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    Otis Collage Of Art and Design

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Sabino C. Gutierrez
2147 ¼ Valentine St.
Los Angeles, CA. 90026
PHONE 323-557-5339 - E-MAIL

Experienced, motivated and creative Women’s Wear Designer with the ability to research, plan and build a collection. Open-minded with a passion for textiles and the fashion industry

Professional Experience

Clever Vintage Clothing Los Angeles, CA.

•Shop markets for vintage garments, accessories, trims and textiles for client inspiration
•Collaborate with clothing/textile designers for creative requests
•Research/Forecast trends and print direction using our extensive library of vintage
•Work with studios to ensure accurate costume requirements
•Create looks for celebrity and personal clients

The Real Truth, Los Angeles, CA.
Freelance Designer 08/10-Present
Designer 06/09-06/10

•Design and merchandise five collections a year of tops, jackets and pants for contemporary line The Real Truth
•Design seven 30 piece collections a year of tops for the Contemporary/Women’s division David Cline
•Work With dye houses to create new tie dyes and washes
•Collaborate with paper printers to create sublimation prints for our market
•Oversee private label and coordinate with sales representatives

B&R Textiles, Los Angeles, CA.
Print Designer-Freelance

•Design and merchandise print collections for the B&R presentation portfolios
•Create specific designs for clients using their color stories and concepts
•Illustrate and collaborate with Textile Designer to create new designs
•Research color forecast and print design trends
•Color new prints using Easy Coloring by Nedgraphics color Software

Notice Inc., Los Angeles, CA.

•Designed and merchandised a monthly line of 2 groups, 13 styles of woven and knit sportswear and dresses for the Contemporary and Maternity Markets
•Prepared presentation boards for private label product development and monthly deliveries
•Researched trends, color forecasts and print direction to develop sketches and mood boards
•Shopped local and overseas markets in London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome to forecast trends
•Attended Premier Vision annually to source fabrics and resources
•Created new prints and trims to maintain exclusivity
•Approved and refine CAD’s, Lab dips and Strike offs
•Conveyed prototype sample from illustrated sketch with Patternmaker
•Collaborated with Production Patternmaker during fittings to ensure overall style and fit
•Managed two Assistant Designers whose duties range from costing to sample execution
•Attended fashion markets to motivate stronger sales and educate sales reps on monthly deliveries

Assistant Designer

•Processed cost sheets for all designs and generated information for fabric, trim and labor costs
•Created Style numbers , color codes and entered all costing information in AIMS
•Photographed garments, edited photos in Photoshop to create color line sheets for all showrooms
•Managed all sampling including cutting, sewing , distribution and tracking
•Purchased and received all fabric and trim sampling to create boards: Vendor pricing, quality, design, color way, content, width and origin of goods
•Established relationships with fabric and trim vendors

N2N Bodywear, Los Angeles, CA.

•Created new patterns and revised pattern grading for knit swimwear
•Assisted Production Manager with Fabric Layering, trim preparation and organizing
•Packaged garments for shipping, quality control

Nestle USA Inc., Glendale, CA.
Sales Trade Analyst

•Coordinated deal/pricing maintenance for the Beverage and Nutritional divisions
•Worked with Marketing and Sales departments to develop new product
•Trained 1 to 2 new Marketing employees on the OPRA system monthly
•Supervised one Sales Representative responsible for the maintenance of over 2000 SKU’s
•Assisted Marketing and Regional Sales Offices with troubleshooting


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