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Neelam chandwani

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I am a Knitwear Specialist with a good knowledge of Wovens. My goal is to be able to translate my visions and flair for experimentation into garments with the help of technology, and blend my fascination for knitwear, graphics and love for the planet.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Womens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    $20
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Photoshop
    CorelDraw
    Adobe Illustrator
    PGM
    Shima Seiki SDS-ONE
  • Schools/Training

    NIFT- Knitwear Development Technology
    Drexel University-MS in FAshion Design

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______________KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS _____________

-Won Sanyo Scholarship Design Contest,2012.
-Selected thrice --as Drexel’s entry to compete in CDFA/Teen Vogue Scholarship.
-Awarded Best Selling Category for John Players Knits range.
-John Players A/W ’06- ’07 to A/W ’07- ’08 highest sellthrus recorded.
-Sellthrus always above 71% and reaching upto 93% during tenure.
-Knitwear specialization.

_________________ PROFESSIONAL HISTORY ___________________

CREATIVE WORLDWIDE, QUEENS, NY
JUNE ‘13 - SEP ’13
DESIGN INTERN
Worked on the Shima Seiki SDS-ONE Apex3 systems to create meshmapped
VIRTUAL SAMPLES and jacquards for the product lines.

NATALIA ALLEN INC., NEW YORK
http://www.nataliaallen.com
JUN ‘13 - JUL ‘13
DESIGN INTERN
Worked on new product development, sampling.

DREXEL UNIVESITY’s EXCITE CENTER
http://drexel.edu/excite/
JAN ‘13 - APR ’13
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Explored advanced Knitting on ShimaSeiki machines with high-tech yarns.

MV ARTS, LUCKNOW, INDIA
OCT ‘08 - JUN’11.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Responsible for all creative and business development decisions.

ITC LTD., GURGAON, INDIA
http://www.johnplayers.com
SEP ‘06 - SEP ‘08.
KNITS DESIGN SPECIALIST. Brand- JOHN PLAYERS
Range Architecture and Conducting Fits.
Traveled to Hong Kong and across country to study emerging trends.
Extensive research of the competitive brands.
Analyzing national sell thru data.
Visual merchandising direction.

RICHA KNITS LTD., MANESAR, INDIA
JAN ‘06 - SEP ‘06.
DESIGNER
A vertically integrated garment export house.
Designed season’s fashion range for Men’s Brand Avocado A/W ’06-07.
Embellished women’s garments for various export customers S/S ’07.

S.D.APPAREL CONSULTANTS, DELHI, INDIA
JUN ‘04 - SEP ‘05.
MERCHANDISER/DESIGNER.
A leading buying house, specializing in Organic Cotton garments.
Client: Natural Origins, USA. Brands: Early Winters, Katharine Hamnett.
Analysis of designs details and its application in production.
Handled accounts from pre to post shipment.

V.K.THAPAR, LUDHIANA, INDIA
OCT ‘03 - APR ‘04.
SUMMER INTERN
Extensively explored creative knitting techniques.

NAGESH KNITWEAR PVT. LTD., LUDHIANA, INDIA
FEB ’04 - MAR ‘04.
SUMMER INTERN.
A vertically integrated design/production house.
Explored alternative techniques & approaches to knitting.
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__________________ EDUCATION __________________

DREXEL UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA (PA), USA
JUL ‘11 - JUL ’14
MS in Fashion Design

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY, KOLKATA, INDIA.
MAY `02 – APR `04.
Knitwear Design and Technology.

ISABELLA THOBURN COLLEGE, LUCKNOW, INDIA.
JUL`98- MAR`01.
Bachelor of Arts-English,Economics, Psychology.

______________________ SKILLS _____________________

-SOFTWARE : Shima Seiki’s SDS-ONE Apex3, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator,
CAD Pattern, InDesign, LightRoom, Flash, CorelDraw, MS Office, Unix, C,
Foxpro
-SKILLS: Knitwear Specialization, Illustration, Fitting, Specing,
Illustrator Flat Sketches, Range Architecture, Prodcut Development.
-LANGUAGES: Fluent in English and Hindi

_____________________ ONLINE PORTFOLIO ____________________

HTTP://NEELAMCHANDWANI.DAPORTFOLIO.COM
HTTP://WWW.STYLEPORTFOLIOS.COM/PERFECTMORTAL
HTTP://WWW.COROFLOT.COM/NEELAM_C

_____________________ CONTACT ____________________

Phone +1- 215-290-2902
Email- chandwani.neelam@gmail.com

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