Phillip Haines

Freelance Drawer & Artist

Location:Brooklyn, New York, United States
2 Skills
6601 lakeshore lane apt 732, Fort Myers, Florida 33912
Cell: 239-288-9524 -
Senior Creative Cad Designer
Extremely creative and well developed textile design professional with extensive experience in
orchestrating all aspects of women and children's textiles design while demonstrating attuned
attention to detail and inventive creative qualities.
Astute knowledge of women's/children's lines, as well as various cad software and fabric
printer programs.
Actively pursuing creative senior cad designer/manager position in an operational
environment that effectively utilize acquired skills and abilities while demonstrating over 22
years of experience in the professional field.
. Outstanding original hand painted skills
. Color swatch and flat sketch
. Global trend research
. Cad textile computer programs
. Fabric printer operation
. Project coordination
. Fine and industrial art
. Strong original conceptual design
. Manage and trained creative teams
. Presentation seasonal boards
. Outstanding leadership techniques
. Strong communication skills
. Excellent time management
. Proficient in PC platforms
. Embroidering expert
. Expertise in print and textile design
. Design management
. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
. Passion for design
. Exceptional organizational skills
. Excellent collaborator
. Visual composition
. Proficient in Cad Nedgrahics
. Proficient in Painter
. Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
. Trend forecasting
12/2000 to
Senior Cad Designer
Chicos – Fort Myers, FL
Coordinated the design process for multiple brands from concept sketches through final
Worked with technical design and product management to ensure design packages were
accurate and complete.
Clearly communicated design revisions to all members of the fashion team.
Research global trend
Create conceptual prints for all seasons for the Chico's brand
Scan, reduce, clean, design, recolor and separate all prints on cad system.
Design and complete hang tag designs for Chico's brand.
Creative layouts and cad on embroidery for all divisions.
Hand creative embellishments on woven tops and denim, novelty jackets and tees.
Creator and ownership of Chico's mascot ''Jackie B Jeweled''.
Responsibly for purchasing prints for Chico's DNA for all divisions.
Travel to Europe and New York to print shows.
Designing concepts for seasonal trend and follow through to final buy.
Presentation boards for concepts from global trends for print and pattern.
Create original art/print and pattern for marketing team.
Build a creative team of five for Chico's brand and managed.
Help support on all printers and scanner models in cad department.
Trained cad artist on systems and hardware technologies.
High communication with directors, VP, merchants, designers, marketing team, production
and vendors.
Mentor and shadowier for interns having interest in cad design/print and pattern.
05/1995 to
Creative Cad Manager
Periscope 1 Sportswear – New York City, NY
Creative Cad manager of team of four
Purchased print and pattern from print vendors for all divisions.
High delivery in communication to design team on creative concepts and color, scale,
cleaning, reduced and full repeats.
Responsibilities hand paint original print and pattern from purchase samples and print
concepts and design into lines as needed for all divisions.
Specialties designing for children's girls 7-16 years and Women's wear, denim line and
Visit print mills for strike off approvals.
Mix all and match seasonal color palettes for all divisions.
Cad software Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and U4ia.
Traveled to store locations to review product mix, obtain feedback and share information.
Developed a creative approach to sampling display by incorporating feedback from photo
art directors.
Collaborated with art directors in print direction for seasonal and all divisions.
Clearly communicated design revisions to all members of the fashion team.
Flat sketches and pattern sketches to visualize print and pattern to buyers for market
07/1993 to
Cad Creative hand painted artist
Turtle Bay – New York City, NY
Created custom drawings and paintings using fine oils, acrylics and charcoal on high
quality canvas.
Interfaced with the art director, designer, production manager and print producer.
Managed all art and office supply needs for the art department.
Managed technological considerations to meet defined goals.
Facilitated any requests regarding the environment and level art creation process.
Learned new software packages in addition to traditional art methods.
Collaborated with the art director to implement artistic vision.
Developed art and design concepts.
Predestination boards for trend print and pattern for all seasons.
Hand painted and design sketches for license cartoon wear for women's wear.
Recreate design layouts from license characters Garfield, Betty Boop, Popeye and Jim
Henson's Muppet's.
Scanned, cleaned, recolored, all original line art illustrations created from license
Shop stores with creative designer for concepts and ideas for creative character art and
1994 Bachelor of Arts: Textiles/Science
Fashion Institute Of Technology - New York City, NY
Liberal Arts coursework
Advanced Illustration course
Cartooning and Animation coursework
Trend Forecasting seminar
. Dynamically artistic fashion textile design professional with extensive experience in original
hand painted print and pattern for cad operation.
. Bachelors degree in textiles and science from Fashion Institute of
. Impeccable knowledge of creating original print and pattern for women's fashion industry.
Proven ability to creatively develop new designs and layouts using various strategies and
computer programs.
. Solid communication, interpersonal, time management, analytically,
organizational and leadership skills.
. Quick learner with an ability to easily grasp new ideas, concepts,
methods and technologies. Including proficiency in Adobe Illustrator,
Adobe Photoshop, NedGraphics, Painter, U4ia, Flex PLM, Excel, Microsoft Office, Mac and
PC programs.
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