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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary
Technical Designer versed in creating detailed technical sketches, creating initial specs, and working in techpacks.  Accurately measures and evaluates patterns and samples against measurement specs and sketches. Expertise in pattern grading and alterations.
Highlights

Garment fittings

Detail-oriented

Spec measurements

Work with fitting blocks


Vendor relations 

Fabric direction 

Superior communication skills

Trend and emerging brand awareness

Experience
Apparel Technical Designer, 03/2015 to Current
Qvc, Inc.Colonial Heights, VA,
Implemented new grade for Baby, Toddler, Youth, Women's and Men's sizing. Took part in pricing/sales meetings to address slow selling products for any fit/construction issues.. Created block patterns for hoodies. Requested paper patterns from vendors to correct issues by hand. Created and managed techpacks in PLM for overseas vendors from beginning to end of life cycle. Measured each sample, compared to technical sketch and BOM. Prepared samples for fitting if sample needed alteration. Implemented live model fittings. Scheduled and ran fittings with live model and mannequin. Managed projects according to timeline and seasonal changes.Recommended money saving construction to designer. Competitive shopping with designers for each season. Attended shows to review latest trends.
Apparel Technical Designer, 02/2013 to 02/2015
Qvc, Inc.Danville, VA,
Created and managed techpacks in PLM for overseas vendors from beginning to end of life cycle. Measured each sample, compared to technical sketch and BOM. Altered sample for fitting if alteration was needed. Scheduled and ran fittings with live model and mannequin. Managed projects according to timeline and seasonal changes. Recommended money saving construction to designer.  Over saw altering of entire order of skirts that were received with defects. Addressed slow selling products for fit/construction issues. Shopped competition stores with designers to identify construction opportunities and trends. Helped create children's grade and correct women's sizing, especially in the larger sizes. 
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Fashion Design and Merchandising, Expected in 2011 to Salt Lake Fashion Institute - Salt Lake City, Utah
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School Attended

  • Salt Lake Fashion Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Apparel Technical Designer
  • Apparel Technical Designer

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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