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MIKELLE L. DREW

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A creative and multifaceted designer with 13+ years experience designing women\'s and men\'s activewear. I am thorough, detail oriented, efficient and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
  • Hourly Rate

    $35-60
  • Relocation

    0
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    PhotoShop
  • Schools/Training

    University of Delaware

More Information

January 2005 – present
Company: 383 Design Studio, NYC
Position: Freelance Apparel Designer, Fashion CAD Trainer

• CAD graphic and fashion design for various apparel and accessories companies
(including design, sketching, tech packs, presentation boards, graphics)
Clients include Pura Vida NYC (kids); Fila (men’s and women’s activewear); GTO (sporting goods and accessories); Ann Taylor (women’s sportswear); AST Sportswear (young men’s); Gapbody (women’s activewear, lounge); Eliot Stephens (intimates); Hanesbrands (men’s & kids activewear); Rasjudah (juniors); Warnaco (intimates); Victoria’s Secret (women’s activewear); Bodypost (men\'s and women\'s activewear)

• Educational consultant and trainer (lead workshops in computer design for the fashion industry)
Clients include Warnaco (intimates);Eileen Fisher (women’s); Victoria’s Secret (intimates); Jones Apparel (women’s apparel, footwear, accessories); Cole Haan (accessories); Aimeelynn (hosiery); NCTRF (navy clothing and textiles); New York Interactive Media (computer training)

May 2004 - January 2005
Company: Regatta usa/Li & Fung, NYC
Position: Senior Designer

• design and help launch new performance activewear division for licensed brand
• CAD creation of boards and some graphics
• create technical specs and tech packs for sampling and pricing
• create mood and trend boards to present at sales and pre-line meetings
• shop the market for new styles, trends, fabrics and trims
• daily communication with suppliers and manufacturers, both overseas and domestic

August 2003 – May 2004
Company: Danskin, Inc., NYC
Position: Designer

• design Holiday 2004, Spring 2005 and Summer 2005 activewear line of 20 - 30+ styles for Danskin brand incorporating basic as well as new novelty and performance fabrics, trims and treatments
• create and work with merchandiser, Design Director and sales to finalize seasonal color palettes
• create “looks” to be presented during seasonal and sales meetings
• work with technical design to create and fit proto and production styles
• CAD creation of boards, graphics and prints
• create mood and trend boards to present at sales and pre-line meetings
• shop the market for new styles, trends, fabrics and trims
• daily communication with suppliers and manufacturers, both overseas and domestic

June 2002 – August 2003
Company: Age Group, Ltd. NYC
Position: Designer

• design (apparel, graphic, technical, textile) and develop bodywear and activewear for private
label and line goods

June 1997 – June 2002
Company: Jacques Moret, Inc., NYC
Position: Assistant/Associate Designer

• assist design director with design, development and executing production of bodywear and activewear
for Target® stores

Education:
University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware
Cum Laude B. Sc. Apparel Design, 1997

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