allister fernandes

Senior executive designer

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  • LocationMilan, Italy

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Skills

 

  • Apparel
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Technical Design
  • Semiotics
  • Draping
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Marketing Analysis
  • Creative Writing Skills
  • Corsetry
  • Group Work

Work history

Currently

Independent Creative Professional

Avaro Figlio

Mar 2016

2016

Design Stage

Avaro Figlio

Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Womenswear design, illustration , fabric rendering, computer rendering , hand rendering , collection building.

2015

Senior Executive Designer

Texport Industries PVT Ltd

Apr 2013 - Jan 2015
  • Design and development of Knit Collections based on buyer requirements.Fabric designing and development to create the required hand feel and surface texture. Embroidery, Trims and print sourcing based on buyer requirements. Creation of entire presentation boards which include mood boards, color boards, fabric boards and tech flats.Buyer Profiles( Forever 21,Mango,Sonoma,Croft & Barrow, So-Junior, Rock and republic, Marc Anthony, Helix, Apartment 9, Vans, Wal-Mart and George company.)

2013

Assistant Designer

Anita Dongre

Dec 2012 - Apr 2013
  • Working closely under Anita Dongre herself in designing, patterning and construction of looks towards her collection. Creation of looks for the media rack and even individual clients. Managing and delegating work to pattern cutters, tailors and Handworking. Job working and costing of samples constructed. Trend research and development based on mass media and personal observations. Brand and customer behavior and prediction of trends.

2012

Assistant Designer-paid Intern

Boditecture

Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Conceived, patterned, sampled, and fit the final product of 11 looks for Boditecture’s Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 collections. Designed a convertible scarf featured on their web site. Color/fabric selection, design and trend research, packaging and instructional design, creation of consignment forms, monitoring inventory, factory visits, and local fabric and trim sourcing. Helped organize the Boditecture Fall 2012 Fashion Show, LA trade show at C.M.C via Focus, LA Fashion week via Project Ethos in Hollywood, and Ahead of Fashion Accelerator Fashion Show. Oct/2011-Jan/ 2012 Porto LLC, Italian Knitwear (San francisco, U.S.A) (Freelance patternmaker) Design research, pattern development, garment specking and fixing patterns for pre-production and grading.

Education

2015

Womenswear Design

Istituto Marangoni

Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
  • MASTER IN WOMENSWEAR DESIGN

2011

Womenswear Fashion

Academy of Art University

Feb 2006 - May 2011
  • BACHELOR OF FINE ART IN WOMENSWEAR FASHION

Awards

2016

Master in womenswer CUM LAUDE

2015

Full Portfolio scholarship

  • 21000 euro scholarship towards tuition for Masters degree in womenswear at Insituto Marangoni. Milano.