• Category

  • Market Segments

    Bags/Leather Goods
    Other Softgoods
  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    microsoft office
    mac and pc platforms
  • Schools/Training

    university of texas at austin
    parsons school of design

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shannon janske curry

work experience

sr. designer

dallas . tx
oct 2001 - present

- currently lead designer for fabric/leather handbags and small leather goods for Fossil wholesale and retail stores
- previous lead designer for higher end Fossil Fifty-Four handbags
- created new wholesale category of trend driven handbags that generated $8 million dollars of sales in the first year
- previous designer for Fossil wholesale line of belts with sales in
excess of $13 million dollars
- manager responsible for team of two Associate designers
- responsible for product from concept to top of line
production approval
- ensure all first costs meet desired retails
- advanced knowledge of leather and finishing techniques
- daily communication with overseas vendors - extensive
- international travel twice a year to meet with factories in
China and India

nyc, ny
mar 2007 - nov 2007
clients: kidsii, fossil, aeropostale

powered inc.
web designer/ producer
austin . tx
oct 1999 - aug 2001

- designed and maintained 9 co-branded client websites
- provided daily/weekly status updates to project managers
- managed creative and development teams of up to six throughout project implementations
- ensured proposed creative concepts could be produced within client specified timeframes
- managed timeline to ensure all deliverables were met

mtv online
web production assistant

nyc . ny
feb 1997 - feb 1998

- created MTV and M2 content for the Intel Intercast browser
- created conceptual designs for the look of the new browser
- maintained and managed all content on live server
- responsible for daily and weekly updates for site content


university of texas @ austin
bachelor of arts, studio art

parsons school of design
foundation program

PC/Mac platforms
Photoshop CS2
Illustrator CS2

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