As a positive and self motivated individual, I am passionate and creative working oriented person, with the ability of delivering excellent high quality work to satisfying the most challenging clients. My job experience massively improved my skills towards the understanding of the several working processes to meeting excellence in final products. I am now looking for a role where I can demonstrate my creativeness and natual flair. Through my job experience not only did I acquire outstanding team working skills, but also the ability to fully understand working processes in order to optimize costs and time.
The company produces luxury wool and cashmere knitwear for international brands, including Stefano Ricci, Smalto, Massimo Sforza, Kilgour, Raschini, Rossini and Paul Stuart. Assisted Senior Pattern Cutter and learned all aspects of the pattern making process, including measuring, cutting, machining, assembly and finishing. Consolidated my experience of working across men’s knitwear with fabrics such as cashmere, silk, wool, cotton and leather; this enabled me to improve my knowledge of fabric features e.g. washing and ironing Acquired confidence and proficiency creating first pattern and in some cases, made amendments. Intensively liaised with machinists for garment construction; this improved my interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effective to ensure the smooth running of product development. Created patterns by hand and also using computerised systems checking each pattern for accuracy and quality throughout the process to optimise costs and reduce fabric waste. Demonstrated creativity, flexibility, adaptability and initiative at all times; for instance, I produced detailed technical guidelines to enable the team to quickly identify item features. Worked with designers, pattern teams and seamstresses and cooperatively met tight deadlines. Attended several CPD courses to improve my knowledge on Gerber.
Short Course (3 days)
Interpretation of croquis, pattern-drafting techniques, cutting fabric and sewing basics