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Bade' Francis

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  • date: 9-21-22
Highly skilled and motivated Graphic Designer with broad experience supporting multiple departments.Able to take design from concept to finish.
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

Kids T-Shirt design

Kids T-Shirt design X

All over Prints

All over Prints X

Line Sheets

Line Sheets X
  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Childrens
    Mens
  • Years of Experience

    30
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    40-50
  • Relocation

    No

More Information

Photoshop 2022, Illustrator 2022, in Windows and Mac operating systems.

ONLINE PORTFOLIOS:

www.coroflot.com/bade
www.styleportfolios.com/badefrancis

EXPERIENCE:

Pico Manufacturing Apparel 2012 – Present – Full Time:
Cad/Textile Senior Graphic Designer Created Apparel graphics and allover prints for Men & Boys.
Cad/Graphics were created based on mood boards and sketches. Ultimately adding a dynamic aesthetic to the label •Translated garments into vector art creating flats for Lounge Wear. •Responsible for the Color Call Out of artwork to pantone swatches for production. •Created production files for the size and material construction of graphics, which were presented overseas for all fashion Lines• Created presentation boards and approval pages for presentation meetings.

D2 Brands/Delta Galil Inc. 2008 – 2010 – Full Time:
Cad/Men’s and Women’s Graphic Designer:Created Apparel prints and illustrations for loungewear and under garments. Designs were used in both men’s and women’s, juniors girls and boys. Created prints for Joe Boxer, Nick-it, Lucky Jean co. and Tommy Hilfiger. •Provide a creative resource to the company by researching and inputting trend direction with print and pattern.•Collaborated with One Brand Campaign and Lucky Jean Co. on conceptualizing their catalogue, line sheets, packaging, and In-store advertising. •Trusted to complete all project requirements by researching theme and output variations of graphics, embroidery, and print designs without supervision• Developed mechanical comps for packaging, in store advertisements and hangtags; which saved the company from hiring outside vendors.•Reduced corporate costs by taking on new assignments in lieu of outside service. Reviewed all approval of counter submits against production standards: all strike -offs, print designs, yarn dyes, embroidery, graphics, fabric qualities, and finishes.

LI & FUNG OXFORD 2006- 2008 – Long Term Freelance:
Graphic Designer: Created Apparel graphics and all over prints for Men’s and Junior Boy’s department for (Shaun White's skater-inspired Tee shirt and Clothing lines Massimo and Utility) •finished sized and colored artwork for factory production for juniors and Men’s Tees. •When on assignment, conceptualized and executed the vision of the art director.•Artwork and prints were put into repeat for boxers, long sleeve shirts and hoodies. •Create technical packages for development samples, strike-offs, and production.•Initiated Production art of all artwork to outside venders for mass distribution.

KIDS HEADQUARTERS 2004 – 2005 – Full Time:
Graphic Designer/Production Artist: Worked within the Art Department as a production artist making changes to appliqués, embroideries and spot graphics. Created mechanical comps for actual size ¬garment layout for licensed characters (Warner Brothers, Disney, Hasbro, DreamWorks)•Initiated various changes to lic. character artwork in a timely manner •Type matched to tech pack standard and artwork to pantone color samples. •Separated screen prints, embroideries, appliqué and specialty inks for overseas printers, and successfully completed work under tight deadlines.•Created presentation boards and approval pages for jackets, T-shirts, rompers, and sleepers.

EDUCATION: PRATT INSTITUTE, New York, NY

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