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Maia Green

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Experienced creative childrenswear designer for 10 years, has the ability to design around concepts and create original design prototypes based on research of seasonal trends, using my knowledge of fabrics, silhouettes, artwork, color ways & construction

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Childrens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Technology

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Key Skills

Professional: Strong organizational skills, Self-motivated independent worker, Multi-task with prioritizing deadlines, Reliable team player, Detail-oriented, Effective written & verbal communication
Technical: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Kaledo, U4ia, Microsoft Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, SDMS detail system, hand sketching

Experience
Associate Designer/ Newborn & Toddler -April 2006-July 2011
The Children’s Place- Secaucus, New Jersey

• Responsible for all aspects of the design development and success of Newborn/Toddler Boy product line
• Coordinated and conducted interdepartmental meetings for design coherency
• Partnered with merchandisers to select specific collections for increased store profitability
• Worked closely with technical designers to ensure proper fit and design aesthetic
• Interacted with production team to meet all deadline expectations
• Supervised Newborn Department’s Freelance Assistant Designer
• Collaborated with art team to ensure textiles and graphics sit together as a collection
• Served as department representative in Hong Kong to review design sample production

Assistant Designer/ Newborn -March 2004-April 2006
The Children’s Place- Secaucus, New Jersey

• Responsible for drawing & coloring flat sketches for each season’s line in Illustrator and U4ia/Kaledo
• Assembled seasonal line sheets reflecting corporate merchandising selections
• Created accurate detailing of garments for precise sampling and production packages

Product Coordinator/ Newborn -April 2002-March 2004
The Children’s Place- Secaucus, New Jersey

• Approved color lab dips, yarn dye handlooms,print strike-offs, graphics submits and trim submits, following color, art and design department standards
• Consulted with designers and artists when needed on production related issues
• Traveled to factories in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taiwan with Production Buyer, to work with vendors on production approvals
• Communicated daily with vendors, factories and our overseas offices on production approvals

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