aly english-murray is a textile/surface print artist & cad designer, graphic designer living, laughing and working in new york city. www.alyenglishmurray.com www.bit.ly/linkedin-aly https://www.facebook.com/aenglishmurray http://www.behance.net/alyenglish

Work Samples

  • WOMEN'S SWIMWEAR; TEXTILE/CAD

  • PAISLEY GARDEN; TEXTILE

  • ACTIVEWEAR; TEXTILE

Work History

QUALIFICATIONS: print design, colorways, color reduction, cad/flat sketching, technical packages a.k.a tech packs, apparel, accessories, art direction, illustration, communication aly english-murray is a textile/surface print artist & cad designer with a keen eye for design, color palettes & trend. her strengths include creating original prints (repeat & placement) and flats, and cleaning & reduction of existing prints. SKILLS: illustrator, photoshop, indesign, creative suite, microsoft excel, pc, mac EXPERIENCE independent textile print artist & cad designer; clients in: fashion apparel & accessories; 2011 - present * develop fun & witty prints for fashion apparel & accessories; repeats & placement. * perform color reduction on existing prints to limit colors used in production. * create and maintain cad flat sketches for pitching collections and cad boards. * recolor and produce colorways. independent graphic designer, clients in: fashion apparel &accessories; 2010 - present * create print design for apparel & accessories brands; collateral, fashion accessories, visual merchandising; typography and illustration. * liaise with creative directors and other designers to ensure consistent brand message. * collaborate with art directors, copywriters, and production managers to produce artwork according to design specifications. production designer, universal music group; 2005 - 2010 * laid out collateral, packaging, typography for label partners &retailers. * re-launched major archival project with art assets going back 15+ years. * increased retrieval of workable art files by 3x since takingover project. interior designer, tdp design center; 2004 - 2005 * used cad to build floorplan designs for kitchens, bathrooms,and other spaces. * sourced materials using product knowledge. EDUCATION fashion institute of technology, professional studies certificate in computer essentials for fashion design; 2014 baruch college, bachelor of arts in graphic design; 2005

Education

fashion institute of technology professional studies certificate, computer essentials for fashion design 2013 (expected) baruch college bachelor of arts, graphic design 2005

Specialties

Awards

vividly featured artist, vividly 2013 • vividly — a community for fashion-forward, custom-designed apparel — introduces featured artists for the launch of their e-commerce shop.

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