Olga Kariakina

Knitwear designer/ Knitwear developer

Through the years of different experiences of studying and working, I became strongly passioned with what I am dedicated to: the art of the creative process. Last year I gained also an excellent technical understanding of knitwear in specific, the field which amazed me the most, with a thousand paths to take. I could describe myself as a open-minded, intuition-driven, heart-open person.

Previous Brands
Loma Spa
Neil Barrett
Work Experience
Knitwear Designer - Knitwear Product developer
Mar ‘22 - Now
Loma Spa

Main responsabilities: •Research on trends and yarns, stitches and jacquard technics for seasonal mood boards •Design proposals and technical descriptions •Full Development of first prototypes in direct contact with knitwear machine technitians and pattern makers •fitting and final sampling passage

Knitwear designer
Oct ‘21 - Feb ‘22

Senior Designer responsible for Pre-collection;
Apr ‘18 - Dec ‘20
Neil Barrett

Menswear Knitwear Designer for Show Main responsabilities: •Manage strict deadlines with seasonal research/design deliveries/fabric choices •Oversee design team (8 people) •Lead fittings •Manage 1 st and 2nd prototypes passages and final sampling •Identify and update bestsellers in cooperaton with merchandising team

Menswear Designer - Intern
Sep ‘12 - Mar ‘13

English - Fluent
Italian - Fluent
Russian - Native
German - Basic
Education & Training
Accademia costume e moda
‘21 - ‘22
Knitwear designer;
Knitwear design
Domus academy
‘12 - ‘14
Fashion design
Fashion Designer
Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design
‘06 - ‘12
Fashion design
Degree in Fine Arts
40 Düsseldorf, Germany