Design Consultant/Contractor. Panfame
Los Angeles, United States
Working for an overseas manufacturer to help strengthen current relationships and build new ones with brands (such as Forever 21, Arden B., Wet Seal, bebe) through designing, communicating as brand-to-factory liason and private label sales. Assisting with various categories of the designing for young contemporary and juniors, but also some menswear.
Associate Designer of Sweaters & Knit Tops. Bebe
Century City, United States
Above average knowledge of sweater garment making including gauges, stitches and machine capabilities, core and novelty yarns, with additional knowledge in bandage dresses. Additional experience designing knit tops, faux fur & knit cold weather accessories, and contributions to the bebe Bridal line by Rami Kashou. Involved in the garment life span from trend forecasting, yarn & material sourcing, sketching, tech packs, all the way through to communication with local and overseas vendors regarding color & quality approvals, production issues, fittings, and finally personal store visits to understand product sales, merchandising and the customer.
Associate Denim Designer
BCBG Max Azria Group
Vernon, United States
Designing denim pieces for both the BCBG Max Azria line, as well as the BCBGeneration line. Created various washes & dry process treatments applicable to each brand. Designed branded hardware and trims for both brands.
partner to the apparel production department
Consulting Designer & Production Associate. Kennington Ltd.
Van Nuys, United States
a fashion and graphics design consultant. Helped facilitate the flow of information to factories in the Dominican Republic, Italy and Bangladesh through visual files and images to ease the language barrier. Managed and create various categories of design including men's and ladies' sweaters and knits, t-shirts and graphics, denim, and wovens.
Fashion Designer & Illustrator.
Culver City, United States
2007 - 2008 (1 year)
As the only fashion based designer at the company, responsibilities included designing new bodies for men, women, and children translating ideas into flats and specs for production fitting garments illustrating and designing graphics with new and detailed placements on the garments trim sourcing and trend research. Worked as liason to Henry Duarte during his contract.