History of achievements with renowned fashion companies, coordinating the full project lifecycle from conceptualization to product launch. An energetic, resourceful leadership style, blending effective communication and strong relationship building to direct creative teams and liaise with manufacturers and vendors throughout the United States, Mexico, China, and Europe. Track record of overseeing trend research, concept creation, and material selection and modifications for a wide range of products. Specialize in handbags, SLGs, belts, footwear, headwear, cold weather, small accessories, hardware including ready-to-wear, intimates and swimwear. Bring a savvy, detail-oriented approach to design, drawing on consumer insights to steer design phase and achieve company targets.
Areas of Expertise:
• Accessory & Industrial Design
• Color & Material Selection
• Fashion & Design Trends
• Creative Strategy & Direction
• Ideation & Execution
• Conceptual Hand Sketch Renderings
• Project Management
• Process Improvements
• Branding & Corporate Identity
• Product Development & Sourcing
Technical Skills: Adobe illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Bridge CC, InDesign CC, Sketch, Acrobat Pro; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Rhino CAD novice; Salesforce; Product Development Management software -PLM, Bluecherry, Gerber WebPDM, NGC, ISIS, Lectra. Currently learning Python and Adobe XD -UI/UX Design.