Devika Gupta

Production Manager
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5 years ofexperience in the textile industry leading a team of 10-15 people and managing processes from concept ideation to final delivery. Currently pursuing MBA in fashion management from IFA, Paris. Looking for a full time position in Product Development / Production Management / Raw Materials Buying & Sourcing

Previous Brands
ludovic de saint sernin
MG Enterprises
Radiant Exports
Shooonya Internationals
Work Experience
Production Manager
Jan ‘23 - Now
ludovic de saint sernin

• Established Zedonk tool for production management & organisation • Identify and integrate new suppliers for sourcing new fabrics and materials • Negotiate purchasing conditions with suppliers(quality, deadlines, quantities, service, costs) • Prepare/launch purchase & production orders • Managing production timelines and order placement for new collection • Production follow-ups and communication with vendors/suppliers/manufacturers • Cash flow management

Textile designer
Nov ‘17 - Nov ‘20
MG Enterprises

Exporthousespecialisedinhomefurnishingproductsandaccessories Leading a team of 10-15 people (designers, production, embroiders, ...) End-to-end product development and sampling. Conducting market research and study from past sales to drive artwork concept. Collection development for cushions, quilts, curtains, throws, rugs, and accessories. Experimenting and working on innovative design techniques for swatches development. Prepare artwork file from concept to final (including colorways, color callouts, scale, printing, and embroidery techniques). Collaborating with buyers and merchandisers to ensure product designs are manufacturable and meet set price-points. Ensured completion oftimely approvals ofall strike-ofs and samples for construction, fabrication, coloration & design. Travel to shop appropriate markets to source new materials & fabrics, and initiating product concepts.

Assistant Textile Designer
Nov ‘16 - Nov ‘17
Radiant Exports

ExportHouse Organize and maintain design developments: artwork, trims, fabric worksheets, initial development, finalized tech packs, line list, etc. Managing multiple collections at diferent stages ofdevelopment, while adhering to the development calendar. Working closelywith the Design Director to create concepts, color stories, and develop fabrics, print, embroideries, and trims. Executing the product development process by ensuring all the developments ofstyles are on the calendar and in time for the market week.

Design Intern
Jan ‘16 - Jun ‘16
Shooonya Internationals

Working independently on Leather and Textiles bag collection. Making a bag collection for my Internship project. Conducted search work to find required information(designs, techniques, colorways, etc.) for the seasonal collection using the internet sources. Creating and amending designs on textiles using leather, textured fabrics, embroideries, weaving, and embellishments. Hindi French INTERESTS Art & Design Fashion Retail E-commerce Cooking Travelling

English - Native
Hindi - Native
French - Basic
Education & Training
International Fashion Academy
‘21 - ‘22
Fashion Management
Northern Indian Institute of Fashion Design
‘13 - ‘16
Textile Designing
Paris, France