Maria Ginka


From 23rd Sep

Maria Ginka

Senior Fashion Designer

Current Location

Paris, FR

Maria will be available from 23rd September

With 13 enriching years in the fashion industry, I bring a seasoned experience spanning across various fashion brand segments - from mass market to luxury. My artistic vision, coupled with a deep understanding of market trends, is rooted in my extensive knowledge of knitted garments design. A detail-oriented designer, I specialize in creating both unique and commercial designs that resonate with contemporary fashion aesthetics. In my pursuit of a senior or top-level position within the fashion industry, I am eager to lend my expertise in fashion aesthetics, trend analysis, and forecasting. My commitment to the industry extends beyond design; I am driven by a passion for continuous growth and development. I am also adept at using management skills to not only coordinate teams effectively but also to nurture and develop emerging talents within the industry.
Key Skills and Expertise:
•Collaborative Leadership: Successfully partnered with Creative Directors, brand owners, and cross-functional teams to conceptualize and produce collections.
•Strategic Brand Development: Demonstrated ability in brand concept creation, logo design, and brand guideline establishment, resulting in the successful launch of multiple fashion brands.
•Trend Analysis & Market Research: Proficient in researching and analyzing current market trends and competitors, ensuring brand relevance and market positioning.
•Collection Development: Adept at curating seasonal and capsule collections, managing design processes from sketches to ready-to-wear clothing, and preparing technical packages.
•International Liaison: Established working relationships with European and Asian manufacturers, suppliers, and product teams, ensuring seamless production and quality.
•Print & Design Expertise: Developed innovative print concepts, executed over 150 unique prints, and designed garments across various materials.
•Project Management: Demonstrated strong organizational skills, managing strict timelines, leading freelance teams, and overseeing production processes.
•Personal Styling: Excelled in curating personalized styles for high-profile individuals, resulting in elevated public images and high-profile dressing opportunities.
•Fashion Show & Event Participation: Actively participated in and organized fashion shows, exhibitions, and brand launches, successfully showcasing brand collections and increasing visibility.
•Creative Direction: Showcased skills in creative conceptualization, working on brand visuals, collection presentations, and photo shoot concepts.

  • Brands Maria has worked with
    • Melon Fashion Group
    • Gulliver
    • Fashionlogica
    • #mumofsix
    • Design Studio by Oksana Fedorova
    • Natalia Bardo
    • ОАО «Модный Континент» (Торговая марка INCITY,DESEO)
    • Annette Hoffmann
    • Amash
    • A LA RUSSE
  • Maria's past titles
    • Senior Designer
    • Senior Designer
    • Lead Designer
    • Freelance Product Designer
    • Creative Director
    • Stylist
    • Senior Designer
    • Designer
    • Fashion Design Specialist
    • Designer
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions

Senior Designer

Melon Fashion Group

Jan 2023 - Present

Idol, Melon Fashion Group, Russia, Saint-Petersburg (local equivalent to Inditex, consists of 5 brands with 900 stores in Russia)
Key responsibilities:
Working directly with the Creative Director to ...

Senior Designer on the project


May 2022 - Jan 2023

HOLA new brand created by Ozon , Russia, Moscow, (Ozon is the second largest online store in Russia, analogue of Amazon)
Key responsibilities:
Created concept for ss24 kids collection, 2 themes per ...

Leading designer


May 2020 - May 2022

FashionLogica (a new fashion brand for the retailer showcasing local designers)
Freelance project
Key responsibilities:
Designed first basic and core collection, special capsule collections

Freelance Designer


Sep 2019 - Apr 2022

MUM of SIX (Fashion brand, created by the owner of a fashion retailer specializing in luxury kids brands, participated in the exhibition Pitti Imagine)
Key responsibilities:
Made concepts based on the...

Creative Director

Design Studio by Oksana Fedorova

Feb 2019 - May 2020

Key responsibilities:
Created and curated seasonal ready-to-wear collections and catwalk collections
Analyzed historic sales data to develop understanding of customer needs and developed creative co...

  • Fashion Design


  • Collection Development


  • Trend Analysis


  • trends broadcasting


  • Team Management


  • fashion sketching












Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design

Specialist degree in fashion design

2006 to 2012

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