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Work Samples

  • Fashion catalogues

  • Graphics

  • Textiles

Work History

  • Coordinatrice DPT Style

    • Sodirep textiles
    • Sep 2009 - Oct 2012 (3 years 1 month)

    Team coordination, workload organisation, resource management in house and freelance, planning, interface with business partners…
    - Auditing of different departments within the company: Quality control/Production/Sales
    - Coordination/collaboration of department with Sales and Licensees, ex: Blues Ltd, Watermelon Europe, Disney, Radio Days…
    - Organisation and delegation of work within a team of 7 people
    - Organisation and planning of daily work
    - Staff resource management in-house and externally, regular contact with recruitment and Interim agencies, schools, Freelancers
    - Price negotiation for freelances work, trainings, softwares…
    - Organisation of meetings: agenda and minutes
    - Planning organisation with Excel, Outlook
    - Presentations to sales, licences', agents…

  • Head of Production Knitwear

    • CBH
    • Mar 2008 - Sep 2008 (6 months)

    - Production follow-up from the very beginning to reception of goods
    - Quality control, fitting of knitted collections for Scapa, Olivier Strelli, La Belle et La Bête, Cameleon
    - Daily contact by phone and emails with knitwear suppliers in China
    - Follow up of deadlines, Shipping, Customs…

  • Senior Designer

    • Moulinsart
    • May 2004 - Jun 2008 (4 years 1 month)

    In charge of the design of the Tintin collection:
    - Creation of Children’s, Women’s & Men’s wear collections (Casual/Junior/Formal/Swimwear)
    - Organisation of work within a team
    - Market research for collections according to company goals, via trades shows and shopping
    in Brussels, Paris, Antwerp, Amsterdam, London, Florence, Milan…
    - Visits to agents and suppliers
    - Themes + Storyboards + Colour range selection + Development
    - Collection layout
    - Sourcing + Selection of fabric and accessories
    - CAD sketches + Technical files, Selection and placement of graphic elements
    - Development and Follow-up with suppliers (China, India, Portugal, Morocco…)
    - Prototypes correction + Fittings
    - Organisation of work within a team
    - Showroom set-up, Trade show displays
    - Coordination, organisation of catalogue shoot
    - Writing of press releases and photo selection
    - Presentation of collections to sales and agents

  • Graphic Designer/Illustrator

    • Konformist
    • Sep 1999 - Oct 2002 (3 years 1 month)

    - Textile design for Swimwear
    - Fashion Design
    - Graphic design for catalogues and Web layouts
    - Client listing: Culture Beach; Nice, Moo Multimedia; Bradford, Van der Erve; Ternat…

  • Senior Designer

    • Valentina of London
    • Mar 1994 - May 1998 (4 years 2 months)

    Fashion designer: designing for the British High street:
    - Conception of short-term collections for clients:
    Miss Selfridges, River-Island, C&A, H&M, Etam, Select, Wallis, Select…
    - Design of Junior & Women’s wear collections Casual and Formal
    - Market research for collections according to company goals, via trades shows and shopping
    in Paris, London, New York…
    - Themes + Storyboards + Colour range selection + Development
    - Sourcing + Selection of Fabric and Accessories
    - Sketches + Technical files + Pattern Cutting
    - Prototypes correction, Fittings

Education

  • Cefora Brussels

    • 2012 - 2013
  • ESMOD École Supérieure des Arts et techniques de la Mode

    • 1983 - 1985
  • Faculté de Droit Nice

    • Capacité en Droit
    • 1978 - 1980

Specialties

Affiliations

Toastmasters Brussels-Belgium

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