Los Angeles, CA
* Designed a customized line for large-scale customers such as Stitch Fix, Anthropologie, and Dillards * Created tech packs, CADs, and design modifications (computer flat sketched) based on special customer orders and Magic/Market show reactions Managed and updated seasonal linesheets * Managed Spec and Fit Comments for each incoming proto sample as well as duplicate samples Selected fabrics, trim, colors, and bodies for sample designs * Managed designs from development to proto to production * Managed PP/TOP sample follow up to bulk completion for Stitch Fix under an extremely tight production schedule. Attended Magic and Market tradeshows as a THML booth salesperson.
Los Angeles, CA
* Hand sketched and Flat sketched into new design groups for each monthly pass * Presented sketches bi-weekly to a boardroom that consisted of the company President, Head Buyer, Creative Director, and relevant departments, to be approved into monthly passes. * Edited approved sketches in Photoshop and Illustrator to finalize them for tech packing Created and sent out tech packs to China factories * Inspected incoming Proto samples to ensure that they accurately followed the tech packs * Determined fabrics, trims, stitching, and construction details used for approved sketches * Handed off design sketches to Tech team with detailed instructions on fit, trims, fabrics, and construction/stitching for each design Attended and assisted in fittings * Worked closely with Head Designer and Buyer to decide what styles to add into monthly passes based on a Theme & Concept Storyboard * Shopping for Trend Research that adhered to the TOBI girl's taste *
City of Industry, CA
Computer flat sketched into each monthly Market line Researched new trends to be incorporated into each line Trend Shopping Presented monthly lines to Creative Director and Head of Sales and Sales team members Colorized and Recolored prints used in design bodies Worked with Graphic Artists and Art Department to decide what types and themes of print inspirations were added into each line Determined fabrics, trims, stitching, and construction details used for each design Worked with patternmaker to ensure line samples were of excellent fit with hanger appeal that was on trend and sellable to our target market * Worked with Product Development in developing novelty fabrics, trims, and washes * In charge of fittings for 1st fits and PP/TOP samples Ordered from domestic and overseas vendors fabrics, trims, and hardware * Worked with assistant, patternmakers, cutters, and sewers in turning around samples for each approximately 45 SKU count line within an extremely tight deadline *