Norwalk, CT *****
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Innovative and experienced Graphic and Textile Design Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry creating and directing graphics and prints for all apparel, accessory, and home products. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite, Point Carre, Design Pro and handling multiple creative projects at a time. Highly skilled in hand drawn and painted designs.
VINEYARD VINES, Stamford, CT 2012 - 2020
Director of Graphics and Prints, 2017 - 2020
Managed a team and oversaw the apparel graphics department, and managed and designed all on product marketing while creating and managing men’s and boy’s prints.
●Researched and implemented strategy that grew the graphics business from mainline, custom, and outlet to include licensing and home products.
●Trained and promoted team members to become managers and lead their own teams.
●Directed and designed over 800 graphics per year to meet increased demand.
●Designed and directed printed product resulting in a 10% increase in revenue.
Senior Graphic and CAD Designer, 2012 - 2017
Managed and created all apparel graphics. Created and managed all men’s and boy’s prints.
●Singled out by the executive team as top product earners (T-Shirts).
●Received 10% raise 4 months after being hired.
●Hired and managed a team of 5 designers to increase productivity and grow quarterly profits.
RUGBY RALPH LAUREN, New York, NY 2005 - 2012
Created apparel, accessory, and packaging graphics for men’s and women’s.
●Chosen to be design lead for the women’s team.
●Used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in daily production.
●Frequently used illustration skills in daily art creation.
EDUCATION / TRAINING
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Painting
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RIf
Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders
Yale University School of Management, New Haven, CT