Crystal Pfeifer

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  • date: 1-27-11
I have been designing, pattern making, and directing teams in the apparel industry for 9 years. Most recently I spent 6 years in the Adidas brand. Attached is some of my work from my most recent expatriation in China.


  • Category

  • Market Segments

  • Availability

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    MS office
    technical sportswear
  • Schools/Training

    Bachelors Degree in Apparel Design
    Millinery Internship

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Please contact me to arrange a more detailed viewing of my work.

I am currently in Portland, OR and I am eager to relocate to a new city, or even return back to Shanghai. My spoken Chinese is functional for navigating in China, and I am currently studying Brazilian Portuguese.


Crystal Pfeifer Design Studios |Director | Shanghai, China June 2010 – Current
_ Freelance Design, Model, & Styling Agency, clients include: LELO, Don Nico, SunLinkPV,
Nike Sportswear, Hee.j, Tara57, Prive, 88.

Adidas Group | Senior Designer | Shanghai, China 2009 - 2010
- Design manager for the Global aSE girls design team.
- Design of Adidas Style Essentials girl’s pinnacle ranges for Global market.

Adidas Group | Designer | Shanghai, China 2007 – 2009
- Design of Adidas Style Essentials guy’s & girl’s pinnacle ranges for China market.

Adidas Group | Senior Patternmaker | Shanghai, China 2006-2007
- Creation of Asian Basic Pattern Library & grading standards.
- Training management of all regions Adidas & Reebok Patternmakers, & factories regarding Asian patterns / sizing and fit related subjects.
- Responsible for managing all Patternmaking procedures and training materials.

Adidas International | Senior Patternmaker | Portland, OR 2004-2006
- Responsible for Sport Performance women’s, men’s, and Originals men’s and girls patternmaking.
- Development of Basic Pattern library for USA.
- Special make-ups and technical patterns for key athletes.
- Responsible for training management and research and implementation of new technologies related to product creation
Including 2D & 3D CAD and illustrator drawing programs.
- Management of sample sewing room.

Saltare Equestrian Apparel | Freelance Designer / Consultant | Portland, OR 2004-2007
- Design for high-end equestrian apparel brand specializing in tailored shirting, jackets,
and riding trousers.
- Patternmaking and grading of all products.
- Responsibilities also included sourcing, patterns, materials, specifications, and development documents.

Kerrits | Designer / Production Manager | Hood River, OR 2002 -2004
- Designer of women’s swimwear, equestrian active wear, and active lifestyle inspired ranges.
- Patternmaking, grading and marker making of all production designs.
- Production management of manufacturing both domestic and international (Canada, USA & China manufacturing.) Design & production including apparel soft goods, graphics, leather & accessories.
- Sourcing and development of trims, textiles, and construction techniques

A-Bomb Clothing Co. | Designer | Portland, OR 2001 – 2003
- Design and patternmaking of a small local collection of seasonal menswear.

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