I have been a product designer for over 16 years now. I am currently employed at K.Bell in Inglewood, as a product designer in mass market socks and hosiery. I am currently responsible for the mens K.Bell Silver Label tier, Black Label tier and also KurB, our in house lifestyle brand. The position include developing artwork and print work to be applied to silhouettes. Extensive tech-packing and PLM entry. Photographing, photo-editing and building linesheets and presentation catalogs. Receiving all designed product and examining and relaying comments back to the mills according to calendar. My most recent position before this was with BCBGMaxAzria as a Senior Trim Graphic Designer. I was the Trim team leader and oversaw and executed all hardware, print and branding design to support the handbags, shoes, jewelry, accessory, tech and apparel design teams across all our 6 main lines. Before I moved up to this position I was designing handbags for the BCBGMAXAZRIA and BCBGeneration lines. My previous experience lies in a variety of accessory fields. Prior to this position I was a watch designer. I was working with Vestal Timing out of Costa Mesa as a Senior Watch Designer for the Licensing team and Design Lead on watch lines ranging from Harajuku Lovers, L.A.M.B., Bebe, BEBE Sport to more street oriented lines like Vans, Rocawear, Grenade, Vestal and Famous Stars and Straps. Between these positions I have been designing all product up to date for the Tsovet Timing Instruments Co. Before all my work experience I got my degree in Fashion Design, so I have the insight of a progressive fashion designer and design ability and technicality of an industrial designer. I have had experience as a Menswear and Accessories designer for XLARGE Mfg. L.L.C. I am very proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop and have above standard hand sketch abilities. I have years of experience developing product over seas and have created tech packs for product ranging from handbags, shoes, watches, displays and packaging. I am currently just looking to get back to a company that believes in good design theory and wants its designers to grow under their wing.
-Associate of Arts Degree - Fashion Design
-Golden Thimble Award 2001
-Best in Category - Womens Careerwear