pilar bouzas

Material Designer Studio Artero

Level
Senior
Location
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

  • Material Designer Studio Artero
  • Material Designer Studio Artero
  • Material Designer Studio Artero

About me

I’m a creative and working person with a real passion of the fashion business, I have a strong fashion sense and commercial skills. Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw and Freehand. Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within the deadlines. Expert understanding of print design and application into accessories end-use. Understands and works with a sense of urgency

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Skills

  • Fashion Trends
  • Collection Design
  • Fashion Textiles
  • Design Knitwear
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Material Design
  • Concept Creating
  • Apparel Production
  • Furniture Design
  • Sample Coordination

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Studio Artero

    • H

      Hoss Intropia

      • L

        La Martina

        • A

          Ago e filo, Art force, Iladu, others

          Work history

          Currently

          Material Designer

          Studio Artero

          Feb 2017
          • Amsterdam, Netherlands
          • Full Time
          • In 2017, I created my own material design studio "Studio Artero" with the intend of working with natural fibers and traditional craft processes. I developed my first Women Knitwear collection, made entirely in Italy, using premium fibers coming from italian, these companies work with Sustainability, for us is very important. Our concept is made tailoring products with knitwear, with high end finishings, honestly made and enhancing the work of our skilled suppliers, we do limited edition collections.

          Currently

          Sep 2016
          • Amsterdam, Netherlands
          • Freelance
          • While I'm developing my Studio, I collaborate in freelance projects with another companies and professionals from the design area. Material design & product developments, working with natural fibers, with Burobelen we worked in different projects such as Dutch Design Week 2016 and the "10 years Thomas Eyck, go through, flax project" exhibition at Zuiderzeemuseum. For reblend I created a small knitwear capsule using recycled cotton, furthermore, I work as print designer utilizing different techniques: hand paint, illustrator & photoshop

          2015

          Women Accessories Designer

          Hoss Intropia

          Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
          • Madrid, Spain
          • Full Time
          • Research of new concepts and trend analysis, creation of inspirational mood-boards for each season collection. Designing multi product assortment (handbags, jewelry, belts, hats & scarves), making print and embroidery developments. I worked from the first sketch to the finished product, for this I prepared technical data sheets for sampling, working with cross functionally with buying and production departments. Experience in working with several markets, both domestic and overseas. Travel to production sites, trade fair and research.

          2012

          Fashion Designer

          La Martina

          Jan 2010 - Sep 2012
          • Italy
          • Full Time
          • Forecasting for the coming seasons according to customer preferences. Design across all product categories men/women & kids (textiles and accessories collection) and daily launching of technical files, material sourcing, sampling process & prototype supervision. Regular travels to international Trade fairs and international textiles factories. I've been part of the La Martina Europe Start-up project, where we opened the european, african and asian markets.

          2010

          Jul 2008 - Feb 2010
          • Italy
          • Freelance
          • Consultant in apparel children/woman/men collections and accessories design. Handling with different client and project types. In this period, I developed the full Iladu collection across trend-driven multi products ranges from Baby-Kids across Boyswear/Girlswear, fabrics sourcing, responsible for all aspects from presentation of initial trend boards through to bought samples. In Art Force project I designed for different customers (Benetton, Salewa, OVS, Original Marines...) providing garment designs, moodboards, prints and tech packs; also in Ago e Filo, I worked closely with the design team, researching and designing accessories for different customers (Baci&Abbracci, Zu elements, D&G Junior...)

          2008

          Accessories Designer

          Ago e filo studio

          Jan 2007 - Sep 2008
          • Italy
          • Full Time
          • Research ideas, materials and colors for seasonal concepts, creating designs and preparing basic flat sketch with illustrator & photoshop, work in tech packs with measurements, technical drawings. Follow the development and production cycle/timelines; collaborating in product meetings.

          2006

          Fashion Designer

          Doble Esse

          Jul 2006 - Dec 2006
          • Madrid, Spain
          • Full Time
          • Design and product development for women collections (knitwear-textiles clothing), assistant designer guidance . Working with domestic market, customer and selling analysis. Responsabile to handle with different suppliers and fittings supervision; fabric, trimming and colors research. Image consultant for private customers.

          2006

          Childrenswear Designer

          Induyco

          Sep 2005 - Aug 2006
          • Madrid, Spain
          • Internship
          • Assistance the design team in prepare children design collections, creating new silhouettes for the categories. Support development team by preparing necessary visual tools (sketches, mood-boards, flats, fabric swatches...). Interception with the international product department and merchandising

          Education

          Currently

          Feb 2004
          • Italy
          • I was part of 4 months Erasmus exchange program, there I had the opportunity to attend school classes where i received knowlegde in accessories design and concept developments.

          2005

          Styling Summer School Programme

          Central Saint Martins

          Jun 2005 - Sep 2005
          • Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK
          • I was interested about styling, so in this summer course I learned about fashion trends and understanding of style, the ability to outfit build and the importance for the media

          2005

          Theatre Design Summer school

          Central Saint Martins

          Jun 2005 - Sep 2005
          • Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK
          • After some experiences in Theatre&short film projects, I attended the summer school with the Shakespeare Theatre Stage Designer, trying to get knowledge about set design, lighting and costumes.

          2004

          Sep 2000 - Aug 2004
          • Madrid, Spain
          • After 4 years of University, where I studied fashion design, pattern making, fabric modeling and fine arts, among other things, with skilled teachers from fashion industry, I graduated in Fashion Design with specialization in Leather Goods