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Development Design

Location:
Burbank, CA, 91504
Salary:
open for negotiation
Posted:
August 14, 2012

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JULIE A. ENGELMAN

q6euyj@r.postjobfree.com

**** ******* ****** ****: 818-***-****

Burbank, California 91504 Cell: 818-***-****

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Highly innovative, proactive quality/ manufacturing professional with 20 years of experience and expertise is Design and Quality Inspection Control Management.

Strategic Planning/ Development aptitude; structured/ production maintenance schedules/ develop color palettes, garment silhouettes and forecast fashion direction.

Vast knowledge of fabric and trim, product board presentations and flat sketching as well as computer generated cad design. Manual and computer cost sheet/ garment dye and finishing procedures/ fabric, print development.

Computer literate; MS-Office, WordPerfect, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, some NedGraphics.

Outstanding leadership, domestic and oversees communication, and interpersonal skills; interfaced effectively with production and sales; quickly resolved problems in professional manner. Worked as a team with Design and Graphics Design/ marketing/ sales- and results-oriented.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Textile/Graphic Designer- Burbank, California July 2011- Present

Textile Designer- Print Development, recoloring, repeats, logo development. Freelance for 24Seven, Leon’s Custom Creations, MaxProSport Inc., Parisa Swimwear & Intimates

Manhattan Beachwear- Los Angeles, California December 2006- July 2011

Textile Designer- Print Development, recoloring, repeats, logo development, photo retouching, managing company website. Print development for such brands as Puma, Trina Turk, ABS, Rampage, Modern Amusement

Modern Amusement, 2Bamboo, LaBlanca

Designer- Swimwear Design Development Private Label, JCPenny, Chaps, Walmart, A.N.A December 2006- September 2009

Plan, analyze, and create visual designs to entice the consumer.

Color prints and put them in repeat, and create prints from concept.

Working knowledge of fabric printing/ screen printing.

Contribute to the overall trend and direction for designs for the silhouette, print, color, and artwork category.

Understanding of brand messaging and product lines.

Technical design/ spec garment with accuracy and detail for fit development.

Print and silhouette development for private label customer.

Work closely with pattern makers on design development for domestic and oversees production.

Provided detailed sketches and designs, conducted market research and trend analysis.

Strategic Partners Distribution- Los Angeles, California August 2006- November 2006

Designer- Cherokee Uniforms

Print and silhouette development for private label as well as branded line.

Work closely with pattern makers on design development for domestic and oversees production.

Embroidery development for branded line.

Provide detailed sketches for line development and catalog, conduct market research and trend analysis.

Melrose Home and Design, Inc.- Los Angeles, California May 2006- August 2006

Associate Designer- Home Furnishings

Manage Design Team; Implementation of organizational programs to streamline design department.

Print development/ color direction. Merchandising of contemporary and children’s lines.

Spec sheets for line duplication and new development.

Liaison between production coordinator, graphics design, and line development.

JULIE A. ENGELMAN

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Mast Industries, Inc.- New York, New York October 2005- March 2006

Designer- Swimwear Design

Implemented Quality Program for Swim Design Department to interface with existing client.

Designed/ implemented print and silhouette development.

Compiled with PDM package requirements by buying office specification and recommendations for silhouette production development.

Malibu Dream Girl, Inc.- Los Angeles, California January 1998- September 2005

Designer- Swimwear and Cover-up Design

Assisted with national accounts, as well as exclusive private label customers.

Print development with in-house art department/ color and layout implementation for various lines.

Graphic design development for logo application.

Technical design/ spec garment with accuracy and detail for fit development.

BeBop Clothing- Los Angeles, California 1996- 1998

Designer- Denim and knit tops

Strong knowledge of washes and construction of denim and knits, as well as leadership skills in a fast paced environment.

Graphic design development for screen print tee’s

Michael G./ Baw Mfg.- Chatsworth, California 1997-1995

Associate Designer- Sportswear, knits/ woven/ denim

Garment dye and wash development for junior and children’s market.

Worked closely with pattern makers and sewers to produce finished garments.

Set appointments with fabric and trim vendors and negotiated cost on all trim and fabric.

Liaison between design and production departments, managed cost sheets for all lines.

Rampage- Vernon, California 1995- 1993

Assistant Designer- Sportswear and Better dresses

Liaison between design and production department. Created all design packages for pre-production department.

Supervised pattern makers and sewers to ensure line development.

Worked closely with sales representatives for sample duplication as needed for buyers needs.

Attended fittings and fabric production meetings.

Provided detailed sketches and designs, conducted market research and trend analysis.

Miscellaneous Employment 1993-1991

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE

Too Brands Inc./ Justice for Girls- New Albany, Ohio 2006-2005

Freelance Designer- Girls Swimwear design 7-18

Cad development- color and silhouette presentation for Spring and Summer 05’-06’ lines.

Area Code/ Possessed Clothing- Vernon, California 1996

Freelance Designer- Girls 7-16 and 4-6x Sportswear and Dresses

Presentation boards for Fall line development.

EDUCATION

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising- Los Angeles, California

Associate of Arts Degree (1991)



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