Omar Paccione

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Proficient in Adobe creative suite, Microsoft office, WebPDM, Blue Cherry, Fluent in Spanish, Team Player, able to work in fast pace environment
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    Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
    Associate of Arts
    Fashion Design
    University Of California, San Diego

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·Creative Design
·Flat Sketching
·CAD (Illustrator and photoshop)
·Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish)

Omar Paccione
11103 347.624.2095
Professional Experience:
Adjmi Apparel- Dream Out Loud by Selena Gomez/ Seventeen 10/2012-Present
Associate Designer
Contributed to the entire design process from beginning to end. Worked in an extremely fast paced environment meeting calendar deadlines. Worked closely with patternmakers, cutters and sewers to execute proto- samples made in house, from
concept to completion. Prepared development T/P’s and followed up with factories on all stages from Proto to Final Showroom Samples. Ensured accuracy of product development logs, line sheets, boards and design archives libraries; ensured maintenance of designs in shared drives. Reviewed lab dips with Designer and Senior Designer, send comments to vendors and maintain color standards; reviewed prints and graphics and advise revisions where appropriate; Partnered with Senior Designer to coordinate fit process.

Heart –N- Crush NYC Alliance 11/2011- 10/2012
Associate Designer
Created and developed new styles for Junior Knits Cut and Sew line, meeting buyer expectations for various accounts. Worked and sustained relationship for Junior Private Label accnts (Delia’s, Wet Seal, Shopko, Macys, Dress Barn/ Charlotte Russe/ Forever 21 and Maurices) Sketching/ Color/ Pattern fill in Illustrator. Established daily communication with domestic vendors/overseas factories; track samples/ Check in and completion of proto specs. Liaison between production, sales and technical team.

At Last Sportswear 07/2007-11/2011
Assistant Designer
Created concept boards identifying color and trend direction (trim, neckline and silhouette) utilized in seasonal designs. Executed original design concepts including detailed tech packs (WebPDM). Adobe illustrator format flat sketches followed through sample making and corrections. Responsible for lap-dip, and strike off approvals. Fulfilled sample/ cad/ swatch requests as per buyer requests for junior/ missy private label accnts (WAL*MART, CATO, KOHL’S, JC Penney).

Brian Reyes 06/2010- 12/2010
Freelance/ Assistant Designer
Freelance and full-time assistant providing support for ss’ 11 design and development: design research, concept, and fabric research, hand sketching, flat sketching, tech packs, fittings and comments, all follow thru including travel to domestic production offices.

Alice Ritter 01/2007- 05/2007
Freelance/ Assistant Designer
Collaborated designing contemporary domestically produced womenswear, sportswear and soft wovens collection. Created and coordinated with advertising promotion, organized photo shoot, fashion shows, and press releases.

Bysog Handbags 07/2006-08/2007
Freelance/ Assistant Designer
Researched, developed and designed unisex leather goods for Spring 07 season. Collaborated on showroom presentation during New York’s Fashion Week Sept. 2006.

Proficient in Adobe creative suite, Microsoft office, WebPDM, Blue Cherry, Fluent in Spanish, Team Player, able to work in fast pace environment

FIDM (The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising)
Associate of Arts Fashion Design Graduated in 2005

University Of California Visual Arts¬¬¬ FALL 2001- SPRING 2003

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