London College of Fashion alumni with 5 years of Global work experience as a Womenswear Design Professional.
Enthusiastic about working in a competent environment and committed towards contributing to the financial and social well-being of an organization, as well exploring new design prospects.
at Landmark Group, Splash
September 2013 - October 2015
*Middle East’s leading Fashion Retailer, over 200 Stores in 13 Countries in the Middle East, Africa & Asia. *Key Functions include presenting seasonal Mood boards, Range Building based on catwalks, Retail & Competitor analysis reports, Trend/Trade Shows & WGSN. *Main Design Categories: Formals, Tailoring, Evening wear, Occasion wear, Casual/Relaxed, Denim, Lounge, Winter wear, Graphic Tees, Vintage/Ethnic wear in Woven, Jersey & Knit fabrics. *Analysing sales reports and identifying key areas of product development & improvement. *Implementation of new Fabrics, Trims, Finishes, Garment Fittings of development & Final Sealer Samples. *CAD drawings, Fashion Illustrations and giving key Prints & Graphics to be created by graphic designer. *Tech packs/Design Style sheets are created online on PLM Software with detailed design & technical details and are sent to various suppliers in London, Hong Kong, Korea, China, India & Bangladesh.
at G.H.B Fashions LTD. t/as New Girl, LONDON
July 2012 - July 2013
*Working on multi product ranges for Womenswear, Teen wear & Children’s wear. *Clients include BHS – Arcadia Group, Jane Norman, Peacocks, Heatons, Boohoo and Internacionale. *Fabric & trim sourcing, creating technical CADs, graphics, prints and labels. *Attending meetings with Buyers & Designers to assist with the development of new products and garment fittings. *Liaising with the sampling and production team in Istanbul, Turkey.
Womenswear & Menswear Design Placement
at CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN,
September 2011 - February 2012
*Assisted the production team with the Spring-Summer 2012 Collection. *Worked on quality control, hand finishing, pattern cutting and machine operations.
Womenswear Designer and Manufacturing Agent
at AFDABIL – Agency for Design and Buying in London
October 2011 - January 2012
Temporary Job Role *Key functions: designing, trend research, blogging, creating mood boards, illustrations, specs / flat drawing, colour analysis and sampling. *Liaised with manufacturers in India, China and Bangladesh for sampling and production
Womenswear Design Intern
February 2010 - July 2010
*Internship included pattern cutting, grading, sewing, embroidery, creating toiles/prototypes for the Spring-Summer 2010 collection sold at Liberty & Harrods of London. *Research work on fabric and trim sourcing. (Documentation Available on request)
Freelance Womenswear Designer
at Reliance Trends
January 2006 - July 2008
Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka
*Designed a line of high street Womenswear apparel and created CADS/Tech-packs for garment Sampling & Production. *Project included Inspiration Boards, Color analysis, Fabric sourcing /sampling, Graphic design &digital prints. *Research work on Fashion forecasting, Trend analysis &Market study.
Assistant Womenswear Design Internship
at Integra Apparels
February 2007 - July 2007
Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka
*Export industry dealing with major European clientele such as ESPRIT, Ben Sherman & Massimo Dutti. *Collaborated with head designer for the Autumn/Winter- 08/09 Womenswear collection. *Handled design operations in machine/hand embroidery, graphic prints, washes, surface design, garment construction, patternmaking, technical spec sheets, design boards and illustration. *Technical spec sheets, design boards and illustrations were emphasized for sampling and production.
at London College of Fashion
2009 - 2011 (2 years) London
BA Fashion Design
at National Institute of Fashion Technology
2004 - 2008 (4 years) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka
Pattern Grading / Cutting
Technical Spec Drawing
PC and MAC operations.