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p. jay vekaria

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  • date: 10-23-11
I am originally a mens streetwear designer, following my success working for two of uk leading streetwear brands decided to branch out and challenge myself to do other areas of design from prints to ladieswear designer

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Womens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    illustrator to a high level
    photoshop
  • Schools/Training

    gnvq btec art and design
    ba fashion degree
    nvq photography
    nvq life drawing

More Information

I am currently working for KANGOL where i am head designer on mens and ladieswear. My job enables to have a hand in all
areas of this brand from marketing, photoshoots, design, sales and in charge other designers development.

i have travelled the work whist freelancing visiting countries like Thailand, Singapore, Malyasia, China , Japan, Australia, New Zealand and
America for inspiration which has supported my design and imagination. I have seven years experience in design . I am enthusiatic,
passionate,proactive and very directional.
see more work on

theloop.com.au/priyajv (portfolio)
http://www.coroflot.com/priyajv

I am currently working freelance whislt i travel and have worked for many companies whilst on the move, i am open to move anywhere.
I have worked for the following brands freelancing:

*BLACK DOG NYC (UK) NEW BRAND
*RESUCED NATION (FLORIDA USA) NEW BRAND
*GSRD GARY SMITH RAW DENIM (UK) NEW BRAND
*MAX LTD (UK) NEW BRAND
*8055 (UK) NEW BRAND
*BLACK AND GOLD BASKET BALL STRIP (HOLLYWOOD USA)
*IN.DUSTRY UK (NEW BRAND)
*NU CREATION (UK) NEW BRAND
*MY CHOW UNDERWEAR (SYDNEY)

2009 -2010
ETHEL AUSTINS/ELLIEGRAY/BLOOMING MARVELOUS

THIS JOB ALLOWS ME TO WORK FROM HOME I DESIGN EVERYTHING FORM PACKAGING LABELS LADIES PRINTS AND SHAPES KIDS WEAR AND NIGHTWEAR ALSO UNDERWEAR SO THIS JOB IS A VARIETY OF THING. I AM THE ONLY DESIGNER IN THE COMPANY

HENLEYS (Manchester)
UKS LEADING FASHION BRANDS
2007 to 2008

HENLEYS PROJECT DELUXE
Menswear/Womenswear designer (Streetwear)

I developed a sub brand for Henleys called Henleys
project deluxe for this company which has become
successful both for men and ladies.

My duties included:
*Designing graphics for garments
*Researching trends shapes
*Drawing up new shapes for the collection
*Liasing with factories sending them designs to
sample
*Marketing, creating illustrations for point of sale and
for media use
*Being one of the senior in my team teaching the juniors
*Teaching our design package illustrator to juniors
*Visiting factories (Turkey) for new developments
and costings
*Preparing for Sales Meeting presentation for the new
collection
*Research Trips
*Stylist on photoshoots
*Fabric yarn and trim selection
*Handing over designs to production for costings
*Fabric and design charts on excel
*Pre production check
*Checking the fitting of garments
*Mood boards

BENCH (Manchester)
UKS LEADING FASHION BRANDS
2004 - 2007
Assistant Menswear designer to Menswear
designer
I got this job straight from university i started off
as a junior and worked my way up in the three years
i was there. See below for breakdown of both roles.

2006-2007 Menswear designer
My duties included:
*Researching trends shapes
*Drawing up new shapes with details for the collection
*Liasing with factories sending them designs to
sample
*Teaching our design package illustrator to juniors
*Preparing for Sales Meeting presentation of new
collection
*Research Trips
*Mood boards
*Handing over designs to production for costings

2004-2005
Assistant Menswear designer
My duties included:
*Researching trends shapes
*Drawing up new shapes for the collection
*Preparing for Sales Meeting presentation of new
collection
*Research Trips
*liasing with the printers regarding the salebook
every season
*Construsting the salebook after designs
are confirmed
* Designing basics range
* Designing patterns and fills for the use on
garments etc

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