Jill Irish

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Storyboarder

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Location:Vancouver, Washington, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jillirish
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EMPLOYMENT
Patternmaker/Product Development Manager 3¾ years
Apparel Production Worker 2¼ years
Merchandiser and Freight Associate 2 years

SEWING SKILLS
20 years sewing
Industrial and home methods
Proper sequence and seam allowances

PATTERN MAKER SKILLS
Making patterns for prototypes
Experience with fitting, garment construction and grading
Creating production patterns within time restrictions of the apparel processes
Constant verbal/written updates of changes, process and tracking of each style

TECHNICAL DESIGNER SKILLS
Creating specs, trade sketches and comparing competitors products to ours products
Grading, checking company tolerances and figuring yardages
Measuring size range samples and random production garments
Attending fit sessions, preparing garments for fitting and tracking samples

APPAREL SUPERVISOR SKILLS
Supervising work on special assignments
Helping cutting department; spreading and cutting when needed & checking quality
Control pattern/cutting process for special orders/mass production to stay on time
Assisting plant manager with needed information and problem solving issues

OTHER APPAREL PRODUCTION OPPERATIONS
Cutting room experience: Matching stripes, bundling cutting and collars/cuffs
Using straight, band, circular knives and rotary cutter for cutting
Spreading, sobarring, drill press and operating knee patch machine
Factory sewing: Straight stitch, blind stitch, binder & bar tacking
Warehouse experience: Inventorying, stocking, order selecting, sorting & sizing

CAREER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Given full authority over grading for the apparel company
Work review stated I am an excellent patternmaker
Awarded “Employee of the Month”

EDUCATION
B.A. in Apparel Design The Art Institute of Portland Portland, OR A.A. in Apparel Design Bassist College Portland, OR