Fashion designer with 4+ years of experience working in the affordable luxury fashion field. Highly skilled at identifying trends and building coherent collections based on brand identity and target market. Outstanding communication skills, time management and material knowledge. Works closely together with clients to create original designs and creative visions while consistently meeting deadlines. Well equipped with the ability to work remotely in an autonomous role as well as within a dynamic team. · Fashion Illustration and Technical Drawings · Trend and Seasonal Research · Material Sourcing · Collection Planning · Technical Files
Pattern Maker and Fashion Designer Currently working freelance with design and material sourcing as well as running a sewing pattern company focusing on creating digital downloadable sewing patterns for home sewists of all levels.
Designing layouts, posters, business cards, prints and more for a variety of clients.
Head of design: Working as the solo designer for the brand doing everything from designing knitwear and woven pieces, building the collection plans, sourcing fabrics and accessories, creating all the technical files and flat drawings, doing extensive seasonal research and compiling the trend reports for each season. As well as attending fitting sessions to evaluate samples.
Pattern making and design assistant: Tasks included knitwear and swimwear design (women’s RTW as well as bralettes, underwear and 1-pieces), pattern making, sewing of prototypes, flat drawings, textile print design, sock design, making gradation size tables in excel as well as technical sheets for both knitwear, woven and swim. Worked in direct contact with manufacturers regarding prototypes and launching productions. Was also involved in the sourcing and selection of fabrics.
Designer of luxury brand uniforms: Flat drawings, moodboards, image editing, Illustrations. Had various work assignments during the internship effectively gaining a broad understanding of how a small fashion company is organized and run.