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Jillian Krebsbach

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Qualified candidate with background in design, draping and patternmaking with 6 1/2 yr experience in technical design. I\'m seeking a creative position where I can combine my technical and creative skills together.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Womens
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Web PDM/gerber
    Lectra gallery
    Microsoft Works(word, excel, powerpoint)
    Adobe Illustrator+ Basic Photoshop
    Fast Fit 360
  • Schools/Training

    Baylor University, BSFCS Fashion Design
    FIT: Certificate in Draping
    adobe illustrator for designers
    computerized patternmaking
    water colour illustration

More Information

JILLIAN J. KREBSBACH
21-18 22nd Road, Apt 2 F Astoria, NY 11105 (940)206-7359 jillian.krebsbach@yahoo.com

OBJECTIVE:
I am seeking a position in Fashion R&D where I can combine my creative and analytical skills to scout the market to find and present exciting trends to designers thus allowing them to create a product that is fresh and trend right.

EXPERIENCE:

Macy’s Merchandising Group
Technical Designer-April 2011-current
Young Men’s Division- American Rag Wovens
-Serve as a technical liaison between Product Team and Overseas offices
-Serve as technical partner with product and design teams.
-Work with patternmaker to insure that design concepts are appropriately interpreted into samples.
-Oversee final technical specifications
-Direct and lead fit sessions
-Develop and maintain fit block library for various woven garments
-Generate technical package for each style which containing detailed product specification and construction details

Associate Technical Designer-April 2010-March 2011
Young Men’s Division- American Rag Wovens
-see activities above

Asst. Tech Designer- May 2009-March 2010
Kid’s division-Epic Threads
-see activities above

Tracy Evans, New York, NY Nov-Dec 2008
Product Development Associate- George Line
-Partnered with head merchandiser& sales team to develop and produce select private label styles for the client
-Researched fashion trends, silhouettes and fabrics to present to the client
-Coordinated sample development for patterns and sewing with other divisions

The Worth Collection, New York, NY Assistant Technical Designer Sept 2005-October 2008
Knits & Wovens, Worth Wear
- Measured knit and woven garments
-Attended fittings and took notes for TD and team, assisted TD with written fit comments/entering measurements in PDM
-Followed up over daily email overseas office on technical questions
-Tracked samples and updated sample status chart
-Checked patterns/cutters must from in house patternmakers before sending to overseas,
-Reviewed first prototype and factory garments with design team for fit, construction, and workmanship
-Assisted designers in styling clothes for quarterly folio photo shoot

Jodi Arnold Mint, New York, NY Design Intern
Sept-Dec 2004
∆ Sourced trims from multiple vendors in the fashion district
∆ Prepared swatch packets and assisted in organizing the line for an upcoming trade show
∆ Assisted showroom seller with updating store/ boutique client accounts
∆ Generated mock designs for embroidery/embellishments to send to overseas vendors

EDUCATION:
Baylor University, Waco, Texas- BSFCS, May 2005
∆ Major: Fashion Design, GPA 3.69/4.0

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York-Certificate May 2008
∆ Concentration: Draping+ Patternmaking Techniques

RELEVANT SKILLS:
∆ Lectra Gallery+ Web PDM
∆ Knowledge of draping, flat pattern drafting and garment construction
∆ Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
∆ Fashion illustration- both hand drawn and computer generated
∆ Adobe Illustrator and basic Adobe Photoshop skills
∆ Experience in men’s garment construction for sportswear, bottoms, tops, and outerwear
∆ Excellent written and oral communication skills
∆ Knowledge of better women’s construction-knit and woven
∆ Superior attention to details, fabric, construction, fit, and silhouette

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:
∆ Awarded an individual merit bonus for Technical Design in Spring 2012
∆ Received Make Magic Team Award for Results in 2009-Epic Threads
∆ Rising Young Professional Award, Baylor University 2005
∆ FIT draping class featured designs in Threads Magazine Sept. 2008
∆ Designs featured at Banneker Academy Fashion Show 2009 to benefit Breast Cancer Research

ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE:
∆ Volunteer NY Cares- yoga instructor for elementary school yoga program PS17Q 2009-2012
∆ Junior Captain for Production area-Macy’s United Way 2010
∆ Mural Artist for NY Cares Day October 2006, March 2009, August 2009
∆ Volunteer NY Cares- weekly tutor for youth literacy program at PS 17Q 2006-2008
∆ New York Road Runners, 2005-current, Ran NYC Marathon 2007

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