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Marcelo Siqueira

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Seasoned apparel design professional with than 11 years of experience. High taste level, fashion minded, innovative, self-motivated, creative, and detail oriented. Experienced in all aspects of design including color flow, fabrics and garment construction

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    $50
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Style Manager
    Web PDM
    Adobe Photoshop
    U4ia
  • Schools/Training

    Faculdade da Cidade
    F.I.T. NYC

More Information

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
CALVIN KLEIN JEANS
09/2012 – 05/2013
GLOBAL MENS OUTLET DESIGNER (All Categories)
•Presented and delivered brand-right commercial designs that reflect the conceptual direction/ business strategy of the brand.
• Collaborated and communicated with Merchandise, Sales, Product Development teams
throughout design process.
• Managed to work with minimal supervision, exercising a high degree of scope/ decision making.
• Developed seasonal product with focus on style, innovation, fabric and costing.
• Delivered a new exciting product design, achieving goal with speed and acute attention to details.
• Executed design sketches/ prototypes and provided specifications.
• Managed Assistant Designer, Graphic Designer, gave directions to Textile team.

2XIST ACTIVEWEAR
02/2012 – 09/2012
HEAD OF DESIGN AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
• Created inspiration boards and trend overviews for each season.
• Created seasonal color palettes.
• Selected fabrics, yarns, finishes and styling details for all apparel categories.
• Managed Associate & Assistant Designers.
• Attended all comparison fittings, first proto fittings and production fittings - give concise feedback to technical design on how to adjust garments; ensure production fits are to brand specifications.

DKNY SPORTSWEAR
12/2009 – 02/2011
MENS OUTERWEAR, WOVEN DESIGNER
• Worked with Design Director and Design Team to research and develop concept, color, fabrics, and designs for all woven pieces: suits, pants, jackets & shirts.
• Designed concepts based on merchandising plan.
• Attended fittings and reviewed samples.
• Partnered with sales and production to ensure product is being designed within cost parameters.

DKNY JEANS/ ACTIVE
11/1999 - 02/2005
KNIT DESIGNER – MENS JEANS & ACTIVE
02/2004 – 02/2005
ASSOCIATE OUTERWEAR DESIGNER - WOMENS
& JUNIORS ACTIVE
10/2002 – 02/2004
ASSISTANT DESIGNER (KNITS & WOVENS) – JUNIORS
11/1999 – 10/2002

ADDITIONAL FREELANCE DESIGN EXPERIENCE:
NAUTICA - OUTERWEAR/ SWIMWEAR DESIGNER
03/2011 – 02/2012
AMERICAN CLASSICS - MENS DESIGNER
04/2008 – 12/2008
CLAIBORNE MENS – TECHNICAL DESIGNER
04/2009 – 09/2009
“O” BY OSCAR DE LA RENTA – ILLUSTRATOR
11/2007 – 02/2008
CLAIBORNE MENS – KNIT DESIGNER
08/2006 – 12/2006
LIZ CLAIBORNE – WOVEN DESIGNER
11/2005 – 06/2006
CALVIN KLEIN JEANS – DENIM DESIGNER
04/2005 – 08/2005

EDUCATION:
BA in Industrial Design – Faculdade da Cidade – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, StyleManager, U4ia, PLM, WEBPDM, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel.

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