Senior Creative Designer
Scotts Garments LTD.
Sep 2010 - Jan 2013 (2 years 4 months)
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Fully responsible for design and product development process for allocated brand accounts including seasonal trend offerings,re-offers based on previous seasons sales,all-year-round offerings etc.
Inspiration Interpretation:Understanding buyer requirements.Breaking down trends from buyer inspiration ,taking into consideration brand identity, production feasibility and innovation.
Forecast Research: Compiling and Identifying emerging product trends from Forecast Publications, WGSN etc.
Market Study: Conducting Market Research in order to find emerging product, design, surface techniques and fabric trends. Studying latest trend directions and offerings of competing brands.
Data Analysis: Analyzing previous season’s sales and creating re-offers based on best sold styles.
R& D:Conduct innovative developments including embroidery, fabric textures, prints, washes as well as silhouette variations, pattern developments etc.
Design Developments: Designing according to Brand Profile and buyer inspiration, including silhouette and construction details, color combinations, graphics and embroidery techniques and surface developments. Selection of Fabric, colour, wash etc.
Sample Development: Accountable for prompt and effective tracking, trouble-shooting and co-ordination through various phases like lab-dips, artworks, wash and embroidery strike-offs, fit samples, mocks, stitching, modifications, washing and finishing.
Buyer Presentation: Actual:In charge of organising collection according to relevant categories. Coordinating Trend/Mood based Visual Display.
Virtual: Presenting collection in organized, clear and attractive manner using software applications such as CORELDRAW, Photoshop etc.
Systems Development: Responsible for developing systems for clear, streamlined work flow, management, presentation, filing and documentation for entire team, including process tracking sheet, fabric and trims log, style history log etc.
CHEMI CLOTHING (BRAND NAME: ENRYCA)
Jan 2010 - Sep 2010 (8 months)
IN CHARGE OF WOMENS KNITS,WOVENS AND DENIMS. ASSISTING IN MENS'WEAR.
Academy of Fashion and Design
May 2009 - Jan 2010 (8 months)
Araiya , Design House by Arshiya Fakih Eappen
Mar 2008 - May 2009 (1 year 2 months)
Araiya Funk, Araiya, IYA, Styling