Fashion designer
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: FIDM
Major: Fashion design

Fashion designer

Monica Gupta
Los Angeles, CA 90012 xxx-xxx-xxxx
xxx-xxx-xxxx
Senior Designer
Creative professional with 15+ years of experience supporting fashion industries and graphic design.
Areas of Expertise
Design
Business
Adobe Software
Trend Forecasting/Concepts
Merchandising
Illustrator
Product Development
Tech pack
Photoshop
Product Costing
Sketching/fashion illustration
embelishment
Professional Experience
Beverly Hills Design Institute, Design Director Nov. 2018 – present
Creata , Oak brook Terrace,IL,60181,Designer for special projects feb.2018—Nov.2018
Silhouette LLC, Los Angeles, CA, Design Director, December 2009 – Feb.2018
Orchestrate the design and merchandising department for goods and clothing in Hello kitty kids, edhardy kids, Versace 1969, Sea Gypsies,Florance Broadhurst, BEBE, SYLK, and other brands. Manage private labels and negotiate bookings with retailers. Support E-Commerce business development. Regulate sample production and collaborate with international vendors and agents on development of designs.
♦ Accomplished almost $2 million in sales within 6 months of 6126 by Lindsay Lohan. 
The High Fashion LLC, Los Angeles, CA ,Senior Designer, January 2008 - December 2009
Designed 4 collections of Ed Hardy dresses a year. Provided detailed sketches of each item with color schemes and construction information. Synchronized efforts between patternmakers and sample makers to ensure continuity with original designs. Monitored samples in international shops and approved incoming textiles and samples.
♦ Improved business by $10 million within the first 6 months in this position. 
The California Bag LLC, Los Angeles, CA ,Senior Handbag Graphic Designer, January 2007 - December 2008
Completed technical designs for new handbags in the Ed Hardy and Christian Audigier collections. Created design concepts and presented samples. Submitted all designs to headquarters and sourced raw materials from international markets to begin production on approved designs.
♦ Boosted sales to $15 million in one year with creative concepts and graphics.
Hemstitch India, New Delhi, India,Design Department Head & Senior Designer, January 2003 - January 2007
Directed a team of 6 in the creation of items for brands like Mango, Zara, Forever21, and more. Designed 3 collections annually with up to 150 ensembles each. Completed cost sheets and collaborated with brands to make budget or material alterations. Managed sample coordination for buyers in Israel, Europe, and the US.
♦ Applied a new Time & Action Plan to the department reducing production timeline by 3 months.
Education
Associate of Art, Graphic Design, 2010, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA
Associate of Art, Fashion Design, 2007, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA

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