Zhin Kader

Zhin Kader

Accessories and Footwear DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Zhin Kader

Zhin Kader

Accessories and Footwear DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Award-winning illustrator (Chris Beetles Gallery Award, 2012), with international experience. Seeking Designer role within a luxury brand. Advanced user of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Strong and clear technical drawing and hand sketching ability. Thrive in a fast-paced environment and maintain an organised agenda.
  • Graduate Collection
    Graduate CollectionA denim collection exploring alternative embroidery and embellishments, from latex to oversized sequins.
  • Ralph & Russo Internship
    Ralph & Russo Internship
  • Personal Illustrations
    Personal Illustrations
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Projects credited in
  • #ItsUpToYou - Share The Way You Wear AllSaints
    #ItsUpToYou - Share The Way You Wear AllSaintsThe stars of our Spring/Summer 2016 campaign film brought their own life and style to the collection, using it as the starting point to express their own identity. Now we want you to do that same - It’s Up To You to show the world your personal style. Your identity. Your individuality. Share the way you wear AllSaints with the hashtag #ItsUpToYou or upload your photo at allsaints.com.
  • #BikerPortraits - Your biker. Your city.
    #BikerPortraits - Your biker. Your city.Shot on location all over the world, from London to LA to Tokyo, our Biker Portraits shine a light on inspiring individuals that express the attitude and spirit of our iconic biker jackets.
  • AllSaints Brand Film
    AllSaints Brand Film
Work history
    Footwear and Handbag DesignerGlobal Brands Group.
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Reiss and All Saints License: . Design and deliver quick, detailed CADs and specifications for Women’s footwear and accessories averaging 100 SKU’s per season through 3 development phases. . Explore own direction to meet original themes for footwear and experimental trims for AW20 and SS21. . Liaise with factories in Italy, Portugal and China for FOB costs; sourcing components such as hardware, leathers to bring into target cost of €35 - €70 FOB. Delivered to critical lead-times of 3 weeks prototyping. . Visit suppliers and factories to monitor progress of sample production, quality control and to problem-solve. . Provide immediate, dependable information for all departments and seniors. . Research materials and market requirements through comp shopping, travelling to Lineapelle and MICAM. . Manage transition of samples and sales collateral such as option maps and line lists to key business partners.
    Product Development ExecutiveGlobal Brands Group.
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Reiss and All Saints License: . Ensure critical path deadlines by daily task prioritisation for a team of 15 people, for smooth transition of development process from concept to production. . Update pre-production delivery documents weekly, scheduling 100% Quality Control. . Manage the transition of samples and collateral to sales and key business partners. . Maintain range sheets for SAP, updating costs and benchmark pricing on a weekly basis. . Create detailed technical and construction specifications via Excel. . Support in presentation of the collection at all stages to COO and Directors of brands.
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  • Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • People
  • Digital
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • CAD
  • 2D CAD Drawing
  • Excel
  • Mac
  • Microsoft
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Computer Skills
  • Word
  • Pages
  • Artworker; Photoshop; Powerpoint; Presentations; Print
  • Creative Powerpoint Design
  • Applique and Embellishment
  • Appliqué Hand Sewing Embellishments
  • 4+ Years of Sewing and Pattern Drafting Experience
  • Creative Pattern Cutting
  • Creative Pattern-cutting and Draping
  • Artworking Graphic Design Jobs
  • Bilingual
  • Branded Luxury Fashion
  • Leader
  • Teamwork
  • Client Negotiation
  • Admin
  • Excellent Communication Skills and Telephone Manner
  • Outlook
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketching
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Critical Path
  • PLM
  • SAP
  • Salesforce
  • Production
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Control
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Project Administration
  • Brand Awareness
  • Licensing
  • Footwear Design
  • Footwear Development
  • Leather Work
  • Sample Coordination
  • Budget Control
  • Accessories Design
  • Trend Analysis
  • Sourcing
  • Development
  • Degree
  • Management
  • Embroidery
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    BA(Hons) Fashion Illustration DesignUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Chris Beetles Gallery logo
    Chris Beetles Gallery logo
    Chris Beetles Gallery AwardChris Beetles Gallery