Yelena Sheglov

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  • date: 7-19-16
• Detailed Tech Packages • Great Sense of Trend & Color • Strong License Experience (Roca Wear Kids, OP, Hello Kitty, Strawberry Short Cake, Barbie, etc.) • Strong File Maker Pro experience with ability to create complex spreadsheets including spec
  • Region:
  • NY Metro



  • Category

  • Market Segments

    Technical Illustration
  • Specialties

    Knits, woven, sleep-, swim-, dance-, active, sports wear,
    Infant/Toddler/Baby Boy/Baby Girl/Kids
  • Years of Experience

  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, u4ia
    PointCarre, FileMakerPro, SDSL, Excel

More Information


347. 586. 8532
201 Brighton 1st Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11235

STAR RIDE KIDS/ RTW Boys & Girls Designer /Freelance 4/16 – Present
Report directly to Design Director, establishing development specs, sketches, tech packs for multiple accounts
* Collaborate with the Design Director/design team to develop graphic design concepts
* Create line sheets, development sheets, details and pre-costing sheets for all styles being produced
* Design art for RTW Boy & Girl, including allover print, plaid, sublimation, reactive screen prints, lace crochet, embroidery, etc.
KOMAR BRANDS/ Associate Brand Manager/ Kid’s License/ Sleepwear/Freelance 12/15 – 3/16
* Liaised between Design, Merchandising, and Production teams for all information regarding product development
* Assisted in managing license branding and production art process for girl’s and boy’s sleepwear lines
ZOYA’S FASHION GROUP /Knit RTW Sr. Designer (Toddler 2T-4T, Boys & Girls 4x-16) 12/11 - 11/15
Hired as a temp and then, after maternity leave, promoted to full-time employee based on performance.
• Researched global and domestic markets to identify new trends, fabrics and techniques that relevant to the customer in order to produce competitive product
• Executed silhouette, fit, styling direction and garment construction for boy and girl lines
• Approved style and fit. Attended fittings with tech services to ensure design integrity
ZOYA’S FASHION GROUP / Sweater & Cold Weather Accessories/Designer/Freelance 12/09 - 10/10
Partnered with Head Designer and design team to create sweater/ cold weather accessory line for boys and girls
* Prepared inspiration/trend boards; maintained project libraries; compiled all reference materials with program files
* Created development sheets including detailed sketches, garment construction, yarn, trim and gauges details, etc.
THE CHILDREN’S PLACE INC /Swim/Sleep Wear /Cold Weather & Accessories Designer 03/03 - 06/08
->Hired as a RTW temp; promoted to full-time employee in 18 months based on performance. Reported directly to Design Director
* Partnered with cross-functional teams to create seasonal directions in concept in line with the overall design direction
* Built effective collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners maintaining the unique look and vision of brand
* Traveled overseas and worked directly with HK office to maintain updated development status
* Provided fabrication and concept direction to the production department; sent to overseas offices all new fabric/yarn requests for sourcing purposes; was responsible for the approval of all lab dips and strike-offs in a timely manner
KIDS HEADQUARTERS INC / Graphic Designer 03/01 - 01/03
->Hired as a RTW temp and then, promoted to full-time employee based on performance
* Created original art, including textiles, graphics, silk screening, embroidery, flock, foil, embellishment and washing, etc.
* Ensured that production/sampling packages are accurate and completed handoff to appropriate team members on time
* Handled all knit & woven categories for girl and junior, including premium denim, sweaters, fleece sets, cut & sew tops, swim and outerwear, for ROCAWEAR Kids, OP, XO XO, and Polo Associate
* ARATEX Textile Design Studio/ Textile & Print Designer 12/97-04/98
* Winston Apparel Network/Flying Turtle Division – CAD Artist 05/98-05/99
* Mamie Brothers/ RTW/Knits Girls Designer 12/00-12/01
Fashion Institute of Technology / AAS/BFA in Textile Surface Design
BSS in International Trade & Marketing Management
State University of Technology / MFA in Apparel Design & Merchandizing

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