*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.
*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
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.
*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
J.W.ANDERSON 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
Reliance Trends January 2006 - July 2008*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
Integra Apparels February 2007 - July 2007*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.