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Joseph Crisafulli

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  • date: 8-17-15
Creative designer with an elevated taste level and 6+ years experience in the sportwear and premium denim market. A strong understanding of trend and color direction, great attention to detail, and passionate attitude.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Tabletop
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    Negotiable
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    InDesign
    Excel
    MAC
  • Schools/Training

    F.I.D.M., Los Angeles

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EXPERIENCE

Dragon Crowd Garments, Inc. (Costa Mesa), 03/2013

Designer for Men’s collections
Third & Army // Social Republic // Private Label (woven shirts, knit tops, denim and non-denim bottoms, and outerwear)

// Worked to develop seasonal concept, trend, and color story
// Created cads, tech packs, and original print and placement artwork for each design
// Colored separate and create pitch sheets/strike off requests for print artwork
// Collaborated with Sales and Technical Team
// Shop domestic and foreign market for trend
// Worked with factories to develop washes and custom fabrics
// Communicates with international and domestic vendors

Margie of California (Los Angeles), 05/2013 - 03/2015

Lead designer for Men’s collection (woven shirts, knit tops, bottoms, and outerwear)

// Developed and executed creative design concepts in accordance with brand objectives
// Worked daily with domestic sewing contractors, fabric manufactures, dye houses, and wash houses
// Coordinated and styled photo shoots for lookbooks, as well as, created the layouts for the seasonal lookbooks
// Created seasonal line sheets

Roar Clothing (Los Angeles), 01/2009 - 12/2012

Concentrated design in Men’s woven shirts, also focusing in outerwear, knit t-shirts, bottoms, and fabric development

//Collaborated with the Design team in researching, designing and developing product by classification from concept through execution
// Researched color, print and trend resources, selling history, sample and artwork libraries to provide relevant information and materials for artwork development and concept creation
// Coordinated weekly meetings to review production and product costing
// Communicated daily with international vendors as well as traveled to china multiple times yearly to visit factories ensuring production and design runs smoothly, also to shop local fabric markets

Modern Amusement (Santa Monica), 08/2008 - 12/2008

Product Development Intern

// Communicated daily with domestic and over seas vendors about all sampling
// Attended weekly sample fittings
// Measured proto samples and first samples to ensure all measurements were within tolerance
// Updated line sheets and tech packs
// Kept workflow organized

EDUCATION

F.I.D.M., Associate of Arts Degree - Merchandise Product Development, 2006 - 2008

// Final portfolio was chosen to be presented at Portfolio Day, hosted by FIDM (20 portfolios were picked out of 300 students)
// Excelled in Denim / Apparel design

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