An ambitious and outgoing senior menswear designer/consultant with over 14 years industry experience specialising in knitwear. Enjoys working as part of a challenging creative team, taking on management roles alongside strategy, concept, design and product development. Aims to succeed in creating a unique portfolio of innovative menswear, demonstrating individual talents in knitwear design, colour and concept.
Senior Designer - Knitwear & Casual ShirtsTOPSHOP TOPMAN
- London, United KingdomFull Time
Design and development of all knitwear for Topman Design catwalk collection, Premium and main line collections, collaboration collections with James Long and Sibling Trend research, knitwear concept, stitch and yarn development Research, design and development of casual shirts, August 2019 - December 2020 Travel to factories in China, Taiwan, Italy, Turkey Research trips to Pitti Filati-Italy, Tokyo, LA, NY, Europe Liaising with factories and suppliers Stratergy and planning with Buying/Merchandising team, technical team, attending fittings Product Development from design through to production Managing assistants
Associate Knitwear DesignerTSE Cashmere
- New York, United StatesFull Time
Concept, colour and design of knitwear and jersey for TSE collections Fitting garments, proto and production tech packs, swatch development, approving/adjusting swatches Yarn sourcing, meeting with fabric and yarn mills, sourcing trims Styling collections for NY Fashion Week presentations and presenting collections to buying team Developing the TSE label with Stoll Working with HK factory and in house sample room Managing interns/assistants
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