Adam Gefen

Freelance pattern cutter

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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