Clothing fabrication: cutting and sewing.
• Establish accounts and maintain books.
• Develop business concept and detailed business plan.

COMPETENCE

• Computer: Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Power Point, Word, Excel.
• Design: Fashion forward, Street Wear, and Commercial pieces.
• Illustration: Technical flat sketches, fashion illustration, and rapid hand sketches.
• Clothing Construction: Experience in patterns and sewing.
ACADEMIC

FASHION DESIGN D.E.C., LaSalle College (Montreal, Quebec, 1999-2002)
Reference: Available upon demand.

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