74 Hopkinton Road 508.333.8829
Upton, MA 01568 email@example.com
To utilize my 23 years of experience in the fashion industry, working with a creative team that allows me to contribute my talents through design, product development and marketing.
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Impeccably detail and deadline oriented
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Power Point, MS Word, Excel
Newbury College, Brookline, MA December 2012 to present
Adjunct Professor, School of Business and Management
Teach History of Costume and Clothing and Society courses for the Fashion Merchandising Program
New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA August 2011 to present
Adjunct Professor, Fashion and Retail Management Department
Teach Apparel Evaluation, Fashion Digital Imagery, Trends and Forecasting, Merchandise Management, Product Development
Work with Admissions, participate in Open House and Day In the Life sessions for prospective students
Barrel Sportswear, New York, NY December 2010 to Present
Design and Merchandise Manager
Work with sales and manufacturing team to design and manufacture private label programs for department stores and retail chains such as Lord & Taylor, Buy Buy Baby, TJ Maxx, BJs Wholesale Club and PetCo
Globaltex, LLC, Hudson, MA July 1999 to December 2010
Head Designer and Merchandise Manager
Responsible for all labels and divisions within company including CR Kids, CR Sport, Minibamba, Tangerine Sky, Flying Barracuda, Plaid Fish, Bamba Kids, Planet Cotton and all private label offerings.
Responsibilities include color palette development, trend forecasting, design, print and artwork design, merchandising, presentation boards, technical fit and paperwork and coordinating freelance help.
Work closely with CEO, patternmaker, factories, production manager, warehouse manager, customer service, sales force, buyers and customers.
PA Company, Needham Heights, MA July 1997 to July 1999
Worked with Head Designer to develop color palette and trends, sketched knit, woven and sweater line by hand and executed technical packs for Boston factories and Fall River factories and dye houses.
Worked closely with owner to develop new product lines and artwork for packaging.
Worked closely with Retail Store Manager to create new signage and sale promotions for stores.
Northern Isles, Brockton, MA February 1995 to July 1997
Worked in all categories and divisions within the Northern Isle Brands, including men’s sweaters, children’s knits and wovens, ladies sportswear including sweaters, knits and wovens and Private Label
Designed and executed all artwork for embroideries, screen prints, allover prints and hand knit sweaters
Eagle’s Eye, Boys Sportswear Designer, Conshohocken, PA February 1990 to February 1995
Responsible for all artwork design and execution as well as fit and technical design specs
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, B.A. in Fashion Merchandising, May 1989
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, M.S. in Fashion Design, June 1993