Sabrina Ferrand

Freelance Illustrator & Artist

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Location:San Rafael, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sabrinaferrand
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SABRINA FERRAND
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415-342-1979 www.sabrinaferrand.com San Francisco Bay Area Email: s.ferrand@att.net
PROFILE
Extensive experience in product design, development and merchandising. Has a
demonstrated ability to conceptualize and translate current trends to express a brands
unique identity. Creates complete collections from concept to finished production samples.
Inspired by a collaborative team environment, but works well independently.
Has a proven track record of working within target costs, meeting deadlines and delivering
quality goods on time. Considerable experience with communicating and managing
overseas sampling efforts remotely and on-site in Thailand, Indonesia and China.
AWARDS
2nd Place-Best bracelet design in the sterling silver category, “Best of the Best” JCK
Jewelers Choice Award 2012, for the Lori Bonn Design
1st Place- Best bracelet design in the sterling silver category, “Best of the Best” JCK
Jewelers Choice Award 2009, for Lori Bonn Design
2nd Place-Best bracelet design in the sterling silver category, “Best of the Best” JCK
Jewelers Choice Award 2008, for Lori Bonn Design
CORE COMPETENCIES
• Trend analysis
• Concept development
• Design and technical specification
• Project management
• Overseas sourcing
• Costing and profitability
• Cross-cultural communication
• Vendor development and oversight
• Proficient in CS5 Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Word
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
LORI BONN DESIGN, Oakland, California 1998 - Present
Senior Designer- Instrumental in creating the brand identity for Lori Bonn Design by
establishing the creative direction of the “Case Collections”, “Bonn Bon’s" slide charm and
“Love Letters” programs. These programs have sold exclusively at Nordstrom’s, Lord &
Taylor, Marshal Field’s, Ritz Carlton,
• Conceptualizes and realizes design direction
• Designs, sketches and illustrates specifications
• Creates time-lines and result-driven calendar for the season
• Orders stones and manages price points of finished goods
• Manages sampling remotely and on-site
• Review, revises and delivers quality goods on time
• Prices and merchandises the assortment
• Collaborates with cross-functional team to ensure compliance
• Oversees photography of collections to ensure brand identity
• Represents the brand at trade shows for market research and sourcing
• Develops new overseas factories
SUNRISE HOME, San Rafael, California 2001- 2004
Interior Designer-Commercial and residential interior design sales and consultation.
• Space planning
• Color schemes
• Storyboarding
• Product knowledge
• Sales
CENTRAL CASTING, Berkeley, California 1996 - 1997
Product Designer- Developed concept jewelry and gift items for the mass market.
• Collaborated with design team
• Designed, sketched and illustrated specifications
• Supervised model makers to ensure quality product
ACCESSORIES DU JOUR, Sylmar, California 1995 - 1996
Jewelry Designer- Designed and developed accessories for the junior and missy market.
• Color and trend research
• Collaborated with head designer
• Designed, sketched and illustrated specifications
• Supervised model makers to ensure quality product
SELECTED WORKS- A full portfolio is available at www.sabrinaferrand.com
EDUCATION- Bachelor of Art-University of Southern California-Los Angeles, CA
Skills (2) Rating
Illustration
Art