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.

Experience

  • Womenswear Designer

    at Landmark Group, Splash

    September 2013 - October 2015

    Dubayy

    *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.

  • Multiproduct Designer

    at G.H.B Fashions LTD. t/as New Girl, LONDON

    July 2012 - July 2013

    London

    *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

    London

    *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

    London

    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

    at J.W.ANDERSON

    February 2010 - July 2010

    London

    *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.

Education

  • BA(Hons) Womenswear

    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

Services offered

  • Skills

    PLM
    Pattern Grading / Cutting
    Fashion Illustration
    Garment Construction
    Mood Boards
    Trend Research
    Technical Spec Drawing
    Fashion Graphics
    Fashion Styling
    PC and MAC operations.
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    CorelDRAW
    Microsoft Office
    Prezi

Languages

  • French Conversation

  • English Native

  • Hindi Negotiation

  • Swahili Negotiation

  • Telugu Negotiation

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