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Joey Hart

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Senior Graphic Designer with extensive experience in the apparel industry for brands. Highly creative and versatile in researching and developing graphics based on clients’ design aesthetic. Dynamic team player with exceptional talent and vigor.
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Young Mens
    Womens
  • Specialties

    Graphics for Mass Distributors Girls, Boys, Mens,
    Graphics for Mass Distributors-Infant
  • Years of Experience

    25
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    30.00
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator CS6
    Adobe PhotoShop CC 2015

More Information

Joey Hart
630 Union Street Apt 2-f
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Websites: http://hardofbklyn.deviantart.com/gallery/
Email: hartofbklyn@aol.com
http://nowgrafwear.deviantart.com/gallery/
Phone: (917) 945-8256
http://hartofbklyn.deviantart.com/gallery/

Profile

Senior Graphic Designer with extensive experience in the apparel industry for brands including Ecko, Rocawear, House of Dereon, Sesame Street, Peanuts, Brooklyn Girl, among many others. Categories have ranged from newborns, infants and toddlers to boys, girls and men’s. Highly creative and versatile in researching and developing graphics based on clients’ design aesthetic. Dynamic team player with exceptional talent and vigor to execute project specifications from start to completion. Adept at enhancing forward thinking. Proficient at using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator CS and InDesign. Areas of expertise:

• Design • Technical Production • Line Art
• Textiles Patterns • Quality Control • Style Guides
• Hangtags • Tech Packs • Screen Graphics
• Packaging • Research • Sketching & Flats
• Licensed Products • Logos • Spec Graphics

Experience

Oved Apparel/ 5 STAR
Graphic Designer
Brands: Akademiks, Mecca and Wendy Bellissimo
• Innovated dynamic graphics for newborns, infants, toddlers, boys and girls 2011 - 2014

• Specialized in creating distinctive male and female graphics for various licensing brands 

• Set up art production/factory specific ation sheets for manufacturing associates (tech packs)
• Developed spot prints for knit tops, repeat prints and denim embellishments

Kids Headquarters, A Division of Li and Fung New York, NY 2010 - 2012
Graphic Designer
Brands: Hurley, Ecko, Rocawear, and House of Dereon
• Innovated dynamic graphics for newborns layette, infants, toddlers, boys and girls
• Specialized in creating distinctive male and female graphics for various licensing brands
• Set up art production/factory specification sheets for manufacturing associates (tech packs)
• Developed spot prints for knit tops, repeat prints and denim embellishments

Freelance Projects, New York, NY 2008 – 2010
Graphic Designer / Production Artist
Client list and brands included:
• Parigi Childrens Apparel, (Akademiks, LRG)
• Children\'s Apparel Network, (Sesame Street, Peanuts, Generic in-house Brands)
• OuterStuff,Ltd. (NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA)
• LongStreet, A Division of Stretch-O-Rama, Inc., (Makaveli, Fubu, and Brooklyn Girl)

Freelance Projects—Details
Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Client: Parigi Childrens Apparel (04/10 – 12/10)
Brands: Akademiks, LRG
• Designed advanced, dynamic graphics for infant and toddler boys
• Developed new characters for style guide (LRG)
• Created spot prints for knit tops, textiles, repeat prints, and denim embellishments
• Set up PLM tech packs

Client: Children\'s Apparel Network (11/09 – 4/10)
Brands: Sesame Street, Peanuts, Generic in-house Brands
• Designed advanced screen graphics for infants and toddlers
• Sketched garments; created spot prints for knit tops, textiles repeat prints, and denim embellishments
• Set up factory specification sheets for production

Client: OuterStuff, Ltd. (4/09 –11/09)
Brands: NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA
• Designed futuristic t-shirt graphics for sportswear boys 4-7 and men 8-20
• Prepared artwork, set up pantone swatches and sent PO files to export and import factories
• Set up factory specification sheets for production

Client: LongStreet, A Division of Stretch-O-Rama, Inc. (12/08 – 3/09)
Brands: Makaveli, Fubu, and Brooklyn Girl
• Designed screen graphics for junior and missy girls
• Sketched garments; created textiles repeat prints, denim embellishments and spot prints for knit tops
• Set up factory specification sheets for production

Past Experience
***Dream Apparel Inc., New York, NY 2001 – 2008
Senior Graphic Designer
Brands: Generic Brands, Disney, Nickelodeon, and DreamWorks
• Designed and researched apparel for in-house brands and licensed products
• Managed production for quality assurance
• Served as liaison to export and import manufacturing plants
• Supervised and managed repeat patterns and screens for production
• Sketched garment silhouettes in various sizes and design specifications
• Developed packaging, logos, hang tags, legal disclaimers, and labels
• Prepared flats and spec graphics for manufacturers

PCA APPAREL INC., New York, NY 1998 – 2001
Designer
Brands: Generic Brands, Disney, Mattel, and Warner Brothers
• Designed active wear and sleepwear apparel for girls, infants, toddlers, boys, and men
• Illustrated line art for in-house generic & style guides for licensors

Software

Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Illustrator CS / Adobe InDesign / Microsoft Word / Multiple Art Filters

Education

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
Fashion/General Illustration, Graphic Design, 1988-1992

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