Fashion Designer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Established Fashion Designer with a reputation for exquisitely designed collections. Extremely familiar with the complete product creation life cycle, from initial concept to retail sale. Enthusiastic and excellent managerial skills.  Brand and concept creator with a clear vision.
  • Fashion sketching
  • Garment fittings
  • Trend and emerging brand awareness
  • First patterns
  • Familiar with Silhouette
  • Conceptual design expert
  • Creating editorial shoots
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong with color and composition
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Professional photo shoot experience
  • Strong creative skills
  • Multicultural background
  • Speaking 3 languages fluently: Spanish, French and English
  • Excellent knowledge of luxury market
Fashion Designer, 06/2015 to 12/2016
Amazon.Com, Inc. Blauvelt, NY,
  • Created trend reports for upcoming fashion trends and presented them to design team and buyers.
  • Responsible for sample fittings.
  • Responsible for color dying and print direction.
  • Managed a team of 5 designers creating 4 fashion collections, prints and color palettes.
  • Created collections for the contemporary licensing programs.
  • Responsible for styling and merchandising editorial photo shoots.
Design Director/Freelance, 09/2014 to Present
John Varvatos Enterprises, Inc. Woodbury, NY,
  • Researched seasonal dress trends locally and internationally, shop markets in US and Europe.
  • Responsible for creating mood boards.
  • Creating direction for cut and sew knits.
  • Create color palettes for each season based on trend research.
  • Assisted and directed fittings for samples and made recommendations.
  • Worked closely with sample makers.
  • Responsible for directing editorial photo-shoots.
Designer, 11/2007 to 08/2014
  • Researched trends for each season and translated into a viable dress collection.
  • Created mood boards and sketched collections.
  • Travelled to Europe for resourcing and establishing relations with textile mills.
  • Worked closely with production teams and sample makers.
  • Responsible for overseeing fittings and communicating with directors.
  • Responsible for adhering to a strict and tight fashion calendar.
  • In charge of directing, producing and styling all editorial photo shoots.
Assistant Designer, 09/2001 to 07/2005
Denise Marciano City, STATE,
  • Assisted designer in researching trends and sourcing fabrics.
  • Sourcing and color trend research.
  • Created inspirational mood boards.
  • Assisted in sample fittings.
photo, color, directing, direction, editorial, fashion, merchandising, producing, researching, research, trend
Education and Training
Associate degree: Fashion Design, Expected in September 1991
Ecole de La Mode A Paris - ,
Fashion Design
: Fashion Design, Expected in 1991
Fashion Institute Of Design And Merchandising - Los Angeles, California
Fashion Design
Master's: International Affairs, Expected in
Lewis & Clark College - ,
International Affairs
: International Studies, Expected in 1987
University of Sand Diego - San Diego, California
International Studies
Activities and Honors
Best Designer in Orange County 3 years in a row. 2004 to 2007

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School Attended
  • Ecole de La Mode A Paris
  • Fashion Institute Of Design And Merchandising
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • University of Sand Diego
Job Titles Held:
  • Fashion Designer
  • Design Director/Freelance
  • Designer
  • Assistant Designer
  • Associate degree
  • Master's

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