Adam Gefen

Freelance pattern cutter

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Print
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Bag Design
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Screen Print
  • Bag Pattern Making
  • Leather Goods Design and Techniques

Work history

Currently

Freelance Pattern Cutter

The Fashion box

Sep 2015
  • Freelance pattern cutter, working on both mens and womens styles from illustration to to production.

2015

Designer & Production Manager

Aviv Yam

Apr 2014 - Jun 2015
  • – Designer and production manager for “Aviv-Yam”, a nautical restoration company based out of Herzliya, Israel. As part of my role I worked closely with clients in order to design the best solution for the restoration of the vessel in terms of textile work; including the planning and execution of upholstery, trims, awnings and other custom work that varies from one vessel to another. Furthermore, I oversaw production, heading a small team; adjusting work flow, and serving as quality control.

2014

Freelance Print Designer

Manfrotto

Jul 2012 - Jul 2014
  • Freelance artwork design for the “NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC” bag company, a part of the Manfrotto worldwide camera bag division. The artwork was designed for different products based on a project brief. These projects included research, concept realization, and graphic creation.

2014

Owner & Designer

Adam Gefen Menswear

Jul 2012 - Apr 2014
  • Owner/Designer for my own menswear brand? ?“ADAM GEFEN MENSWEAR”?. Delivering 3 seasonal collections, I led a team of 5 through concept, design?, ?logistics and sales?. ?This holistic approach included, trend analysis?, ? designing the collection, color scheme selections?, ?print design, overseeing production and quality control?. Each collection was marketed in select boutiques and through individual sales, as well as through a transactional website

2012

Assistant Designer

Tamar Primak

Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
  • Assistant Designer at “Ishtar” a high-end womenswear brand based in Tel-Aviv, working mostly in silks and specialty cottons imported directly from Egypt, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. I worked closely with the designer Tamar Primak, creating print designs, embroidery patterns and sourcing. I also worked on design, creating pieces for the winter collection 2012.

2012

Intern

Aithor Throup

Dec 2012 - Mar 2012
  • Interned at “Aitor Throup”, London. Worked on all aspects of the design process, pattern making, sampling and the design of leather goods.

Education

2016

Fashion History and Culture

London College of Fashion

Aug 2015 - Jan 2016

    2011

    BA in Fashion and Jewellery Design

    Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

    Sep 2007 - Jul 2011
    • Fashion Design