Experienced Design Director & Apparel Textile Designer, with a focus in active lifestyle brands. Thriving on creativity and fueled by innovation. Passionate about developing sustainable solutions + bringing technical advancements into the design world. Always inspired to find new + unique ways of bringing creative visions to life. Long track-record of increasing company sales working with large, high-volume national accounts and developing e-commerce retail. Proven ability to conceptualize, create, and develop products for multiple brands simultaneously. Directed and managed design teams, technical production teams, leading communication with all vendors both domestically & overseas to meet seasonal calendar goals. Thorough knowledge of fabric development + garment construction, trim & printing with emphasis on sustainable textiles. Worked closely with production managers to ensure quality & fit standards. Responsible for creating & maintaining company’s design aesthetic, while following costing and fit parameters thereby increasing profitability & company growth.