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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Innovative and artistic professional with 20+years in the fashion industry. Passionate, creative, resourceful, dependable, efficient, strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to troubleshoot problems. Enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to work cross-functionally as well as independently. Laser focus on details and achieving the desired results. Experienced in price negotiations, costing of materials. Proficient in product development, well rounded Fashion Designer familiar with the complete product creation life cycle, from initial concept to retail sale.

Highlights
  • Strong creative design skills
  • Extensive fabric knowledge
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Superior communication skills
  • Vendor relations
  • Self-motivated professional
Education
Art Institute of Seattle Seattle, WA Expected in Associate Degree : Fashion Design - GPA : Graduated at the top 5% of my class with Honors Fashion Design Graduated at the top 5% of my class with Honors
University of Washington Seattle, WA Expected in Bachelor of Fine Arts : Fiber & Textiles - GPA : Fiber & Textiles
Accomplishments
Traveled to Asia and Europe for international trend research and theme inspiration. 
Eddie Bauer, Best Product Wins 2013 - Award for Materials Development.

Experience
LONGSHOT APPAREL - Men's Sr Designer - Freelance
City, STATE, 02/2016 - 01/2012
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CUDDY STUDIOS - Creative Design Consultant
City, STATE, 06/2015 - Present
  • Consultant on Women's design, styling and fabric quality and trim selections.
  • Merchandise seasonal collections.
  • Work on seasonal color palette.
  • Research seasonal inspirations for patterns.
  • Planning seasonal style count and color assortment.
EDDIE BAUER - Associate Manager - Materials Developer
City, STATE, 06/2012 - 09/2014
  • Researching, develop and sourcing of fabrics/trims that meet design vision, merchant requirements and Company financial plans.
  • Provide fabric/trim trend research to design in support of the product development process.
  • Work directly with Mills during the materials development process.
  • Manage fabric/trim deadlines and tracking to meet seasonal TACT.
  • Requesting and coordinating proto sample yardages/trims from the mills to the appropriate vendors.
  • Work with Product Development and Quality Assurance to review fabric/trim qualities to ensure they meet Eddie Bauer standards and uphold the authenticity and personality of the brand.
  • Fabric/Trim price negotiating to achieve the best price and IMU.
  • Partner with Design and PLM's to ensure that appropriate material are selected for the product.
EDDIE BAUER - Sr Designer - Freelance
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 11/2011
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ddDrew lines between reference points to produce outlines of graded patterns. Calculated dimensions and specifications from sales order and entered data in worksheets. Calculated dimensions and specifications from sales order and entered data in worksheets. Calculated dimensions and specifications from sales order and entered data in worksheets. Calculated dimensions and specifications from sales order and entered data in worksheets. dDemonstrated and presented features and characteristics of clothing by standing, turning and walking. Demonstrated and presented features and characteristics of clothing by standing, turning and walking. Demonstrated and presented features and characteristics of clothing by standing, turning and walking. Demonstrated and presented features and characteristics of clothing by standing, turning and walking. Demonstrated and presented features and characteristics of clothing by standing, turning and walking. ddMonitored sales and inventory to recommend appropriate markdown action. Monitored sales and inventory to recommend appropriate markdown action. Monitored sales and inventory to recommend appropriate markdown action. Monitored sales and inventory to recommend appropriate markdown action. Monitored sales and inventory to recommend appropriate markdown action.

NORDSTROM - Men's Sportswear Designer
City, STATE, 06/2005 - 10/2009
  • Initiated and interpreted new product concepts to meet the needs of our customers, resulting in sales and growth for the company.
  • Managed design projects and worked with team members to ensure that deadlines are met to reach company goals.
  • Proposed color palette for assigned category(s) and participate in color process, including defining lab dip needs and color-way development on a style by style basis.
  • Work as a team member in identifying general color direction on a seasonal basis.
  • Developed fabrics/created pattern work and trims with our domestic and international vendors.

TOMMY BAHAMA - Men's Bottoms & Outerwear Designer
City, STATE, 09/2004 - 06/2005
  • Responsible for designing and managing the TB Men's Collection Pants and Shorts as well as the Outerwear program each season.
  • Developed and created technical sketches for the garment styling and construction specifications.
  • Daily communications between the Hong Kong vendors on development and production issues.
  • Knowledge in fitting garments.
  • International travel to Hong Kong to work with the liaison office and fabric/trim vendors.
JORDAN A DIVISION OF NIKE, INC - Apparel Product Designer II
City, STATE, 02/2001 - 08/2004
  • Designed seasonal collections for the Men's and Boy's Sport Athletic Groups (Classic, Retro, Basketball, ILE, Training and Headwear/Accessories) as well as the Two 3 Men's Street Casual Line (Knits,Sweaters,Woven,Denim,Outerwear and Headwear/Accessories).
  • Domestic and International travel for trend, trim and fabric research.
  • Involved in Merchandising the seasonal line through styling and color.
  • Ensured that product was consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.
  • Interacted closely with merchandising teams to execute seasonal lines accordingly to style counts, gross margin requirements, and retail/catalog merchandising strategies.

Skills
 
Creative direction, competitive research and market trends, price negotiating,
Materials development, Merchandising, product design and development, Knowledge of Quality Assurance testing.
 
 

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School Attended

  • Art Institute of Seattle
  • University of Washington

Job Titles Held:

  • Men's Sr Designer - Freelance
  • Creative Design Consultant
  • Associate Manager - Materials Developer
  • Sr Designer - Freelance
  • Men's Sportswear Designer
  • Men's Bottoms & Outerwear Designer
  • Apparel Product Designer II

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  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

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