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Apparel Designers create items for fashion ranges like children’s wear, sportswear, footwear, or accessories. Common duties listed on an Apparel Designer example resume are updating their knowledge of fashion trends, taking briefs from clients, producing designs, collaborating with production teams, producing patters, liaising with customers and suppliers, and managing various business activities. Those interested in an Apparel Designer career should be able to demonstrate the following qualifications in their resumes: creativity, fashion flair, knowledge of garment technology, customer service, time management, commercial awareness, and business acumen. Training areas for Apparel Designer include art and design, fashion, textiles, and graphic design.

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1

Apparel Designer and Production Manager

Directed the entire apparel operational life cycle of Product Planning, Design, Development, Sourcing and Production from concept through consumer distribution.

  • Introduced and delivered apparel collections reflecting custom developed performance fabrics and innovative signature construction details that met design visions, marketing requirements and contributed to successful financial achievements.
  • Cultivated existing and developed new business partnerships that supported business goals and positively impacted product deliveries.
  • Restructured production operations by implementing seasonal Time and Action calendars, standardizing tracking management reports and managing the development of seasonal budgets, cost negotiations, purchases, fabric reservations, inventory controls, sourcing, factory capacity plans, allocations, manufacturing and delivery schedules.
  • Delivered significant improvements of product quality with the introduction of a Quality Assurance program that met and elevated technical guidelines, functionality and performance standards.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AA
Fashion Design
2

Apparel Designer

  • Developed creative and unprecedented designs for their new fall clothing line
  • Created numerous T-Shirt graphic designs which were used in production and produced financial profit
  • Produced a plethora of advertisements which were used to showcase the unveiling of their new fall line of apparel designs both print and digital formats.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
Accolades
AA
Graphic Communications
3

Merchandiser/ Product Development/ Senior Apparel Designer

  • Designed, Merchandised and sourced the Disney, Crabtree and Evelyn, Cuddle Duds, Anne Lewin, Sleepwear, Lounge wear, Apparel collections and various private label programs
  • Often traveling to customer's corporate locations to present concepts and original samples
  • Directed teams in all phases of prints, product development, fits, sourcing, negotiated costing with factories, managed all production approvals to ensure all submits matched for the brands' identity and partnered with production team
  • Communicated with overseas factories concerning deliveries, costing, fabric printing and production approvals
  • Working with Sales and Management to set target costs and line pricing
  • Presented lines to sales team and corporate buyers often creating private label programs for additional customers and department stores.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Tailoring
BFA
Specialization
4

Apparel Designer

  • Develop the brand image by conceptualizing and executing the seasonal capsule collections
  • Increase sales by researching competitive trends within niche market in tandem with merchandising team
  • Deepen relationships with collaborators through consistent and personal correspondence
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Art Photographer
BA
Film Production
5

Technical Designer / Apparel Designer / Product Development

  • Create designs for seasonal collections, create technical data packs for product samples and factory production.
  • Communicate with factories during style development on fit and operation.
  • Lead fit session process with product specialists & merchandising team to perfect fit.
  • Develop and negotiate with suppliers on piece goods & trim development.
  • Lead product team in development, sample production & commercialization.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Fashion Design
6

Apparel Designer, Design Intern

  • Promoted from Intern to Designer
  • Responsible for design and execution of all men's and women's product during design
  • Create, update, and maintain men's and women's apparel tech packs
  • Sketch seasonal designs, based on thorough trend research, and translate into flat CADs
  • Oversee approval of lab dips/strike offs & communicate any changes with production team
  • Assist and take notes for design director and technical designer during weekly fittings
  • Perform detailed trend research and sourcing of brand-right fabric prints to elevate designs
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising Management
7

Technical and Apparel Designer

  • Create graphics T-Shirts for men and women
  • Color Separation for Screen Printing using T-Biz Simulated, Index, CMYK process etc.
  • Printing Film with Epson printer 9600 and 7600
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Fashion Design
BA
Art
8

Women's SENIOR APPAREL DESIGNER

  • Design and Manage the Women's Apparel Team through the Creative, Development and Production process
  • Present Seasonal Concepts and Lines to Upper Management and Merchandising
  • Seasonal Concept and Trend Forecasting, Fabric and Trim Sourcing, Wash Development, Sketching, Detail and Fit Mock-ups, Bill Of Materials, Sample Fitting and Styling Looks
  • Introduce Mills and Factories to Improve Cost and Quality
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Fashion Design
Sculpture
9

Assistant Apparel Designer

  • Identifying trends to create brand appropriate designs and trims for the Hollister Guys' Brand Design team.
  • Presenting to and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure that all designs are carried out to completion.
  • Creating and maintaining line sheets each season to help communicate style updates as season progresses.
  • Actively communicating design fit and trims to technical design team.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Fashion

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