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5 years fashion management experience, creating and launching LB Design brand in fashion industry, from 2010 to 2015 ( www.facebook.com/www.lbdesign.ro / www.lbdesign.ro ) 11 years management experience in fashion and apparel industry Successfully launching “The Gratitude” Collection, catwalk presentation, in Fashion Week Mamaia Live Show hosted by Fashion TV, August 2015 ( http://www.fpeople.ro/summer-festival/fashion-summer-20151/interational-fashion-weekend/recunostinta-lui-lb-design /http://observator.ro/divertisment-mamaia-a-fost-gazda-concursului-international-de-modele-miss-fashiontv-black-sea-329733.html ) Graduated from famous Italian Fashion Designer School – Scuola di ModaVitali – Ferrara, Italy 2011 (http://www.scuolavitali.com) Outstanding artistic ability and creativity to design both women and man apparel. Ability to visualize and turn concepts into faithful representations once produced. Proactive and efficient. Extraordinary ability to prioritize, multi-task and stay focused and calm under pressure whilst delivering to tight deadlines. Strong leadership skills and ability to develop team spirit. Develop analytical and organizational skills that promote highly cost-effective and lean use of resources. Creative thinker who identifies solutions “outside of the box” and encourages an environment where this is expected from the team. Ahead of trend and ability to spot the next collective mind-wave. Capable of designing to any brief. Proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6 (expertise adequate to print generation, look-book, stationery, illustration, technical drawings), MS Office Package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
SENIOR FASHION DESIGNER February 2010 – November 2015 LB DESIGN, Constanta, Romania Fashion Industry ? Analyze and research fashion trends. ? Obtain and review of samples with new textile products through attending trade shows or visiting manufacturers. ? Selection of textiles including fabrics, fasteners and other materials. ? Presentation of concepts to the team. ? Development of prototypes for fittings with adjustments. ? Continuously development of new materials and techniques ? Develop and design fashion collections ? Create graphic designs for store display ? Creating/visualizing an idea and producing a design by hand or using computer-aided design ? Keeping up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colors and shapes ? Liaising closely with sales, buying and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure the item suits the customer ? Understanding design from a technical perspective, i.e. producing patterns and technical specifications for designs; ? Sourcing, selecting and buying fabrics, trims, fastenings and embellishments ? Developing a pattern that is cut and sewn into sample garments and supervising the creation of these, including fitting, detailing and adaptations ? Overseeing production and negotiating with customers and suppliers
? Responsible for ensuring a consistently high standard of presentation in the store and making sure that all available space in the store is effectively utilized. ? Focused on maximizing the customers shopping experience. ? Responsible for the daily managing of staff and the assigning of duties. ? Managing and motivating staff to increase sales and ensure store efficiency. ? Analyzing store sales figures and developing, researching and implementing marketing strategies. ? Maintaining awareness of market trends and monitoring local competitors. ? Manage budgets set by Retail Area Managers. ? Manage and address shrinkage and stock loss. ? Maintaining accurate records of all pricings, sales, and activity reports.
? Responsible for ensuring that all sales opportunities are maximized and that clients receive the best service possible. ? Ensuring adequate call centre coverage to achieve service levels targets. ? Optimizing call centre productivity, achieving correct quality standards and minimizing costs. ? Resolving escalated complaints. ? Assisting customers in a friendly and respectful manner. ? Continuously look for ways to improve the service offering. ? Managing recruitment campaigns including interviewing of new members. ? Developing telephone handling procedures. ? Arranging and chairing team meetings where issues of performance are mutually discussed. ? Overall responsibility for the smooth running of the office. ? Making sure that all office systems are managed and maintained. ? Organizing and maintaining diaries and making appointments. ? Staff administration including holiday and sickness tracking.
GRADUATED FASHION DESIGNER