Erin Gonzales

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
Erin Gonzales

SimplyShe™ November 2013-present
Production Designer
? Responsible for Mechanical Line Sheets, making sure that product is accurate in every aspect and
detail from fabrications, colors and trim to prints and graphics
The Gymboree Corporation
Gymboree® Outlet Division 02/2005 - 5/2011
? Responsible for Kid Girl, Baby Girl and Accessories product design process which included; creating styles, color palettes, graphics and prints as well as drafting style information sheets to ensure that product was designed to meet target customer's criteria
? Worked closely with merchants, planners and production managers in producing affordable lines in order to maintain Gymboree’s quality and unique style
? Provided insight regarding edits to line, seasonal themes and new concepts throughout line adoption process
? Corresponded on a daily basis with overseas production counter parts and communicated on artworks, prints as well as style details to ensure the Outlet brand quality
Assistant/Associate Designer 07/03-01/05
Janeville™ Women’s Sportswear
? Designed lines from concept to production, specialized in cut and sewn knits
? Sourced all trims for lines, worked with various vendors and representatives
? Researched global markets in order to identify new trends, fabrics, techniques, etc.
? Sketched technical flats, drafted line sheets and specifications
? Responsible for artwork layout and embellishments
? Worked with technical designers on construction and fit
Accessories Designer 09/02-06/03
Janie and Jack®
? Worked closely with designers to develop cohesive lines from concept to final product through trend research
? Participated in fit sessions, production meetings and “best-sell” meetings
Assistant Designer 05/02-08/02
? Communicated with overseas factories on daily basis regarding production
? Sketched technical flats as well as draft line sheets and specifications
Chelsea Davis 02/2002
Internship/Freelance Designer
? Drafted line sheets as well as hand drawn flats, including detailed specifications

Technical Skills
Adobe Suite CS4, Illustrator 10, AVL Styleway, ScanWizard/Twaine Acquire
Product Data Management, Gerber, Pattern Design System 2000
Excel, Word Perfect Windows XP, Microsoft Word, Lotus Approach, Momentis

2000-2001 Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising San Francisco, California
Associate of Arts, Fashion Design; 2000-2001 Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising;
2000 Scholarship Recipient; 2000-2001 FIDM President’s Honor Roll

1989-1995 University of Montana Missoula, Montana
Bachelor of Arts, Communications