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Samuel Taylor

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A Creative Designer with a solid background in designing cost effective footwear and apparel collections. I have strong analytical skills backed with extensive experience.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Mens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
  • Hourly Rate

    35
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Schools/Training

    University of San Francisco
    Academy of Art College

More Information

Samuel I. Taylor
581 63rd St.
Oakland, Ca.94609
Tel: 1(415)410-4975
Email:itsamsam56@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE: Looking for a design position within a fashion forward company where my experience and acquired skills in varied areas can be utilized.

SKILLS

Computer Applications:
Adobe PhotoShop Illustrator Color ways MS Word Excel Power point

EXPERIENCE:
TESHUB,INC. San Francisco, CA
Design Director/Partner January 2005-May 2010
• Organized all production through Domestic/International Manufacturers.
• Created Collection Cads, Spec & Line Sheets, & Technical Packs
• Tracked styles through the whole production process
• Organized BOM Sheets for men’s collection.
• Organized Fits, Lab Dips & Vendor meetings.
• Negotiated the best manufacturing prices for samples and production; review and
analyzed the profit and loss accounts for significant
variances

GAP San Francisco, CA FREELANCE DESIGNER June 2005 – November 2006 Design/Technical Design
• Managed Men’s Denim Fit Clinic sample measuring
• Prioritized workload according to research vendor’s schedule
• Organized and tracked samples
• Assisted in line assortment/development
• Organizing Documents
• Prepared Cad development and manufacturers meetings

PAC SUN Anaheim, CA
D.E.M.O. DIVISION November 2003 – October 2004 Senior Men’s Designer
• Responsible for Line Sheet development, Illustrated Cads, & Technical Flats
• Created Web-PDM Program, Tech Packs, Spec Sheets, & Vendor Relationships
• Managed product development Team, organized fits & vendor meetings
• Created Seasonal Themes for merchandisers for each season
• Did all research on fabric/materials sourcing
• Communicated with all departments domestically and internationally

Outkast Atlanta, GA
Associate Men’s Designer June 2001-October 2003
• Designed Collection Cads, Tech Packs, & Spec Sheets.
• Line consisted of tops, outerwear, denim, & active wear.
• Created and updating accurate line sheets & spreadsheets for seasonal production
• Conducted all fittings for men’s knits and wovens
• Coordinated design team with cutting, designing, fitting, & sewing
• Participated with Design team in sourcing all fabric materials

SCOPE APPAREL, LLC New York, NY FREELANCE Designer September 2001- March 2008
• Assisted product development Teams.
• Ascertained knowledge of finish on t-shirts, sweat suits, and denim goods.
• Line consisted of knits, woven, and denim.
• Assisted in tracking styles through the seasonal production process
• Assisted in all fittings for both men and women tops

INSTYLE CLOTHING El Cerrito, CA
Assistant Designer November 1999-August 2000

• Created Portfolios for seasonal Collections. Assisted in Product Development and construction.
• Created Garments and Hangtags.
• Line consisted of men’s tops, active wear, knits, woven, denim and suede.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Academy of Art College San Francisco, CA Major: Fashion Design January 2001-2003 CCSF
San Francisco, CA Major: Advance Business June 2001-August 2001 (Summer Program)

University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Major: Art/History Jan 1993-May 1998 BS Degree in Exercise & Sports Science

Contra Costa College San Pablo, CA Major: Art June 1992-December 1992 AA Degree

References & Portfolio upon request.

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