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Free Lance Designer
Free Lance product developer for Addicted Glamour, Los Angeles
Free Lance Designer for La Fondamenta, Los Angeles
Free Lance Technical Designer for
Year 2006 to 2008
Stargate Apparel, Culver City
Free Lance Designer for Yi Lin, luxury evening bags
Free Lance technical designer for Z.Cavaricci, Commerce.
Free lance designer for BCBG, Arden B., Sugar, Isabella Fiore, the Sweater Wiz,and Julee.
Started my own line of contemporary sweaters/knits, \"Lilou\"
- Designing free lance for \"Sugar Moods\" a contemporary company located in Los Angeles
- Designing free lance for Forevermi, a Junior Sweater company located in New York.
- Designing free lance for Charlotte Russe/Rampage, a junior retail company located in San Diego, California
- Designing free lance for Color me Cotton, a Missy company located in Sun Valley, California
- February 2004: Participated in designing the Back to School line at Wet Seal, Foothill Ranch, California
March 2002 to January 2004:
Designed and followed up on fit approvals with India/China and domestic contractors for accounts such as Mervyn\'s, Robinson\'s May, May LA Kids, Gadzooks, CRusse/Rampage, Mandee Stores, etc...
March 2001 to November 2001:
Issued approvals of fits, colors and trims for the buying office
March 1998 to December 2001:
SENIOR SWEATER TECHNICAL DESIGNER
Responsible for all fit approvals including branded and private labels accounts. Brought all domestic and import manufacturers onto the fit approval process. Created sweater QC standards. Key point person (liaisonh) for retailers and cataloguers. Spec garment, fit, requests of corrections (by fax/email) from overseas agent/factories.
Pre production process (i.i Walmart/CTL, Mervyn\'s, Kmart, Lane Bryant, LLBean, etc..
February 1997 to March 1998:
SELF EMPLOYED HAND KNITTER
Designing and Production of hand knitted garments for sale to speciality stores and individuals.
December 1992 to February 1997:
CHIEF ASSISTANT TO SENIOR KNITWEAR DESIGNER (Moya Donnellan)
Measured samples and recorded specifications. Runned fittings with designers, production managers
and fit models.
March 1991 to July 1997:
SELF EMPLOYED HAND KNITTER:
Designed and manufactured various types of knit garments for sale to small speciality stores.
July 1989 to March 1991:
KNITWEAR QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR
La Dame de France, Atlanta, GA
Etel Nagy, Cannes, France
Sourced knit fabric for beachwear. Designed beachwear
HAND AND MACHINE KNITTER
La Dolce Vita, Nice, France
Created knitted pieces to complement suede and leather garments.
Additional skills in Gerber PDM, Microsoft Word/Execl, fluent with emails and Photo Studio, Adobe Illustrator