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Experience Experience
02/2014 present
Philadelphia, PA
Associate Apparel Designer
Philadelphia, PA
Associate Apparel Designer
02/2014 present
Philadelphia, PA
Associate Apparel Designer
02/2014 present
  • Work directly with head of design to create and execute the design for an assigned brand
  • Create technical flat sketches (CAD) as well as color presentation boards
  • Research seasonal trends - identify new colors, fabric and silhouettes for conceptual development
  • Communicates all necessary information within the timeframe given to all departments involved in the range developing the process worldwide
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office and adobe Illustrator
  • Assist in creation and color merchandising of sketches (CAD) submitted by external design contractors
  • Maintain library of silhouettes and historical design
07/2011 01/2014
San Francisco, CA
Apparel Designer
San Francisco, CA
Apparel Designer
07/2011 01/2014
San Francisco, CA
Apparel Designer
07/2011 01/2014
  • Work independently to create and execute design for all categories of assigned brand – present to head of design
  • Work closely with PGA /LPGA athletes to gain product insights and help make sure our products perform at the necessary level for our athletes
  • Create supporting artwork that illustrate design concepts and tell stories to the Marketing, Merchandising and Sales teams
  • Execute design work according to the visual language of adidas as well as given Corporate Identity guidelines according to legal guidance
  • Manage, coach, evaluate direct reports and foster their professional development
  • Create tech packs and other materials to hand-off to development for sample manufacturing
  • Self-Manage own creative process and execute towards given design languages within the category
08/2004 06/2011
Dallas, TX
Assistant Apparel Designer
Dallas, TX
Assistant Apparel Designer
08/2004 06/2011
Dallas, TX
Assistant Apparel Designer
08/2004 06/2011
  • Work directly designer to create and execute the designs, includes illustrator sketches, color CADs and BOM information
  • Helps to create and present design concepts to Design Management, Product Management, Merchant Teams, Trend Department, Technical Design and Vendor partners
  • Helps Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Evaluate and prioritize all trend information and create trend boards, color direction, and compelling product assortments
  • May manage systems, libraries, and projects to achieve Balk goals in accordance with company policy and practices
  • Assist the team in designing product that is consistent with market trends as well as brand aesthetic
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and adobe Illustrator
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion
Iowa State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion
Skills Skills
  • Ability to respond quickly to multiple projects with strong time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of fashion product and fashion design/industrial product or industrial design
  • Strong team player as well as the ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of design trends, specifically sporting good industry trends
  • Strong visual and verbal skills with the ability to create impactful/exciting visuals
  • Knowledge of design and material trends, specifically sporting good industry trends
  • Strong communication, organizational and presentation skills; ability to receive design critique and respond with multiple solutions
  • Good knowledge of product development, material and trims
  • Knowledge of technical processes and ability to address lasts, patters, blueprints and molds at a general level
  • Strong team player as well as ability to work independently
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs collections (this includes hand sketches, illustrations, technical drawings, color concepts and colored sketches, mood/ inspiration boards, graphic solutions…)
  • Hands over design kits to development. Communicates all relevant information needed for the development process
  • Ability to communicate effectively to all levels within the organization
  • One (1) years of experience in design; or
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Vans Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for market research, creating seasonal inspiration boards, designs, tech pack creation, and fit
  • Responsible for all design details from rough sketches to completion of tech packs
  • Responsible for material selection, color details, and styling details. Responsible for knowledge of cost components and ability to design products that hit margin targets
  • Create computer design; sketches, graphics, print artwork, multiple colorways and storyboards
  • Create visual presentations and follow up with all design details
  • Responsible for presentation of designs at line reviews and product launch
  • Oversee the fitting of garments and review product details to ensure product execution meets the design aesthetic as well as commercially acceptable quality standards
  • Review details on prototypes with developer and merchandiser. Share responsibility with development and merchandiser for final product result
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork skills through cooperating with cross –functional team members and remain focused
  • Adhere to all calendar dates
  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 4-6
  • 4-6 years design experience Associate/Bachelor Degree in related field preferred Pattern rendering experience is a plus
  • Multimedia experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of design techniques and processes
  • Extensive experience designing and tech packing Cut & Sew classifications, specifically Jackets, Knits and Fleece
  • Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop staff to improve performance and achieve
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists in collecting all relevant information needed to create a truly inspired sports- collection. This includes all possible sources
  • Creates design and product concepts for defined projects and monitors concepts of designers that are dedicated to the projects
  • Assists in the apparel design phase (this includes hand sketches, illustrations, technical drawings, color concepts and colored sketches, mood/ inspiration boards, graphic solutions…)
  • Manages seasonal design toolboxes and symbol libraries for tech pack preparation and creation
  • Creates apparel production tech packs and import finished CADS into production software systems accurately
  • Creates/reviews/tracks/owns/manages/proofs apparel trim and fabric developments by partnering with development and pattern marketing. Follows through to the end of the project, troubleshooting and facilitating as needed throughout the season
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Senior Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create new products, graphics, seasonal color palettes, or seasonal vision / concepts using trends in fashion and culture, competition, and Reebok past designs as catalysts for the Training collection
  • Translate fashion and culture trends to the brand, products, product lines, design concepts, color, and graphics relevant to the Training category
  • Accurately depict hand-drawn sketches, designs, graphic applications, and ideations as digitally rendered line art, flat patterns, 2D / 3D, technical drawings, and other required art / illustrations
  • Use appropriate Reebok forms and templates, such as briefs and tech packs, to capture, convey, and communicate design and product information to others throughout the design cycle
  • Create and determine contents of seasonal tools, such as material tool boxes or palettes that help to inspire the balance of Reebok Fitness categories
  • Ensure the product successfully meets the brand aesthetic by adhering to Reebok design DNA fundamentals
  • Design products based on accurate assessment of fabric and anatomical characteristics
  • Select textiles based on their functional properties, aesthetic, cost, and support of the intended design
  • Attend and contribute to review sessions for designs, construction, fit, and/or prototypes
  • Apply garment pattern-making and garment fitting techniques to ensure proper construction
  • Design products that are achievable given construction and manufacturing techniques
  • Gather and apply market research and/or consumer feedback to accurately anticipate and fulfill consumer needs, and identify consumers and trends
  • Assess potential cost / margin impact of fabric, color, trim, graphics, treatments, technology, components, and construction choices
  • Resolve cost / margin issues and ensure product / design realization and execution, within budget, against the targeted Go-In-Margin, revenue, quality / pricing, and timelines to meet market requirements
  • Provide prompt and constructive feedback, and assume a coaching role to support and inspire subordinates, including interns and apprentices
  • Tackle conflicts proactively and finds constructive solutions together with his/her counterparts
  • Improve the design and development process by suggesting / using new, innovative concepts, materials, or manufacturing processes
  • Prepare concise presentations, briefings, and email that ensure the intent is consistently and correctly interpreted by recipients
  • Present designs, concepts, and seasonal stories to all levels of the organization and across various departments
  • Meet design calendar deadlines and deliverables
  • Think and act in a goal-oriented manner, and prioritize and complete tasks in order of importance
  • Bachelor’s degree in fashion or apparel design
  • Knowledge of garment construction, garment fit, costing and technical development application
  • Presentation and Storytelling skills
  • Prior management or mentoring of more junior designers a plus
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Senior Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designing licensed apparel for men’s sport specialty and sports chain retailer
  • Styling and designing global performance product, technically addressing fit, construction, fabrics and design lines from concept to completion. Influence global design direction
  • Conceptualize, research, and apply new technologies to the assigned apparel category
  • Research market competitors and trends within Licensed Apparel. Work closely with Designers and Design Director to translate seasonal concepts to product lines
  • Identify problems, develop solutions, and seek innovative approaches to the development of functional sports and lifestyle apparel
  • Resolve costing/margin issues
  • Highly creative and innovative
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to excite people about new ideas
  • Highly organized. Ability to multi-task and good time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of fabrics, trims and technical garment construction. Factory travel
  • Strong knowledge of costing and margin implication
  • 7+ years design experience in the sport apparel or fashion industry required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in design, fine arts or fashion required; advanced degree a plus
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Actively participate in the conceptual development of each product line by driving strong apparel concepts
  • Create and implement a creative direction for each season including edits to the line and new silhouettes that are consistent with brand strategy and market trends
  • Present design as needed and communicate directly with business partners, vendors and senior staff
  • Partner with all internal teams and apply that knowledge in the creation of new seasons
  • Actively participate in fabric and trim selection
  • Provide insight regarding style and fit of product during presentation
  • Participate in fit sessions
  • Work with technical designers and third party vendors to ensure tech packages are accurate and complete
  • May meet independently with vendors or conduct market research as needed
  • Must have experience in the design and development process of apparel pieces by classification, from concept flat sketch and initial spec through final prototype for an assigned product line
  • Experience should include collaborating with conceptual designers, researching current trends, providing design point of view for each season; specs and prototypes designs; choosing colors, fabrics, and preparing fabric for production; working with EMS sourcing team, suppliers and manufacturers on design implementation and production issues; performing creative research and assisting on product development techniques at factories as directed; working with technical designers and understanding fit; working closely with merchants to understand sales information (style, color, fit, etc.) and applying this knowledge to designing into future seasons; assisting in presenting design point of view to EMS management
  • Must be proficient in using MAC platform programs including Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, etc
  • Bachelor's degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • 3-5 years apparel design experience
  • Experience in communicating technical product specifications
  • Experience in evaluating fit/pattern
  • Relevant outdoor / athletic / performance lifestyle experience
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Assistant Apparel Designer, Brazil Resume Examples & Samples

  • Apparel design experience
  • Bachelors degree in fashion or apparel design
  • Local Language OR Spanish Fluent
  • Advanced English
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Kids Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sketch product designs and produce line art to communicate design concepts, including multiple views and detail sketches as necessary
  • Design small collections and/or special make-up designs under the guidance of design management that take into account cost, style, fit, fabric, trims and technology
  • Select materials and trims used in product designs and assist Director in creating material and trim “toolbox boards” to consolidate selections each season
  • Meet calendar deadlines and deliverables
  • Bachelor in fashion or apparel design and 2+ years of apparel design experience mainly focused on kids apparel products
  • Ability to work within a cross functional team of Marketing, Production and other Design teams for maximum productivity
  • Ability to illustrate designs & concepts as hand sketches and line art (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Passion for sports and fashion
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Sketch apparel designs and produce line art to communicate design concepts, including multiple views and details as necessary in both 2D and 3D
  • Design function and technology into product while still designing to cost
  • Design new components or innovate existing apparel parts and create technical drawings so they can be manufactured
  • Identify new or innovative concepts, materials, manufacturing processes, etc. and suggest ways in which they could improve the overall process and positively impact the team
  • 2+ years of apparel design experience
  • Advanced level Adobe Illustrator; Photoshop and 3D software a plus
  • Understanding of materials and their application to apparel designs; understanding of material development processes and apparel construction
  • Well established knowledge of the apparel manufacturing process
  • Good negotiating and influencing skills
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Converse Senior Apparel Designer Men s Outerwear Resume Examples & Samples

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in a design related field and 8 years directly relevant work experience in apparel design
  • Understanding of the Male Converse consumer
  • In depth experience in Outerwear
  • Strong communication skills, including meetings and presentations, and ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to a wide and diverse audience
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Vans Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in computer design programs, (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead, coach and develop staff to improve performance and achieve professional goals
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other management staff, employees and others with whom the company conducts business
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret policies, procedures and other business practices, guidelines and documents
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs sports lifestyle products for apparel range based on input from product management
  • Collects relevant information needed to design a consumer and market right collection. This to include all possible sources to gain this information
  • General interest press, trend services, fashion and sportswear magazines
  • Produces trend and travel reports for other members of the design team
  • Creates working drawings and colored sketches
  • Creates inspiration/presentations. Show creative output
  • Knowledge of design trends, specifically sporting good industry trends
  • Four (4) years of experience in design; or
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Converse Senior Apparel Designer Smu\qt Resume Examples & Samples

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  • In depth experience in Knit and Woven product categories
  • Strong knowledge of Lifestyle brands
  • Proficient ability to apply and perform apparel design skills, including drawing/sketching, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing and scale, visual presentation development and layout that is supported by a portfolio of non-computer-based creative art and graphic design
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Classics Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Design collections the parameters provided by design management that take into account cost, style, fit, fabric, trims, construction and technology
  • Identify problems and develop solutions or innovative approaches to the design and development of sport and/or sport-inspired apparel
  • Provide design/concept boards to communicate design and seasonal direction
  • Keep abreast of market trends and consumer needs and how they relate to the Reebok brand
  • Identify new or innovative concepts, materials, manufacturing process, etc. and suggest ways in which they could improve the overall process and positively impact the team
  • 5+ years of apparel design experience
  • Knowledge of garment construction, garment fit and costing
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs high performance product collections for apparel range based on input from product management and senior and category designers for Basketball
  • Collects relevant information needed to design a consumer and ‘market right’ Basketball collection. This to include all possible sources to gain this information
  • Designs collections by hand sketching and use of other design computers/software
  • Creates market right graphics and color palets for basketball performance apparel
  • Knowledge of functional performance apparel products
  • Mac skills using Illustrator, Adobe Professional and PhotoShop applications
  • Ability to create designs that meet sports category needs and commercial opportunities
  • Ability to effectively present design ideas and concepts
  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, ever changing work environment
  • Three (3) years relevant work experience in apparel design
  • Graphic Design experience preferred
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Assistant Apparel Designer NEO Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide technical drawings and colour sketches for the Apparel design team
  • Help designing ranges and products for the international apparel and accessories range based on input from and in cooperation with design and marketing
  • Ensure sufficient service to product management and development
  • Offer and execute technical /CAD support to apparel & accessories related needs
  • Create technical product drawings based on input from design for development
  • Handle the colour-up process based on marketing input and create coloured sketches and merchandizing boards. This includes the use of design computer programs on Apple Mac, such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Assist product management in all issues regarding the realization of products and collections
  • Ensure an efficient process and communication flow between design, marketing and development for all issues regarding the ranges and products handled by the assistant designer
  • Prepare and load sketches into the internal software catalogue
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Apparel Designer, Sweaters Resume Examples & Samples

  • 2+ years of design experience, specifically within knitwear design
  • Required to travel domestically and internationally 5-10%
  • Strong sense of style and color
  • Good understanding of merchandising as it relates to sales and store environment
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Vans Associate SMU Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 2+ years
  • 2+ years design experience
  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in related field preferred
  • Fabrication background - fibers and yarns, naturals and synthetics
  • Preferred experience in Men's and Woman's Apparel and Accessory Design
  • Knowledge of fit, fabric and color
  • Possess sense of style and color
  • Demonstrate the organizational ability to facilitate multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
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Senior Apparel Designer One Foundation Resume Examples & Samples

  • Capture mental impressions and ideas in visual, verbal, or audio renderings
  • Create technical drawings and representations of fabric, trim, graphic artwork, and products such that construction information is interpreted exactly as intended
  • Select appropriate methods of communications to accurately convey technical information in informal and formal situations
  • Create supporting artwork that illustrates design concepts and tells stories
  • Create new products, graphics, seasonal color palettes, or seasonal vision / concepts using trends in fashion and culture, competition, and Reebok past designs as catalysts
  • Translate fashion and culture trends to the brand, products, product lines, design concepts, color, and graphics
  • Freely speculate possibilities and if/then scenarios during brainstorming or sketch sessions
  • Employ multi-dimensional thinking to ideate and discover new perspectives,view points, or approaches
  • Select and ensure color, graphics/prints, materials, fit, and trims enhance product aesthetic, works within overall design range, and overall design has market appeal
  • Design small collections, collections, and/or special make-up designs that take cost, style, fit, fabric, trims, and technology into account
  • Ensure construction, finishing techniques, and textiles enhance product usability
  • Infuse and apply new technologies to performance products or fashion influences to sports-based lifestyle products or graphics / color and ensure they are integral elements of the design
  • Visualize concepts, impressions, and ideas in concrete and tangible ways
  • Translate design concepts to products and product lines
  • Apply garment pattern-making and garment fitting tecniques to ensure proper construction
  • Ensure design reflects / incorporates market needs and product brief requirements
  • Use relevant and appropriate resources to accurately determine, anticipate, and validate current and future trends, competition, retail landscape, and cultural drivers
  • Interpret and understand consumer dynamics, predict shifts, and react to trends
  • Make accurate assessments and projections of competitors' strengths and weaknesses in the global market relative to the Reebok brand, products, and product lines including market presence, tactics, merchandising, and trends
  • Accurately assess the impact consumers have on the market
  • Employ formal and informal methods to gain insight and to research industry, market, consumer, and competitor information
  • Analyze and summarize research data
  • Create / design products that integrate technology, function, and design aesthetic and remain within cost margins
  • Analyze and select design / product elements based on cost and a hierarchy of importance
  • Fulfill product briefs' cost, margin, and competitive pricing requirements
  • Manage direct reports, junior team members, and/or interns and apprentices in their daily work and ensure they meet deadlines and deliverables
  • Transport information effectively in individual and group situations using the most appropriate and effective medium, such as, but not limited to, presentations, meetings, one-to-one situations
  • Select content and use language and terminology appropriate to the audience
  • Convey messages verbally and visually in a clear, concise, and accurate way during meetings, telephone / video conferences such that interpretation is consistent and accurate, and need for clarification is minimal
  • Present facts and factual information in a structured and non-ambiguous manner
  • Convey conceptual information in a concrete and tangible manner
  • Work independently and perform a variety of tasks with different levels of complexity by developing effective plans and organizing work efficiently
  • Participate conscientiously and with accountability in own, cross-department, and cross-function teams, and facilitate effective team outcomes
  • 8+ years of apparel design experience
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Study and interpret market conditions and trends from a design perspective as related to golf and share with design team, marketing team and development team in a dynamic way
  • Create Design Direction for assigned categories of the seasonal apparel line which includes fabric, color and inspirational imagery and overall look and feel that meets the requirements of the global product brief and is inline with the design strategy
  • Communicates with clarity and knowledge to all necessary teams within a strict timeframe
  • Point person for apparel category that you own, able to make decisions for the category based on the global design strategy, business needs and overall brand
  • Maintain close relationships with cross-functional teams and departments to create a streamline process
  • Collect relevant trend reports, style analysis and innovative design concepts that will inspire the direction of the golf apparel range in a new way
  • Trade publications, trade fairs, online design tools, sports events
  • General interest in fashion, golf, and sportswear trend
  • Work with outside vendors, fabric resources, color services and alternative tools to successfully gather what is needed to bring apparel to life
  • Initiate store checks, market visits and competitor analysis that are relevant to your category
  • Design product range utilizing primarily CAD and hand sketches
  • Present category direction to Design team and external teams in a confident energetic way that displays the design language, color, fabrics, graphics and style
  • Work closely with PGA /LPGA athletes to gain product insights and help make sure our products perform at the necessary level for our athletes
  • Work closely with Creative Director, Senior Design and Brand Marketing to help shape the category look and feel
  • Fashion Design degree and relevant work experience in the branded performance apparel industry
  • A strong knowledge of garment construction and understanding of textiles and garment accessories. (3-5 years of related experience.) 5-8 years of experience
  • Strong understanding of materials and performance function
  • Textile print/ graphic experience a plus
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Associate Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Study and interpret market conditions and trends from a design perspective as related to golf
  • Design assigned styles of men’s and womens’ apparel and accessories that meets the requirements of the global product brief on a seasonal basis; including performance knits, wovens, and outerwear
  • Maintain library of silhouettes and historical design
  • Collect relevant information needed to design a golf apparel range to meet the needs of the company on a global basis, within the timeline of the established design and development calendar
  • General interest press, trend and color services, fashion and sportswear magazines
  • Create technical flat sketches (CAD) as well as color presentation boards
  • Assist in creation and color merchandising of sketches (CAD) submitted by external design contractors
  • Hand off designs to development. Must submit all relevant information in design package for the development process (i.e.: colorways and color call-outs, stitch detail, silhouette, and constructions). Provide all finished flat sketches and colorways to mar-com for print catalog and collateral
  • Assist product marketing with all issues related to product commercialization , for both the global range and individual regional needs worldwide
  • University/College accredited courses in apparel, design, textiles, and/or relevant work experience in the branded performance apparel industry
  • A strong knowledge of garment construction and understanding of textiles and garment accessories. (One to three years of related experience.)
  • Must be fully proficient in Adobe Illustrator
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Apparel Designer Layering Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for product design process to include market research, mood board creation, designing, sketching, “specing” and fit
  • Responsible for researching global markets in order to identify new trends, yarns, techniques, etc
  • Responsible for final approval of sample
  • 4 year college degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • 2+ years of direct Fleece and/or Activewear design experience
  • Ability to create concepts and design a line
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Senior Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 12+ years' experience in design
  • Experience for Bridge-level product
  • Passion for design and commitment to the product
  • Strong sense of proportion and balance in garments
  • Strong technical knowledge to construction, fit and finishing
  • Creative and collaborative demeanor
  • Familiar with line development timelines
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Apparel Designer, Reebok Resume Examples & Samples

  • Develop seasonal apparel CTM strategy and plan (cross all categories) according to local business and consumer needs
  • Collect relevant information needed to create an appropriate apparel collection
  • Develop brief of seasonal CTM range
  • Brief and coordinate with global design team and CCS team on CTM development
  • Explore and utilize external design resources for building local CTM
  • Ensure all sketches and data are provided to development in a timely manner and ensure appropriate interaction and communication is maintained at all times between design, merchandising and marketing
  • Assist Merchandising in all issues regarding the realization of specific products and collections
  • Lead and develop quality CTM sell-in pack for trade meeting
  • Good creative/design/ art direction sense
  • Strong conceptual understanding of brand building
  • Willing to take challenge and strong will of achievement
  • Knowledge of functional sportswear products
  • Degree preferably in Fashion Design
  • Fluent in English language
  • Computer skills on Apple Mac or PC (Illustrator, PhotoShop)
  • Fluent in English and local language
  • Basic MS office skills
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own and manage the design process from conception through to final styling for assigned brand
  • Responsible for entire design process to include market research, conceptual presentations, design and direction through fabric, print, spec and fit processes
  • Research seasonal trends – identify and present new colors, fabric and silhouettes for conceptual development
  • Work independently to create and execute design for all categories of assigned brand – present to head of design
  • Able to independently assort line and present a balanced collection that is trend right and appropriate for business needs
  • Work with technical design team to ensure design packages are complete and accurate
  • Attend and participate in all fittings
  • Strong sense of style and color trends
  • Thorough knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, construction, print and color execution
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office and adobe Illustrator
  • BA degree in Fashion Design or related field
  • 5-7 years design experience
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Associate Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Research seasonal trends - identify new colors, fabric and silhouettes for conceptual development
  • Collaborate with team in designing product that is consistent with market trends as well as brand aesthetic
  • Work directly with head of design to create and execute the design for an assigned brand
  • Responsible for all areas of design including sketching, fabric trims and spec direction
  • Responsible for managing the design process from conception through to final styling for assigned brand
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • 7-10 years
  • At least 7 years design experience
  • Multifaceted design experience in high profile brands
  • Strong computer knowledge; ability to learn how to design through new/advanced technology (e.g., on-line spec program)
  • Ability to design using new advanced technology (Illustrator, Photoshop, Kaledo)
  • Ability to create technical sketches and tech packs in adobe illustrator
  • Microsoft Power Point preferred
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage multiple seasons within category/categories
  • Knowledge of customer needs/wants as well as current and emerging trends with the ability to translate into brand right product balancing core and fashion
  • Takes initiative with the “big picture” and how the total look applies across classifications; awareness of other areas and how they relate to your own business
  • Travel/Store visits as needed both locally and to NY, LA, store visits for inspirational shopping
  • Partner with Trend on seasonal research; magazines, online services, websites etc. and collaborate with Sr. Trend manager for Seasonal concept coordination
  • Partner with Product Development to research and develop core and key fabrications, trim, embellishment appropriate to the category. Initiate test recommendations on a seasonal and ongoing basis
  • Support Senior Designers and design directors on process, best practices and milestone meetings
  • Complete understanding of fit. Attend all Fit sessions pertaining to your product working closely with the Technical Design partners to maintain initial vision and Brand fit
  • Communicate with AGS oversees offices to ensure correct design detail execution for categories
  • Coordinate category samples and cads for line review and line close
  • Manage, coach, evaluate direct reports and foster their professional development
  • Create design boards for each season showing silhouette, fabric and print for each design owned PLC meeting
  • Responsible for sketching, complete accurate seasonal tech pack execution, tech pack updates and line sheets per categories
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design or equivalent experience
  • Customer service philosophy
  • Highly motivated, passionate and results-oriented
  • Understand how to motivate and develop talent *LI-HD#DES
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Womenswear Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Self-Manage own creative process and execute towards given design languages within the category
  • Profound knowledge of streetwear products / culture
  • 3 years of practical experience in design environment (Footwear/ Apparel/ Accessories - or industrial design, fashion design or similar design related areas)
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Apparel Designer Womens Resume Examples & Samples

  • Design products for the Asian Regional Apparel range, based upon input from product management, in order to supply the needs of the Asian market consumer
  • Own the creative process to make sure that the final products meet Business Unit commercial and image objectives
  • Create working drawings and colored sketches for design presentations
  • Ensure that all relevant information needed for the development process is submitted in a timely manner to Product Development and ensure that appropriate levels of interaction and communication are maintained with Product Development
  • Collaborate with Product Management on all issues regarding the realization of defined collections
  • Assist with design presentations to support the launch of products
  • Produce trend, travel and research reports in an accurate and timely manner
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Research seasonal trends - help identify new colors, fabric and silhouettes for conceptual development
  • Assist the team in designing product that is consistent with market trends as well as brand aesthetic
  • Work directly designer to create and execute the designs, includes illustrator sketches, color CADs and BOM information
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with merchandising, production and technical design teams
  • Responsible for managing monthly product boards and linesheets for private label product
  • Organize and file seasonal trims and fabrics
  • Understanding of garment construction
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Must have an eye for detail and be able to multi task
  • Strong understanding of garment construction
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and adobe Illustrator
  • BA or Certification degree in Product Development, Design or related field
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Senior Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Influence the creative vision for specific ranges across different categories
  • Create and communicate a color merchandizing and roll out plan for respective concepts
  • Profound knowledge of fashion product and fashion design/industrial product or industrial design
  • Minimum 6 years practical experience in design
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Senior Apparel Designer NEO Resume Examples & Samples

  • Create concept, colour, materials and trim boards in line with Designer Director’s direction
  • Work closely with Development , Tech Services, and Product Testing to resolve product issues from design packages through commercialization
  • Maintain current and accurate records of individual work
  • Expertise and knowledge about details such as embroideries, prints, material washing standards
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Direct a variety of creative resources (agencies, freelancers, writers, photographers, etc) on development of creative execution to ensure holistic creative excellence
  • Participate in the creation of annual and long-term Creative Direction strategies
  • Seek out new Design resources that can deliver world class results
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Senior Technical Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Be the key contact for all material and trim related topics within the Design Team
  • Manage the creation of technical drawings, colour CADs and final presentations for the apparel Design Team (incl. freelancers)
  • Support the Design Team by analyzing designs for manufacturability, production and properties
  • Archive and distribute final, correct designs to both internal and external partners
  • Support all design related needs as direct partner to Project Management, Marketing and Sourcing
  • Key contact person in Design for all technical and executive support in Apparel
  • Interact with Design (incl. freelancers), Marketing and Development parties to meet timelines
  • Highly skilled in Design Program Adobe Illustrator
  • Good skills in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop program
  • Offer and execute technical /CAD support to apparel related needs
  • Create technical product drawings based on hand sketches and input from design for Development/ product creation
  • Update and upload constructions and design changes to internal Data base during development time
  • Support the design team in executing inspiration and mood boards for internal and external presentations
  • Quality and detail of work extremely important
  • Degree or finalized education in Apparel Industry with focus on technical approach (garment engineer, apparel technician, Pattern maker, fashion designer or garment developer)
  • Computer skills on Apple Mac or PC (Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop)
  • Minimum of 4 years related work experience
  • Extensive CAD skills
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Apparel Designer Kids-ccs Resume Examples & Samples

  • Build a deep understanding on the creative process to make sure that the final products meet Business Unit commercial and image objectives
  • Collect relevant information needed to create Asian-specific sports apparel collections. This is to include all possible sources to gain this information: Trade publications, trade fair, sports events, general interest press, trend services, fashion & sportswear magazines, store checks, market visit and team travel
  • Execute product design vs the visual language of adidas and CI guidelines of the Sport Performance division
  • Design apparel collections along required seasonal timelines
  • Prepare designs through sketching by hand and by using design computers such as Apple Mac
  • Draw-up mood and presentation boards to support design presentations
  • Produce sketches/drawings for product catalogues
  • Present ranges and collections internally and help with presentations, which support the launch of ranges and products designed by the designer externally
  • BA or MA in Fashion Design or Functional Apparel design
  • Detail - oriented approach to track and manage complex processes
  • Understanding of design, preferably apparel design
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and able to communicate effectively and easily in Business English, both verbally and in writing
  • Computer skills on Apple Mac (Illustrator, PhotoShop)
  • Knowledge of, or experience with, functional sportswear products
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • High School diploma or GED required, Prefer college degree in apparel design required
  • Knowledge of garment construction and materials used in garment construction
  • Knowledge of and experience using Internet and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Email with calendar management like Outlook), Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign required
  • Minimum of 3 years apparel design experience required. 5 years experience preferred
  • Experience with collaborating with multiple teams across an organization to complete a project required
  • Experience designing a collection around a single theme required
  • Experience presenting to customers at all levels of an organization required
  • Ability to travel overnight domestically or internationally up to 25%
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Product Design - Responsible for creative input for a specific product category
  • Trend Spotting - Research and shop to identify emerging fashion trends and vintage samples
  • Collaboration - Work with cross-functional team (Merchandising, Design, Sourcing, Technical Design, as well as factories/vendors) to ensure that the design vision is being carried out with integrity
  • Presentation Skills - Present designs and vocalize point of view regarding relevant business and market trend findings
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Assistant Apparel Designer, MMK Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assist design team for entire product design process including trend and market research, fabric research, creating tech packs, in collaboration with other designers and Design Director
  • Assist designers in seasonal trim research
  • Attend weekly fittings and be able to communicate design comments to cross functional teams and overseas offices
  • Communicate daily with our overseas offices and cross functional teams regarding all areas of design and production
  • Responsible for updating any style changes in the computer system
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Apparel Designer Teamsports Resume Examples & Samples

  • Design and develop creative solutions from concepts through to final garments within multiple ranges per season. Present the designs both internally and externally to assets
  • Self-Manage your own creative process and execute towards given design languages within the category, whilst Initiating own proposals/projects
  • Execute design work according to the visual language of adidas, as well as given Corporate Identity guidelines according to legal guidance
  • Verbally present product ideas and details with clarity and confidence
  • Ensure proper handover of sketches into development. Main duty is to submit all relevant information needed for the development process such as sketches, detail sketches, fabric and trim artworks, etc
  • Visualize ideas for products and ranges using a high degree of expertise and creativity
  • Strong knowledge of apparel performance technologies, and current/emerging trends in fashion/streetwear/lifestyle
  • Strong hand-sketching skills and an in-depth knowledge of Mac & Adobe design software (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Undergraduate education and/or advanced experience in Apparel Design, or related Design speciality
  • 3 years experience in an apparel design working environment
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide seasonal color, print, graphic, and trend direction for brand and product categories
  • Drive/consult on design direction throughout sourcing and development process (fabric, trim, color, proto-types)
  • Select fabric and trims with suitable technical and performance values at appropriate price tiers
  • Manage successful calendar adherence for all design/creative requirements
  • Conduct and manage design reviews throughout seasonal calendar with cross functional team
  • Work collaboratively on research, maintenance, and setting of seasonal color palettes
  • Set and maintain seasonal color standards with internal and external teams
  • Own lab dip review, comments, and approval process during development stages on selected materials and trims
  • Own bulk lot review, comments, and approval process during commercialization stage
  • Maintain color reference library for lab dips, bulk lots, prints/graphics, trims
  • Maintain internal systems/tracking of lab dip and bulk lot comments
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Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience. Degree in apparel design
  • Experience:Minimum of five years experience in a designing apparel or in a wholesale/retail design environment. Ideally 5-7 years experience designing contemporary women's apparel
  • Excellent communication – both written and verbal and follow-up skills
  • Excellent presentation skills; the ability to present to a large audience
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Keen attention to detail
  • Understanding of garment construction and some knowledge of pattern-making process
  • Sketching ability with creativity in both color and design
  • Illustrator and/or Photoshop CAD skills with the ability to make effective board presentations and render original design concepts
  • Other PC skills including Outlook and Microsoft applications
  • Ability to achieve due dates as established by brand calendar
  • Ability to adapt and respond to rapid change environment in a positive way that does not affect business
  • Ability to analyze data/situations and draw relevant conclusions to have positive effects on business in a complex environment
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to make oral and written presentations; ability and confidence to present opinions and thoughts in a clear, unbiased manner
  • Working knowledge of how product is sourced
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
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Assistant Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partners with Apparel Designer to ensure that department goals and priorities are aligned
  • Helps provide the creative vision for a specific product category or brand[s] - has the ability to inspire ideas/ new concepts outside the current assortment[s]
  • Evaluate and prioritize all trend information and create trend boards, color direction, and compelling product assortments
  • Assists the research of domestic and international markets for silhouette/ color/ fabric trends each season
  • Helps Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • May manage systems, libraries, and projects to achieve Balk goals in accordance with company policy and practices
  • Strong fashion sense and ability to translate merchant/ market input into highly salable product
  • Helps to create and present design concepts to Design Management, Product Management, Merchant Teams, Trend Department, Technical Design and Vendor partners
  • Create development sketches for new private brand styles. Creates line planners for development and meeting needs
  • Partner with Textile Designer to ensure compelling print assortments and color palettes
  • Apply understanding of design process and Private Brands/Merchant’s business objectives to ensure consistency and drive financial results
  • Collaborate with Design Management, Product Management, Overseas Offices, Merchandising, Trend Department, Textile Design, Technical Design/QA, and Vendors to achieve product execution and maintain design integrity
  • Produce cohesive product presentations to sell concept to entire team, including boards, tear sheets and samples
  • Develop relationships and interacts with the Merchandising teams, Trend Director, Overseas Offices and key vendors to exchange ideas, leverage expertise, and streamline the development process
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent years of experience
  • Specific Degree: Fashion Design, Fine Art or related field
  • Specific Training: Must be proficient in design programs: Kaledo Designer, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc
  • 2 or more years of applicable experience
  • Industry experience: Large retailer or manufacturer
  • Must be able to distinguish color
  • Demonstrates strong people skills and the ability to be an effective communicator and team player
  • Able to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment
  • Ability to research and to apply market trend information
  • Willing to travel to stores and vendors/factories worldwide
  • Working knowledge of design and product development processes
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Adult Apparel Designer Resume Examples & Samples

  • Generate product inspiration to support key Disney characters and content
  • Undertake research projects with the Product Development (PD) team to maintain an up to date knowledge of the competitive landscape, product and retail trends in the UK market via comp shops, trade shows, online research etc
  • Play an active part in the wider Disney Consumer Products creative community – work and build relationships with the local and regional creative teams
  • Participate in strategy meetings and brainstorming sessions both internal and external
  • ​Work closely with Product teams, Designers and Character Artists to ensure character and franchise integrity are maintained and design and art styles work are synchronised