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Rachael Eagens

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  • date: 10-24-11
FASHION & TECHNICAL DESIGNER WITH A STRONG BACKGROUND IN PATTERN MAKING, DRAPING, FITTING & GARMENT CONCEPTUALIZATION. KNOWLEDGE ACROSS WOMENS, MENS, AND CHILDRENS BASED BUSINESS.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Tabletop
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    Web PDM (FLM)
    Lectura U4ia
    Mircosoft Office
    Mac/PC
    Smart Draw
  • Schools/Training

    Kent State University
    International Academy of Design and Technology
    University of Dayon

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FASHION INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS
LI & FUNG, TECHNICAL DESIGNER 3/2011-PRESENT
• Illustrate pattern corrections by flat sketching using illustrator.
• Communicate with overseas factories, agents and offices to update & clarify specifications.
• Developed comments & revisions from fit samples.
• Responsible for art placements.
• Accurately measuring all samples for fittings & specs.
• Attend fitting and provide feedback of samples.
LOLA FATUROTI (DESIGNER), FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER 2/2011-4/2011
• Created detailed rendered flats using Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop.
• Developed & prepared line sheets & look book for Fall 2011 Collection.
MARY JANE DENZER (COUTURE BOUTIQUE), ASSISTANT 10/2010-2/2011
• Attended fittings to assess proportion & overall styling of garment to client’s figure.
• Maintained weekly schedules for fittings & alteration appointments for clients.
SIMPLICITY, FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER 12/2010
• Completed mapping, gridding, & color print work on catalogue & developed bodies on illustrator.
ANNA SUI (DESIGNER), INTERNSHIP 9/2010-10/2010
• Created detailed hand rendered flats.
• Assisted in creation of lines & prepared line planning sheets& maintained color & fabric libraries.
• Spec proto type samples to ensure standards & created & updated spec sheets.
• Fashion show assistant & involved in production of show for the Spring 2011 Collection.
LOLA FATUROTI (DESIGNER), INTERNSHIP 5/2010-9/2010
• Supported in creating & executing collection from concept to finish garments.
• Aided in development of color standards & fabrics for line.
• Assisted with measurements, fittings & pattern corrections.
BYFRANCIE (DESIGNER), INTERNSHIP 4/2009-6/2009
• Assisted in the fabrication & sewing of Bead Tanks.
THE COVETED LIST (FASHION WEBSITE), INTERNSHIP 2/2009-8/2009
• Designed & developed color palettes for website, supplied & created color chips & mini inspiration boards.
• Implemented color wheel & color relationship charts for website & developed body, skin tone, hair tone, etc classifications.

EDUCATION
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY SHANNON RODGERS & JERRY SILVERMAN SCHOOL OF FASHION DESIGN & MERCHANDISING
F.I.T. FASHION COMPUTER CLASSES 2011
• B.S. FASHION DESIGN & MERCHANDISING 8/2004-8/2009
IADT, INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
• FASHION DESIGN 6/2003-12/2003
UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
• PRE-LAW 8/2001-5/2003

COMPUTER & SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR & PHOTOSHOP, WEB PDM (FLM VERSION), LECTRA U4IA, MAC OFFICE, SMART DRAW, VOGUE REP, & ACT.

FASHION INDUSTRY FREELANCE
TRUNKSHOWS: GREENROOM NYC, ROBERTO QUALILY, MONIQUE L’HULLIER, RAFAEL CENNAMO & RENE RUIZ.
TRADESHOWS: COTERIE-SOLE COMMERCE& SHOP10018
PHOTO SHOOTS: KEITH LISSNER & LOLA FATUROTI
VOLUNTEER WORK, COMPETITIONS, & MISC FASHION INDUSTRY INVOLVEMENT: STYLECAREERS EVENT, PAWS FOR STYLE, XCHANGE FASHION SHOW W/ LAUREN RAE LEVY, MORGAN LE FAY SAMPLE SALE, URBAN OUTFITTERS, EXPRESS, KEITH LISSNER CHARITY BROCADES, DESIGNED FLYERS FOR KEITH LISSNER, HOUSE OF SPY, SAN & SONI, SHOP10018, & SCOOP, CHARLOTTE RUSSE T-SHIRT CONTEST, NEIMAN MARCUS PROM CONTEST, DESIGN FASHION WITH RKE BLOG, & BEHIND THE SEAMS ARTICLE (WWW.USTRENDY.COM)

ADDITIONAL FASHION SKILLS: CAD DESIGN & MACHINE KNITTING
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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