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.

Work Samples

  • GiGiMoll Design

  • Feather fair SS 2012

  • GigiMoll prints on products

Work History

gmollova@yahoo.com 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 Objective : Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius 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. Skill summary In Textile 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 In Fashion 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 EXPERIENCE 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 market 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. Employment 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 Education 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 Awards/Exhibitions Winner of Front Row Society limited edition accessories for “Walk in the park” bag competition Oct 2011 http://www.frontrowsociety.com/boutique/en/28-grass-kiss-handbag-preorder-now.html Winner of Front Row Society limited edition accessories for “Art gallery opening”scarf competition Oct 2011 http://www.frontrowsociety.com/boutique/en/23-daria-sunset-scarf-100-piece-limited-edition-preorder-now.html 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

Education

Academy of Art University National Academy of Art/Sofia

Specialties

Awards

See Awards/Exhibitions in my resume

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