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Hrefna Kistin Sigurdardottir
Independent Fashion Designer
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Digital and Hand Sketches
Senior Portfolio from IADT
Creating technical packages, follow-ups from Prototype to TOP, problem solving on a daily basis through fittings and other daily design work. Creating and updating line sheets, updating technical sketches and redesigning garments to further fit into budget and ease of production. Daily communications with the in-house design team and production team as well as vast communication with overseas partners and manufacturers.
Assisting designer with the men’s, women’s and shawl collections development through designing, fittings, draping, patterning, technical design through: specing garments, creating flats, technical packages, doing follow ups, communicating with vendors, creating line-sheets and updating other booklets for home collection, sketching by hand, board development, and other organizing throughout office.
Assisting pre-production manager with fittings on prototype samples to TOP.
Creating patter cards and assisting the grading department with grading and petite conversions. Working with pattern makers, pre-production manager and designers to communicate design details through technical renderings, comments and creating technical packages for overseas manufacturers. Additionally creating new templates and other illustrations to help with production overseas.
Knitwear company based in Los Angeles, CA
Technical Design: technical packages, measurements and follow up on each design from prototype to SMS, grading.
Trend research, design development and sourcing.
Hand sketching croquis and technical flat sketching on illustrator.
Photoshop and Illustrator graphic design, visual merchandising mock ups for market week (shows).
Communicate with sample makers regarding design construction and development.
Other duties that have to do with design development and follow through.
Knitwear Company Based in San Francisco, CA
Trend Research, Technical Measurements, Assistant Stylist during fashion photoshoots, assorting samples, assisting with look books and some Photoshop work.
Trend Research, presentation boards and booklets.
Receptionist and assistant to Bookkeeper, then moved into fashion Merchandising, buying, coordinating with sales reps and vendors. Also managed the Merchandising side of Styleworks Dress line creation and design through:
Product development, trend research, flat sketches, tech packs, trend boards and other illustrator and Photoshop work.
Setting up showrooms, managing the designers first fashion show. Assisting the designer with other tasks.
Online Program - Women's Wear - Fashion Design - RTW
Focusing on Fashion Design