Alexandra Lopez

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Resourceful, analytical, and goal-oriented Textile Designer and aspiring Fashion Merchandiser practiced in the management, production and design of textiles and embroideries, with proven ability to drive projects to goal
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    Berkeley College

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Textile Designer


To obtain a CAD Textile and Embroidery Design position in a company that provides an open environment with many opportunities for continuous growth, utilizing my education and business experience to support the companies’ goals and objectives.


•o Experienced Textile and Embroidery Designer, with a Bachelor of Arts in Textile Design
o Creative thinker able to develop a design process from concept to final production.
o Talented at creating visual textile artwork, design layouts, storyboards and color boards
o Computer Literacy, strong knowledge of Excel, Word, Photoshop and Illustrator
o Strong eye for detail
o Good Organizational, Archival, Research, Problem Solving and Communication Skills
o Experienced in the coordination of development and production
o Managing and Decision Making Skills
o Record Keeping & Report Writing
o Bilingual - Native Spanish speaker
o Willing to travel



Textile and Embroidery Designer / Development and Production Jan 2014 – Dec 2014
Laser & Embroidery of NYC, LCC. New York, New York

•o Worked hands-on with customers, translating ideas and sketches into innovative designs.
o Designed and implemented new embroidery stitching techniques.
o Held direct responsibility for managing the complexities of daily embroidery production with exclusive accounts that include Ralph Lauren and Armani Exchange, among others.
o Coordinated production and delivery schedules between designers, digitizers, machine operators, and finishers, to expedite the timely and accurate allocation of production.
o Led and motivated team staff members, creating a productive and team spirited environment.
o Approved finishers’ work against customer spec sheets to ensure quality control standards.
o Inspected and reviewed designs, strike-offs, sales samples and textile production.
o Sourced for and negotiated with vendors to obtain competitive pricing on supplies threads.
o Attended industry functions to keep informed of current trends and technologies.
• Accomplishment:
Main client, Polo Ralph Lauren was extremely satisfied with creative embroidery developments

CAD Designer / Production Coordinator Feb 2011 – Jun 2013
Semel’s Embroidery, Ltd. Clifton, New Jersey

o Coordinated Ideas and concepts into innovative textile-graphic designs
o Communicated with clients, business owners and staff members to discuss the projects
o Utilized the latest CAD Designing Software to design textiles and embroideries

Textile and Embroidery Designer Jan 2009 - Dec2010
Fashion Design Concepts, Inc. New York, New York

•o Designed and produced large CAD-embroideries for the specialty Haute Couture industry.
o Assisted the Head Designer by developing concepts into textile and embroidery designs.
o Communicated and coordinate with production to ensure timely deliveries.
o Managed and updated CAD archives, swatches, color boards and color charts.

Business Owner/CEO Jan 1994- Feb 2002
Lop-Lop Embroidery Inc. Bogotá, Colombia

•o Coordinated and developed systems and internal business procedures.
o Held responsibility for all management aspects of a commercial textile and embroidery business that produced embroideries, prints and textile design.
o Worked directly with customers, meeting their expectations from initial concept to final project.
o Designed and executed all textile, embroidered and print artwork.
o Managed and supervised five employees.
• Accomplishment:
Developed a brand of clothing that provided a positive customer response and loyalty.



• Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Fashion Merchandising & Management.
Berkeley College Woodland Park, NJ. 2015 to present

• Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Textile Design
Universidad de Los Andes Bogotá, Colombia. Graduated 1992

• Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Architecture
Universidad de Los Andes Bogotá, Colombia. Graduated 1987


Seminars, Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York. 2006 – 2015
o Hand Bag Design and Construction,
o Designing Graphics with Illustrator
o Computer-Aided Print Design with Photoshop
o CAD: U4ia
o Fashion Business
o Web-PDM

Fashion Design Certificate, Parsons School of Design
New York, New York, 2013

Small Business Entrepreneur, Micro-Business Center
Bogotá, Colombia. 1993



• Illustrator • Photoshop • Excel • Word • Power Point •Publisher • Movie-maker • CAD Embroidery • U4ia • Web-PDM • Quick Books •


Reading; Travel; Swimming; Triathlons.

Head Coach, Masters Swim Team, Ridgewood YMCA Ridgewood, New Jersey 2009 – 2014
• Coached a group of 60 Adult swimmers, helped them to achieved their fitness goals
• 1st Place at the NJ Masters Swim Team Championship
• Received the 2006 Recognition Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service

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