Currently looking for new opportunities. As a Creative director, Designer and partner at arctic trend, a small trend and design company I've been working with trend forecasting with focus on design, fashion, lifestyle and colour. I've worked with product design, print design and design concepts. I graduated from FIDM in 1993, Fashion Design, San Francisco. Previous employment history: I have worked as a Designer, CAD designer and patternmaker. Brands: Georgiou, Levi Strauss, Mervyn's, alatalo-dakato, akenberg design, limited by GARBAGE since 1993. With 20 years of experience in the fashion and design Industry I nowadays work on design and trend projects globally. My goals in life are many, especially learning new things. Specialties: Productdesign, Trend and colour forecasting, Adobe photoshop CS5, Illustrator and InDesign CS5, Fashion Design, Print and textile design. Freelance writer.

Work Samples

  • patterns/ illustrations

  • fashion design collections

Work History

  • Trend forecaster and Creative Director

    • Arctic Trend
    • Mar 2008 - Present (6 years 5 months)

    Trend & Design bureau with focus on trend forecasting, trend reports and product design.

  • Designer

    • northern design
    • 2005 - Jun 2008 (2 years 10 months)

    Product designer, freelance designer for fashion brands. Specializing in high fashion, sportswear and womens wear. Product development.

  • Designer

    • akenberg design
    • Jan 2000 - 2005 (5 years 7 months)

    Designer - pregnancy and maturnity wear. Womens wear designer for akenberg design.

  • CAD Designer

    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • 1999 - 1999

    CAD Designer with ACME CAD Company for Levi Strauss & Co.

  • Designer

    • Mervyn's, California
    • 1997 - 1998 (1 year)

    Designer, Men's Wear, 5 brands.

  • CAD Designer

    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • 1996 - 1997 (1 year)

    CAD Designer Boy's wear, women's and men's wear DockerĀ“s brand. Silver Tab, Red and Orange tab Levi's Strauss.

  • Freelance Designer

    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • May 1995 - Sep 1996 (1 year 4 months)

    Abar Staffing San Francisco, CA Client: Levi Strauss & Co. Design assistant for Levi's and Dockers.

  • Freelance Designer

    • Alatalo dakato
    • 1993 - 1996 (3 years)

    Freelance designer for dance companies, bands, performance artists, small fashion brands and streetwear.

  • Patternmaker assistant

    • Georgiou Studio, Inc
    • 1993 - 1993

    Pattermaker working with first patterns, fittings and production patterns for womens wear.

Education

  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

    • AA Fashion Design
    • 1991 - 1993

    Cum Laude.

  • Fresno City College

    • Liberal Arts
    • 1990 - 1991

Specialties

Awards

Cum Laude

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