Silvano Cogo

Silvano Cogo

Product Designer

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I have been a product designer for over 17 years now. I am currently employed at K.Bell in Inglewood, as a product designer in mass market socks and hosiery. I am currently responsible for the mens K.Bell Silver Label tier, Black Label tier and also KurB, our in house lifestyle brand. The position includes developing artwork and transitioning designs to be knit in and also print work to be applied to silhouettes via 360 degree printing. Extensive tech-packing and PLM entry. Photographing, photo-editing and building line sheets and presentation catalogs. Receiving all designed product and examining and relaying comments back to the mills according to calendar. My most recent position before this was with BCBGMaxAzria as a Senior Trim Graphic Designer. I was the Trim team leader and oversaw and executed all hardware, print and branding design to support the handbags, shoes, jewelry, accessory, tech and apparel design teams across all our 6 main lines. Before I moved up to this position I was designing handbags for the BCBGMAXAZRIA and BCBGeneration lines. My previous experience lies in a variety of accessory fields. Prior to this position I was a watch designer. I was working with Vestal Timing out of Costa Mesa as a Senior Watch Designer for the Licensing team and Design Lead on watch lines ranging from Harajuku Lovers, L.A.M.B., Bebe, BEBE Sport to more street oriented lines like Vans, Rocawear, Grenade, Vestal and Famous Stars and Straps. Between these positions I designed products for the Tsovet Timing Instruments Co. Before all my work experience I got my degree in Fashion Design, so I have the insight of a progressive fashion designer and design ability and technicality of an industrial designer. I have had experience as a Menswear and Accessories designer for XLARGE Mfg. L.L.C. I am very proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop and have above standard hand sketch abilities. I have years of experience developing licensed product over seas and have created tech packs for product ranging from handbags, shoes, socks, watches, collateral hardware, displays and packaging.

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