Milton Keynes United Kingdom
Multi-product, Lifestyle and Performance Designer with 12 years' experience designing garments for UK high street brands in a permanent and freelance capacity. Clients include Rohan Designs Ltd, In The Bag Ltd and Hamel Clothing Ltd. Demonstrated experience working across womenswear, menswear and accessories developing sellable ranges. Added advantage of being a Product and Fabric developer with a thorough understanding of the design and technical processes to deliver a garment for production. Liaises effectively with suppliers’, in-house staff and company executive boards to ensure a better end product for the customer. Improves product margin, drives prices to increase profits through fabric sourcing, selection and ultimately creating best selling designs. A highly motivated and organised designer with a strong aesthetic sense. Incorporating beauty in all designs. Design style is purist, clean, unfussy and practical with enticement through fabric, colour, texture and shape. Undertaken work related travel to Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia and Africa. Have also sourced and selected lifestyle and performance fabrics at trade shows including ISPO Munich, Outdoor Friedrichaften, Premiere Vision, Texworld Paris and TITAS Taipei.