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hwowane johnnie

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creative designer with a passion for the combination of creative graphic/illustion for fashion

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    illustrator
    photoshop
    microsoft word/excel
    microsoft power point

More Information

Hwowane Johnnie
817 Park Place
Brooklyn New York 11216
917-407-4443
Hwowane@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE:To obtain long term employment with growth potential in a professional, artistic
environment where I can utilize my experience skills and education to help benefit the company and its clients.

EDUCATION
Katharine Gibbs School| June 2004
Associates of Applies Science in Fashion Design and Merchandising
New York, New York
Fashion Institute of Technology| Winter - Spring 2005
CAD for Fashion Design
New York, New York

WORK EXPERIENCE
H & M| New York, New York
Visual Merchandiser| 10.2002 - 11.2006/ Rehired 12.2009- Present
•Strong visual merchandising skills and the ability to drive business
through creativity, fashion consciousness and commerciality
•Plans and implements all store campaigns and activities together with store team
•Provided continuous staff training on the H & M aesthetic, standards, and
merchandising principles
•Conducts visual training workshops in conjunction with HR training department
•Chooses garments for the window and indoor displays according to the
selling and trends for the season
•Changes and update all seasonal and campaign posters

Double Helix Design. Garbege & Corner Store Hero| New York, New York
Menswear Designer & Graphic Designer| 3.2008 - 12.2008
• Partnered with men’s director on seasonal styles from conception to proto sample.
• Create and develop product consistent with their specialty store business model
• Responsible for time line adherence of production; ensuring all design cads are accurate and showroom samples are available for market.
• Managed denim collections and look book designs

AST Sportswear . Johnny Blaze| New York, New York
Menswear Designer| 11.2006 - 3.2008
• Designed all graphics, flat sketches, line sheets, look books, labels and hang tags
•Coordinated with production department on strike offs, lab dips, and
fabric standards
•Maintained correspondence with overseas vendors
•Responsible for creating and updating tech packs
•Researched seasonal trends and develop fabric board

Saber Mochachino Group| New York, New York
Design Assistant Intern| 12.2002 - 12.2004
•Maintained sample line of garments
•Created detailed spec sheets
•Assisted in pattern making and clothing construction
•Partnered with design team to develop new prints, silhouettes,
embroidery and trim ideas

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE
Privacywear| New York, New York
Freelance Designer| 2008
D.Vizionz| New York, New York
Freelance Designer| 2008-2009

SKILLS
• Computer: Macintosh and PC platforms; Microsoft Office and Adobe
Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
• Exceptional organizational abilities, detail oriented, resourceful, self- disciplined, collaborative work ethic, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Management experience
•Presentation and speaking skills
•Broad range of skills in branding, logos, and signage. Experience
with typography, typeface design, and color theory.
•Highly trained in a variety of sewing and draping techniques.
•Works well under pressure in an environment of constant shifting priorities and
deadlines.
• Strong sense of styling, color, prints, and ability to translate ideas into a specialty category

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