Jennifer Roberts

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I have experience in both wovens & knits/swtr design in the women\'s market. I also have an interest in children\'s wear. I\'m currently seeking a Designer position in either Womens or Girls.



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    Microsoft Office
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Technology: Fashion Design AA
    University of Nebraska- Lincoln: Art BA
    Pratt Institute: Continuing and Professional Studi

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Independent Design Consultant: 2011-Present
• Textile design- create prints and colorways
• Create Illustrator flats and tech packs
• Trend research and presentation design

MICHAEL Michael Kors, New York, NY- Associate Designer Women’s Knits & Sweaters: August 2009- September 2010
• Collaborated with Senior Designer to design both sweaters and knits
• Hand sketched flats, created specs and tech packs in Enovia PLM
• Communicated with overseas partners daily in regards to fabrics and garment details
• Inspirational research, met with vendors for yarns and fabrics
• Attended fittings, cross functional meetings and reviews

DKNY Jeans International, Como Design Studio USA- New York, NY
Associate Designer Women’s Sweaters & Knits: July 2007- July 2009
• Collaborate with Senior Designer to design both sweaters & knits
• Create flat sketches & specs
• Attend fittings and fit garments
• Inspirational research, meet with vendors for yarns, fabrics and knit swatches
• Communicate with overseas partners in regards to fabrics, fit, lab dips, etc.
• Manage Freelance Design Assistant, delegate tasks to ensure deadlines are met

Lauren Dress Collection, Polo Ralph Lauren- New York, NY
June 2007- July 2007: Freelance
• Created flat sketches for production
• Contributed designs and inspirational research
• Illustrated garments for presentations
• Sourced trims

Forth & Towne, Gap Inc.- New York, NY
January 2005- May 2007: Assistant Designer
• Designed soft dressing portion of the collection both wovens & knits
• Created flat sketches and specs
• Attended and participated in fittings
• Maintained and updated BOM & line presentation boards
• Inspirational/sample shopping and travel
• Managed design team for a season, ensured all deadlines were met, managed design inspiration budget

Calvin Klein Women’s Collection- New York, NY
Spring 2004: Internship
• Created press portfolio
• Assisted with line sheets and color research
• Attended meetings with vendors and participated in inspirational research


Fashion Institue of Technology, State University of New York
Continuing & Professional Studies Course: Summer 2009
Adobe Illustrator II: Fashion Design

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
AAS degree: May 2004
Major: Fashion Design

University of Nebraska- Lincoln
BA: December 2011
Major: Studio Art
Double Minor: Art History, Textile & Apparel Design

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