Alison Chernesky

Womenswear Designer

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Design
  • Pattern Making
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop

Work history

2015

CSM Graduate Diploma Womenswear

Graduate Student Fashion Design

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015

2014

Knitwear Designer

Lululemon

Dec 2013 - Aug 2014
  • designed for the launch of the fully fashioned knitwear line (Winter 2014). Owned styles from season kick off until merchant handoff: pre season stitch/texture/yarn development, trend/market research, conceptualization, technical drawings and technical packages, pattern cutting, lead fittings for owned styles, designed a long lead time production calendar, built and maintained a library of future concepts and blocks, costing and margin, factory communication, management and mentor-ship of design assistant

2013

Concept & Womenswear Designer

Lululemon

Feb 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Owned styles from season kick off until merchant handoff: trend research, conceptualization, technical drawings and technical packages, fabric testing library, pattern cutting, lead a team through fittings, responsible for hitting costing and margin percentages, factory communication, management of design assistants

2011

Concept Designer Unisex & Womenswear

Lululemon Lab

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
  • conceptualization, pattern making, spec/technical packs, fittings, costing, sell through and team management.

2010

Design Assistant Womenswear

Perret Schaad

Jan 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Spring/Summer 2011 Collection: design research, fabric/ textile research, texture development, pattern making, draping, sample sewing, couture hand finishes, technical flats/specs, record keeping, assisted with Spring 2011 fashion show preparation and Fall 2010/ Spring 2011 lookbook styling.

2010

Intern

DSTM

Dec 2009 - Mar 2010
  • http://www.dstm.com/ Fall/Winter 2010 Collection: sample cutting and sewing, pattern cutting, organization of press packages/lists , showroom preparation assistance, assisted in designers day to day

2008

Dussault

Production Manager

Jun 2007 - Nov 2008
  • Men's Ready to Wear: managing in house and contracted production (local and offshore), sourcing, building and maintaining project files, flats and specs for production packages, costing sheets.

Education

2015

Graduate Diploma in Fashion

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2014 - Sep 2015

    2012

    Machine Knitting Certificate

    Knit-1

    Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

      2010

      Innovative Pattern Cutting Short Course

      Central Saint Martins

      Jul 2010 - Jul 2010

        2007

        Fashion Design Diploma

        Helen Lefeaux

        Aug 2005 - Jun 2007