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tech design nike innovation resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary
Innovative and artistic professional with 15 years in the fashion industry. Driving new ways to engineer patterns and excelling in performance solutions for world class athletes.
Highlights
  • First patterns
  • Fabric direction
  • Spec measurements
  • Vendor relations




  • Superior communication skills/ multilingual
  • Extensive fabric knowledge
  • Athlete insights



Education
Art Institute of Portland Portland, OR Expected in : Apparel Design - GPA :
Experience
Lippert Components - Tech design Nike Innovation
Topeka, IN, 09/2013 - Current


  • Lead comprehensive innovative process from conception of design be it garment, technology platform or abstract methods of creation to its eventual usability.
  • Inventing and developing new technology platforms for categories to implement into their production.
  • Innovate for performance and function through creative pattern solutions, new methods of make and science research.
  • Utilization of body scans to build custom garments for athletes.
  • Facilitation of athlete insight based focus groups and wear test studies.
  • Engineer patterns from scratch utilizing sketches and abstract design ideas.
  • Work with Nike Innovation Knit center to create engineered knit garments.
  • Conduct New Size Data Analysis to identify sports specific body types for an array of Nike categories.
  • Utilize Clo3D to conduct first fittings on scanned athlete bodies.
  • Tasked with finding and bringing in artists/professors and other visionaries outside the realm of sports to inspire and teach workshops.
  • Collaborate with Nike Space and Tinker Hatfield on special projects including Gran Turismo video game Jordan Motor Suit.
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    Nike Golf - Tech Design
    City, STATE, 05/2011 - 09/2013


    • Develop specs for over 60 styles per season. 
    • Liason to overseas factories to facilitate pattern usage and development.
    • Customize apparel for elite golf athletes such as Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie and Rory McIlroy. 
    • Develop blocks and fit standards for Men's and Women's Nike Golf apparel.
    • Expert use of marker making to minimize waste in collaboration with costing team.
    • Create quality control documents and present to overseas factories to maintain consistency in production.
    • Work extensively with knit factories and create schematics for engineered sweaters.




    Adidas - Pattern Maker
    City, STATE, 05/2001 - 05/2011

     

    • Responsible for Global Fit and Size Project, creating and grading Global Blocks.
    • Stationed at adidas Germany (2004-2005) excelling in technical formotion engineering, body mapping, TPU and tech fit.
    • Collaborate with Design and Marketing to ensure their vision is executed.
    • Lead fit sessions proficiently offering design and marketing innovative and cost saving solutions.
    • Pioneered adidas first Women’s Plus Size Line from body measurement research to fit approved patterns.
    • Utilize 3D software (Browzwear) for creation of style silhouettes and design revisions.

     



    Skills
    • Optitex/Gerber
    • CLo 3D/Browzwear
    • Illustrator
    • Photoshop


    Languages
    • Fluent in Japanese, Spanish and knowledge of Mandarin and German.

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    School Attended

    • Art Institute of Portland

    Job Titles Held:

    • Tech design Nike Innovation
    • Tech Design
    • Pattern Maker

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