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Fashion and textile design
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
An experienced textile designer with a focus on unique and innovative designs for contemporary women's wear. Extremely creative with a high taste level. Extensive knowledge of printing techniques and a solid understanding of garment construction.
Specialties:Original artwork creation, print placement development, color & concept research and development, brand-right interpretations of trends and techniques.
Feather fair SS 2012
GigiMoll prints on products
https://www.facebook.com/GiGiMolldesign Facebook page
http://www.coroflot.com/GerganaMollova Fashion & Textile design
http://www.spoonflower.com/profiles/gigimoll Fabric shop
Gergana Savova Mollova
Textile and Fashion design professional
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
My ultimate goal is to obtain a design position that will enable me to utilize my creativity and design skills in the development of a design concept for textile and/or women’s wear collection. To gain further knowledge in the fashion and textile industry that would benefit my career in designing and keep my creativity going.
Research and design development
Ability to create textile design for specific markets
Strong hand sketching and rendering skills
Textile and surface pattern design, Textile repeat, Engineer print,
Discharge, Burnout, Heat transfer, Mono-print, Fabric manipulation
Strong color sense and ability to create coordinate collections of print/pattern work.
Ability to sketch and to communicate design ideas via computer program.
Ability to successfully work independently as well as in a team environment
Research and design development from concept to completion
Research market and create innovative product designs
Draping, Pattern drafting, Fabric and trim research and selection
Fashion Illustration and rendering, Hand sketching
Technical drawings/Flats, Spec sheets, Computer sketching
Development of presentation boards, color stories, fabric boards.
Proficient in use of industrial single needle and overlock machine, sample sewing
Ability to design in knitwear and create swatches with single bed machine.
Ability to respond to business objectives with creative, innovative, and cost- effective design solutions
Ability to sketch or to communicate design ideas via computer program.
Extensive knowledge of woven manufacturing techniques and processes
Software Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Freelance fashion designer / LEVI’S San Francisco 2010
Assisting with presentation, creating mood and fabric boards for Dockers brand
Freelance Textile designer /San Francisco, World-wide 2006-current
Creating textile designs for specific customer markets such as fabrics for fashion in repeat
and engineering print, luxurious resort wear, home décor for babies and juniors, popular
Fashion design intern / back stage assistant, RODARTE NYFashion Week Sep 2010
Assisting with alterations, fitting & dressing models on back stage
Fashion design intern, N.I.C.E. collective /San Francisco 06/2010 to 08/2010
Assisting with all aspects of design, production and distribution.
Independent fashion and textile designer San Francisco 2006-current
Textile designer / self-employed /online fabric store www.spoonflower.com
Fashion design assistant Levi's San Francisco Dec 2010
Fashion design intern RODARTE NY Fashion week Sep 2010
Embroidery design LuckyWayHomeFashion San Francisco Nov2010
Textile designer /customized textile for babies www.roomsbyyou.com San Francisco-current
Textile designer /custom prints/luxury resort wear/ www.Starblu.com World-wide-current
Fashion design intern NICE collective/San Francisco 05/2010 to08/2010
Design and production of wall hanging custom textiles Bulgaria 2004-2007
Design-decorator of glass, porcelain and ceramics Mit Co /Greece/Bulgaria 2002-2004
M.F.A. in Fashion Design Academy of Art University San Francisco /CA/US 2009
B.F.A. in Textile Design National Academy of Arts /Sofia Bulgaria 2005
Professional qualification figurative arts teacher 1st to 12th grade NAA/Bulgaria 2005
Winner of Front Row Society limited edition accessories for
“Walk in the park” bag competition Oct 2011
Winner of Front Row Society limited edition accessories for “Art gallery
opening”scarf competition Oct 2011
Winner of Pattern Design competition/Austria “Oranamental elements” May 2011
Exhibitor at Printsource NY Textile show GerganaMollovaDesign NY April 2011
My heart beats for…Fashion. Art. Music. Digital printed textile San Francisco/May 2010
Featured designer on www.coroflot.com March 2010
Featured designer on www.coroflot.com November 2009
Textile design project San Francisco mapping Showcased at AAU Hall Aug 2008
AIGA Fall Gala 2007 / Fashion Show San Francisco/CA/2007
Fashion design project-Egg coat and purse, outfit made out of recycled paper
sold at the auction for AIGA
Sphere/Contemporary furniture show room Sofia /Bulgaria 2006
Design project -hand made furniture /sold
Senior exhibition /National Academy of Art Sofia /Bulgaria 2005
Annual NAA B.F.A. spring show Sofia/Bulgaria 2004
Annual NAA B.F.A. spring show Sofia/Bulgaria 2003
Interests: photography, traveling, conceptual art, fiber art, fabric manipulation, painting,
dance and performance, music and film, cooking, hiking and camping
Languages: Bulgarian-native, English-fluent, Russian
Academy of Art University
National Academy of Art/Sofia