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EstherNaomi

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Do you need your apparel brand designed from concept to completion? Do you need and design and graphic? Do you have your logo, images and text but need them all to work together with the right color pallet, fonts, and overall layout? Those are my specialties! Let me do it for you! APPAREL DESIGN: With 15 years in design and production, I offer my knowledge and experience in women's wear covering the missy market in knits and woven tops, tweens apparel and graphics, women's tops and dresses and women's sleepwear. I'll provide you with Design and concept Trend research Fabric and trim sourcing Tech packs Sample approval management Vendor/Supplier communication
$40 USD/hr
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Recent Reviews

  • image of mataano Technical fashion flats $30.00 USD

    “Very fast worker. Excellent quality work.”

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    “Great work from this freelancer. They completed my work on a very good budget and within no time at all!!”

Experience

Apparel Product Developer - Ladies Sleepwear

Jun 2010 - Aug 2015 (5 years)

• Drive product development process in collaboration with design, sourcing, buying line, and marketing to achieve category financial goals • Initiate cost negotiations on select fashion programs with vendors in China, Cambodia and India. • Seasonal trend forecasting and market research • Daily communication with vendors to coordinate the development and production process • Prepare boards with color and print detailed garment sketches for monthly line reviews using Adobe illustrator

Freelance Graphic Designer

Apr 2010 - Oct 2012 (2 years)

I worked directly with the head designer of a national women's wear business sketching all bodies and putting together collection packages together. Worked on quarterly lines comprising of ten to fifteen collections each with up to forty styles.

Color Specialist & Pre-Production Designer

Aug 2004 - May 2010 (5 years)

• Prepare line on a monthly basis for monthly buy meetings • Lead product development process for the Missy and Plus markets in sweater garments, and accessories, including management of pre-production samples. • Shopping the retail and trend (fabric/color/fashion) markets seeking new merchandise ideas • Design spec sheets according to rough sketches and original samples • Select styles, materials and colors that fit into the program and style plan • Create & distribute design packages including color CADS • Create & distribute color cards, trim cards, pattern cards, & accessory standards • Tracking and approving development samples, fabric samples, lab dips, and other development materials • Reviewing, measuring & improving development fit samples • Daily use of lllustrator and Photoshop • Manage and maintain color department • Daily communication with overseas vendors correcting colors and ensuring that production timelines are met. • Analyze color using ColorData spectrophotometer and light box • Visual testing and approving lab dips and bulk swatches, pattern knitdowns, printed strikeoffs and novelty fabrics • Implementing and maintaining color batabase and advertising database for 24 customers • Staying on top of the fabric/dye industry standards by searching and attending industry related seminars.

Graphic Designer & Trend Forecaster

Apr 2003 - Aug 2004 (1 year)

• Following specs to create CAD’s and artwork using illustrator and photoshop • Create new print, packaging and trim designs and updating existing designs • Coordinating seasonal photo shoots and in-store signage • Conducting market research & communicating with vendors

Education

Advertising & Graphic Design

1999 - 2001 (2 years)

Fashion

2001 - 2003 (2 years)

Certifications

AATCC Trained (2008)

AATCC

Publications

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Certifications

  • US English Level 1
    90%

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