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Objective: Highly motivated individual, who is detail-minded and results-oriented, seeks a position to utilize a degree in design and professional experience in fashion.
Education: State University of New York at Oneonta Oneonta, NY
Graduated May 2007
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Computer Art, with a minor in Apparel and Textiles
Technical Skills: Highly skilled in fashion illustration, apparel construction, and the following programs:
Adobe - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Fashion River Group
March 2013- Present New York, NY
Product Developer/Designer (Womens Sportswear, Womens and Mens Sleepwear)
Point person in charge of conceptual development of product lines, including market research, conceptual presentations, design through fabric, print, spec, and fit processes.
Responsible for creating style boards for showing silhouette, color, fabric, and print/pattern options.
Create detailed flat sketches for presentations, tech packs, and line sheets.
Research market regularly for creative ideas, to identify new trends/ fabrics, product awareness and competitive pricing.
Create and develop original artwork and prints.
Provide key insight during fit sessions regarding style and fit of product for design silhouette.
Oversee technical designer to ensure design packages are complete and accurate.
Responsible for selecting and approving all trims, lab dips, and strike offs.
August 2012-March 2013 New York, NY
Design/ Merchandising Assistant (Via Spiga and Lemon Legwear lines)
Effectively communicated with overseas vendors daily regarding style development, production and delivery information. Responsible for all follow-up questions, inquires, requests.
Responsible for tracking and monitoring line development activities by developing and following up with items.
Participated in editing and merchandising product line to fit into the program and style plans.
Maintained database of costing records, style information records, and weekly factory production status reports.
The Levy Group Inc. New York, NY
June 2007-June 2012
Product Development/Design Associate (Womens Outerwear)
Responsible for the creation and editing of new cost sheets and work sheets for Nautica, Betsey Johnson, and Hilary Radley Outerwear in WebPDM.
Developed and sourced all new trim samples with head designer, ensuring order accuracy and timely delivery to manufacturers.
Point person in charge of approving initial trim and production samples.
Showroom coordinator overseeing order requests, garment development and tracking of new samples from overseas manufacturers.
Shop new styles and trends with head designer in European markets, which directly lead to new Spring/ Fall product lines.
Attended fit sessions and implemented garment specifications and design corrections between lead designer and foreign factories.
Key member of design and sketch process completed prior to seasonal line development.