Almu Alcaide

Head Designer

 Madrid, Spain


Head Designer

Sun Tekstil


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


AAS Fashion Studies


New York

September 2007May 2009

Fashion Design

Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid


September 2002May 2005


English - Fluent

Spanish - Fluent

Italian - Professional

French - Professional


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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