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Full name

Althea Greene

Title

Apparel Designer | CAD Artist | Product Developer | Photographer

Location

New Jersey

Experience

CAD Artist

Komar

Jersey City, NJ · June 2021 – Present

● Create, modify, clean/index prints and fabrics for contemporary sleepwear accounts
● Create production-ready artwork files and distribute to respective factories and mills
● Assist production via digital communication with various factories and mills (domestic/overseas)
● Maintain detailed records of prints

Apparel Designer | CAD Artist | Product Developer | Retoucher

Self

New Jersey · June 2012 – Present

● Create prints/graphics/logos/catalogs and other digital/print works for various clients via Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign programs (Mens/Womens/Kids/Pet: Sportswear/Active/Swim)
● Create buyer linesheets/tech packs/production callouts for seasonal collections
● Assist clients with preliminary design research, including trend analysis and market awareness
● Source/oversee quality control of various textiles/trims/samples via domestic/overseas factories and sample rooms
● Plan, schedule and execute all aspects of conventional photography for various clients
● Retouch photos via Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom
● Prepare images for print/web
● Assist clients with product marketing including branding, website setup/maintenance, and social media management

Flight Attendant

Endeavor Air

New York, NY · October 2014 – August 2015

● Conduct preflight checks on all safety and emergency equipment onboard aircraft
● Greet and assist passengers during boarding and deplaning
● Demonstrate safety procedures and brief special passengers
● Assist Flight Deck/Gate Agents/Ground Crew and notify of any discrepancies
● Serve and sell food/beverages to passengers in premium and economy cabins

Assistant Designer | CAD Artist

At Last Sportswear

New York, NY · June 2011 – October 2012

● Create, modify, clean/CAD prints and graphics for Missy/Junior/Plus accounts
● Sketch and CAD garment designs via Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop programs
● Assist head designers with preliminary design research, including trend analysis and market awareness
● Assist in design and development of creative visual presentations
● Create technical packets with detailed specification sheets
● Assist with production via communication with various companies (domestic/overseas)
● Assist in fit sessions
● Maintain detailed records of all sketches, tech packs, fabrics and prints
● Assist with clerical duties (answering phones, appointment setting, filing, errands, etc.)
● PC troubleshooting and software advice

Assistant Designer | CAD Artist

ES Sutton

New York, NY · October 2010 – June 2011

● Assist head designers with preliminary design research, including trend analysis and market awareness
● Create, modify, clean/CAD prints and graphics for Junior/Kids accounts
● Sketch and CAD garment designs via Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop programs
● Complete detailed garment specification worksheets via Microsoft Excel
● Assist in fit sessions
● Maintain detailed records of all sketches, tech packs, fabrics and prints
● Assist in design and development of creative visual presentations
● Assist in setup of showroom presentations for buyer meetings

Design Assistant

At Last Sportswear

New York, NY · September 2007 – October 2010

● Assist head designers with preliminary design research, including trend analysis and market awareness
● Sketch and CAD garment designs via Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop programs (Missy/Juniors/Plus)
● Assist in design and development of creative visual presentations
● Create technical packets with detailed specification sheets
● Assist with production via communication with various companies (domestic/overseas)
● Assist in fit sessions
● Maintain detailed records of all sketches, tech packs, fabrics and prints
● Assist with clerical duties (answering phones, appointment setting, filing, errands, etc.)
● PC troubleshooting and software advice

Education

Associate of Occupational Studies

The Art Institute of New York City

New York, NY · July 2004 – December 2006

Fashion Design

Clients

Max's Closet Hip Doggie Ramona Catering The Children's Place Boy Meets Girl Sweenie Manufacturing Little Notes The Imprint Source Rapid MD Solutions Café 40/50 Destination Chic 7th Point Clothing DeNeal's Café & Grill Chixz Riding Gear The 9ines C.O.O.L. Shoeless Kicks Rick Bailey Designs Mac West Indian Restaurant LEAK Daniela Tabois Prismatix Inc Zodyac Mystic Cakes Pineapple Box Jewelry Jacks & Jokers BodyRock Sport

Specialties

Womenswear, Menswear, Childrenswear, Juniors, Pet, Accessories, Swimwear, Active, Denim, Intimates

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, E-commerce, Social Media Management, Branding, Website Maintenance, Textile/Print Design, Flat Sketching, Technical Design, Product Development, Apparel Print Graphics, Package Design, Photography, Photo Retouching, Logos

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