Jesús Vacas

Menswear Design Manager

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  • LocationA Coruña, Spain

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Design
  • Technical Design
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Menswear
  • Knitwear

Work history

Currently

Menswear Design Manager

Inditex

Jan 2013
  • Knitwear Head Designer of ZARA MEN leading a team of four people. Among my responsibilities are: Prepare seasonal trends, color, and quality walls by analyzing contemporary markets and attending specialized fairs. Manage the entire collection from the initial inspiration untill the collection presentation, that included the development of the prototipes, attend all design meetings and fittings, keep in contact with the suppliers (Europe and Asia) Research of specific products for the needs of each kind of market Be present in the selecction of the garments with the buying department

2013

Menswear Design Manager PdH Pedro del Hierro & Cortefiel

Grupo Cortefiel

Aug 2012 - Jan 2013
  • Right hand Design Director leading a team of ten people. Prepare seasonal trends, color, and quality walls by analyzing contemporary markets and attending specialized fairs. Organize the collection presentations and managing the catalogue shooting sessions.

2012

Menswear Designer PdH Pedro del Hierro & Cortefiel

Grupo Cortefiel

Jan 2007 - Aug 2012
  • Knitwear Designer for the brands Cortefiel and Pedro del Hierro Men leading a team of two people. Partner with the Senior Designer Director for the collection Initial Inspiration. Proto development and product follow up (including two trips to Hong Kong per season to visit both the Cortefiel office and the suppliers). Analyze contemporary markets and attending specialized fairs. Assemble fabric and stripe layout, flat sketches for construction, trim sheets and graphic art.

2006

Menswear Designer CH Carolina Herrera

Sociedad Textil Lonia

Dec 2004 - Dec 2006
  • Worked with senior management, design and merchandising teams on the design and development of the Men's full collection for CH Carolina Herrera (Feb05 - Dec06) and Purificacion Garcia (Jan04 - Feb05) brands. Participated in the complete development process, from the initial concept design to the stock approval.