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Stefania Corti

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I am an apparel designer with excellent understanding of the garment design and manufacturing process, and the ability to create and adapt designs to changing market conditions for different domestic and international target markets.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    $35
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    InDesign
    Web PDM
    MS Office
  • Schools/Training

    Univ of Rome
    Platt College
    FIDM
    London Coll. of Fashion
    Thompson

More Information

May \'11-July \'12: CHEROKEE GROUP, Sherman Oaks, CA – DESIGNER (product development & tech for men and women\'s, kids, toddlers and accessories)
Jul 08-Mar 11: SEVEN7 JEANS, Los Angeles, CA – TECH DESIGNER (knits and non-denim woven tops & bottoms)
Jul 07-Dec 07: TARRANT APPAREL GROUP, Los Angeles, CA – DESIGNER (junior bottoms/knit tops for private labels)
Jan 07-May 07: BING BANG, Los Angeles, CA – DESIGNER (knits and woven swimsuit cover ups, tops, dresses and bottoms)
Dec 05-Dec 06: APPLE BOTTOMS, Los Angeles, CA – KNIT DESIGNER
May-Sep 06/ Dec 07: THE DISNEY STORE, Pasadena, CA – TECH DESIGNER (temp)
Sept 03-Nov 04: ECKORED, Los Angeles, CA - DESIGN ASSISTANT (knits and woven tops and bottoms)

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE/SHORT PROJECTS

May ’07-Jul ‘07: DOROTHY DUNCAN, Toronto, ON – T-SHIRT DESIGNER (freelance)

Dec ‘06-Jan ‘07: NICKEL for SEVEN FOR ALL MANKIND, Los Angeles, CA - DESIGN ASSOCIATE (freelance)

Cads, trend research, specs, tech packs, line sheets, costing, fitting and post-production documentation.

2006: NOLCHA LLC, London, England and New York, NY– FASHION FORECASTER AND COLUMNIST (internship).

Mar ‘06: SPEEDO USA, Los Angeles, CA - TEXTILE PRODUCTION DESIGNER (temp)

May 2005: JUICY COUTURE, Los Angeles, CA - FASHION DESIGN ASSISTANT/CAD ARTIST (temp)

Aug 2003: PACIFIC SUNWEAR, Anaheim, CA - FASHION DESIGN ASSISTANT/CAD ARTIST (temp)

Aug 2003: FASHION CLICKS, Los Angeles, CA - FASHION DESIGN ASSISTANT/CAD ARTIST (freelance)

2001: PLAYBOY LINGERIE, Los Angeles, CA - FASHION DESIGNER/GRAPHIC ARTIST (freelance)

EDUCATION

SPRING 2005: LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION at the University of the Arts - London, England
Study Abroad Semester Program in Fashion Design.
2005-2006: PENN FOSTER SCHOOL - Los Angeles, CA
Certificate in Dressmaking and Fashion Design.
2003-2004: LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY EXTENSION - Los Angeles, CA
Certificate in New Media Marketing.
2002-2003: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) - Los Angeles, CA
Certificate in Fashion Design. Scholarship awarded through the Italian Chamber of Commerce.
2001-2: UCLA Extension - Los Angeles, CA (Package Design, Commercial Advertising and Publication Design.)
1998-1999: PLATT COLLEGE - Los Angeles, CA
Associate Degree in Computer Graphic Design and Visual Communications.
1997-98: Centro Nuove Tecnologie e Immagine Creativa - Rome, Italy (Certificate in Computer Graphics.)
1994-1996: LA SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY- Rome, Italy
English major (completed 2 years). Coursework included linguistics, American history, and pre-Colombian civilizations.

STRENGTHS/SKILLS/ABILITIES

-Excellent understanding of the garment design and manufacturing process, from conceptualization to final assembly - Strong fashion and color sense with the ability to create and adapt designs to changing market conditions and different target markets - Good knowledge of fabrics, draping, pattern-making and sewing - Excellent technical drawing & illustration skills combined with knowledge of all major fabric print techniques - Teaches Photoshop and Illustrator to professionals and students (vector/raster illustration, cads, textile design, repeats, color correction, photo retouching, etc.)

PLATFORMS: Macintosh and PC.

SOFTWARE: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, PageMaker, ImageReady, QuarkXpress, FreeHand, MS Office, WebPDM.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES: Italian (native); French (fluent); Spanish (fluent); German (academic); Portuguese (academic)

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