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  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    MS Office
    Web development
  • Schools/Training

    Morrisville State College, B.B.A. Entrepreneurship
    Fashion Institute of Technology, A.A.S. Fashion De

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Fashion design: Trend research, silhouette sketching, Photoshop rendering, fabric & color selection, mood board generation, collection presentation
Technical design: Patternmaking, marker making, grading, production spec packages, cutters must, stitch classifications and construction details
Fitting: Hands on construction and prototype development for woven and knit garments including live model fittings and customer alterations
Production: Spec garments, estimate allocation, maintain materials library, develop tracking forms, coordinate timeline with partners and factories
Management: Recruiting, team building, project coordination, public speaking, staff development workshops, innovation, product management
Marketing: Campaign concepts, TV commercials, direct mailers, e-commerce, m-commerce, web design, 360 campaigns, social media streams
Volunteerism: Dress for Success, Brookhaven, NY

Founder and Creative Director at Fashion Geek for Hire (Long Island) 6/2011 – Present
Private client projects: custom apparel design and alterations, personal shopping, instruction in sewing and patternmaking, home décor, pet products,
Commercial client: swimwear manufacturer
Firm requires patterns, grading, markers, duplicates, flats, spec packages, mock-ups, prototypes, preliminary nest plan, and allocation for cutting
•Review patterns with fitting details and generate in-house production forms to track garment specs, alterations and construction notes
•Role requires detailed note-taking and accurate sketching of garment construction to reflect updates and changes in design, fit and production
•Develop forms using MS Office to document production process, track patterns for grading, duplication, marker making and production
•Work with Design Director to fit garments on dress forms and live models; pin and alter garment, update tech specs with fit, style and quality notes
•Determine rough nests for cutting and initial allocations for sourcing fabric and sundries, present costing research to Design Director
•Create and present production and marketing materials using Photoshop, worked with firm owner to redesign company logo
•Assist Design Director with web design for the firms’ e-commerce site including product catalog and product pages for an online retail store

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