Highly skilled & results-oriented professional with extensive experience in fashion design. Proven ability to create designs from concept through to final product; successful in a fast-paced workplace. Viewed as a strong mentor providing decisive leadership & structure with a track record of motivating & developing team.

 

Roaman’s & Jessica London Senior Designer

Manage CAD teams for brands 2 brands. Oversee creation, manipulation, color & budget for all product design artwork (prints, plaids, stripes, sweater knits, graphics, appliqués & embroideries).

Present ~300 quarterly prints per collections to VP, Directors & Buyers. Responsible for prioritizing requests & executing all deliveries based on price point & seasonal calendar.

Collaborate with Design & Buying to develop & implement creative trend-driven concepts consistent with brand strategies.

Maintain in-house library of print & pattern. Approve time-off & invoices.

Creative Consultant

Freelance Stylist for Vogue intl. editions (China/Nippon/Italia/Deutsch), Interview, i-D & Dazed.

Print Designer for private label Vanilla Star for Walmart/Macy’s/Kohl’s/TJ Maxx/Bon-Ton/JC Penny.

C&A Senior Designer

Directed design strategy & branding transition for private label Angelo Litrico with 2 year profit growth from €23M to €50M+.

Design quarterly concepts & monthly collection, line architecture & CAD. Mentored designers, managed quick response programs, consulted in-house brands to build parallel concepts.

Traveled throughout the E.U., Middle East & Asia for sourcing & product development.

Esprit Senior Designer

Designed monthly casual & formal lines. Directed team, graphic designers & tech.

Textile & trim sourcing, regular market & manufacturer research in the EU & Asia.

Styled & merchandised key looks for collection presentations. Engaged in monthly in-store sales development audits.

Khujo Design Manager

Coordinated collection concept & design process for all product groups. Responsible for retaining brand image identity while editing & negotiating prices for 450+ item collections.

Styled the lines for lookbook, showroom presentations & sales meetings. Lead one-on-one meetings with the designers & technicians focus on growth & progression.

Carhartt Senior Designer

Designed lines: Premium & Heritage, 1889 lifestyle, Force Activewear & collabs: W.I.P., Barneys, Opening Ceremony, Urban Outfitters, Chrysler a $16M business with 60% growth.

Established archive housing over 125 years of historical documents, curating past & present garments. Travelled extensively throughout the US for sourcing & market research.

Mens Trend Forecaster

Compiled images, color pallets, fabrics, sketched & designed product featured in the 20 trend books for all 4 seasonal themes.

Researched & categorized trends by fabric, color, detail, silhouette & mood for the seasonal presentations on the website. Traveled throughout Europe for research.