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
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.
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.
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.