I am looking for both challenging and rewarding job. I believe that I carry great enthusiasm, energy and initiative to become a great asset with the help of my educational experience and fresh vision. Working with both small and large companies of different markets and styles, has allowed me to wear many hats and take on much responsibilities beyond the call of duty.

Work Samples

  • Miami Fashion Week

  • Graphics

  • T-shirt Design

Work History

Nicole Rose T: 631-987-2745 | E: nrose87@yahoo.com Objective: A position in design to further my experience in the fashion apparel industry - Creative, conceptual and technical design - Costing and specification - Merchandise and line development - Source fabric and trim - Trend research - Follow up with factories -PC and MAC proficient -Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Illustrator and Photoshop Experience: J.A.Y.A. Just As You Are New York, NY June 2009-Present Freelance Technical Designer/Graphic Designer/Mentor -Source fabrics and trims for junior market -Source factories for development and production -Develop tech packs for cut and sew knits and woven’s -Mentor young creative children on skills in fashion illustration, sewing techniques and fabrication Sally Miller New York, NY May 2009-June 2009 Freelance Graphic Designer - Create CAD images and repeat prints for tween market Skiva International / Harve Benard New York, NY November 2008–May 2009 Freelance Technical Designer - Create CAD images, tech packs & communicate with factories in Middle East and China to create Missy Sportswear line, specializing in cut & sew knits and outerwear -Full fashion sweater Design for private label -Upheld & protected brand integrity through fit continuity by consistently meeting quality standards. -Convey all comments & corrections for fit samples and provided revised specs, corrected patterns & grade for vendor reference -Specs & fittings for Junior Sportswear, Missy and Plus Sizes Urban Republic Clothing Anaheim, CA March 2008-Present Graphics Artist/Technical Designer/sales/Freelance -Implemented new technical package standards for Men’s and Women’s denim and knits - Visited international manufacturers in Hong Kong and China to establish relations and sampling - Work daily on ACT - cold calling and follow up with boutiques - Represent line during MAGIC Tradeshows Sheiki Jeans Los Angeles, CA December 2007-July 2008 Denim Design/Dress Design/Graphic Design - Sourced fabrics & trims - Line sheets & photo cards -Maintained departmental cross-functional calendars to help vendor keep production on time. -Convey all comments & corrections for fit samples and provided revised specs, corrected patterns & grade for vendor reference. - Graphic Design - Photo touch ups - Created web marketing materials/blast emails/billboards - Graphics for apparel - Worked with screen printers & embellishments on a daily basis - Worked in denim factories and wash houses on a daily basis -Hand dyed &established wash standard for cut and sew knits - Displayed designs at Casa Casaurina - July 18, 2008 for Miami Fashion Week - Displayed designs at Spring ’09 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week - Styling & art direction on photo shoots - Specialized in working with celebrity clients to help create clothing line Rich Taste Collection Los Angeles, CA October 2007 – July 2008 Sample Room/Data Entry/Graphic Design - Sourced fabrics & trims - Create patterns - Controlled sample room - Data entry/watched companies money flow and spending - Styling on photo Education FIDM | The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Los Angeles, CA Associate of Arts Degree: Fashion Design Grad: June 2007 House of Lesage Paris, France Technical Endorsement Degree: Embroidery Grad: July 2006 Eastern Suffolk BOCES Bohemia, NY Technical Endorsement Degree: Fashion Merchandising Grad: June 2005

Education

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

Specialties

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