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Megumi Inoue

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  • date: 11-7-12
I am a highly creative, organized, and motivated designer with strong computer skills. I am open and excited to meet new challenges. Available for permanent or freelance positions in L.A. or Japan.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    TBD
  • Relocation

    0
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe In Design
    MS office
  • Schools/Training

    California State Univ. LA

More Information

Objective
Seeking a designer/an apparel graphic designer position at a growing fashion company

Employment
K. BELL Inc, CA (2007-Present)
Sr. Designer
• Design artwork for seasonal collection as well as mass market retailers, such as Costco, Kohl’s, Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Marmaxx
• Successfully helped gain the Marc Ecko license by preparing and presenting concept designs and creating catalog
• Work closely with the design director and production department to ensure timely execution of all styles and programs
• Research color, yarns, silhouettes, trims and techniques and translate trend to appropriate market and price range
• Shop local and international(Japan) market for trends to be translated into hosiery
• Prepare mood boards for quarterly sales presentations
• Create flats, linesheets, and tech packs
• Responsible for approving and revising samples in timely manner
• Design catalog covers for different customers
• Create hang tag, labels, and packaging
• Communicated with PR company and organized samples for magazine publications
Freelance (2004-2006)
• Brand research and development of logos, signs, and labels for branding
• Created brochure for a reflexology salon in Japan
• Designed T-shirt graphics
Together West, CA (08/2003-01/2004)
Assistant Designer,
• Assisted the head designer in developing casual women’s contemporary line
• Worked with manufacturing in development of first samples
• Helped to create catalog
Foot Up, Japan (1997-2000)
Sales Associate,
• Planned and prepared window and wall displays
• Responsible for creating in store pop-up signs
• Ensured restocking
• Operated cash resister

Skills
• Proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator in Mac/PC
• Computer experience in Microsoft Office, Power Point, In Design and Pad System
• Fluent in Japanese

Education
California State University Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts in Art, specialization in fashion design, March 2007

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