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jeremy freeze

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My name is Jeremy Freeze and i am a womenswear designer here in NYC looking for Full-time or freelance work. My experience is varied from high-end to mass market. I have designed and worked in wovens, fur, leather, knit cut and sew and sweaters.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    No

More Information

Jeremy Freeze 9 7 2 . 2 0 7. 6 1 4 5
jeremyfreeze@yahoo.com

Objective
Procure a position in the Fashion industry where I can effectively utilize my experience, aesthetic of design, knowledge of construction and sense of taste level.

Experience

IZOD Women’s Wholesale- Freelance Designer/ Sport
Nov.2010 – Dec.2011
n Researched trends in retail market, magazines and online websites for design ideas regarding the Sport, Golf and Sweater collections.
n Worked closely with VP of Design and Senior knit designer to maintain updated sketches, design concepts and color information for seasonal board presentation and sales line sheets.
n Communicate with sourcing to select fabric qualities for Sport and Golf collections and maintained records of seasonal fabric selections.
n Worked closely with PDA to ensure all information is correct and updated in PDM.
n Partnered with Tech designer to communicate all design and construction details.
n Conducted prototype fittings for Knit Sport line, assisted with all Sweater fittings. Provide design comments to factories and updated technical sketches to reflect all changes for SMS development.

Regatta/ Li & Fung, Daisy Fuentes for Kohl’s- Associate Freelance Designer
Jul- Sept., 2010
n Concept designs for test groups in Kohl\'s test stores for the Daisy line
n Assisted in the creation of mood and trend boards for Summer Collection.
n Executed Hand sewn finish detailing
n Prepared sketches and Tech packs for SMS development

Jaunt New York, NY,NY-
Owner/ Designer
Mar. 2009- Oct. 2010
n Responsible for all aspects of design and trend research of collection
n Drafted all design patterns and maintained fit for all styles.
n Performed all administrative, organizational responsibilities and outreach to press.
n Designed and developed website and lookbook to present collection at market.
n Coordinated domestic production for small orders and new development.
n Styled showroom and conducted meetings with buyers and presented collection at market.

Cassin, NY,NY-
Associate Designer
Apr, 2007- Nov, 2008
n Design and development of designer level collection including: Knits, Wovens, Leathers/ Shearlings and Fur
n Sourced fabrics and trims with vendors: domestic and off-shore, created swatch library
n Correspond with overseas factories on development of lab dips, samples
n Managed development of samples: from pattern through to finished product.
n Conducted fittings: sample development and production final fittings.
n Produced all technical illustrations in Illustrator, hand sketching, created line sheets.
n Coordinated freelance designers for special projects, completed tech packs, follow up with makers
n Coordination of domestic production: cutting tickets, fabric orders, trims, time & action calendar
n Created tech packs for development of samples overseas for HSN project

Yeohlee, NY,NY-
Internship
Jan- Feb, 2006
n Worked with PR for media outreach; helped organize, prepare and execute fashion show
n Assisted in-house seamstress with hand sewn finishing
n Partnered with design assistant to conduct Go See for runway show

Customworks,
Custom Theatrical Costumes and Special Occasion Dress
Dallas,TX May 2005- Dec, 2006
- Freelance Design Assistant
n Generate working patterns from concept sketches
n Source fabrics needed for designs
n Execute hand sewn finish detailing and bead work

Larry Leathers Design Services,
Visual Merchandising & Display and Event Design,
Dallas May 2005- Dec, 2006
- Freelance Design Assistant
n Construct props, install and style retail display windows
n Re-merchandise/display accessory boutiques on a monthly basis
n Coordinate production of exterior Holiday ’05 décor element for Bergdorf Goodman

Jan Strimple Productions,
Dallas,TX
June 2003- Sept,2005
- Freelance Design Assistant
n Create & implement solutions for customer design concepts
n Manage design teams in the creation of props and accessories
n Design and execute feature garments and accessories for runway

Education

F.I.T NY,NY 2008
Continuing Education Class
*How to Style, Plan and Merchandise an Apparel Line
El Centro Community College, Dallas, TX Jan, 2003 - May 2005
* Work towards A.A.S in Fashion Design
* 2003- Texas Natural food and fibers cutting edge/ artwear
The University of Texas at Austin, TX Sept., 1996 -May, 1998
* Work towards B.F.A in Fashion Design
Austin Community College Austin, TX Jan, 1996 - May 1996
* Work towards A.A.S Studio art
* General Studies
Tarrant County Community College, Ft. Worth, TX Sept, 1993 - May 1994
* Work towards A.A.S Studio art
* General Studies

Skills
Adobe- Illustrator, Photoshop
Microsoft- Excel, Outlook, Word
Pattern Drafting, Garment construction

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