Jody Herrera

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Technical Illustrator

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Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Website: http://jleelovesthee.blogspot.com/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jodyherrera
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Experienced designer looking to pursue a position in a fashion forward contemporary market.

Skills:

Comprehension of design from concept to finished product
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop
Multi- tasking, organization/communicational skills
Time management and ability to work in teams
Knowledge of garment fit and construction
Flat sketching and technical drawing
Developing line sheets and tech packs

Experience:

Forever 21, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Nov 10- March 12
Associate Designer- Intimates and Loungewear

• Seasonal concept direction with mood, color, print boards
• Free hand and computerized detailed flat sketches
• Worked with knits to create loungewear tops and bottoms
• Foreign vendor relationship management
• Weekly Line sheet and tech pack development
• Extensive fabric and trim sourcing
• Maintained close relationship with technical designers

Honeydew Intimates Los Angeles, CA April 07 – Nov 10
Associate Designer- Intimates and Loungewear

• Trend Research and design concepts
• Intimates, loungewear, and hosiery merchandising
• Free hand and computerized flat sketches
• Line sheets and tech pack development
• Graphic and print design
• Private Label work with Urban Outfitters, Ross, and Nordstrom
• Fit model and photo shoot styling in house and on location
• Sales and trade show experience

One Clothing Co. Vernon, CA Nov 06 – Mar 07
Assistant Designer- Junior Apparel

• Trend research and design concepts
• Creating theme/color boards
• Developing tech pack and line sheets
• Communicating and following up with sample room
• Design fashion knits and soft wovens
• Following up with fabric/ send-outs
• Talking to domestic/foreign vendors

Education:

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Associate of Arts, June 2006
Los Angeles, CA