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West th Street, Apt F, New York, NY . . Working permit for Europe and USA until November
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Terrassa, Spain, / TEXTILE ENGINEERING B.S. BAU Design School, Barcelona, Spain, / FASHION DESIGN B.S.
Reebok International, Canton, MA, / / APPAREL DESIGN INTERN · Assisted Women&;s apparel Sport team in initial brainstorm sketching on details, creating computer artwork, developing mood boards and researching fabrics for FW and SS for collections as Easytone, Flex, Crossfit, Sport Essentials and Outerwear. · Researched textiles, fit block shapes, silouette types and consumer needs for SS&; apparel for Design Managers. · Collaborated with Apprentice on research project on triathletes brand, technology, fabric, function and features. · Participated in building presentations for Canton and Spain Design Regions for such milestones as SS&; %, % and PCR. · Cocreated garment consolidation analyses for all womens sport from Canton and Spain Design Centers which lead to eight dropped styles with hours for SS&;. · Participated in the creation of a womens sport SS master material palette tool with actual swatches, content and price information. This was used to consolidate fabric direction, new developments and awareness within all of design and product marketing. · Created technical drawing for designers with multi views to communicate design intent to development. APPAREL MATERIAL INTERN · Designed the new organization system of the RMS Wall in the Materials Library. · Assisted the material development team in creating the Reebok SS&; mens and womens sport material wishlist; visual document for vendors to evaluate and bring freshness to the lines. · Support Material Developers in creation of Excel charts, management of FlexPLM material entry and Range Management System RMS. Hallotex S.L., Mataro, Spain, / / APPAREL DESIGNER · Worked collaboratively with Design Manager to filter account direction further before the start of each collection. Responsible for eight collections per year with an average of eight styles per collection. · Designed a series of collections for Hallotex&;s key account. Marketed and sold in Europe, China, Morocco and South America for SS&; and FW &;. · Partnered with crossfunctional teams including textile engineer, pattern maker, seamstress, graphic designer and product developer regularly from concept to product creation. · Established strong relationships with Oysho´s design managers through weekly headquarters visits to review design direction, prints, color pallete and fabrics. · Traveled for market shopping to Tokyo with Hallotex&;s Head of Apparel Design and apparel Senior Designer for market research on the Hello Kitty consumer, market and trend. · Improved communication with the client by changing meeting format including garment and print samples; for clearer vision and collection looks which resulted in Hallotex&;s Oysho account to double in one year. Volkswagen Group, Martorell, Spain, / / TEXTILE RESEARCH INTERN · Researched microencapsulation of fragrances; applied technique to car upholstery by the supervision of the materials manager in the Innovation and Development Center of one of the Volkswagen Group affiliates. · Designed a new fabric for car upholstery never used before in the automobile industry. Worked closely with the fabric suppliers in their laboratories on developing samples. · Worked closely with the Seat Team in inventing a testing procedure for the new car upholstery fabric. · Presented the project to all the managers and director of the Finishes Team and Innovation Team for rolling research in the company.
Illustrator CS, CorelDraw, Photoshop CS,InDesign, Flash, Office, and FlexPLM.
languages and interests
SPANISH Native, CATALAN Native, ENGLISH Advanced, FRENCH Intermediate. Trail running,ski, hiking, downhill mountainbiking, rock climing, surfing, travelling, blogging, music and art exhibitions.
· · · · · OCTOBER :Fashion show for the contest ¨Jovenes Diseñadores¨in Bilbao, Spain. DECEMBER :Fashion show for the Barcelona&;s Night of Hairdressers. JULY :Production of my final thesis ¨PETER PAN SYNDROME¨ sponsorized by ¨COCO¨ boutique. DECEMBER :Winner of the contest UPC´s Christmas eCard Design. SEPTEMBER :Utility model of my research project at SEAT.