Innovative and creative design leader with a keen eye for detail and the ability to conceptualize and translate ideas into seasonal fashion apparel for the young men's, boys, and men's markets. Extensive experience in developing many classifications from knits, sweaters, denim, wovens, and accessories to meet the needs of a demanding market. Inspire and lead design and sales teams to promote the adoption of new products into retail venues.
Apply innovative styles, color, and design sense to facilitate millions of dollars in new sales. Part of design teams which experienced double digit growth. For example, growing American Rag from a 7M brand to 50M within two years. Background includes other brands such as Harley-Davidson, Marc Ecko Cut & Sew, Enyce and Calvin Klein.
Leverage comprehensive communication skills to work effectively with overseas factories as part of new development on, identifying new fabrics, new performance technologies, and communicating design vision. Collaborate with graphic designers as part of the development process. Design program skills include Illustrator CS6, Photoshop, PDM, PLM, and U4ria.