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All round Designer (Footwear, Apparell, Products, Graphics, ...
London (UK), United Kingdom
London (UK), United Kingdom
An experienced designer with a creative and consistent success in the fashion industry. I challenge myself to rapidly innovative new ideas, products and procedures while working effectively as a team player or independently in a high-pressure environment. My work demonstrates proficiency, awareness, ability, efficiency & creativity with a track record of success across global markets, all achieved in an organised process.
Apparel and Graphic Design 2012-2013
BRANDS: • Pierre Cardin, Ocean Pacific, Lee Cooper @ Sports Direct - Local Boyz • Heritage Citizens • CHUCS Dive & Mountain • Woolrich & Bros • Marks & Spencer @ Dewhirst • The Duffer of St Georges @ JD Sports plc, Scotts, Asos • Mark Ecko Cut & Sew @ J.D sports, TK-Maxx & Littlewood's • Ecko int Unlimited @ J.D Sports and Elverys Sport • Kickers @ Elverys Sport, bid tv & little woods • Manchester city F.C @ Manchester City f.c - football Kits, Accessories & Graphics • Everton F.C @Everton f.c - football Kits, Accessories & Graphics • Le Coq Sportif @ JD Sports, Elverys Sport, Littlewood's • Sergio Tacchini: Moda and Heritage @ TK-Maxx • Converse: Accessories & Graphics @ J.D sports, Office & SHU • Zoo York Accessories, Skate board apparel & Graphics for NY retailers • Nicholas Deakins @ JD Sports, Scotts etc... SKILLS: Advanced – Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop, Windows applications, sketching, print making, styling and photography Confident - Freehand, Macromedia Flash, InDesign Familiar - HTML and CSS coding, Rhino, solid works and sketch up, 3ds max Responsibilities: • Developing new concepts for multi products • Liaising with factories on production • Covering the whole process from concept to critical production, right through to packaging and deliveries • Developing and presenting colour schemes, pallets, trend boards, swing tags, embellishments etc • Field research and documenting of comp shop • Buying and sourcing new trends, designs and fabrics • Designing Graphics, trims, packaging and creating precisely detailed tech packs for multi products • Liaising with production team on technical changes • Effectively and efficiently working with assistant designers in reaching targets • Analysing assistant designer tech packs • Carrying out fit sessions with the production team • Arranging showroom and hosting buyers • Sourcing manufacturers, fabrics and efficient services • Designing and arranging look books • Planning and creating inspiration boards for buyers & retailers • Presenting concepts and final productions to customers and effectively worked to target their marketplace • Managing orders and delivery sheets • Attending trade shows and documenting the findings • Worked closely with Turkish, Indian and Far East manufacturers in developing fabrics, washes, trims etc • Working closely with the creative director on strategies and brand development