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Web PDM, PLM, SDMS, Momentis, Microsoft Excel/Word, Corel

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Salary:
85
Posted:
May 05, 2019

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SHANGHAI SHENDA -ECI/BEIGE AND NICOLE MILLER NY, NY (sold & downsized) 2/16–2/19

Senior Technical Design –Woven’s, Cut & Sew Knit

• Reviewed fit status in weekly production meetings

• Prioritized fit based on bulk fabric approvals and factory availability

• Trained new techs on the system, how to measure, how to prepare comments pages with pics for comments

• Created tech packs & templates using PLM development thru production

• Scheduled and performed all fits independently

• Provided overseas with fit comments, fit pics, sketches/diagrams, pattern corrections, etc.

• Communicated to production; increase/decrease in fabric use, fabric/print issue, any potential delays

• Collaborated with all teams to maintain cost and aesthetic

• Collected digitized patterns from best sellers to share with other vendors to reduce cost and number of samples

• Selling both Branded; ECI, Beige, Nicole Miller and Private label. Private label; NYCO, Macy’s, Dress Barn, Versona, Boston Proper, Steinmart, etc.. Specializing in dresses and sportswear.

NY BRAND STUDIO -MIX APPAREL, NY, NY (sold & downsized) 12/12 –2/16

Senior Technical Design -Woven, Cut & Sew Knits, Sweaters, Swim

• Create and manage fit WIP, to review fit status in weekly production meetings

• Prioritized fit based on information from production meetings regarding bulk fabric approvals and factory availability

• Trained new techs on the system, how to measure, how to prepare comments pages with pics for comments

• Created tech packs & templates using PLM development thru production

• Scheduled and performed all fits independently, as well as managed other fittings and reviewed the work

• Provide overseas with fit comments, fit pics, sketches/diagrams, pattern corrections, etc.

• Communicated to production any possible increase/decrease in cost and any potential delays from fittings

• Collaborated with all teams to maintain cost and aesthetic to make all parties happy when possible

• Collected digitized patterns from best sellers to share with other vendors to reduce cost and number of samples

• Mix is sold Exclusively to 750 Coles located in Australia. Specializing in casual/resort/sleep for the whole family

LI & FUNG - ELLEN TRACY & BELLEFLEUR, NY, NY (freelance) 10/11-12/12

Senior Technical Designer– Cut & Sew Knits, Woven

• Managed time & action calendar for all categories to maintain delivery

• Scheduled fitting and Video Conference with model, techs and design for multiple categories and brands

• Conducted all fittings, fit notes, pics, sketches/diagrams, pattern corrections, etc.

• Trained all new techs for Li & Fung on the system, process, etc.

• Created all templates for new brands of Li & Fung under direction of management

• Worked on creating new blocks from best sellers to make protos in house, then digitize and share with factories

• Created tech packs from design inception thru production

• Li & Fung bought Ellen Tracy. Shortly after all former Ellen Tracy employees were let go. The typical transition is usually 1 year.

ANTHROPOLOGIE, Philadelphia, PA (freelance) 1/11-10/11

Senior Technical Designer – Cut & Sew Knits

• Utilized the time & action calendar to schedule development meetings, fittings and proto presentation

• Created tech packs from development thru production providing block patterns and drapes when able

• Draped styles to send overseas for development to help them create better protos for presentation

• Scheduled and performed fittings with in house models, design and buyers from development thru production

• Provided overseas with fit comments, pics, sketches, pattern corrections, etc.

• Update blocks bodies to be current with in-house pattern makers/sewers and fit on our models, then digitize to send out in tech pack for development

• Video conference when needed for detailed construction, quality concerns and pattern corrections.

• Trained tech assistants/interns how to prep tech packs for fit comments & development.

• Approved test reports for washing directions, label placement, shipping /folding direction, etc.

• Anthropologie specialized in Women’s unique silhouettes created by draping & specialty fabric/trim

NY BRAND STUDIO - TWIST & SINCLAIRE 10, NY, NY (brand dissolved) 8/07 –1/11

Senior Technical Designer - Woven, Cut & Sew Knits, Sweaters,

• Created manuals which included tech packs, grade rules, forms, fit cards & procedures

• Trained tech team on system and process, approved all tech packs before sending to factories

• Created blocks from best sellers by having factory digitize in DXF for our records and to share with other vendors

• Performed all fittings, fit notes, pics, sketches, pattern corrections, from design to production

• Performed 2nd fit with buyers of Saks to ensure the design intent was followed

• Prepared tech packs for fashion show and photo shoot samples which differed from fit

• Travel to South Africa for development and quality issues and visit potential factories

• Worked closely with production to provide fit approval status to maintain delivery around the clock

• Constant communication with vendors via email and phone, to ensure all is clear to avoid any delays

• Twist was sold in South Africa, exclusively to Woolworths. Specializing in Women’s casual/resort. Sinclaire10 was sold exclusively to Saks Fifth Avenue (4th floor) specializing in Women’s better clothes and more tailored.

EDUCATION

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science Degree Major: Fashion Design Minor: Business

SKILLS

Development Tech Pack speed approx. 20 per day, Production per season 120 styles. Management, Start-up Tech Departments, PLM/PDM start up, Manual Creation, Implement Procedures, Flat and Illustration sketching, Flat Pattern and Draping, Collaborating with design teams, Training/Teaching teams

COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Web PDM, PLM, NGC PLM, Flex PLM, SDMS, Momentis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Corel (drawing),

Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photo Shop, Adobe Illustrator, Creative Cloud, MAC Plus

*REFERENCES AND SAMPLES OF WORK AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST*



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