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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Creative and innovative Fashion Designer with excellent analytical research and collaboration skills, offering over 20 years in design and merchandising of women's swimwear and sportswear. Experience in design and illustration, color theory, product development from conception through production. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator with passion for creating functional fashion. Bringing excellent knowledge of textiles, production processes and consumer trends.

Skills
  • Garment construction
  • Apparel Design
  • Fit, sewing
  • Time management, Organization
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, CAD,Microsoft-Office
  • Create and edit B.O.M and PLM system.
  • Teamwork
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Customer service
  • Presentation
  • Communication
Education
Vinyasa Yoga Training School Costa Rica, Expected in No Degree : 300 Hrs Yoga Certification - GPA :
Marangoni Institute Milan, Italy, Expected in 06/1994 Bachelor of Arts : Fashion Design - GPA :
Work History
Akqa - Freelance Designer and Consultant
Amsterdam, NY, 01/2019 - 06/2021
  • Developed seasonal merchandise assortment to improve category depth and breadth.
  • Responsible for Market research, aesthetic vision and creation of new fashion products and brand analysis.
  • Worked with technical design and product management to provide accurate and complete design packages.
  • Sketched artistic and fresh designs for consideration..
  • Created innovative design tools and strategies for presenting merchandise.
  • Gathered information from vendors regarding market trends and competitor activity.
  • Clearly communicated design revisions to all members of fashion design team.
  • Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
  • Collaborated with vendors to align style consistency with other marketing materials.
Margaritaville Apparel - Sr. Swimwear/Sportswear Designer
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 09/2018
  • Responsible for creating designs from concept all the way through to finished product.
  • Research market trends /color and developed ideas into compelling, trend-forward, innovative and saleable products.
  • Create concepts, select color stories, developed fabrics and prints.
  • Gathered and bought all materials needed to successfully complete projects, including garment samples, mock-ups, CADS, illustrations, fabrication to sales and functional partners.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Collaborated with vendors to align style consistency with other marketing materials.
Perry Ellis International - Sr. Swimwear Designer
City, STATE, 11/2006 - 12/2016
  • Responsible to initiate and complete line plan requirements for the year.
  • Responsible to the overall trend of the line on the macro level providing visual concepts, styling, body, garment samples, fit, prints and color direction.
  • Globally sourced and shopped fabric and trim markets that are within budget guidelines of the Company.
  • Responsible for the presentation of design and visual boards,line plans and CAD to merchants and president.
  • Maintained consistent use of graphic imagery in materials and other marketing outreach.
  • Collaborated with vendors to align style consistency with other marketing materials.
  • Obtained approval of concepts by submitting rough drafts to management or to client.
  • Maintained up-date design knowledge by attending various workshops, professional society gatherings, and meetings. and travel for inspiration.
  • Attending fitting for the whole product and assisted across other divisions.
  • Designed new prints worked with fabric teams to develop prints and original patterns designs.
  • Recolored, color separate, and created repeats for both original and studio prints.
  • Approved strike-offs, and the timely execution of all prints.
Malibu Dream Girl - Designer
City, STATE, 06/2001 - 09/2006
  • Responsible for design, sketch, and fabricate the development for all swimwear and cover-ups.
  • Fully responsible for ensuring that product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy; interpreting international/ domestic concepts and fashion trends as it relates to market demands, company image and business strategy.
  • Responsible for selection of fabric/trim and develop artwork and prints and materials.
  • Obtained approval of concepts by submitting rough drafts to management or to client.
  • Requests lab dips and s/offs through bulk production.
  • Worked with cross functional partners domestic and overseas (Merch, production and tech) to ensure product integrity from sketch to protos to assort samples to bulk.
  • Attended fittings with tech team.
  • Responsible for the execution of the line plans and color cads
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.

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School Attended
  • Vinyasa Yoga Training School
  • Marangoni Institute
Job Titles Held:
  • Freelance Designer and Consultant
  • Sr. Swimwear/Sportswear Designer
  • Sr. Swimwear Designer
  • Designer
Degrees
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts