Almu Alcaide

Head Designer

 Madrid, Spain

Experience

Head Designer

Sun Tekstil

Spain

March 2016July 2016

• Main responsible of design office in Coruña. Led a team of 6 designers and CAD designers to develop collections for Zara cut and sew and Trafaluc departments.

• Presented products and innovative trends to clients. Gave direction to team

• Organized the workflow, and the relationships between Zara and Sun Tekstile Spain.

• Shoped to find new trends and traveled to Turkey to source fabrics and follow up on development for each campaign.

Senior/ Head Designer

Susan Lawrence

New York

November 2011September 2015

• Lead and managed team of 4-6 designers and CAD team to create private label cut and sew garments that met margin goals for brands like Macy’s, Lane Bryant, Dress Barn etc.

• Develop sketches and technical packages for domestic and overseas factories; created artwork as well as designing detailed embellishments

• Dealt with factories and suppliers; travelled to oversee product development

Creative Director

Almu Lingerie

Madrid/ New York

October 2012June 2015

• Founded a new lingerie line from inspiration to design, production, and sales

Education

AAS Fashion Studies

Parsons

New York

September 2007May 2009

Fashion Design

Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Madrid

September 2002May 2005

Languages

English - Fluent

Spanish - Fluent

Italian - Professional

French - Professional

Skills

Illustration, CAD, Sewing, Draping, Pattern making, Trend research, Sourcing trims and fabrics , Fabric dyeing, Printing techniques, Construction techniques , Costing negotiation, Team management, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, U4ia, Corel Draw, Macromedia, Freehand, A200, Microsoft Office Suite

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Creation/Design
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