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Sabino C. Gutierrez
2147 ¼ Valentine St.
Los Angeles, CA. 90026
PHONE 323-557-5339 - E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
Experienced, motivated and creative Womens Wear Designer with the ability to research, plan and build a collection. Open-minded with a passion for textiles and the fashion industry
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
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/Womens 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.
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 CADs, 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
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 SKUs
Assisted Marketing and Regional Sales Offices with troubleshooting
Otis College of Art and Design