Passionate and accomplished Fashion Designer focused on Tops, both, women’s and menswear, woven and knitted. With over 7 years of strategic leadership in fashion design, production and development. Experienced in market stage, leading with sales and marketing departments. With special expertise in trends, new concepts development, seasonal directions and colour pallets. Consistent creative and strategic vision, leading and motivating designers teams. Ability to multi-task and effectively manage multiple deliverables. With a keen interest in Graphic Design, Art Direction and Photography. VISIT: instagram.com/eugedu/
SENIOR TOPS FASHION DESIGNER • Tops, men’s and women, knits and woven design and development. • Responsible for the entire product design and development process, including market research, inspiration boards, colour palette, fabrics, prints and trims research. Dealing with suppliers and factories, tight schedules and pricings. • Trend Research Trips: New York – London • Seasonal Direction and Buying meetings at Levi’s Headquarters. • Concept, Trend Analysis and Market Research • Participate in the conceptual development of the whole seasonal main line, Bottoms, Tops and Accessories. • Provide innovative and trend competitive fabric finishes, fits, new silhouettes and patterns, styling, constructions, embellishments, print patterns, print artworks and graphic for tees and colour concepts. • Sales and Pre Seasonal Collection meetings. Showing to sales and management executives the main line collection, seasonal direction and ideas – forecasting and trend analysis boards, colour palettes, mood-boards, key looks and key items. • Assistance in styling at look-books and fashion shows. • Confer with sales and management executives in order to discuss design ideas and sales needs. • Daily communication with vendors to ensure correct product delivery and resolve production issues. • Close work with Marketing and Visual Merchandising department. • Develop design schedules for team members. • Monitored completeness and accuracy of tech-packs concerning construction details, washes, colours, trims, prints artwork pages, fitting, etc. • Production fitting, washes and finishes approval. • Heading up creative teams.
SENIOR ACCESSORIES AND OUTLET DESIGNER • Men’s and Women’s Accessories Line Designer and Developer. • Men’s and Women’s Outlet Line Designer and Developer. Denim and non denim products with low price for the outlet line. • Accessories trend research, colour palette, sketches, tech-packs. • Negotiating with customers and suppliers. • Daily communication with vendors to ensure correct product delivery and resolve production issues. • Confer with sales and management executives in order to discuss design ideas and sales needs. • Seasonal Direction Meeting at Levi’s Headquarters. • Outlet Line Design and development. Bottoms and Tops. • Manage to create an Outlet line, core products with good Price. Taking into account the Brand requires and Sales needs. • Involved in sourcing, buying, and budgeting. • Fabric stocks and trims selection. • Market and Sales Research and analysis.
SENIOR T-SHIRTS & ACCESSORIES DESIGNER • Accessories and Tees (Men’s and Women’s) responsible for all phases of design and products development. • Create mood boards, sketches and tech-packs for proto developments. • Daily communication with vendors to ensure correct product delivery and resolve production issues. • Sales and Pre Seasonal Collection meetings. Showing to sales and management executives the main line collection, seasonal direction and ideas – forecasting and trend analysis boards, colour palettes, mood boards, key looks and key items. • Traveling overseas to take photos for tee prints. • Prints and Patterns trend research and proposal.
ASIAN DEVELOPMENT TEAM • Sketching rough and detailed tech-packs with carefully specifications such constructive details, colour specifications, trims placement, fitting measurement tables, and fitting comments. • Supported Development and Contributed towards Fabric, Fit, Finish, Sundries and Trims Assortment • Fabric CAD drawings and development. • Daily communication with China and Indian factories and suppliers. • Source and cut fabrics under the direction of the head designer • Fabric quality and colour approval. • Fitting development and fitting samples approval. • Check fabric orders and deliveries • Packaging, hangtags and labels design and development. • Attend product development meetings.