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Draper/Patternmaker

Location:
New York City, NY
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
October 10, 2019

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** ****** *****, *** ******, NJ *****

917-***-**** adaj59@r.postjobfree.com

IZABELLA MEERZON

PROFILE

First Patternmaker with strong draping skills. Assistant Designer with over 35 years of professional experience in couture-through-moderate dresses and sportswear. A former Assistant to Isaac Mizrahi. Five years with Perry Ellis (Couture and Collection). Ten years of technical design experience with Liz Claiborne, as well as three years with Donna Karan. Computerized pattern work experience with Helmut Lang and Theyskens Theory.

EXPERIENCE

11/12-Present Rag & Bone New York, NY

Draper/Patternmaker

Draped first sample from sketch.

Supervised sample hands.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 7/12-9/12 Diane von Fustenberg New York, NY

Draper/Patternmaker

Draped first sample from sketch.

Supervised sample hands.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 1/11-7/12 Helmut Lang New York, NY

Draper/Patternmaker

Draped first sample from sketch.

Supervised sample hands.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 6/10-1/11 Theyskens Theory New York, NY

Draper/Patternmaker

Draped first sample from sketch.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 2/04-6/10 Self-Employed

Freelance Draper/Patternmaker

2/02-4/04 Kaufman & Franco New York, NY

Draper/Patternmaker

Prepared samples for shows.

10 Seaman Court, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

917-***-**** adaj59@r.postjobfree.com

02/1999-01/2002 Donna Karan Signature Line New York, NY First Patternmaker/Assistant Designer

Draped first sample from sketch.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production.

Prepared collection for seasonal shows.

Fittings with models for shows and production.

12/97-2/99 Raquel Couture New York, NY

First Patternmaker/Fitter

Custom evening suits and dresses.

Took measurements for private clients.

Made first pattern.

Private fittings.

12/96-12/97 Cygnet Design Kenzo Line New York, NY

First Patternmaker/Assistant Designer

Draped first sample from sketch.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 7/96-11/96 Norma Kamali New York, NY

First Patternmaker/Assistant Designer

Draped muslins, did rub-offs and trace-offs.

Supervised sample hands.

Draped first sample from sketch.

Assisted the designer in garment modification prior to production. 7/85-12/95 Liz Claiborne New York, NY

First Patternmaker/Assistant Designer

Provided technical design support for three designers in the dress division.

Assisted designers with modifying sketches to meet fit and production requirements.

Monitored cutting and first sample.

Draped muslins, did rub-offs and trace offs.

Placed plaids and stripes.

Modified final first sample with a view toward the proper placement of fabric.

Sewed, fitted and corrected first sample on mannequins and live models.

Supervised sample hands.

EDUCATION

Gerber Computer Patternmaking Design Course New York, NY The Parsons School of Design Sketching New York, NY The Mayer School of Fashion Design Certificate New York, NY Hunter College New York, NY

REFERENCES

Personal and Professional available upon request.



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