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Maria Fraguas

Fashion Designer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Textile Designer - Trend Forecaster

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About me

Hello! Im Maria, a spanish fashion designer. I have lived in Buenos Aires and I recently moved to London due to my studies. I've been working as a designer for more than 5 years. In my latest job I had the opportunity to work in several positions thought the years. As an accessories designer, textile designer (including embroidery and prints) and trend analyst. Before my last job I used to work as a junior fashion designer for womenswear. You can take a look at my online portfolio at: www.mariafraguas.com Any comment or further information please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind regards, Maria

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Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Fluent Spanish
  • English
  • Basic French
  • Ipad
  • Mac
  • Hand Knitting
  • Crochet/macrame/embroidery

Work history

2017

Fashion Designer

Blue star group

Nov 2012 - Aug 2017
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Full Time
  • www.bsg.global In charge of designing accessories and prints (development & color up) The collection include bags, beauty accessories, scarfs, socks, textile, swimwear, stationery. Trend Analyst, research, street style and trend trips. Create sketches & product prototypes throughout the conceptual design process. Refine seasonal concept, materials, hardware, & color palette. Responsible for timeline adherence. Responsible for design integrity, high quality execution of artworks & timeliness from concept through engineering & commercialization. Trips to visit local and international fairs, suppliers and markets. Partner cross-functionally with Merchandising, Sourcing, & Product Development. Self manage own creative process according to the visual language of the brand with a category. Present ideas in team meetings. Development Library.

2012

Junior Designer

Akiabara

Mar 2010 - Aug 2012
  • Full Time
  • In charge of tailoring area. Research process for the collection creating mood boards. Lowering trend according to budget. Design of materials, labels, packagin. Prints designs. Sourcing. Participate in garment fittings, product development and campaign photoshoots.

Education

Currently

6

Buenos Aires University

Mar 2006
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Fashion and textile designer finished in 2011

2017

Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • I did a short course about digital and hand printed textiles.