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Institute of Fashion Technology
Fashion Design and Technology
English Very Good
under Indian Designer Savio Jon Fernandez, Goa, India
Today: Indochine Textiles Ltd,
is Apparel Buying company with turnover of over $ million catering
to retail customers from Europe and US. Holds the reputation of being
one of the biggest buying company in China and owns retail brand FOREVER
NEW in China and globally
Sr. Product Development & Sourcing Manager
to: Group Director
Product Developers, designers, Manager
Work with Design Team and
Development team to strategically scope, budget and schedule developments,
consensus product technical specification and evaluation plan;
Interpret Brand Image and
translate into fashion product and create lines by fabrications from
Work with designers and merchandisers
in the creation of a line to be presented to our customers.
Communicate Design efforts
with Merchandising and Buyer
Create line boards or inspirations
and develop samples according to line plan
Ensure the quality and fit
of the prototype samples till the shipment
Domestic and International
travel as needed
Responsible for research and
analyze fashion and market trend direction and act as an information
resource for the team members.
Responsible for the merchandising
mix and upkeep of a consistent brand image and positioning
Request to initiate seasonal
concepts by offering targeted trend direction by brand, including price,
fabric, material and key looks.
Responsible for the sourcing
and development process from styling confirmation, initial fitting session
and follow through in subsequent fitting sessions until order confirmation.
Responsible for leading a
team of product merchandisers, quality checkers to create and develop
seasonal trendy fashion
Increase efficiency and effectiveness
of the direct sourcing process, by pre selecting the product and work
with merchandising team to engineer product price
Identify and develop new sources
and products to fulfill the business requirements of the category
Develop supplier base in terms
of capability and capacity in the region to company standards
experience& key achievements
/ Given project to develop
DUNNESRetail Ireland, and successfully developed this business of
$ Million worth till date.
/ PRIMARK London
handled the project from scratch to present design developments, new
fabrics & trims and providing fashion trends to the buyer. Developed
only Fashion Jersey business $ Million worth within first months
of the project.
/ PENNY’S Ireland
successfully developed and handled project for the Outwear and Woven
Tops category with turnover of $ Million worth till date.
/ PENNY STOCK
USA Led a development team to develop US business for the company
and now managed this business to reach $ , worth till date with
access to more buyers like BEBE, Charlotte Rousse, PACSUNS etc
QUIKSILVER USA took the responsibility of introducing and developing
this business for the company. And won the status of sole producer of
QUIKSILVER new label QSG, which is launched globally in US, Europe,
Australia during August’.
Motivation for considering new job opportunity:
Seek personal development
in new & more challenge environment
References: Available upon
– / : Coldwater Creek Inc. USA India Ltd
Designer Asia Pacific
to: VP Global Design and Sourcing
Possess understanding of International
markets mainly American and European design styles.
Instrumental in undertaking
design and development operations on month & season receipt for
High street brand in US.
Spearheading operations for
the design department of the company for Asia Pacific.
Actively involved in introducing
a new range of woven for women for the Retail showrooms in USA
Pivotal in implementing product
engineering skills in the development stage to maintain the production
Maintain effective communication
with the merchandising team in US to ensure concepts are clear and deadlines
can be achieved.
Responsible and managing all
design sketch, and design of the collection in term of theme, color,
fabrication, and styles.
To create and develop Company's
seasonal collection, and create story boards for the company’s seasonal
trend board from Asia Pacific
Work closely with Yarn team
and suppliers in sample development.
Attending international and
domestic fashion fairs.
Working closely with the fabric
designer to incorporate approved concepts and ideas in fabric development
experience& key achievements
Achieved opportunity of presenting
trend board from Asia Pacific through intense creative sourcing from
various parts of Asia.
Introduced concept of presenting
final trend baords to the creative teams of suppliers from China and
India through vendor meeting seminars.
Spearheaded the process of
creating Creative Packages for India and China suppliers
Developed the system of developing
new vendors through product understanding training and by involving
them in creative sourcing.
Latest performance rating:
Reason for leaving the company:
For an opportunity to work
in China and it was my willingness to learn the working methodology
of the biggest Textile industry in the World
Can provide reference of
the VP Design
– / : Plus Impact CHICOS Pvt Ltd India
to: Country Head
Instrumental in introducing
new innovative designs for Chico’s specifically.
Identify and develop new
sources and products to fulfill the business requirements of the category
To follow new developments
until signed off
Research and communicate
new product, regional market trends and styles
Develop supplier base in
terms of capability and capacity in the region to company standards
Use trend information and
Coordinating with the product
development managers of Chico’s in Florida USA
Managing the complete product
development cycle inclusive of assessing client requirements, sample
development & approval.
experience& key achievements
Distinction of developing
a new design department with assistant designers into different product
Joined Plus Impact
CHICO’s as the Assistant designer and left as the Head Designer
in developing Chico’s and contributing in increasing India operations
from $ Million to $ Million
MS Office excellent
Excellent knowledge of working
Mac software and applications and well versed with Photoshop and Illustrator
Have always been a key contributor
in the development of business for the company
Actively involved in training
new recruits in the department and proved strong leadership skills
Painting and Travelling