Felix Cheng

Freelance Package Designer & Illustrator

536
Location:Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/felixcheng
2
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$21
Rate/Hr
Work Experience:

Maram
Manufacturer of a designer collection contemporary women dressy wear, high end.
Present employer: Started November 2014

Pattern Maker Freelance for now
Duties including:
Draping and Pattern drafting
Production instructions of garment construction: French seams, open seams with binding or with lining.

Collection Conrad C Inc. (March 2012 to August 31, 2013)- Sheryl Cape 514-385-9599
Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear
Solo Moda Collection (Production stopped, closed August 2013)

Duties include:

• Make patterns for domestic and import production.
• Making comments of fit and specs.
• Send patterns, approvals of fit, spec sheet and grading chart to Conrad C import department.
• Use Adobe Illustrator to illustrate corrections.
• Collection Conrad C Inc. (March 2012 to August 31, 2013)- Sheryl Cape 514-385-9599
• Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear
• Solo Moda Collection (Production stopped, closed August 2013)

Pattern Maker & Fit technician

Duties include:

• Make patterns for domestic and import production.
• Making comments of fit and specs.
• Send patterns, approvals of fit, spec sheet and grading chart to Conrad C import department.
• Use Adobe Illustrator to illustrate corrections.

Belco Fashion Group (Nov. 2010 to Feb. 2012) – Owner, Stephen Belfer 514-389-4955
Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear.
Solo Moda Collection (Conrad C took over March 2012)

Pattern Maker & Fit technician

Duties include:

• Set up the whole import system and pattern making blocks for the company.
• Making comments of fit and specs and communicating with China.
• Send patterns and approvals of fit to suppliers.
• Use Adobe Illustrator to illustrate corrections.
• Make spec sheet with grading by using Excel.

Laura Shoppe Inc. (Feb. 2010 to Sep. 23, 2010) – Isabelle Charboneau 450-973-6090
On contract

Pattern maker
Retailer, Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear.
Duties include:
• Making 1st patterns, production patterns and grading patterns.
• Making spec sheet with grading by using Excel.


Korina – Division of Ballin Inc. (May 2007 to Feb 2010) – Hilda Kaprelian 514-333-3407
Ballin closed the division.

Fit & spec technician & Production pattern maker
Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear.
Duties include:
• Making production patterns, grading patterns.
• Making spec sheet with grading by using Excel.
• When receiving PP samples from China, verify the samples in detail and make comments on whether the samples are approved or not. Take pictures and do illustrations to show them the appropriate corrections.

BCBG, Vernon, California (June 2006 to August 2006) Temporary job for 3 months
Technical designer / Pattern maker.
• Make patterns.

Texport Tading Co. Ltd. (Nov.2004 to Dec. 2005) –Andre Itzkovits 514-382-3888
Fit & spec technician & Production pattern maker
Importer and Manufacturer of sportswear.
Duties include:
• Making production patterns, grading patterns.
• Use of Adobe Illustrator to make style sheets.
• Making spec sheet with grading by using Excel.
• Sending samples with all the works of above to China. When receiving counter sample from China, verify the samples in detail and make comments on whether the sample is approved or not. The comments are also in Chinese.

KTH Sportswear Ltd. (2003 to 2004) – Ralph - 514-388-5718.
Fit & spec technician & Head pattern maker
Importer and Manufacturer of women sportswear.
Duties include:
• preparing samples and sending them to customer for approval.
• Fitting the garment and making sure the specs are in compliance with the specs of the customer. Customers will send back the fitted samples with the necessary corrections and approval specs which are checked by me.
• For complicated corrections, correcting and guiding pattern makers with their corrections.
• At Customer site made fittings with customer. If their corrected specs were questionable, recommended the specs to be changed.
• Checking counter samples from China and making comments.
• If the Chinese production samples were good gave final approval of the production samples and submitted for production.

Sport Collection Paris Inc. (2002 to 2003)- Phil Cohen 514-382-9235
Head pattern maker
Importer and Manufacturer of medium priced coordinated women sportswear
Duties include:
• Assigning works to pattern makers and sample makers.
• Preparing samples to be sent to customers.
• Assigning works to pattern makers with the necessary corrections for production
• Preparing production patterns for the grader. For garments of domestic production, performed quality control, checked the first production sample and signed approval paper for proceeding the on going production.
• Checking counter sample from China and making comments.
• Preparing duplicates of the Line for salesmen.

Louben Sportswear. 514-273-2895. 2000 to 2002
Freelance pattern maker

Teen Flo. Catherin Henry 514-365-3629. 2001 to 2002
Freelance pattern maker

Oxxford Trousers Ltd. (1998 to 2000) - Richard Abramson 514-849-5341
Quality control and production pattern maker
Importer and Manufacturer of trouser and sportswear.
Duties include:
• Making samples and production patterns.
• Preparing samples for customers.
• On-site fitting at customer location.
• Checking all the production patterns, signing and approving for production.
• Writing weekly reports on the sample department.
• Do quality control.

Joseph Ribkoff International (1996 to 1997) - Joe Ribkoff 514-685-9191
Head pattern maker
Manufacturer of high end dresses
Duties include:
• Assigning work to pattern makers and sample makers, department of thirty people.
• Performing fitting with designers.
• Checking all the production patterns, signing and approving for production.
• Writing weekly reports on the sample department.

Casual Togs (Arrow Pour Elle) (1987 to 1989) -
Pattern maker
Manufacturer of shirts and sportswear
Duties include:
• Make patterns of shirts for robots.

Creation Dan Valy, (1983 to 1987) - Edmond Knafo 514-384-0221
Designer.
Manufacturer of coordinated sportswear and dresses.
Duties include:
• Traveling to Europe and to research fashion trends, colors and styles.
• Selecting fabrics, making sketches and making patterns.
• In charge of the designing room.
• Preparing samples and duplicates of the Line for the salesmen.

Joseph Ribkoff International (1972 to 1976) - Joe Ribkoff 514-685-9191
Head pattern maker
Manufacturer of high end dresses
Duties include:
• Incharge of a design room of 10 pattern makers and 10 sample makers.
• To produce the high standard of perfect samples and production samples

Education and Qualifications:
F I T of New York - (1971)

Attestation De Qualification
A l’Egard du Credit D’Impot pour le Design De Mode Delivree a un Patroniste
Ministere du Developpement economique, de l’Innivation et de l’Exportation.

Computer Skills:
PAD System of Pattern making, Grading and make marker, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
Languages:
English, French, Cantonese (fluent) and Mandarin (knowledgeable)
Skills (2) Rating
Package Design
Illustration