Madhumita Sutar

Freelance Book Illustrator & Photo Editor

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills

OBJECTIVE: ________________________________________________________

To secure a "Textile Designer” position in a design studio environment, where I can use my skills and work experience for creating commercially successful products and build a long term professional relationship with my employer

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE______________________________________________

• Textile Designer – Home Fashions and made-ups (specifications and fabric design).
• 3years experience in design team as Senior Textile Designer (bedding, curtains, decorative cushions, quilts, bath mats, rugs and runner sets) with forecast design trends
• Conceptualized designs according to trend forecast for North American and European market
• Work experience in embroidery, embellishment, jacquard artworks, cad designs, artworks and illustrations for screen print, digital print designs and design layouts
• Planned sample development according to production feasibility
• Proficient in adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw, adobe InDesign, MS office
• Experience in conducting buyers meetings and client presentations
• Multitasked with strong organizational skills with ability work under production limitations and deadlines
• Established a good network of suppliers and embroidery digitizers in India
• Positive attitude, strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills with the ability to work in fast paced environment
• Attention to details and the ability to multitask

WORK EXPERIENCE: __________________________________________________
March2010 – December-2012 “Textrade International Limited.”- Mumbai, India Branch
Senior Executive Textile Designer:
• Developed concepts and mood board based on WGSN (home build) for bed-collection, table runner sets, decorative cushions, curtains, bath mats, pet cushions, quilts, blankets, comforter sets and sheet sets from sample development to production
• Developed CAD presentations and design layouts for buyers and clients in Photoshop
and Corel draw
• Developed CAD’s for print designs with specification sheets used for cut and sew references meeting the required quality level and costing

Madhumita Sutar Jaipuria (905) 702-7562

• Specialized in embroidery designs and techniques, crystal application, terry embroidery, Aari embroidery, schifli designs and quilting designs
• Worked for US, European and Indian market for following buyers: CHF, Bed bath and beyond, Home Depot, Ikea, Wal-Mart, Walgreen, Springs Global, Target, Carrefour, Jcpenny, HBC and Mr. Price
• Worked for textile fairs – Heimtextil (Frankfurt-Germany), Market Week (New York- home fashions), Eveteks (turkey) and Ikea Free range collections

April 2009 to March 2010 - “National Institute of Design “- Gujarat - India
Associate Designer
• Designed cover page and layouts for curriculum books for an arts and crafts institute
• Designed brooch and mementos inspired from traditional crafts for felicitations on behalf of development of commissions for handicrafts-India
• Coordinated craft workshops for Students – contemporary products with traditional touch
• Worked for National council for jute diversification – fabric development from jute

EDUCATION: ________________________________________________________

Textile Design Degree 2009
National Institute Of Design – Gujarat, India

Courses include: Product detailing, Advance Print Design(Screen Printing), Traditional Textiles, Fabric Structure(weaving) and construction, Jacquard Design, Sewing Technique and introduction to apparel, Industrial Training on block print designs, Diploma Projects in Jacquard design in curtains, Craft Documentation on traditional shawl, Environmental Perception, Photography, Natural dye workshop, Clay workshop - Raku, Bamboo workshop, science and liberal arts, Design drawing, History of design and management, Graphic communication, Colour and Form, Mixed media exploration, Film appreciation, Lithography and linocut, Woven apparel, Weaving technique (handloom & dobby loom), and workshop on smart textiles

SKILLS___________________________________________ _________________
• Excellent in drawing, painting and illustrations( pencil, watercolor and oil)
• Firm grasp of working with repeats and tessellations
• Can operate sewing machine, handloom and dobby loom
• Good knowledge on embroidery, quilting and production limitations
• Proficient in English, Hindi, Oriya

Reference on request
Skills (2) Rating
Book Illustration
Photo Editing