Multi-disciplined textile and surface designer with extensive hands-on, print-driven experience in color and pattern development for fashion and home. Specialties include women's knitwear prints and graphics, tabletop and home fashion and pet apparel design.

Work Samples

  • Textile designs

  • Apparel and concepts

Work History

JO ANN LIEBERMAN 21 Oak Rise, Irvington, New York 10533 914-479-5254 SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Textile and surface design professional possessing extensive print-driven design, color evaluation and management experience within varied sectors of the apparel and home product industry. Multi-disciplined specialist in fabric design development from print and yarn dye concepts to repeat set up and strike off analysis. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Adobe Illustrator CC Traditional hand paint techniques. Portfolio link: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Owner/ Designer - Lollypups Designer Pet Wear 2009- Present Creator of hand knit and crocheted pet sweaters produced in Peru, and couture woven pet accessories produced in the US for select pet boutiques and grooming salons. and Freelance CAD textile design development 2008- Present Current and ongoing projects for Before & Again, women's boutique knitwear. Past projects for: Grasslands Road (Div. of Amscan,Inc.) tabletop and home fashion ; Saltbox Accessories; Carole Hochman sleepwear; LF USA - Oxford swimwear division. LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC., New York, NY 2000 - 2007 Senior Color Coordinator, Weekend Casual Brands CAMERON INDUSTRIES, New York, NY 1997-1999 Print Designer / Stylist CALIF. FASHION INDUSTRIES, CAROLE LITTLE LA, Calif. 1992- 1997 Senior Textile Designer YOUNG STUFF APPAREL GROUP, New York, NY 1990- 1992 Art Studio Director EDUCATION/ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT School of Visual Arts, New York, NY Assoc. Fine Arts. Parsons School of Design Annex, NY- Surface and textile design Otis Parsons Institute, Los Angeles, Ca.- Fashion Patternmaking American Graphics Institute, New York, NY - Adobe Illustrator CS2 application training. FIT Continuing and Professional Studies- Design development; sketching; product branding and garment costing.


School of Visual Arts Otis Parsons Institute, Los Angeles, Ca. FIT



Surface Design Association member since 1999


2nd place cash award - Liz Claiborne annual design competition for marketing concept targeted toward an underserved niche within the fashion industry Pet sweater design chosen by juried selection for display at the NY Pet Fashion Week '09, and to travel globally to Japan and Brazil through 2010.