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The Urban Apparel Group - Senior Designer Resume Example

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Oliver Martinez
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Professional Summary
I am a highly motivated fashion design professional with a positive attitude who values innovative fashion without compromising the ultimate goal of increasing retail revenue. I strive to provide innovative fabric, trend and theme inspiration in a team orientated collaborative environment.
Skills

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator Proficient in Adobe Photo Shop

Creating tech packs in Adobe Illustrator Microsoft Office

Hand flat technical sketching Extensive knowledge of garment construction, silhouettes, fabrics and trims

Strong ability to create cut and sew knits and soft woven Strong communication and follow up skills

Experience
Senior Designer Apr 1994Jan 2014 The Urban Apparel Group New York, NY
Designer Jan 1992Jan 1994 RSK Industries / Apparel Studio New York, NY

Designed and created product for women's contemporary sportswear.

Researched global and domestic competitive markets to identify new trends, fabrics, trims and techniques.


Customers included Express, Limited, Lane Bryant, Mervyns, Paul Harris, Sizes Unlimited among others.


Managed sample room and first patternmakers in the execution of silhouette, fit and styling direction.


Prepared sketches for presentation boards and design specification sheets.



Associate Designer Jan 1987Dec 1991 The Urban Apparel Group New York , NY

Designed product for women's and juniors private label sportswear.

Customer's included J.C Penney, Express, Limited, and Lane Bryant.

Sketches design sheets for patternmakers and managed sample room.


Sketched and rendered presentation boards for meetings with retailers.


Designed prints for JC Penney young junior turtleneck program.


Researched domestic markets to identify new trends, fabrics and trims.


Shopped domestically for trends and silhouettes

Assistant Designer Jan 1984Jan 1987 Marlene / Boothbay Industries New York, NY

Researched domestic market to identify new fabric, trims and trends.

Sketched design sheets and specifications for patternmakers.


Worked closely with sample hands and patternmakers to manage the sample process.


Illustrated presentation boards and line sheets for showroom and retailers.


Ordered and cataloged sample cuts.


Issued style numbers and cataloged garment samples.

Senior Designer The Urban Apparel Group New York, NY

Designed and developed women's contemporary sportswear product for major retailers including Express, Limited, Gap, Banana Republic, Victoria's Secret, New York &Company, White House Black Market, and Boston Proper.

Researched global, domestic and competitive markets to identify new trends, fabrics, trims and techniques to execute the customers vision.

Ensure that the product is consistent with market trends while maintaining customers brand identity.


Strong communication and follow up skills.


Daily communication with overseas and domestic factory.


Worked closely with retailers fit technicians in fittings for pre-production approvals.


Created specification sheets and sketches.


Utilized the internet as well as all available resources for developing seasonally correct merchandise for line and private label products.

Education
Associate of Applied Science : Fashion Design May 1984 Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
Select your Degree : Fashion Design Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • The Urban Apparel Group
  • RSK Industries
  • Apparel Studio

Previous Job Positions:

  • Senior Designer
  • Designer
  • Associate Designer
  • Assistant Designer

Schools:

  • Fashion Institute of Technology

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Select your Degree

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