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jessie vukoson

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  • date: 12-9-13
I am young, energetic, ambitious and Passionate about everything artistic, I am an idea horse and extremely hardworking and a jack of all trades..even if my portfolio doesn\'t contain certain categories I guarantee I can do anything and do it AMAZING!

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    TBA
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Excel
    Word
    Macintosh
  • Schools/Training

    UNC Wilmington
    FIT

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GOAL:
I\'ve designed everything from lingerie to snowboards, bikinis to
technical outerwear, streetwear to yoga clothes, jelly shoes,
dolls and bags to snowboard bindings. I\'m a super experienced
fashion designer/graphic designer/artist that is always looking
for new ways to be challenged and opportunities to vibe with
other creative minds! The key to keepin it fresh is to never get
bored!

SKILLS:
MAC OSX, Leopard, ADOBE Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Word,
Excel, Hand sketching, Painting, Illustrating, Pen & Ink, Sewing

Experience:
_ NOMIS DESIGN, January 2013-Present
Title: Head Women\'s Designer (freelance)

Responsibilities:
Designing & Overseeing 2 seasonal collections for Women’s
from concept to completion, one winter collection for children,
working with a team to make seasonal color pallets, themes, trend
direction, analyzing sales and creating a line what bridges the
gap between sales & design, daily factory communication in
regards to product development, all tech packs, trend travel,
factory visits in china, Korea & Hong Kong, graphic design,
helping to create and uphold an authentic brand image, help sales
& presenting the line at Trade Shows and sales meetings

_ NOMIS DESIGN, April 2012-Present
Title: Head Designer (women\'s, men\'s, kids- Streetwear, Outerwear
and Accessories)
http://www.nomisdesign.com/
http://www.nomisdesign.com/nomis-girls/

Responsibilities:
Designing & Overseeing 2 seasonal collections for Women’s & Men’s
from concept to completion, one winter collection for children,
masterminding seasonal color pallets, themes, trend direction,
analyzing sales and creating a line what bridges the gap between
sales & design, daily factory communication in regards to all
product development, all tech packs, trend travel, factory visits
in china, Korea & Hong Kong, graphic design, managing freelance
men’s designers and graphic designers all photo shoots, art
directing photo shoots, helping manage social networking, working
with the marketing dept to redefine, create and uphold an
authentic brand image, help sales & presenting the line at Trade
Shows and sales meetings

_ NOMIS & TECHNINE, February 2009-Present
Title: Head Women’s Designer
(Streetwear/Outerwear/Swimwear/AXS/Snowboard Graphics/Binding
Graphics)
http://www.nomisdesign.com/
http://www.nomisdesign.com/nomis-girls/
http://www.technine.com/

Responsibilities:
I currently head up everything Nomis women\'s
I design all the product concept to completion--seasonal color
pallets/trend direction/sketching/techpacks/BOMs, I travel to
trend shop as well as going on factory visits, I attend regional
as well as international tradeshows & assist sales in presenting
the line, I manage the girl\'s team, help out with marketing, web
content and facebook page, I organize, cast concept and plan all
photoshoots..literally everything Nomis Women\'s I\'ve had my hands in!

_ O_Neill Clothing, April 2008-Present
Title: Juniors Designer (Tops/Dresses/Fleece/Sweaters)
Responsibilities:
Designing 4 Seasonal Collections, graphic design, working closely
with the graphic design dept, Managing an assistant, Development
from concept through photo shoot, salesman and production, weekly
fittings, trend shopping, sales meetings, lab dips, strike-offs,
Tech Packs/Design Matrix, presentation to upper managment.

_ Roxy, March 2008
Title: Freelance Junior_s M&D Designer
Responsibilities:
Assisting w/ development of the Spring 2009 Collection

_ Aqua VI, March 2008
Title: Freelance Designer
Responsibilities:
Designed a portion of thet Thermals & Bomber Jackets for The
Holiday 2008 Line.

_ Rese Pilates/Top Secret, March 2008
Title: Freelance Designer
Responsibilities:
Designed the first _Top Secret_ collection, a yoga/pilates based
brand. Designed all sillhouettes, graphics, tech pacpacks and
color stories.

_ Eesa Clothing www.eesaclothing.com, August 2006-March 2008
Title: Freelance Women_s Designer (Lux Layering Snowboard Apparel
and Streetwear)
Responsibilities:
I designed the entire wmn_s 2009 line and a portion of 2008.
Designing annual collections which utilize tech fabrics yet still
can be worn from lift to lounge, rider round table feedback, all
graphics, developing themes and color stories to merchandise the
men_s and women\'s collections together, managing interns, working
as a team.

_ 518 Apparel Group Inc, June 2006-NOV.2007
Title: Head Designer/Design Director (Junior & Missy Contemporary
Lounge Wear,
Panties, Daywear and Sleepwear)
Brands:
Rosalie, Sadie & Lulu, Varmints in Undergarments(DAVID&GOLIATH),
Pink Panther, Disney, Spiderwick. Private labels which include:
Hot Topic, Wetseal, Kitson,Kmart/Joe Boxer, Belks, Dillards,
Goody_s, Carson_s, Charming Shoppes, JC Pennies, Sears, Target,
Walmart, Sears, ABC Distributing (Catalogue), novelty specialty
stores and many more.

Responsibilities:
Managing a Design Department: 2 Design Assistants, 1 Technical
Designer, patternings room and interns, designing all graphics,
Developing seasonal trend outlines and concepts, creating
collections and themes, creating and executing new brands and
creating their identity, Overseeing Tech Packs , overseas
communication (China, Korea & Thailand), Designing Labels and
Tags, modifying designs to reach price points Communication with
Buyers and Accounts, Presenting Collections to Sales Staff and
Buyers, special projects for specific accounts, Making Seasonal
Color Palettes, Trend Shopping, Trend Boards,Fittings.

Brands:
BETTY AND VERONICA, BONGO, PINK PANTHER, Disney, and Rosalie, as
well as many Private labels which include:
Kmart/Joe Boxer, Hot Topic, Belks, May Company, JC Pennies,
Sears, Target, Walmart, Sears, ABC Distributing (Catalogue),
PETRA Fashions (Catalogue), Gadzooks, Urban Outfitters, Charming
Shoppes, Kitson, Federated, Goody_s, and many more.

Responsibilities:
Overseeing Assistants, technical designer, pattern/sewing room
and interns, designing Silhouettes, sourcing fabrics, trims and
accessories with factories and suppliers overseas as well as
locally, Designing Placement and All-over prints, Managing five
brands and many Private Labels, Extensive CAD work, Tech Packs ,
overseas communication (China, Korea & Thailand), Designing
Labels and Tags, modifying designs to reach price points
Communication with Buyers and Accounts, Presenting Collections to
our Sales Staff as well as Buyers, special projects for specific
accounts, Making Seasonal Color Palettes, Trend Shopping, Trend
Boards,Fittings.

_ Van Mar Inc., June 2003-June 2006
Title: Senior Designer/Head Designer (Junior Intimate apparel,
Loungewear and Sleep Wear)

Helena Fredriksson www.hfredriksson.com
Title: Design Intern 9/03-11/03
Responsibilities:
Screen Printing Fabric, Screen Printing Garments, Preparing
Garments for a fashion show, Helping with publicity for the
Fashion Show, Transporting Garments, Sewing in Labels, General
Organization, Attending Social Affairs, Networking.
Skills Acquired:
Learning what it takes to have your own line, Telling a story
with a collection through print, fabrication and color, and all
the work that goes into putting on a Fashion Show- Networking,
Working with independent Buyers and Promotion.

_ The University of North Carolina at Wilmington Theater
Department
Title: Assistant Costume Designer 8/00-5/03
Responsibilities:
Fitting actors, Tailoring Garments, Flat Patterning, Draping,
Researching the Trends and Fashions of different time periods,
Designing and Applying Stage Makeup and wigs, Filing Costumes,
Patterns and Fabrics, Sourcing Fabrics and Trims Locally, Sewing
Garments by hand and machine.

EDUCATION:
The University Of North Carolina at Wilmington 8/00-5/03
Wilmington, North Carolina
Majors: Double Major in STUDIO ART (Concentration in Painting and
Design) and CREATIVE WRITING (Creative Non-Fict Concentration)

Fashion Institute of Technology Fall 2004
New York, NY
Subjects Studied: Continuing Education Fashion classes

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