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  • Jordanna Leah

    Apparel Design & Development

    Vancouver, Canada

I am a apparel designer and product developer I have a certificate in fashion design and experience in all aspects of apparel development, including design, pattern making, construction & alterations, tech pack development, sourcing, communication and with both domestic and overseas manufacturers, and creating marketing materials such as prints, hang-tags, labels and shopping bags. Having worked for design start-ups and small businesses throughout my career I'm familiar with the self-motivation, entrepreneurial spirit, communication and dedication required to bring success to every project I work on and company I work with. I look forward to hearing from you!

Work Samples

  • Apparel Design - Varsity Jacket

  • Print Design - Aster Robe

  • Product Development - Hermit & Anemone Scarves

Work History

  • Design Assistant

    • Davie & Chiyo
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • Feb 2015 - Present (2 years 10 months)
  • Freelance Apparel Designer

    • Jordanna Leah
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • May 2013 - Present (4 years 7 months)

    • Developing apparel collections for mens and womens markets
    • Proposing colour stories and trends
    • Creating marketing materials such as prints, hangtags, labels and shopping bags
    • Patternmaking and sample sewing
    • Developing tech packs & product specifications
    • Sourcing fabrics and trims for domestic and over seas production

  • Production Coordinator

    -Responsible for managing and prioritizing completion of all day-to-day production, overseas communication and design activities for Lionheart Sports.
    -Producing design sheets and final proofs for custom cut and sew and sublimated sports lines including but not limited to: rugby, soccer, basketball, team apparel, etc.
    -Generation of detailed garment tech packs for 2015/2016 apparel line for University Bookstores.
    -Responsible for research, development, and production of new styles and products and improving fit and construction on current styles.
    -Liaise with overseas manufacturers for sourcing of new products, fabrics, and trims.
    -Conceptualization and curation the Lionheart ‘Heritage Line’.
    Develop seasonal marketing material for sales promotions and social media.
    -Responsible for maintaining a high standard of quality assurance as well as delivering products to clients within deadlines.
    -Manage accounts receivable.

  • Production Intern

    • ST/KE MVMNT
    • Vancouver, Canada
    • Jan 2014 - Mar 2014 (2 months)

Education

  • Blanche MacDonald Centre

    • Diploma Fashion Design
    • 2012 - 2013

    Successfully completely 1 year intensive program while maintaining 90% grade average in the following courses Fashion History, Textiles Science, Fashion Awareness & Elements, Pattern Drafting, Garment Construction, Art & Technology, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Design, Portfolio Design, Draping, Business & Entrepreneurship and Fashion Marketing & Promotions

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