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Surface Pattern Designer
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Nina May has a wealth of experience in textile and surface pattern design for home decor, apparel and girl's dolls. Her specialties include: Research and Development, Color Trending, Concepts, Fashion Trending, Textile Design, Adobe Suite CAD Design, Hand - Painted Fabric Art for Photo Models and Prototypes, Control Art for Production. Collaborating with Managers, Designers and their Teams.
Textile Design for Kess InHouse/Yoga Mats/Leggings
Textile Design for Buff U.S.A./Active Sportswear
Hasbro Toys/Disney Doll Textile Design
Design Consutantant - Surface Pattern Design. Duties include: Textile Design, Color Styling, CAD Design and Production Art for Activewear apparel and accessories.. Working with Design Directors in California and Spain.
Collaborating with Design Managers and Project Designers for Girl's Dolls Department in California and Rhode Island. Specializing in: Textile Design and Development Consultant: Doll Apparel Prototyping, Hand-Painting, Airbrush, Textile Repeats, Engineer Prints, Control Art, Embellishment Techniques, Color-Ways, and Graphic Art, Adobe Suite CAD Littlest Pet Shop Concepts /Equestria Girls Textile Designs / Disney Princess Dolls / Blythe Dolls/ Frozen Dolls/The Descendants
Textile Design for Home Decor, Gift and Activewear. Hand-Painting, CAD Design, Trend Forecasting, Production Art, Color Styling, Product Design.
Specializing in Color Styling, Print Direction, Repeats and Hand-Painted Fabric Art and Prototypes for Women's Contemporary Sportswear Design Direction for Tee Shirt Placement and Engineered Prints, Trend Research, Color-Ways and Screen Printing. Specializing in Graphics produced with Adobe Creative Suite for Mac Licensed Product and Freelance Textile Designs for:
Responsible for leading the team to design and develop women and children's hand painted or screen-printed apparel Directed all design functions and managed a team of 40 designers Conducted nationwide in-store promotions and demonstrations in key stores such as Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, J.C. Penny and Wal-Mart Traveled to India to manage production Designed home décor products Demonstrated painting techniques on QVC Home Shopping Channel
Design Consultant for LIV Dolls Division Textile Design Repeats, Half-Drops, Color-Ways, Fabric Art Painting, Embellishment, Prototypes for the LIV Dolls and La Dee Da Dolls Division and Little Charmers. Collaborating with Project Designers creating repeat patterns, engineered graphics and embellishments and Control Art for the LIV Dolls and La Dee Da Dolls Collection. Specializing in: Preliminary Sample Making and Production Art for Screen Printing. Utilizing Hand Painting Skills and Adobe Creative Suite for Macintosh.
Barbie Main Line Reality and Princess, Little Mommy Division Instrumental to the research and development of product designs for Mattel brands: Barbie, Little Mommy, Kelly, Tommy, Generation Girls, My Scene, Hello Kitty, Disney Little Mermaid, Dream Halloween and Holiday Barbie projects R&D for product design, Trend Board Concept Textile Design Concept through production Designs Graphics for labels, accessories Develops Trend Reports and Mood Boards
Textile Design Extention Courses
Graphic Design and Photography Commercial Art