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Elizabeth Schmidt

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Lizzie-Dee Designs provides free-lance services in fashion, costumes, graphics, illustration, and styling. Owner, Elizabeth Schmidt is an experienced designer with the talent and resources to get your project designed and ready for market.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator CS5
    Photoshop CS5
    Prima Vision
    PLM
    patternmaking
    Excel
    tech packs
    WinFashion
  • Schools/Training

    University of New Hampshire/BA, Theater
    FIDM/Professional Designation, Fashion Design

More Information

Elizabeth Schmidt
Liz@Lizzie-Dee.com

***Please check out my web-site, www.Lizzie-Dee.com for more information!!***
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Skills:
 Fashion design, merchandising, and line development with experience in several markets: juniors, contemporary, kids, women, men, action sports, active sports, accessories, even period costumes.
 Long list of industry contacts, anyone to get your project complete!
 Strong eye for new trends, and thorough knowledge of how to execute.
 Fashion Illustration, CADs, presentation boards.
 Technical design, 1st patterns, garment construction, technical packets.
 Graphics and Art Direction, with skill in sublimations, screen-prints, embroideries, textile prints.
 Costume design for theater, film and television, extensive costume history knowlege.
 Highly computer proficient: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, PLM, Gerber, WinFashion, PrimaVision, Microsoft Excel and Word, HTML, typing 60 wpm

Experience:
Lizzie-Dee Designs, North Hollywood, CA,
Owner, Designer
June, 2010 – Present
Line Development from conception through production. Including CADs, graphics, patterns, sample, and tech packs.
Fashion design for girls and boys, contemporary/missy, action sports, dresses, accessories.
Costume design and Styling for Television, Theater and private clients.
Manage small production runs.

JEM Sportswear / Awake, Inc., San Fernando, CA
Designer
January, 2010 - June, 2010
Responsibilities: Design and Merchandising for girls, junior, missy, contemporary, better through mass markets. Collection and brand developments, art direction and sampling with many techniques and washes for overseas and domestic prodction, presentation boards, line-sheets, and art.

Simsotex, Compton, CA
Senior Designer
June, 2009 - December, 2009
Responsibilities: Design and Merchandising for Midtier Juniors, Girls, Missy divisions, licensed and private label knit tops, sweaters, including sublimation, presentation and trend boards, art and design direction, design development from concept through production, fabric and trim sourcing, for overseas and domestic production.

Jerry Leigh of California, Inc, Van Nuys, CA
Designer
July, 2008 - May, 2009
Responsibilities: Design and merchandising for midtier junior division, graphic knit tops and fleece program, presentation boards, trend boards, illustrations, art direction, fabric sourcing, BOMs, all for overseas and domestic production.

BenAD, Inc, Garden Grove, CA
Senior Designer
September 2007-July 2008
Responsibilities: Design for updated better and moderate missy market for a vertical operation, knit tops and woven sportswear, from concept to production, specs packs for domestic and over-seas production, attend sales meetings, CADs, presentation boards, fashion illustration, line planning, scheduling, budget writing, up-keep on line-sheets, print and color libraries, and style books, sourcing, color and fabric selection, merchandising, costing.

Tavdi, Inc, Los Angeles, CA, Fashion and Graphic Designer, December 2005-August, 2007
Responsibilities: Design for updated better and moderate missy market, knit and woven printed tops, sweaters and denim, graphic design and development for silk-screens, foiling, caviar, embroideries, appliques, sublimation prints, and neck labels, CADs, presentation boards, technical packets for overseas production, up-keep on line-sheets, print and color libraries, and style books, first patterns, sample cutting, sample development, sourcing, color and fabric selection, merchandising, recoloring of prints, costing.

Romar Studios, Inc, Los Angeles, CA
Junior Designer/Merchandiser, spring, 2005-November, 2005
Responsibilities: Design - for men, women, kids sportswear, intimate apparel, active sportwear, accessories and non apparel items from conception through sample process, CADs including photo-realistic renderings, illustrations, color and fabric selection, first patterns, presentation boards, line sheets, sourcing, purchase orders, graphic design for silk-screens, embroideries, neck-labels, and hang-tags, production design, costing, tech packs.

Tammy Mars, Los Angeles, CA:
Assistant Designer; summer 2004-fall 2006
Responsibilities: Better contemporary design, flat rendering, line sheets, presentation boards, sourcing, fabric selection, merchandising, organization of design room and fabric files, sample development and coordinating, fit modeling.

Education:
Professional Designation, Fashion Design, Fashion Institute of Design
and Merchandising, Los Angeles, 2004. (3.83 g.p.a.)

B.A. with Honors, Theatre, University of New Hampshire, 2000.

*References and Portfolio available upon request.

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