AKINGSNY/ALAN *Consulted on different aspects of this up and coming line of contemporary/luxury clothing company by young entrepreneur and designer Alan Cheung. (akingsny com )
SOUL -FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER
FUNKY *Created flat sketches and spec "call out" packs in Illustrator CS5 for junior denim line. (shopfunkysoul com )
ELSA AND ME-FREELANCE DESIGNER
*Designed a line of contemporary trousers for the professional young woman with the owner. (www elsaandme com )
MAJOR WORK EXPERIENCE *Designed capsule collection for Fall 2006 debut of new luxury designer/sportswear label. *Managed design department consisting of three assistant designers and various freelance designers, sample makers and pattern makers. *Created and adhered to a financial budget for the design department. *Sourced all vendors for pattern making, sampling, fabrics, grading, trims, pleating and all resources needed to execute this first capsule locally in New York Garment District.
BILL BLASS JEANS - SENIOR WOVEN BOTTOMS DESIGNER
MAJOR WORK EXPERIENCE
*Designed missy better/moderate denim and sportswear under owner and Design Director. *Traveled extensively and regularly abroad to sample facilities to oversee seasonal offerings for the showroom. Returning with hundreds of said samples for the market calendar. *Headed all fittings and advised on any changes needed.