Senior Designer with extensive apparel and accessory design experience. Well versed in knit and woven garment construction as well as the following accessory products: flips, belts, bags, hats, scarves, towels, blankets, jewelry, hair accessories, socks, slippers, tech accessories, sunglasses and stationary. Proven ability to manage the growth and development of a team while balancing multiple brands, seasons and product categories. Experienced at motivating and directing a team from initial concept through to production approval stage. Ability to identify trend and interpret into brand handwriting. Extensive production travel experience and ability to source and develop new trims and materials. Effective at collaborating and building relationships with crossfunctional teams including merchandising, tech design, sourcing and brand design. Sound understanding of production processes and experienced working with merchants on cost engineering products while maintaining initial integrity of design.