Apparel industry professional with over 10 years experience in product creation roles within large and small brands. I work freelance offering design and consultation services specializing in technical apparel, active wear and outerwear.
I’ve worked in domestic factories locally in Vancouver as well as large and small brands developing product with manufacturers offshore. I’m formally trained in apparel design and have worked in many roles within the industry including design, product development, operations, merchandising and fabric sourcing.
My expertise is technical apparel, specialized in functional outerwear. I love the thought and creativity that goes into designing a garment from the inside out and I’m passionate about smart technical design and quality construction.
Creative apparel design specialized in technical active wear and outerwear.
Tech pack creation, feature libraries and detailed technical drawings for product development; factory communication and prototype fittings.
Trend research, theme development, colour and graphic direction.
Timeline creation, business strategy and project management for apparel development and production.
Market research, line planning and merchandising for apparel collections.
Fabric development and sourcing for wovens and knits, specialized in technical active wear, outerwear, performance finishes and membranes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Designer, Developer, Project Manager
2015 - Present
Manager, Fabric Management
2016 - 2018
Global Merchant, Women's Outerwear
2014 - 2015
Design Operations Manager
2012 - 2014
Technical Outerwear Designer / Developer
Global Collective Design (Arson & Orb)
2009 - 2012