VANS INC (A VF Corporation)
Men's and Girl's Apparel, US and Global divisions * Lead design team in creating seasonal apparel collections, including theme and color direction * Oversaw expansion of the Men's, and start-up of Girl's and Mid-Tier denim divisions * Designed the initial collection of VAULT Men's apparel
Designer, Women's Contemporary Denim
GD HOLDING GROUP, INC.
LOOMWORKS APPAREL - BOXFRESH
Costa Mesa, CA
Young Men's Apparel and Accessories * Designed and developed seasonal apparel and accessory lines * Responsible for creating and maintaining all tech packs relating to each style * Worked closely with merchandising and marketing teams to ensure cohesive brand direction
Partner with merchandising, sales
team managers and marketing to confirm key brand identifiers * Create & maintain high quality tech packs for initial concept through production-ready garments * Travel domestically and internationally to research & identify global seasonal trends * Lead fit meetings with product developers to ensure proper quality, fit and construction * Overseas travel to work with factories on garment development (India, China, Indonesia, Mexico) * Present initial concepts and adopted seasonal collections to US and Europe sales reps and distributors
SOLE TECHNOLGY INC.
Lake Forest, CA
Men's Apparel and Accessories - Etnies, Emerica, eS, Thirtytwo * Helped expand all four (4) apparel and accessory brands with 83% growth within first Two (2) years * Oversaw production of all four (4) brands for the first year, including purchasing duties * Designed labels and packaging for seasonal apparel and accessories collections * Oversaw development of t-shirt collections, including writing of seasonal briefs for freelance artists
LANGUAGE OF LOVE. - Designer, Women's Apparel
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
/ Fullerton and Anaheim, CA Technical Illustrator/Designer: Costumes and Operational Garments for parks worldwide * Technical illustrations of costumes and operational garments * Technical design using PLM system to manage tech packs and BOMs * Design/construction consulting for new designs of operational garments * Create and/or render fabric and emby/print design for Entertainment costumes (Frozen, Dr. Strange) CAD Operator: Costume and Entertainment divisions * Digitize existing and create new patterns on Gerber AccuMark system * Create CAD specs and photo documentation