Aileen Wallace Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Syracuse University
Field of study: Fashion Design and Communications

Aileen Wallace Resume

Aileen Wallace
| ------------ | ------------ | ------------ | Design | Production | Product Development


SKILLS
Photoshop | Illustrator | Pattern Making | Garment Construction | HTML | CSS | JavaScript | Excel | Google Drive | Client Relations | Sourcing | Vendor Relations | Luxury Sales | Ecommerce Support, Shipping, and Customer Service |
EXPERIENCE
Freelance Web Designer | Urban Apple | Remote | 2020
Rebranding for property development and management company
Redesigned logo
Redesigned two websites (urbanapple.org & ------------)
Designed branding items for business (business cards, folders, letterhead, company t-shirts
Production & Development Coordinator | Charlotte Brody | New York, NY | 2019 - 2020 |
Daily communications with multiple factories and vendors for general production runs as well as custom garments
Set and enforced a custom garment calendar with sample rooms/factories
Sourced fabrics and trims for custom collection pieces for clients as well as for ready-to-wear collection
Kept inventory of our fabrics and moved yardage between factories as needed
Ordered and maintained fabric and trim inventory and allocated to proper factories
Laised with design to communicate design and pattern changes to pattern makers
Ensure samples are made and developed in a timely manner to have ready for design meetings
Created and maintained tech packs by keeping them up to date throughout the design, development, and production process - Built Excel files to calculate best buying practices and anticipate what needs to be sewn to fulfill projected sales
Custom pattern alterations for clients
Identified and solving production issues before and as they arise
Maintained PLM system with daily updates regarding custom orders, ready-to-wear orders to be shipped
Kept COG up to date to adhere and track budget
Managed all customer shipping and logistics
Production Manager & Assistant Designer | Valentina Kova | New York, NY | 2016 - 2018 |
Responsible for all aspects of design and product development from verbal idea to delivery to client
Design research, sourcing inspiration from various sources, garment construction ideation, finishing techniques specific to each individual garment
Managed woven and knit clothing production in New York City and Italy
Coordinated with patternmakers, factories, furriers, fabric mills/suppliers, stylists, consultants in NYC and abroad; managed assistants and interns
Implemented use of and created CADs and tech packs
Partnered with designers, creative direction, business and retail management in house as well as outside contractors
Communicated and managed workflow with company contractors in person, via phone, and email in both English and Spanish
Sourced fabrics from NYC and abroad for collections, special projects, and clients
Tracked raw goods and inventory, re-ordered as needed in a timely manner
Created digital engineered prints
Designed and developed custom custom embroideries for garments
Created and maintained relationships with outside contractors to create the best product of the highest quality for the brand
Executed pattern adjustments and problem solved for new styles and for fit adjustments for individual clients
Facilitated design meetings, created comprehensive notes detailing new or altered pieces to hand off to pattern maker or seamstress
Managed wholesale, retail, and individual client orders and invoicing - Created and maintained COG and line sheets

EDUCATION

Career Foundry | Full Stack Development Course | 2020 ~ In Progress |
Career Foundry | Front End Development Course | 2020 |
Modual: NYC Design Cohort | London College of Fashion | New York, NY | 2016 |
Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts | BFA Fashion Design | 2016 |
SI Newhouse School of Public Communications | Fashion Communications Concentration | 2016 | University of the Arts London | London College of Fashion Study Abroad | Fashion Design | 2015 |