I am a highly experienced Menswear Designer. I pride myself on having a strong taste level, great color sense, and an eye for detail. I understand how to synthesize high level trend information and market research to create sellable Men's Apparel within specific costing and design parameters.

Work Samples

  • TARGET CORP - OUTERWEAR

  • TARGET CORP - SWIMWEAR

  • TARGET CORP - WOVEN SHIRTS

Work History

  • Designer - Mens Croft & Barrow

    • Kohl's Department Stores
    • Milwaukee, WI
    • Oct 2011 - Oct 2013 (2 years)

    • Drives the Design and Development of the Men’s Croft & Barrow private label brand exclusively for Kohl’s.
    • Conceptualizes Art, Color, Fabric, and Trend direction for the Croft & Barrow Brand.
    • Runs Seasonal Concept Meetings to communicate Brand direction to the Merchant and Product Development teams.
    • Responsible for creating and maintaining detailed spec packets from concept stage through production stage.
    • Attends all fit sessions to ensure the execution of proper expression of fit for each product category.
    • Manages all Color, Artwork, Trim, and Fabric Submit Approval.
    • Travels domestically for trend research.

  • Men's Merona Woven Shirt Designer

    • Target
    • Jun 2008 - Apr 2010 (1 year 10 months)
  • Men's Merona Outerwear/Swim Designer

    • Target Corp.
    • Nov 2005 - Jun 2008 (2 years 7 months)
  • Product Designer -Young Mens

    • Nordstrom Product Group
    • Nov 1999 - Oct 2005 (5 years 11 months)
  • Design Pool Assistant

    • Unionbay Sportswear
    • Dec 1998 - Nov 1999 (11 months)
  • CAD Assistant (Seasonal)

    • Eddie Bauer Holdings
    • Sep 1998 - Dec 1998 (3 months)

Education

  • Art Institute of Seattle

    • AAA Fashion Design
    • 1996 - 1998

Specialties

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