Work closely with company owner and teammates to create functional and comfortable clothing and accessories for pregnant and postpartum women. One of two employees in a modest development department. Responsible for design, product development, and technical design.
Responsibilities and experience: Trend research, product design, sourcing, costing, trade shows, illustrations and CADs, tech packs, fittings and comments, technical fabrics, fabric treatments, yarn treatments, seamless, warp knit seamless, bonded garments, cut and sew knits, undergarments, shapewear, waterproofing technology, hosiery, compression, medical device eligibility and FDA compliance.
Jul 2017 – Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
Freelance position, ongoing. Assist co-founders in beginning their first garment industry start-up, creating a bra line specifically for small-busted women.
Responsibilities and experience: General fashion industry consulting, trend and color research, mood boards and presentations, product design,
materials sourcing, factory sourcing and production, tech packs, fittings and comments, illustrations and CADs.
Feb 2018 – Sep 2018
Los Angeles, California
Single support employee at small loungewear and intimates brand, worked directly with head designer.
Responsibilities and experience: Implemented standard operating procedure for data entry into AIMS360 PLM, provided sales reports and inventory statistics, managed interns and delegated daily tasks, assisted with fittings and development with in-house sampling team.
HANEY by Mary Alice Haney
Feb 2016 – Jun 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Assisted small team at the Los Angeles-based designer label.
Responsibilities and experience: Trade shows, trend research, fabric and trim sourcing, hand sketches, illustration, fittings and development with Los Angeles based patternmaker, costing, organized physical inventory and prepared garments for shipment to wholesale clients.
Apr 2014 – Jun 2017
Los Angeles, CA
Creator and designer of luxury lingerie company manufactured in Los Angeles.