Lindsay Marie Woods  
414 Myrtle Ave Apt 1, Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone: 760.716.9898

Experienced Design Assistant looking to become a permanent creative team member of a fast paced fashion label. Skilled in all major core competencies required to contribute to success. Experienced in all facets of design from inspiration to construction.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design
Associates of Art Degree, Fashion Design 

Design Skills:
Fabric and Trim Sourcing, Flats, Illustration, Design Detail Sheets, 
Embellishments, Concept Research and Development, Presentation and Mood boards

Pattern Drafting Skills:
Flat Pattern, Draping, Adjusting Patterns, Corsetry, Gowns, Industry & Hand Sewing

Computer Literacy:
Mac OS, I Work, Illustrator, Photoshop, Gerber, In Design, PLM, Adobe

Relevant Work Experience:

Metaphor                                                                                                             May 2013 - Present 
Associate Designer 
Overall Trend, Color, Print, Design, Illustrator Sketching, PLM, working with oversea's team, Production, CAD artist, Detail Sheets, Working closely with the Buyer, Design Confirmation Samples, Cheatsheets, Line Presentation, Shopping and Market Analysis. 

Catherine By Catherine Malandrino                                                               Jan. 2013 - April 2013  
Associate Designer 
Sketching, Inspiration and research, Boards, Communication with oversea’s factories,Working with local Factories and overseeing Salesman Samples, Design Detail Sheets,Techpacks, Working with Print CAD artist, passing off work to in-house cutters, pattern makers and sewers, designing accessories, Intermezzo  

Chelsea Flower / Love Sam Clothing (New York, NY) Nov. 2011 - Present 
Assistant Designer
Aided development of 7 seasons by sketching original designs, original embellishments, pulling inspiration tears and sourcing trims. Shaped seasonal direction through original hand flat sketching, trend forecasting, vintage shopping and market analysis. Attended fabric and embroidery appointments to help select fabrics and artwork for upcoming season.Worked directly with hand-beaders in factories to create original embellishments for showroom samples.Managed technical development by creating detailed tech packs and embellishment layouts as well as approving strike- offs and lab dips.Worked directly with domestic pattern makers and sample rooms to develop styles from initial sketches to showroom samples. Worked with production team to ensure the highest level of quality and that product has correct fabric and trim details.Traveled to India to work directly with factories to oversee sampling and to research new prints, trends and fabrications. Created seasonal linesheets, specs sheets, detailed flat sketches and techpacks. Reviewed strike-offs and lab dips, providing feedback to factories for color matching. Pitched and recolored prints on Adobe photoshop based on seasonal color direction. Assisted sales representatives at contemporary market trade shows, and attended trade shows including Intermezzo, Indigo and Manhattan Vintage show. 

Zac Posen (New York, NY) Nov. 2010 - Nov 2011 
Design Freelance                                                                                          
Draping, Assistant pattern maker, pattern adjustments, Creating development technique swatches, Sketching, Hand Flats, Embellishments, Researching Inspiration, Assisting Design team & Pattern makers

Rodarte  (New York, NY)                                                                                     Sept.  2010 
Fashion Week Internship
Assisted in Fittings, Preparation before the Show, Head Dresser

Haute Hippie (New York, NY)                                                                Aug. 2010 - Oct. 2010
Freelance Design and Pattern Making Assistant 
Construction, Pattern Making, Draping and Assisting the Design Team with Boards, Embellishment layouts, and following up with local factories 

Paris Gordon Collection (New York, NY) May 2008 - Aug. 2008 
Freelance Design Assistant                                                                                                           
Production, Draping, Cutting, Technical Flats, Trend and fabric research, Trunk Shows, Fabric Sourcing and Administrative work

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