I have 13 years experience designing and creating lingerie, swimwear and dance costumes. I have worked with exclusive luxury brands and high-street retailers. I can oversee yourmore...I have 13 years experience designing and creating lingerie, swimwear and dance costumes. I have worked with exclusive luxury brands and high-street retailers. I can oversee your concept through to actualisation with my hands-on practical approach to design development and production.
Technical drawings, specifications, pattern cutting, print design (placement and repeat), production advice and liaising with manufacturers (China, India, Spain, Australia).
2009 - Current: Freelance Designer
Clients include: The Modern Courtesan (UK), De5a7 (Spain), Underworks (Australia). Responsibilities: Design development, technical drawings, pattern cutting, production advice.
2008 – 2009: Designer @Andorra Australia
Responsibilities: Management of Target Australia underwear account, CYB.
Delivered 30-piece range monthly. Responsible for product development, pattern cutting (digital- Gerber), fit sessions at Target head office, quality control and liaising with factories in China.
2002 -2008: Owner/Director @Magdalena
Responsibilities: Design development, pattern cutting, assembling of samples and bespoke garments including lingerie, swimwear and dancewear, working with Australian manufacturers, marketing and sales of product and creative direction of photo-shoots and fashion parades.
2008: RMIT, Melbourne
Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for the Fashion and Textile Industry
2004: CAE, Melbourne
Advanced Pattern Cutting
2003: CAE, Melbourne
Lingerie and Fine Fabric Techniques
2000: RMIT, Melbourne
Clothing Industry Studies Cert IV