Technical Designer skilled at developing detailed spec packets and technical packages with measurements, sewing construction and illustrations. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
PDS PDM Patternmaker Attend fittings Construction (sewing) Illustrator Photo Shop Elements
Senior Technical Designer, 03/1995
to Current Eileen Fisher – Irvington,
NY Preparing and facilitating fittings, partnering with design. Correcting patterns, update PDM, partners with overseas venders Supports Domestic workload Women Size Specialist Trains and mentors Assistants on Patternmaking & PDM Partners with Patternmakers on making Pattern Blocks
1995-2003 Manager in Patternmaking Department Oversaw Patternmakers, Samplehands and Cutters Delegated work, schedule fittings, developed shrinkages for washed groups, met deadlines.
Production Patternmaker, 01/1990
to 06/1994 Liz Claiborne – New York,
NY Production Patternmaker in the Elisabeth Division for women and women petite. Attended fittings and corrected patterns
Production Patternmaker, 02/1987
to 01/1990 Macy's – New York,
NY Production Patternmaker for Private Label for all size ranges. Worked with Technical Designer in fittings and correcting patterns.
Production Patternmaker, Fenn, Wright & Manson – New York,
NY Production Patternmaker for Missy Sportwear. Attend fittings with Head Patternmaker
Asst. Patternmaker, Hanae Mori – New York,
Assisted Head Patternmaker in making patterns and attended fittings.
Associate of Applied Science: Fashion Design,
1972 Fashion Institute of Technology - New York City,
Training for PDS & PDM,
Gerber - New York
Additional Classes taken at FIT in Women's Patternmaking in Tailoring, Cut & Sew Patternmaking & Markermaking