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Paurvi Pathak

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Highly Creative and dedicated Designer offering impressive 5 years of strong background in Home Textiles Product development, CAD and Technical design. Looking for position in home textile industry as a Designer.

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  • Category

    Home Fashions
  • Market Segments

    Bedding
    Window Treatment
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    30
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Photoshop
    Illustrator
    Working kbnowlege of Ned graphics
    3D Ned graphics
    MS Office
  • Schools/Training

    FIT- NY CAD Design
    S.N.D.T Uni. India Post Grad. Dipl. Textile Design
    M.S.University India BS Clothing and Textiles

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE INCLUDE

Complete knowledge of product development from concept to final product for Bedding, Windows, Table Linens, Bath and Decorative pillows.
Experienced in product presentations to buyers
Creating presentation boards
Market research for new fabrics, trims and trends.
Proficient in computer Software’s like Photoshop, Illustrator.
Adept at Textile designing on computer and by hand
Excellent knowledge of design repeats and patterns
Skilled at different embroidery and embellishment techniques
Excellent color sense and color matching skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

CAREER BACKGROUND

DESIGNER – MILLI HOME, NY
Since Feb 2009
Milli Home is a Home fashion company dealing with accounts like Sam’s club, Costco, Wal-Mart, T.J Max group, Bed Bath & Beyond, Sears and many major retailers in USA, Canada and Mexico, Japan and Taiwan.
Milli Home has received new accounts with my Indoor Outdoor pillow patterns and new exclusive Milli line presentation of soft home textile products.
• Sourcing to final development of Milli Home’s Fall and Spring line of Pillows, Throws Table linens, Kitchen products and Basic bedding
• Responsible from sample development to pre production from overseas factories
• Responsible for executing CAD artworks, Technical sketches for production, preparing presentation boards for meetings.
• Assist in executing market meetings with buyers presenting Milli product line.
• Travel to Trade shows overseas and India for new product development and sourcing
• Associated in showroom setups and displays presented during market.

DESIGNER – VICTORIA CLASSICS, NEW JERSEY
June 2007 – December 2008
Victoria Classics is a leading Home fashion company dealing with accounts like Target, Wal-Mart, BBB, JC Penney and many major stores.
• Worked on accounts like Wal-Mart, JC Penney, Bed Bath and Beyond, Burlington Coat Factory, K mart, TJ Max, Fred’s, Shopko, Meijers and other major accounts
• Worked on researching market for new ideas, trims, color directions and fabrics
• Accomplished projects on Bedding, Window, Bath, Table linens, Pillows and throws
• Execute CAD artworks for presentations and Technical artwork/sketches for production
• Have worked as Technical Designer and in CAD studio
• Associated in showroom setups and displays presented during market.

TEXTILE DESIGNER - G.M. KNITTING INDUSTRIES, MUMBAI, INDIA
June 2004- May 2006
G.M. Knitting industry is India based company deals into home fashion exports.
• Developed designs from concept to finished product for Bedding, Windows, Juvenile Bedding, Printed sheets, Table tops and Bath products
• Developed novelty printed and woven fabrics exported to Europe and USA markets as well as local Indian market
• Worked on developing original artworks using Adobe Photoshop and free hand design
• Worked closely with the production department

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

INSTITUTE- Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, May 2006
Photoshop and Illustrator - Textile design- Department of continuing studies.

INSTITUTE- S.N.D.T University, India. June 2002
Post Graduation - Computer Aided Textile Designing

INSTITUTE - M.S. University, India, June 2001
Bachelors of Science - Clothing and Textiles

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