• Category

  • Market Segments

    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

  • Schools/Training

    N.C. State\'s College of Textiles

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Textile and CAD Designer
Sanctuary Clothing - May 2012 - Present

Design new silhouettes for soft wovens and knits, and follow through from proto stage to production
Create textile designs, recolor, create repeats and prepare all artwork for oversea\'s mill
Create and maintain linesheets, import and domestic logs, fabric and strike off reports and cost sheets
Create first patterns and markers for domestic vendors
Create ad\'s, catalogs and posters for meetings and shows

Freelance Designer
SJS Apparel - November 2011 - May 2012

Develop graphic, sublimation and textile design for a wide range of companies including Hot Topic, Wet Seal, Delia’s and Buckle
Create cohesive lines to show to all major accounts once a month
Create new silhouettes, select and source trims, fabrications and select graphic prints
Create CAD\'s, tech packs and first patterns
Forecast major trends in the juniors and missy markets

Freelance Technical Designer
First Communion - May 2011 - Present

Develop first patterns for all new styles
Work directly with designer to translate their vision into final garments
Conduct fit sessions to establish standards and ensure proper fit
Hand grade and create makers for all patterns
Create tech packs, determine specs and write sewing instructions

Associate Designer
Flap Happy - November 2010 - November 2011

Create textile patterns and screen prints and prepare designs for print
Determine styles, shapes, and silhouettes for the season
Create CAD\'s, flat patterns, first patterns, attend fit sessions, make fit comments, create tech packs and spec garments
Work with domestic contractors to make dups and to ensure seamless transition to production
Develop seasonal catalogs, ad\'s email blasts and posters

Assistant Designer
David Textiles - September 2009 - November 2010

Create new prints, recolor and repeat layouts
Communicate and keep records with oversea\'s mills
Design and creation of flat patterns, technical specs, garment specing
CAD’s and sewing samples
Assist the production coordinator with lab dips and strike-off\'s
Work on and maintain mass retail accounts such as Walmart and
Work with specialty license accounts such as Hello Kitty and
Marvel Comics

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