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    Plaid Maker Pro
    Microsoft Word
  • Schools/Training

    Columbus College of Art and Design, OH
    Pratt Institute, NYC
    Lectra, NYC
    Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC
    The New School, NYC

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Lynda Abraham

Position as a Graphic Designer for a sleepwear, loungewear and/or activewear textile design company.

Computer Skills
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Photoshop
• U4ia / Silicone Graphics
• Plaid Maker Pro
• Microsoft Word and Excel

Work Experience
2009-Current Richard Leeds, NYC
CAD artist / graphic designer
for sleepwear, loungewear and
sportswear for women, girls
and men using Illustrator and
Photoshop (Mac)
2006-2009 Leeward Intl., NYC
CAD artist for sleepwear,
loungewear, underwear and
sportswear for women, girls,
boys and infants using Photoshop
and Illustrator (Mac)
2003-2006 SaraLee Underwear, NYC
CAD artist for sleepwear,
loungewear, underwear and
sportswear for men, women, boys
and girls using U4ia and
Photoshop (PC)
2000-2003 Host Apparel, NYC
CAD artist for sleepwear,
loungewear and sportswear for
men and women using U4ia

Summary of Qualifications
• Nine years of extensive experience in print and textile design
• Demonstrated ability to produce a wide range of designs for various age groups
• Experienced in working with licensed characters from multiple major studios
• Strong communication skills, very organized and consistently meet deadlines
• Believes that working well as a team makes for a successful company
Professional Qualifications
• Redrew popular characters stylistically and used them in unique prints and screens
• Created prints, stripes, plaids, knits and screen art from designers’ ideas for development
• Scanned, cleaned and re-colored flat and tonal artwork from purchased or existing artwork
• Executed technical repeats and prepared prints and textile designs for mill production according to their requirements
• Strong sense of color involving various color ways, seasonal palettes and color matching
• Skilled in drawing and filling croquis drawings for men, women, girls and boys
• Created board presentations and handouts for previewing seasonal underwear, loungewear and sleepwear lines
• Designed original characters and their style guides
• Knowledge of different fabric details and treatments (embroidery, appliqué, glitter, puff, crystalline, foil)
• Worked with style guides for licensed characters including Hello Kitty, Disney, Peanuts, Marvel Comics, Bratz, Betty Boop, Warner Brothers, Coca-Cola, Keroppi, Garfield, Wizard of Oz, Muppets, Littlest Pet Shop and others.
• Designed and constructed multi-use packaging ideas for sleepwear, underwear and sportswear
• Experienced with printing and maintenance of Iris and Epson printers
• Comfortable with Silicone Graphics, PC and Macintosh computer systems

2003 Fashion Institute of
Technology, New York, NY
2001 The New School, New York, NY
2000 Lectra, New York, NY
1992-1995 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (Master of Fine Arts)
1986-1991 Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

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