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Kristin Bryant

Freelance Graphic Designer & Logo Designer

12713
Location:Turin, New York, United States
Phone: 315 397 2239
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kristinbryant
134
Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
I have 20+ years of professional design experience.My career has specialized in Horses and Equine art and I am able to branch out into other fields of interest. I have a proven track record of creativity and ability to work on schedule and meet dedlines.

Kristin Bryant
PO Box 99,6014 Swackhammer Road
Turin, NY 13473
Objective:

To obtain employment that utilizes my talent and professional experiences.

Summary of qualifications:

Graphic art and print media creation and production.
Initiative to work independently on tasks and meet deadlines
Extensive experience in clothing design and construction
Administrative and management skills.
Proven successful track record of design creativity .

Professional skills:

Graphic Design

Hand and computer sketching and presentations.
Proficient in using Adobe Creative Suites to create sketches, sales brochures, full color catalogs, and advertising layouts
Develop product images of logos, business cards, and stationary for Intec International, English Riding Supply, Stillmeadow Ranch and other clients.
Create original art for surface design applications on fabrics, silkscreen, embroidery, boots, and giftware.
Product Design
Creation and presentation of initial design and artwork concepts, both hand and computer generated
Produce original designs for sweaters, outerwear, active sportswear, footwear, and accessories for apparel
And related products for Hot Gear Children’s Skiwear, First Team Skiwear, Miller Harness Co. Kristin Skiwear, Sundance Western Wear, Bereck Sweaters, Susan Bristol, Intec International and English Riding Supply.
Produce original designs for home and gift products such as rugs, needlepoint items, mugs, stationary, Christmas ornaments, toys for mostly Miller Harness Co. and Intec International
Design fabric prints and repeats, knit wear graphs, woven plaids and design and coordinate embroideries and silk screen for Kristin Designs , Miller’s, EQ, Intec, English Riding Supply as well as other equestrian and skiwear companies
Design and facilitate development of coordinated clothing collections for children and adults
Design accessories including headwear, socks, belts, footwear and gloves
Technical Product Development and Design
Technical design including fabric research and selection, yarn selection, color selection and lab dip approvals, fabric dying and printing specifications and strike off approvals, garment size and pattern specifications.
Prepare tech packages for various products including Sweater graphs , garment construction, Fabric and trim specs, fabric print repeats,
Communicate with factories and suppliers throughout the design process from initial product submission , counter and sales samples through final production approvals.

Kristin Bryant
PO Box 99,6014 Swackhammer Road
Turin, NY 13473
(315) 397-2239
kbryant924@aol.com
Management
CEO of Kristin International Company in Turin, NY
Develop and grown wholesale sportswear business, Kristin International LTD to over 2 million in sales
Develop Sundance apparel line for equestrian market
Plan and schedule for production for manufacturing facilities in house as well as domestic and offshore contractors. This included product cost analysis, time studies, employee incentive programs. Oversee negotiations with contractors for price and scheduling
Manage 80+ employees and oversee office, warehouses and manufacturing factories in Turin and Watertown NY
Managed all aspects of sales, advertising and marketing
Research and select suppliers of product raw materials , including fabric, yarn, trim and insulations, and supervised purchasing.
Oversee cash flow and create financial projections.
Supervise and direct employees in advertising and marketing departments
Problem solve and delegate tasks on daily basis
Present new product lines to sales reps , supervise in house customer service personnel, prepare sales materials , structure and schedule sales promotions and discounts.
Marketing
Research and establish target customer base
Research broad market trends and establish seasonal direction for apparel lines
Create catalogs, advertising, tradeshow design and promotional materials for company
Worked directly with advertising department to ensure target audience is reached
Research and compile wholesale catalog customer mailing lists
Design Stillmeadow Ranch website, brochures, posters and business cards
Education:
Small Business Entrepreneur Certification
Entrepreneur Center Women in Business ,Utica NY
Bachelor’s in English Literature and Writing
St. Lawrence University, Canton NY

Professional Work History
Designer/Owner-Independent Design Bussiness 1987-Current
Kristin Designs, Turin, NY

Owner/Working Partner 2010-Current
Stillmeadow Ranch

Clothing Designer/Product Development 2006-2009
Enlish Riding Supply, Scranton, PA
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Logo Design