Experience

FREELANCE - Textile Print Designer

12.16 - PRESENT

• Print design for a variety of markets including womenswear, paper goods, and stationary.

• Hand-painted and vector-based designs to create on-trend, dynamic, and detailed artwork.

COACH - Textile Print Designer

1.14 - 12.16

• Print development and design for a variety of markets.

• Designed prints for runway, retail, and outlet lines for all product categories.

• Collaborated with Print Concept Director for print concept & design.

• Coordinated with cross-functional partners to issue artwork externally keeping within mill specifications.

• Communicated print story to all internal partners and anticipated artwork requests.

• Developed and strengthened leadership & management skills with direct reports.

C. Wonder - Textile Print Designer 

8.13 - 10.13

• Print development and design for women’s wear and accessories.

• Commented on strike-offs and bulk with overseas communication.

COACH - Manager, Print Engineering

8.12 - 8.13

Skills

Mac and PC Platforms

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Kaledo

Pointcarré

Generation Digital

Microsoft Office

Print Repeats

Placement Prints

Painting

Drawing

CAD Technical Sketches

Technical Pattern and Marker Knowledge

 

Education

Rutgers University - Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Jersey

B.F.A Visual Arts: Painting & Drawing, 2007

 

• Engineered prints for placement on handbags.

• Collaborated with design, product development, and costing to

finalize an aesthetically pleasing silhouette with cost effective yields.

• Prepared artwork and pattern placement markers for production.

• Conveyed handbag designer’s intent to all cross functional partners

to ensure brand consistency.

 

2010 - present

2010 - present

MAGGY LONDON, INTL. - Textile Print Designer

7.09 - 8.12

• Print design from original concept, vintage, and purchased artwork.

• Created colorways & color-reduced prints.

• Collaborated with design and production to engineer prints into

dress silhouettes.

• Developed mill-ready specification packages.

• Communicated with overseas mills.

 

EUROPEAN TEXTILE COLLECTION. - Textile Print Designer

9.08 - 2.09

• Designed prints from concept to completion.

• Adapted hand drawing, painting, and CAD skills to print design.

 

TANA BANA DESIGN SERVICES - Studio Assistant

​8.06 - 10.07

• Print design and colorways.

• Created seasonal and on-trend color palettes.

• Designed woven samples using Pointcarré dobby software and

loom.

• Designed marketing materials.

• Directed satellite office in India to create textile patterns for the US

market.

• Created, organized and cataloged fabric strike-offs and samples.