Dedicated Designer/Textile Designer/Illustrator with 6 years experience in Consumer Products, Licensing, Action Sports and Apparel Industries. Notable clients include Disney Consumer Products, MGA Entertainment, Kohl's Department Stores, Target, Hurley, Rusty, Maui and Sons, Lambs & Ivy and Kidsline.

Work Samples

  • Sportswear Apparel Art

  • Girls Apparel Art

  • Juniors Apparel Art

Work History

Veronica Granado Los Angeles, CA 90013 vgranado@gmail.com (951)642-7295 Summary Experienced, professional, artistic and highly motivated professional Graphic Designer/Textile Print Designer/Illustrator seeks a creative position within Sportswear Apparel Industry. Education 2005 Associates of Arts Graphic Design The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, California 2003 Certificate Graphics Technology Riverside County Regional Occupational Program, Riverside, California Skills - Familiarity in Kids, Juniors, Action Sports& Urban Fashions Graphics - Branding Style Guide Development (icons, character art, prints, graphics, layout) - Knowledge of manufacturing printing processes for apparel graphics - Strong artistic background, ability to create conceptual art in several different mediums - Expert computer skills with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop & NED(proficient) - Ability to interpret International/domestic Graphics & Fashion trends - Definite Eye for Color and Color Palettes - Graphic Line Building - Brand Development - Fashion CADS/Flats Experience - MAC & PC Platform - Good organization and time management skills - Ability to prioritize multiple deadlines without sacrificing attention to detail - Possess effective written and oral communication skills - Works independently as well as in team environment Experience HoboBug Studios April 2006-Present Riverside, CA Owner/Graphic Designer/Illustrator - Develop graphics, original icons, prints and illustrations for Disney Brands: (Hannah Montana, HighSchool Musical, Tinker Bell, Mickey and Friends, Alice in Wonder, Disney Princess, Pooh and Friends, Muppets, Pirates of the Caribbean and Baby Einstein); Maui Sons, Rusty, Hurley, KHQ/Kids Headquarters, MGA Entertainment, Bratz, Little Tikes, Beach Designs (in conjunction with Target), Strategic Partners ( Warner Brothers/Hanna-Barbera/Walmart/Cherokee), Lambs & Ivy, The Bradford Exchange, MOB Royal Apparel, Raz Nasibu Inc., Lipstick Bandits and Anomalies Union. Kidsline LLC January 2010 - Present Los Angeles, CA Lead Designer - Responsible for original art, layouts prints, and brand consistency and production art of Target Tiddliwinks Disney DTR/OPP and Not Neutral licensed bedding - Assists in developing trend, color direction and workflow of Kidsline bedding and match back accessories - Responsible for file management and line sheets for Sales Team within my own brands - familiarity with working with Brand Management, Sales and needs for Buyers Kohls Department Stores January 2009- June 2009 Milwaukee, WI Textile Designer, Croft&Barrow /TekGear - Creates and executes prints and placed graphics based on seasonal direction for Kohl’s private brands including Croft&Barrow and TekGear. - Production Ready Art (Sizing, color callouts, print treatments, embellishments) - Completion of entire holiday novelty program for Holiday 2009(1 million plus units), - Lead Artist for new tees graphic program launch, estimated revenue $5 million Disney Consumer Products January 2006 – July 2006 Apparel, Accessories & Footwear Glendale, CA Graphic Design Associate/Intern - Mentored under Creative Director and worked fluidly within Girls, Juniors, Womens, Boys, Newborn/Infant/Toddler Mid Tier teams - Assisted in developing style guides for the Fall 2007 season for Boys and Girls 4-7. - Assisted in light trend research and trend buying and photo-shooting samples - Assisted in mock up presentations (artwork development, placement, heat transfer) - Developed graphics for various deliveries for Juniors, Tweens, Girls, Layette, Infant Toddler for Mid Tier, Specialty and Mass market retailers for Direct to Retail

Education

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)

Specialties

Awards

2011 Nominee Disney Consumer Products Quality Product Award North America in the Disney Magic category for Kidsline/ Lion King Nursery Collection

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