Creative Director
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Location: NYC, NY, USA
University: FIT
Major: Menswear Design

Creative Director

Maxwell Amadeus

EDUCATION
Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Associate Degree, Menswear Design 05/2012
Bachelor of Science Degree, Production Management

Central Saint Martins School of Design University, London, Uk 06/2007
Fashion Folio Course

EXPERIENCE

Control Sector LLC, New York, NY 08/2012 - Current
Creative Director, Co / Owner
• Design collection
• Create tech packs for collection
• Manage sample production with overseas factories including China, Japan and New York
• Conceptualize/execute photo-shoots for look books / line sheets / various other sales assets
• Conceptualize/execute runway shows for NYFW, LAFW and Dubai Fashion Week
• Worked our booth at multiple trade shows including Liberty Fairs, Capsule and Project
• Manage every aspect of production from communicating fit comments/specifications with pattern makers and graders, sourcing, pricing structures, logistics etc.
• Website direction, manage Shopify/all other social media channels
• Designed multiple collaboration capsules with notable celebrity’s including Fetty Wap and IDK

Michael Andrew Bespoke, New York, NY 06/2012-2013
Freelance Position
• Assist tailors in alterations for custom suits
• Create customized suit patterns for individuals
• Responsible for creating tech packs/fitting manuals/style guides
• Communicate pattern making/alteration issues with the company’s factory in China

Tim Coppens¬, New York, NY 01/2012-08/2012
Design Intern
• Routinely assist for big events such as Fashion Week
• Created tech packs for production
• Assisted with fittings
• Communicated specifications with pattern makers/graders/fabric mills
• Assisted with the production and design of fall 2012 season

SKILLS
• Design any apparel collections (specialty in menswear, some experience in women’s)
• Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
• Create detailed technical flats for tech packs (do not sketch)
• Adept in pattern making/garment construction
• Creating concepts for seasonal marketing campaigns
• Excellent understanding of production, sourcing, costing
• Some Adobe Photoshop
• Some Microsoft Excel
• Communication and organization skills/ability to work with a team
• High taste level/trend forecasting/current with designer collections season to season
• Knowledge and love for luxury products and design

fashion, design