GUESS - Senior YC Knits Designer 2011- Los Angeles
Designed and developed a collection every two months of knits for the Young Contemporary custumer
Conceptualize mood and trend palettes with each delivery
Work closely with our Senior Product Development Manager to insure quality and optimum fit
Collaborate daily with Divisional Merchandise Manager and Buying teams
ONEWORLD APPAREL Senior Designer 2008 – 2011
Lead development and design of 10 collections per year, with production in Asia, Mexico and the US
OneWorld is designed for the missy-contemporary woman, casual wear, sleep wear and swim cover-ups.
OneWorld is sold in major department stores throughout the United States and Europe such as Macy's, Bloomingdales, Dillard's, Sears, JCPenneys, Nordstrom's, Boston Proper, Target and El Corte Ingles.
The line is a variety of garment dye, sublimations, screen prints, cut&sew of knits, and wovens, including private labels
Fabric-print development, color forecasting, style design, trim and embellishments
Art Direction in graphic design for sublimations, screen print, embroideries, burn-out, etc
Responsible for production final approvals in garment fit, fabrics, trims, embellishments, colors
Directly supervise design and sample room
BORDEAUX Lead Designer 2007 - Los Angeles
Lead designer of all collections from inception of design to completion of final garment.
High-End Casual Wear sold to exclusive boutiques
Bordeaux is a high-end contemporary line that sells to excusive boutiques such as Fred Segal, Shopintuition, m.fredric and Anthropology. Specialized in Knits and Seamless.
Responsible for quality control and final approval of production garments
ATELIER LESAGE - Freelance Designer 2005 - Paris
France's oldest embroiderer, creates and supplies elaborate handwork to haute couture clothing companies including Chanel, Christian Dior, Christian Loacroix, Hermes and Yves Saint Laurent.
Created a computer based image which would allow the customer to see the final product without fabricating acutal garmet reducing devlopment time and expense
HERMÈS SELLIER - Assistant Designer 2003 - 2005
Assistant Designer to Jean Paul Gaultier and Martin Margiela – Womens's Wear Collections
Hermès is one of the worlds greatest luxury goods houses. Specialized in knits, wovens and leather goods.
Assisted with preparation of womens's wear collection designed by Jean Paul Gaultier.
Created unique sample for the press show under the direct tutelage of Jean Paul Gaultier
Integrated the Lectra software which standardize the creation of the international sales catalog reducing labor costs by 80%
Integrated Lectra Systems applications to facilitated the precise placement of patterns on the prints
Assisted on the presentation to Hermes’s international buyers trends and silhouettes to educate buyers on current seasonal collection.
TELEVISA - Lead Costume Designer - Stylist 1998 – 2000
Responsible for all costume design for two of the most popular and highest rated Telenovelas.
Designed and/or purchased all apparel worn by all characters to reflect the personality and story line of the production; custom fit all garments to actors