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Sales Design

Location:
The Bronx, New York, United States
Posted:
September 25, 2019

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CELINA GUITY

FOOTWEAR DESIGNER

adaf19@r.postjobfree.com

646-***-****

www.linkedin.com/in/

celina-guity-47331619

OBJECTIVE

Highly creative and multi talented Footwear Designer with extensive experience in design and development of multiple footwear and accessories categories.

SKILLS

Extensive experience in various footwear categories (women, kids and men's). Experience developing and creating footwear brands based on market needs and direction. Excellent understanding of footwear trends, color and material combinations, manufacturing and construction

EDUCATION

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

2007

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Concentration in Production Management

Concentration in Accessories Design

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

2002

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

EXPERIENCE

Successfully manage, design and coordinate all footwear design projects from concept through completion. Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively communicate with buyers, vendors and sales teams. Travel to Europe, Latin America and Asia to shop the market for new development ideas, materials and prints. Work with vendors one on one creating lasts and grading standards to assure footwear t. Assist the production team with price negotiations. Customers (past and current): Via Spiga, Aerosoles, Nine West, Bandolino, Bsteps (dance shoes), Famolare, EuroSoft, H&Co, Randa Accessories (Jessica Simpson Slippers) and White Line (athletic and canvas program).

• Provided proposal and design concepts for multiple clients under extremely tight deadlines.

• Established trusting relationships with vendors, designers and upper management.

Liverpool Department stores (Mexico) which now has sales over 1 million US Dollars a year.

• Successfully launched a footwear division sold exclusively at all FREELANCE FOOTWEAR DESIGNER 2014 – PRESENT

NINE WEST HOLDINGS

DESIGN DIRECTOR (MID TIER DIVISION) 2013 – 2014

CG DESIGN GROUP LLC

ES ORIGINALS

SENIOR DESIGNER 2012 – 2013

JIMLAR

SENIOR DESIGNER (PRIVATE LABEL) 2010 – 2012

STEVE MADDEN

FOOTWEAR DESIGNER (MADDEN GIRL) 2007 – 2010

other members (production, development and sample room coordinators). Supervised all design ideas, prototypes and sales samples to assure the quality and accuracy of the product. Oversaw the division budget ranging from $2,000 to $50,000, Developed production and development calendar to facilitate the communication with vendors and assure the product delivery. Created design presentation to upper management based on shopping and inspirational t rips. Participated on trade shows to showcase the line.

Delegated task to the 6 members of the design team as well as Successfully designed and managed footwear projects from design to pre-production stage. Effectively communicated with team members, vendors and sales team to develop fashionable and price conscious product sold across multiple stores. Traveled to Asia to directly work and correct prototypes and all supportive materials (boxes, Tissue paper, materials, prints etc).

with team members, vendors and sales team to develop fashionable and price conscious product. Traveled to Asia to directly work and correct prototypes. Traveled frequently to Payless and Target to preset new development/ samples.

Designed and managed footwear projects from design to preproduction stage (Payless and Target). Effectively communicated constructions.

Designed and managed footwear projects from design to preproduction stage (in-line and make-ups)). Effectively communicated with team members, vendors and sales team and upper management. Developed fashionable and price conscious product for multiple customers. Created patterns and nished samples in-house. Traveled to Asia to directly work and correct prototypes with factory technicians. Shopped the market for new ideas.

• Directly responsible for new packaging.

• Successfully created best-selling products and



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