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SENIOR DESIGNER Men's Sportswear, Outerwear and Swimwear
4/20/10 - Present ZeroXposur New York, NY
Responsible for product design development in outerwear including active outerwear, down, soft shell, wool, fleece and swimwear.
Analyze and research market trends for seasonal mood boards and color direction.
Research global markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics and techniques.
Responsible for silhouette, color, print, fabric and trim selection.
Work with technical designer to ensure product packages are accurate and complete.
Conduct fit sessions with production team for final approvals.
Provide direction to design team and graphic designers.
Communicate with overseas factories on all phases of sampling and production development.
DESIGNER - Womens Outerwear
7/11/09 - 1/15/10 LONDON FOG New York, NY (Freelance)
Worked closely with Merchandiser to develop Fall 11 womens line.
Designed and sketched all outerwear including fleece, soft shell, systems and puffers.
Researched seasonal trends and colors for all categories.
Prepared detail packages including specs for overseas factories.
SENIOR DESIGNER - Junior/Womens Outerwear
9/21/08 - 2/17/09 FREE COUNTRY- New York, NY (Freelance)
Responsible for designing and developing Junior and Women outerwear product by interpreting concepts into finished product.
Developed themes, color, fabrication, and silhouettes for fall 2010.
Interpreted seasonal trends for customers need.
Worked directly with sales to establish seasonal creative direction.
Approved all tech packages for samples and production.
Communicated with overseas factories and fabric mills.
HEAD-DESIGNER - Outerwear
8/12/04 - 4/17/08 PARAMOUNT APPAREL LTD., (BIG CHILL LABEL) New York, NY
Performed all phases of line development for all sizes.
Shopped and analyze European market, as well as constant domestic market research.
Identified new garment trends in styling and fabrication, as well as knowledge of fabric and garment construction.
Managed and provided creative direction to design staff in all aspects of product design process.
Able to understand both chain and department store business.
Established and managed seasonal line development calendar and managed key activities in the line development process.
Conducted presentation to sales team and upper management of line review.
EDUCATION: The Fashion Institute of Technology, Fashion Design and Textile Design
COMPUTER SKILLS: Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop; Exel,
REFERNCES: Personal references available upon request