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Natalie Dukmasow

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  • date: 3-31-11
I have been immersed in the fashion industry for over ten years,creating and developing collections for all seasons and managing a team of co-workers. Additionally, my past jobs in design include working not only as a designer but also a graphic designer

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Technology

More Information

NATALIE DUKMASOW
Cellular (646) 596-1215
topnotchdesigner@aol.com
www.nataliedukmasow.com

Seeking a position as member of a Design Team involving:
Initial Concept Design• Trend Analysis • Fabric/Trim Buyer
Product Development • Illustrator

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position as a designer that will utilize my abilities in a proficient and productive manner.

EDUCATION: Fashion Institute of Technology State University of New York
Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, Fashion Design May 2003
A.A.S in Fashion Design, May 2001
Cumulative GPA: 3.45

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS USED: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Lectra Modaris, U4ia, Internet Explorer, Gerber, and File Maker Pro (Similar to PDM), Gallery by Lectra.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
EXPERIENCE:

ROC Fashions LLC/Rocawear – “Jay Z’s Clothing Line”, NYC, NY
 Denim/Knitwear Designer April 2010-February 2011
• Responsible for creating initial design concepts
• Prepared design packages with all information for the factory with full garment construction details
• Researched latest trends in the market
• Provided cads for line sheet presentations
• Worked with technical design in fit meetings to ensure proper construction and fit
• Responsible for design comments and approvals for quality, size, and fit

RVC Ent./ Tiger Apparel Group, LLC / Luxirie by LRG - NYC, NY
Knitwear Fashion Designer March 2009-April 2010
• Responsible for creating initial design concepts
• Prepared design packages with all information for the factory with full garment construction details
• Researched latest trends in the market
• Provided cads for linesheet presentations
• Worked with technical design in fit meetings to ensure proper construction and fit
• Responsible for design comments and approvals for quality, size, and fit

RVC Ent. / House of Dereon – “Beyonce’s Clothing Line”, NYC, NY
Graphic Designer April 2008-November 2008
• Responsible for creating print placement graphics and all over prints for denim and knits
• Prepared design packages with all information for the factory to develop prints, placements, and hard-wear
• Researched latest trends in the market and developed artwork accordingly
• Responsible for art comments and approvals for quality, size, layout, and provided alternate suggestions if needed for price
• Designed accessories including charms and belts to help enhance the collection

Clubhouse Creations Inc. / Gia Lingerie, NYC, NY
Creative Designer for private labels April 2006-Current
• Created new and innovative initial design concepts for the brand along with the Head Designer
• Researched latest tends in the market and made the team aware of important design concepts
• Worked directly with clients providing customer service and illustrations the requested.
• Developed Design Packages to be sent overseas for samples to be developed.
• Worked with Tight Deadlines and Sales Goals when developing initial design concepts.

Komar, NYC, NY
Creative Designer for Aria Brand July 2005-February 2006
• Created new and innovative initial design concepts for the brand along with the Head Designer
• Developed new trim concepts to bring freshness and contemporary ideas to the design team
• Researched latest tends in the market and made the team aware of important design concepts
• Sourced new trim vendors for the company to all use in a whole for all brands
• Worked hand in hand with the patternmaker to approve first drape

Flora Nikrooz, NYC, NY
Head Designer for Intimates by, Flora Spring 2001-June 2005
• Assisting in domestic and overseas production by creating cost sheets, duplicating patterns, and assisting in fabric consumption
• Created mood boards, illustrations both by hand and Adobe Illustrator, and select fabrications and trims using marketing trends and reviewed preferences of target and related markets.
• Use knowledge of pattern and sewing construction to comment and have garments fixed on current designs before going out into the sample room to show merchandisers
• Ordering and sourcing fabrications from Europe, India, USA, Asia and Mexico
• Fit Model for Flora Nikrooz Bridal and Sleepwear, Flora Nikrooz Daywear, and Intimates by, Flora Collections complying with approved deigns to ensure proper fit. (Other models used when available)
• Analyze fashion trends, fabrics and styles in order to interpret international/domestic concepts and provide overall recommendations and set tone for style and fit of product(s) presentation meetings
• Ensure that product is consistent with market demands, retailer image, and business strategy
• Participate to industry trade shows, in New York to resource fashion trends and visit trims and lace suppliers
• Worked with pattern makers to convey modification and approved final pattern and sample to be sent Overseas
• Fitted and verified the counter sample, for production approval
• Evaluated and approved Lab Dips, developed prints and modified the composition of fabric

Victoria Secret, Wayne, NJ
Bra Specialist Summer/Fall 2000

• Assist customers in fitting intimate apparel
• Assist customers in merchandise selection and coordination
• Opening Credit Cards for customers.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Over ten years experience in fashion design and working with various customers.
• Highly detail-oriented, technical and innovative individual
• Experienced with the complete process of creating a garment, from the initial design to the finished product
• Proven decision-maker; resourceful and excels in a team environment
• Strongly self-motivated, eager to expand capabilities, enthusiastic and profit-orientated
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficient in Computer Skills
• Quick to adapt to new environment
• Creative artist with a strong sense of color and excellent ability to draw flat sketches

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