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Surface Design: print repeat, color and layout. Scanning, cleaning and manipulation of original designs. Silkscreen printing, acid and mx dyeing, resist dyeing, digital textile printing.
Software and machinery: Expert proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator, Acrobat, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Ergosoft TextPrint, Pointcarre, Textile printer Mimaki Tx2
Sewing techniques: hand, machine, overlocking, digital and hand embroidery, applique, surface manipulation. Crochet, hand and machine knitting
Other: sketching, draping, altering, patterning, photography (B/W darkroom techniques), drawing, painting, proficient in Spanish.
Studio1 NY, CAD Designer (October 2008- Present)
Work closely with Head Merchandiser in the planning and design of prints for seasonal deliveries.
Research trend and direction relating to print, pattern and fabrics, resulting in seasonal presentations of color/concept/print boards and books for the design and merchandising team.
Create original designs as well as clean up purchased artwork developing layouts, repeats and colorways
Organize weekly presentations of artwork to the design team, creating all colorations of new prints, mini bodies and boards.
Create seasonal color palettes and select pantone standards.
Manage the sending of pattern packages going to vendors (artwork, pattern repeat, color separations, pitch sheets) and maintaining communication with mills, working closely with the production department on all matters relating to prints and color standards.
Direct the organization of the print and artwork library and the CAD Studio.
Organize meetings with print studios and color services for the purchase of new artwork
Ikou-Tschuss, Freelance Knitter 2009: Hand and machine production and development of sample knit tops and bottoms.
Shamask, Intern 2008: Patternmaking, sourcing trims and fabrics, office duties.
Harold Jay Melvin, Styling Assistant 2008: Pull clothing from NY Showrooms for editorial shoots and for private clients.
Lerario Beatriz, Fashion Week Assistant 2008: Fittings, alterations, hand and machine sewing.
Standard Chartered Bank, Assistant Project Manager 2008
Organization of all art and design aspects in the opening of a new branch in Newark NJ, including art buying, interior design and photography.
Jack Abugattas, Personal/design assistant Lima, Puerto Rico 2008-2010
Assist at fittings, catalogs, bridal and made to order garments. Organizes backstage at fashion show, directing models, dressers and make up.
Pentagram Design Firm, Freelance 2007
Design and production of garments for MICA logo launching,