Angeline Maerling

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I am an apparel designer specializing in menswear and Textile/CAD design. I am looking for a freelance/flexible (Telecommuting)design position in the Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego County areas. I am proficient in Adobe Illustrator/PhotoShop and PDM.



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  • Market Segments

  • Availability

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe PhotoShop
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, FD
    Los Angeles Trade Tech, Men's Pattern Making
    Fashion Institute of Technology, Menswear

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Angeline Maerling


Highly skilled & creative fashion designer with over 15
years of industry experience. Has a strong aptitude &
perspective on current market trends & industry techniques with
a strong eye for color, fabric, & silhouette. Detail oriented,
extremely organized, & calendar conscious. Has a great passion
for design, strong interpersonal skills, & can provide
leadership & motivation to the team.

* Adobe Illustrator (PC & Mac)
* Adobe Photoshop (PC & Mac)
* Adobe InDesign (PC & Mac)
* Pointcarré (PC & Mac)
* Ned Graphics (PC & Mac)
* Apparel PDM & PLM
* Style Manager
* MS Word, Excel & Power Point
* Technical Package
* Rendering
* Line Drawing
* Sample Management
* Production Management
* Library Creation (Fabric, Color & Print)
* Presentation Board Creation
* Cost & Budget Analysis
* Style & Color Identification
* Market Evaluation
* Technical Aptitude
* Creative & Trend Orientated
* Management & Training Skills
* Communication/Presentation Skills
* Priority Management Skills
* Bilingual (English & Spanish)


January 2012 to May 2012
Riverside Christian Middle School and High School, Riverside, CA
Title: Theatre Costume Designer
Category: Theatre Costume
 Design original costumes for the ”Cinderella” Spring 2012 Production and the 2012 Spring Choir
 Create & manage all design aspects including: sketch, details, trim, fabric, & garment construction
 Create patterns and construct ALL costumes from scratch.

January 2011 to Present
AHM Corporation, INC: HB
January 2010 to October 2010
Title: Senior Men’s Designer
Category: Men’s Big & Tall, Sportswear
* Develop original concepts/silhouettes for HB
* Create & manage technical packages
* Select fabrics, trims, seasonal color palettes
* Attend weekly fittings & submit fit comments.

Fortune Fashions Industries: Ocean Pacific (Walmart), Apt. 9,
Sonoma, Hawk (Kohl’s), Route 66 (Kmart), Structure (Sears)
Title: Senior Men’s Designer
Category: Men’s, Boys, & Infant/Toddler Boys Sportswear
* Develop original silhouettes for various brands.
* Work directly with Design Director to create seasonal
* Create original CADs for account managers & sales team.
* Work directly with patternmakers & sample sewers.
* Work directly with technical team to create production
tech packs.

June 2007 to June 2009
Converse: ONE STAR – New York, NY
Title: Senior CAD Designer
Category: Men’s & Women’s Sportswear
* Develop original textile designs including prints, yarn
dyes, & screen prints
* Work directly with Design Director to create seasonal
color palettes & presentation boards
* Translate & recolor artwork into appropriate repeats
* High level of efficiency in Adobe Illustrator &
* Research & report industry trend direction, color
direction, & fabric innovations

August 2003 to June 2007
Freelance Designer – New York, NY
Title: Senior Designer
Categories: Men’s (Contemporary Sportswear, Lounge, &
Sleepwear) & Women\'s (Hosiery & intimates).
* Designing original innovative designs for given brands.
* Creating & managing tech packs, line sheets, trim &
* Collaborating with design directors & executives on
concept seasonal direction.
* Rendering fabric silhouette, prints & graphics.
* Performing independent market research to determine
trends in color, fabric, silhouette & trim
* Managing samples creation, lab dip/color QC, fittings,
factory communication & production.
* Developing libraries & documentation for fabric, color
& print.
* Analyzing & identifying fabrics that meet budgetary
guidelines of production.

Clients: Macy’s Merchandising Group, A/X Armani Exchange, Liz
Claiborne (MEXX), Morgan d’Alessandro, Solo Licensing, Exeter,
Rewire Clothing, Champion & Carole Hochman Design Group.

November 2000 – August 2003
Green Envy – Los Angeles, CA
Title: Senior Designer
Category: Men’s Contemporary & Sportswear
* Managed all aspects of line development, from initial
concept through production
* Work with technical design team to ensure design
comments are implemented
* Monitor sample development
* Develop seasonal themes, colors, & styling of the line
* Create & maintain technical packages
* Implement changes during the development & production
process of the line

December 1998-January

Classico/Bassico, – Los Angeles, CA
Associate Designer: Men’s Sportswear
* Support Senior Designer in all aspects of line
development, from initial concept to final product
* Assisted in managing production at local factories
* Create layouts, detailed specs, & concept boards for
each season
* Maintain & update fabric library
* Attend weekly fit sessions
* Implement all changes during the development &
production process of the line.

Education & Awards

Fashion Institute of Technology - State University of New York –
New York, NY
* Associate in Applied Science degree, May 2005, Menswear
* YMA (Young Men’s Association) Scholarship Recipient.
* Fashion Institute of Technology Scholarship Recipient.

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising – Los Angeles, CA
* Associate of Arts degree, Fashion Design
* Associate of Arts degree, Advanced Fashion Design

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