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Gina Barrett

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  • date: 3-22-10
Parsons grad w/ strong background in intimates and print design seeking permanent or freelance design work in the apparel industry.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    Negotiable
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Apparel Concept/Development
    Illustrator/Photoshop/CAD
    Tech Packs/Excel/Web PDM
    Prints/Repeats/Colorways
    Tech Specs/Tech Design
    Fittings/Construction
    Lap Dips/Strike Offs
    Communicating w/ Manufacturers
  • Schools/Training

    Parsons School of Design AAS Fashion Design
    Texas State University
    BFA Graphic Design 2004
    Rhode Island School of Design
    Summer Studies 2004

More Information

Freelance Associate Designer, Ralph Lauren Sleepwear
Carole Hochman Design Group 02/10-present
Freelance designer for Ralph Lauren sleepwear. Working with designer to create tech packs, CAD flats and prints, order trims and embroideries, approve strike offs and lab dips, translate construction details to tech design dept., handle overseas communication, manage samples, assist with presentation needs.

Freelance Tech Designer, Foundations (Betsey Johnson/OnGossamer)
Carole Hochman Design Group 10/09-02/10
Freelance foundations tech designer for Betsey Johnson & OnGossamer brands. Responsible for taking specs, attending & notating fit sessions, understanding & communicating construction details to factories, updating tech packs, tracking and managing all fit samples.

Freelance Designer, Rene Rofe Loungewear
EMD Group 12/09-1/10
Freelance designer for new jr. loungewear license. Researched and designed 3 different trend-forward loungewear concepts for buyer samples including prints and colors. Prepped all artwork to be production-ready. Also designed new concepts for sleepwear hangtag.

Associate Designer, Intimates (HUE)
Kayser-Roth Corporation 10/06-09/09
Associate designer for the intimate apparel division of HUE including panties, sleepwear & loungewear. Primarily responsible for assisting with apparel concepts and development, creating & managing CAD sketches, trend research & presentations, print development and production, updating tech packs, meeting w/ trim & print vendors, market research.

Freelance Designer, Yoga/Activewear
IVEE 2/09-06/09
Luxurious and tailor-driven activewear line for women. Worked with founder to create styles for S|S and A|W lines including concepts, flats, construction details, specs, tech pack development & line presentation.

Freelance Assistant Designer, Women’s/Jr. Sportswear
Oxford Industries 7/06-10/06
Assisted with development for Target brands including Mossimo, Xhiliration and Merona. Digital sketching, creating line presentations, compiling vendor packages and line sheets, trim sourcing, trend development, communication with overseas factories and in-house sample room.

Freelance Technical Designer, Women\'s Sportswear
Sutton Creations 10/06
Garment specs, creating technical packages, communicating garment construction details, fittings, sketching.

Freelance Assistant Designer, Jr. Contemporary Sportswear
Intertex Apparel 9/06
Worked as design assistant for contemporary vintage-inspired junior line Love Lola. Flat sketching, garment specs, CAD development and presentations.

Intern, Women’s Bridge Sportswear
Nicholas K 3/06-6/06
Intern for women’s bridge sportswear designer Nicholas K. Small-team environment fostered invaluable hands-on experience. Sketching, tech pack and line sheet compilation, organizing fabric, trim and resource libraries, assisted with fittings, garment specs, contributing design concepts, liaison for PR and showroom, vintage trend research, administrative tasks.

Intern, Outerwear
G-III Apparel Design Group 1/06-3/06
Assisted both design and merchandising depts. for outerwear company on lines for Guess and Ellen Tracy. Sketching, developing technical packages, garment specs and fittings, visual presentations, sourcing fabric and trim.

Education
Parsons School of Design | AAS Fashion Design | 2006
Texas State University | BFA Graphic Design, Honors | 2004
Rhode Island School of Design | Intensive Fashion Summer Studies | 2004

Skills
Apparel Concepts/Development
Illustrator/Photoshop/CAD
Tech Packs/Excel
Prints/Repeats/Colorways
Tech Design/Tech Specs
Fittings/Pattern Manipulation
Approvals/Lab Dips/Strike Offs
Web PDM/PLM

Awards
AAS Juried Fashion Show Exhibition | Parsons 2006
AAS Fashion Design Scholarship | Parsons 2005
Dean’s List Scholarship | Parsons 2005
BFA Magna Cum Laude | TSU 2004

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