Experienced proactive So Cal Active/Swimwear Designer, working in Fashion industry for the last 11 years, as a Visual Merchandiser to Asst. Buyer, to career path in Apparel and Swim Design. Experienced UK designer for M&S, Debenhams, H.O.F. designed and sourced mass units for these department stores, which led to a success in sales as well as the exposure to WGSN for a design by me. Well versed in creating designs within LDP and budgets, as well as creating Style and Technical packages for handoff. Literate in Oracle, PLM, WebPDM, Gallery, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Developmental Coordinator has always been a part of the job for me, in managing all sourcing, colors, L/Ds, Graphic Arts, vendor communication, through production.