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Alexander Escutia

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Fashion Designer with skills in fitting, specs, garment construction, oversea production, pattern modification but not limited to designing from concept to production.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Childrens
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Microsoft Office Suite
    Gerber AccuMark PDS
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

More Information

Alexander Escutia
Los Angeles, California
626-257-6969
a.escutia@live.com

Summary
A driven, self-motivated and dedicated Fashion Designer offering the following skills and strengths:

•Computer Aided Design/CAD: CS5 Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
•Creative Collection and Design Development
•Knowledge in Fabric and Construction
•Trend Research and Analysis
•Costing and Fabric/Trim Consumption
•Fit and Pattern Modification
•Manual Pattern Making and Gerber AccuMark PDS Classic
•Line Sheet Development and Technical Pack Preparation
•Pattern Grading
•Specifications of Garments
•Microsoft Suite
•Knowledge in Oversea Production
• Fluent in Spanish

Education

FIDM/ Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Associates of Arts Degree – Fashion Design

Experience
Little Mass
Assistant Technical Designer
Los Angeles, California
June 2011 – present
•Lead Fit & Pattern Modification with China and In-house Production
•Conducted Garment Specification & Trim Specification
•Grading Standards
•Fabric & Trim Approval for Production
•P.P. and T.O.P. Approval
•Costing/Trim Consumption
•Line Sheet Development
•Prepared 1st samples
•Artwork for Screen Printing
•Flat – CAD work
•Communicated with Contractor

Halé Bob
Design Intern
Vernon, California
March 2011 – May 2011
• Beaded Sample Garments
• Conducted Lab Dyes; Silk Charmeuse, Chiffon, Jersey, Velvet Burnouts
• Conducted Line Sheet/Tech Packs Garment Photo Shoots
• Match-Dyed/Paint Trim and Sample Garments to Color Standards
• Assembled Production Color Standards
• Conducted Garment Organization 1st- Production Samples
• Conducted Fabric Photo Shoots for Fabric Specifications & Strike Off Reference
• Met with Fabric/Finishing Trim Vendors
• Organized /Filed Fabric and Trim Library

Pacico Inc.
Production Intern
City of Industry, California
December 2009

• Organized Fabric Swatches for Line Sheets
• Conducted Final Quality Assurance
• Participated in Batch Picking and Finalizing Shipments
• Participated in Preparing Fabric for Cutting
• Conducted Final Garment Preparation for Shipping

Portfolio & References: Available upon request

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