Clothing Designer Resume

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Matthew Yarbrough
2141 Springdale Rd SW, Apt 411
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(123)-000-0000
[email]

Summary
A versatile and accomplished Clothing Designer with proven years of expertise in appearance and design operations in a wide range of industrial settings; exhibits a strong and firm approach to sustaining and encouraging safe work environments; with a demonstrated ability to streamline operations; with profound expertise in designing products, improving appearances, safety and usefulness of industrial products; strong skills in directing and motivating staff; fluent in the English language

Professional Experience:
Senior Clothing DesignerJanuary 2007 – present
Express Fashion, Colorado Springs, CO
Responsibilities:

  • Researched, recognized, understood and forecast the latest fashions in the targeted markets.
  • Created trend boards and find color direction.
  • Delivered creative solutions for programs to meet specific market needs from design through catalog production
  • Collaborated with Sourcing to receive tools from factories and made decisions on fabric, applications and colors. Understood implications of timing and forecasting.
  • Managed multiple projects to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Delivered creative solutions to daily artwork and sample requests within designated time frame.

Junior Clothing DesignerMay 2004– January 2007
5th & Ocean Clothing Co., Hialeah, FL
Responsibilities:

  • Created initial designs through sketching and/or by using computer-aided design (CAD) tools.
  • Assisted with color and fabric selections.
  • Generated master patterns, including cutting and fitting.
  • Developed prototypes.
  • Worked with manufacturers and suppliers on production details.
  • Participated in quality control.

Clothing Designer-InternFebruary 1999 – May 2004
Matrix Clothing, Torrance, CA
Responsibilities:

  • Researched, recognized, understood and forecast the latest fashions in the targeted markets.
  • Created trend boards and find color direction.
  • Delivered creative solutions for programs to meet specific market needs from design through catalog production
  • Collaborated with Sourcing to receive tools from factories and made decisions on fabric, applications and colors. Understood implications of timing and forecasting.
  • Managed multiple projects to ensure adherence to timelines
  • Delivered creative solutions to daily artwork and sample requests within designated time frame.

Junior Clothing DesignerMay 2004– January 2007
5th & Ocean Clothing Co., Hialeah, FL

Education
Master of Science in Fashion Marketing, Stanford University, CA, 1999
Bachelor of Arts in Apparel / Fashion Design, Stanford University, CA, 1997

Skills:

  • Driven and Determined
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A creative approach to new campaigns
  • Good negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A high standard of computer literacy

Awards and Honors
The American Apparel Manufacturers Association, Member
American Association of Fashion Designer, Member


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