Ladie Knight-Milewski

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Design Professional - Based in Boca Raton, FL- Remote Freelance projects Only - Parsons Design graduate with 15+yrs in Design/Technical Design/Product Development: Apparel, Handbags, Shoes, Home Decor - I'm also a certified UX/UI Designer
  • Region:
  • Southeast




LK Designs 2018_Athliesure

LK Designs 2018_Athliesure X
Women's Athliesure Design Concept Sketches for Portfolio updates

Lk Designs_ Womens 2018 Dresses

Lk Designs_ Womens 2018 Dresses X
Women's Dress Design Concept Sketches for Portfolio updates
  • Category

  • Market Segments

  • Specialties

    Womens Contemporary Design
    Childrenswear Design
    Accessory -Handbags
    Technical Design
    Print Design
    Mens Basics
    Home Decor/Table Top
  • Years of Experience

  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

    $80-100hr or Project rate*
  • Relocation

  • Technologies

  • Schools/Training

    Parsons School of Design
    University of Alabama
  • Social

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Industry 1: Fashion - Apparel & Accessories and Home Decor Product Design & Textile Design
Industry 2: Tech & E-commerce Website Management (Shopify) & UX/UI Design (Figma/AdobeXD)

June 2016- to Present
Digital UX & Website Manager (Shopify)
Hollander Sleep & Decor
Boca Raton, FL

Multi- brand Sleep and Home Decor product company servicing the following Basic Bedding, Home decor, Hospitality, and Furniture Mattress Industries.
Company Brand Websites:

June 2016- to Present
Owner & Freelance Designer
LadieLK Designs

Tech Division:
Freelancer in Tech - Services offered:
- Graphic Design (banners/ content images/social/etc)
- UX Designer/UI Designer (Wireframe, Prototype, Design System)

Fashion Division:


Project based assignments for Design/Technical Design/ Sourcing of Apparel, Accessories, & other products as well as Textile & Print/Graphic Design for packaging, labels, hangtags, & look-books.
I have helped 4 clients by providing Design Specifications for Products submitted for Patents (Patent Pending) 2 of which have been featured on Sharktank. Clients include, or have included, but are not limited to:

* Hazel Moon - Design, Product Development , Tech Packs - Line Launch

* Kate Quinn Organics - Merchandising Boards, Print Design, Flat Sketches, Tech Packs

* Shine Its Your Time _ Flat Sketches,Technical Design & Tech Packs

* Socks by Donna - Design Concept Specs/Knit Patterns/Technical Design/Packaging

*Luciano Viola - Multi Projects: Concept, Industrial, & Packaging Design.

* Amidah Handbags - Contemporary Handbags Design & Product Development - Line Launch

* Haroldsach - Men's underwear and Tshirts Design/Technical Design/Patternmaking/ Line Launch for monthly subscription box service.

* Pow Wow Products _ Houseware Designs, Textile Prints, & Packaging Pillows, Throws, Curtains, Shower Curtains, TableTop Décor for Burlington, TJMaxx, & other Big Box Stores

* Vive and Bloom _ Essential Oils and Natural Organic Skin Care & Sunscreen Product Packaging Design

* Beyond Bedding - Sweet JoJo Designs (3month Contractor) - Home Bedding Designer/Technical Design

* UA Brands - (3month Contractor)-Designer new Body types, Print Design/recolors, and PLM database library input

* OMG Miami Swimwear - Concept Design & Illustration

* Brrr! Clothing _ Technical Design

* Ivory & Ella _ Design Sketches & Specs

* Royal Caribbean -Crown & Anchor Society products Accessory Design Sketches & Specs

* Tinge Daily _ Product Design Sketches & Specs, Packaging Design, Print CADs

* Allegra Jewelry _ Press Release, LookBook/ Merch Boards

* OTG247 _ Accessory Design Sketches & Specs, Packaging Hangtags and inserts, Web Graphics

* Sleeping Baby _ Content/care/Size Label PadPrint Graphics, Web Logo Graphics

* Deckheads _ T-Shirt Product Design Sketches, Graphics for Screening, & Design Specs

* Bagabike Covers _ Product Design and Specs

* Aquavault_ Product Design and Specs

August 2015 – to January 2016
Global Sourcing & Production Manager
Mela Artisans
Boca Raton, FL

January 2014 - July 2014
PD & Technical Designer
Island Company, LLC.
West Palm Beach, FL

September 2013 – November 2013
(Sr. )Technical Designer - FT Contractor 6wks
Boston Proper, Inc.
Boca Raton, FL
via Adecco Creative & Chico’s FAS, Inc.

July 2008 – August 2013
Freelance ONLY- Designer/Technical Designer
Ladie Knight, LLC.
Atlanta, GA

* Contractor & Consulting Services offered for Fashion Design,
Technical Design, Product Development, & Global Sourcing.
Multi Clients - Including but not limited to:
- HPI Direct – Jet Blue Uniform 2014 Launch
- Nerdy Angel by Tameka Raymond
- Uniformed of America
- Stella & Dot - Design for C. Raspino
- Le Tux Shop

June 2010 – March 2012
Product Development Technical Design Manager
Mud-Pie, LLC.
Stone Mountain, GA

July 2008 – March 2010
Product Development Technical Designer
SPANX , Inc.

December 2007 – March 2008
Designer/ Technical Designer
Anne Barge
Atlanta,GA &

May 2007 – November 2007
Technical Design: Spec Tech & Quality Control
Yigal-Azrouel, Inc.
New York, NY

May 2006 – April 2007
Product Development Manager & Assistant Designer
Tocca, LLC
New York, NY

January 2006 - May 2006
Freelance Designer/Technical Designer
***Multiple Companies
New York, NY

Short Term –Freelance ONLY Design positions as
Designer /Technical Designer
• Daryl K
• Tani Keller Couture
• Diane von Furstenberg
• Keith Llyod
• Armani Exchange

August 2005 – January 2006
Assistant Designer
Kay Unger- Phoebe Couture, LLC.
New York, NY

August 2002 – July 2004
Account Manager
Chris Hunter & Associates

February 2002 – July 2002
Sales Associate
Bill Hallman


August 2004 - January 2006
Parsons the New School for Design
New York, New York
Associate of Applied
Major: Fashion Design

August 1997 - December 2001
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Science
Major: Fashion Retailing/ Merchandising
Minor: Marketing
Emphasis: Dance

Basic office skills of email, scanning, fax transmissions, multi- line phones, & office copiers.
PC & MAC Literate in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access. Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. Other programs: AS400, Quickbooks, U4ia, Web PDM, & PLM, currently learning Fishbowl, ERP Systems, Blue-Cherry & Red-Horse, Share Point, Oracle, EDI. Word Press, Digital Photography, CAD, Patternmaking. Fashion Design, Technical Design, Graphic Design, Print Design, Product Design, Product Management, & Product Sourcing. Account Management, Inside Sales, Merchandising, Buying, Global Sourcing, Trend Analysis, Color Management, Print Layouts, Look-books, overseeing my product for Catalog layout & photoshoot, Presentation material, Press sheets, Tradeshow set-up and sourcing attendance, vendor relationships, project management, time management, & more.

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