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  • Category

    Accessories
  • Market Segments

    Bags/Leather Goods
    Bags/Leather Goods
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    TBD
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Fashion Illustration
    Detailed Sketching
    Detailed Specing
    Sourcing
    Trend Boards
    Approve Strike-offs & Production
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Technology

More Information

Qualifications:

* Concepts for both Generic /License &
Private Label Products from Start
to Production
* Hand-Drawing & Detailed Specing
* Created Trend /Color Boards
* Shopped Domestically & Overseas for new
Concepts .
* Worked Directly w/Sales and Buyers to
Develop New Products.
* Worked w/Production to Make Production
Changes
* Travel to HK & China to Approve Samples
* Approved Strike-Offs & Production Samples

Experience
June 2009 - Present

Consulting Projects -
Diaper bag Merchandising manager
AD Sutton & Sons

GMT USA LLC -
Conceptualize, Girls /Doll Accessories
for Sears/K-mart, JC Penney, Kohls

March 1999 - May 2009

Global Design Concepts Inc.
DESIGN DIRECTOR

Senior Children\'s Handbag Designer / Merchandiser for generic kids line, private label & licensed brands. Extensive overseas experience with factories in Hong Kong & China, as well as sourcing to develop new lines. Worked with sales team & buyers and managed design staff for new product development.

Feb. 1997 - Feb. 1999 East End Accessories (Division of Worldwide Dreams)

DESIGNER FOR KIDS BAGS & BACKPACKS
Generic line and private label. Responsible for product from concept thru production. Orient travel & Communications with factories. Worked with buyers to create product.

Feb. 1995 - Feb. 1997 Monique Accessories (Moni Division)
HEAD DESIGNER
Creator of kids handbags and backpacks line for mass market and department stores. Responsibilities include: shopping domestic and international markets for trends and piece goods; producing art work for prints, logos, ornaments and hangtags; international travel and communication with makers; showroom ready presentation boards.

Jan. 1991 - Jan. 1995 Jaclyn, Inc. (Aetna & Shane Division)
DESIGNER
Designed licensed products for Crayola, Magic School Bus, Thumbelina, Swan Princess, Budgie the Little Helicopter and The Scared Guy. Kiddie Bag design, diaper bag design, illustration and coordination of screen prints, hangtags, labels, catalogs and boards. Trade Show experience, foreign travel experience. WomenÂ’s Handbags.

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