Creative, innovative and resourceful in my commitment to designing highest quality original fashion products that sell. Forward-thinking, hands-on, fashion design professional with extensive experience in developing trend-appropriate design concepts that exceed market needs and drive sales. Wide-ranging expertise in all aspects of women’s woven and knit garment development, from concept to delivery with a focus on fit, fabric and finish. As prior company owner, earned personal in-depth knowledge of manufacturing challenges and developed time saving solutions. Fully responsible for hands-on execution, or management of staff, in all aspects of product development; including sales analysis, market research, mood board creation, color story development, designing, sketching, fabric R & D, trim research, specing and expert fit assurance. Detail oriented perfectionist; with excellent multi-tasking, organizational and communication skills. History of staying-power with previous companies while facilitating lasting loyalty and partnerships with management and vendors. Respected for team building, mentoring and retaining talent.
Awards: Atlanta Apparel Mart Style Show Guest Designer Spring ’94 Season Awards: Atlanta Apparel Mart Style Show Guest Designer Holiday ’91Season