Debbie Guitron

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Fashion Designer experienced in working in a fast pace environment demanding strong design and technical skills. Trustworthy, confident, ethical, and dedicated. Committed in interacting and working well with individuals at all levels.



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    Brooks College/Fashion Design

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Dec 2008- Present Freelance Designer Los Angeles, Ca.
Sweater Designer/ Product Development
• Design Sweater for Private label development for brands such as Delias, Charlotte Russe, Forever 21, Metropark, Urban Outfitters, & Wetseal/Arden B.
• Create Tech packs, sketches & Color Direction
• Trend research and Competitive Shopping
• Attend fittings & grade specs.
• Source Fabric, Prints, Trim

March 2010- June 2010 Velvet Heart/Emphasis Label Los Angeles, Ca.
Woven & Knit Tops Designer/ Product Development
• Design & relaunched Emphasis Label
• Create tech packs, sketches, & approve Lab dips
• Supervise design room coordinator, cutter, pattern maker, & sewers
• Trend Research and Competitive Shopping
• Over see fits for all styles under the Emphasis label.
• Source Fabric, Prints, & Trims
• Work w/ outside contractors and vendors
• Prep styles for costing, design withing price points

Feb 2008- June 2008 SJP Design Solution Los Angeles, Ca.
Project Manager/ Dress & Top Designer
• Design Dresses and Tops
• Supervise private label development for brands such as Guess, Marciano, G Factory, Bebe, Forever 21/ Twelve by Twelve, Metropark, & Arden B.
• Source Fabric, Prints, Trims
• Create Tech packs, sketches, & approve Lab dips
• Trend research and Competitive Shopping
• Travel to China to oversea Product Development and Production
• Communicate with overseas and domestic factories regarding production with private labels and in house designs
• Supervise Design Showroom and manage technical designer, Cutter, pattern maker, & sewers

July 2006- January 2008 Wetseal/Arden B. Division Foothill Ranch, Ca.
Asst. Designer of Knits & Sweaters
• Create storyboards for specific seasons and trends
• Communicate, Design, and Development with overseas and domestic factories
• Designed for 60% of total company (40% Knits & 20% Sweater)
• Create Tech packs & sketches
• Collaborate w/ Buyers
• Participate in all aspects of fittings
• Attend Floor Set and Best Seller meetings
• Work w/ print house and buyers to execute and coordinate prints for Knit Top department
• Trend Research and Competitive Shopping

August 2005- June 2006 Int’l Knitting Los Angeles, Ca.
Product Development/ Designer
• Meet and Develop with designers and buyers
• Communicate, Design, and Development with our overseas factory
• Oversee accounts such as Guess, Arden B., Bebe, Forever 21, Overstock, ABS, & Micheal Kors
• Communicate thru emails in a timely manner
• Shipping and receiving of all samples and packages
• Handle all daily Office task.

2003-2005 Brooks College Long Beach, Ca.
AA/ Fashion Design
• Design, Illustration, Patternmaking, Sewing Construction, Business and Marketing, CAD, Sketching, Photoshop & Illustrator
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop

English and Spanish

Will provide upon request

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