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Hrefna Kistin Sigurdardottir
Assistant Technical Designer at Leon Max Inc. / Max Studio
Los Angeles, CA
RTW Fashion Designer with interests in Technical, Textile and Graphic design.
Digital and Hand Sketches
Senior Portfolio from IADT
Assistant Technical Designer
- Leon Max Inc. / Max Studio
- Jul 2013 - Present (5 months)
Assistant Designer/Technical Designer
- Suss Design
- Jul 2012 - Jan 2013 (6 months)
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.
Fashion Design Intern
- Margaret O'Leary
- Dec 2011 - Feb 2012 (2 months)
Knitwear Company Based in San Francisco, CA
Duties: Trend Research, Technical Measurements, Assistant Stylist during fashion photoshoots, assorting samples, assisting with look books and some Photoshop work.
Freelance - Fashion Designer
- Screenworks USA
- Aug 2011 - Oct 2011 (2 months)
Trend Research, presentation boards and booklets.
Receptionist to Merchandise and Sales Coordinator
- Screenworks USA & Styleworks USA
- Jun 2010 - Aug 2011 (1 year 2 months)
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.
- Sita Couture
- Oct 2005 - May 2006 (7 months)
Setting up showrooms, managing the designers first fashion show. Assisting the designer with other tasks.
Academy of Art University
- Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A) Fashion/Apparel Design
- 2012 - 2015
Online Program - Women's Wear - Fashion Design - RTW
International Academy of Design
- Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A) Fashion Design and Merchandising
- 2009 - 2012
Focusing on Fashion Design
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
- Associate of Arts (A.A.) Fashion Design
- 2004 - 2006