Responsible for all Boy's, Girl's, and Ladies graphic design / development. * Trim development from concept to technical fabrication including hang tags and seasonal catalog * Print design for shell and lining fabrics, including final approval. 686 Outerwear (Westlife Distribution) www.686.com
Freelance Denim Consultant
CAVI SPORTSWEAR LLC. www.cavinyc.com
Denim design and wash development for leading upscale street branded menswear collection. * Followed trends in denim and street markets to flow with successful woven and knit campaign. CRYE PRECISION www.cryeprecision.com
Partner and Lead Apparel/Technical Designer
The KEYSTONE Design Union (KDU) www.thekdu.com
Management of design and creative for brands including: * 361º Sports (Chinese sponsor of the 2010 Asia Games): Garment design for lifestyle collections all 42 sport disci-plines for the Asia Games, including footwear design. Completed all tech packs with detailed construction sketches. Construction specifics included ultrasonically bonded seams placement and formatting of sublimated graphics to flow with the 361º branding and ideology. * Serum vs. Venom (In-house clothing label): Concept, design, and technical fabrication * KDU "Street Spec" (Capsule of re-purposed vintage military pieces): Garment deconstruction and restructure.
Men's Sportswear Designer
Responsible for Men's sportswear design and development. * All initial concept, design, technical design, trim development and approvals. * Follow-through from inspiration to production while maintaining a strict timeline. MOUNTAIN & ISLES www.mountainandisles.com
Responsible for all Men's outerwear and sportswear design. * All initial concept, design, technical design, trim development and approvals. * Follow-through from inspiration to production while maintaining a strict timeline. SPRAYGROUND www.sprayground.com
Responsible for all Men's outerwear design. * All design, technical design, communication, and production tasks. * Travel to China for factory sourcing and cost negotiation. MEMBERS ONLY www.membersonly.com
Responsible for licensed Boys' sport jersey development. * Adidas MLS, NCAA, NBA, NHL, CFL and special projects. Hawke & CO. www.hawkeandco.com
Freelance Design Consultant
Product development and problem solving for Founder and President Mike West. * Won the 2012 686 Reclaim Design Contest by designing and constructing a functional snowboard jacket in 3 days onsite at the 2012 SIA Snow Show in Denver, CO results of contest can be viewed here: http://www.skinet.com/ski/galleries/686-sponsors-second-annual-reclaim-project-sia-2012 * Resulted in subsequent freelance work for President Mike West, including research and the development of unique outerwear pieces.
The Fashion Institute Of Technology (FIT) www.fitnyc.edu
| Menswear Design IV Class, MW-252, Spring 2010 Semester Taught studio class for advanced menswear design students. * Outline of course included student completion of all patterns and sewing of garments for two complete looks, as well as assignments from lesson plan consisting of market research, sewing techniques, and "rub off" instruction.
Damon Dash Enterprises C.E.O. Clothing
Development and merchandising of new men's collection for premium line, launched Holiday 2006. * Denim, woven, better knit, sweater, t-shirt, and outerwear design all trim design. Ervingeoffrey denimengineers Chief Denim Engineer / Design Director | Jan.' 03 Apr.' 06 Premium denim design and direction. * Wash development and pre-pro approval (on-site / Central America) * Responsible for all denim sampling (on-site / Central America) * Woven, better knit, sweater, and outerwear design All trim design Graphic design and t-shirt design. Andrew Marc www.andrewmarc.com