SUMMARY

Virtual Garments Creation:

• Develop or utilize existing client digital patterns to create virtual 3D garments.

• Onsite Apparel Software Trainer for client’s Technical Designers, Designers and Merchandisers.

• Develop training materials and files.

• Technical support.

Technical Design:

• Develop size charts keeping target customer in mind.

• Create measurement specification sheets for base size and graded specs.

• Translate samples, photos, and designer sketches into technical specification packages.

• Provide technical expertise and support. Proactively offer solutions to potential quality, fit

  and construction issues, to achieve high-level execution while meeting costing requirements.

• Analyze garments and accurately communicate corrections to vendors ensuring that all the styles are

  developed in a timely manner and maintain quality standards across all vendors.

Patternmaking and Fitting:

• Develop slopers or blocks, and style patterns for base size and graded sizes.

• Prototype development and small production runs.

• Engineer a proper and consistent fit, with brand standards, from development to production.

• Lead fit sessions on fit models and dressforms in collaboration with client to achieve overall

aesthetic and desired fit intent.

Client partnership and collaboration:

• Build strong partnerships with clients and vendors.

• Research customer’s feedback, return rates and analyze the market to stay current on

  trends, fit, and construction techniques.

• Self-motivated, analytical and interpersonal skills with an eagerness to learn, collaborate and grow.

 

 

HISTORY

Sanders Creative Group, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Technical design and product development.

Apparel technical design consultant.

Technical contractor and Browzwear certified trainer.

Carters, Atlanta, GA

Technical Designer – Girl's woven and knit Bottoms

 

Soma Intimates, Fort Myers, FL 

Sr. Technical Designer – Dressy and Casual Sleepwear

• Developed the patent pending Soft Support construction for the Dressy Sleepwear category.

 

Nordstrom, Seattle, WA

Technical Designer – Activewear, Seamless and Outerwear

           

Belk, Inc., Charlotte, NC

Technical Designer – Activewear and Missy fashion brands

• Adobe Illustrator trainer

• Library of sketches team member during Style Manager and Macromedia Animated Images transition to TradeStone PLM system

 

Chico’s, FAS Inc., Fort Myers, FL

Technical Designer – Woven tops, bottoms and dresses

• Established technical drawings in WebPDM and Adobe Illustrator during transition from IGraphix

     

Perry Ellis International, Miami, FL

Technical Designer – Men’s bottoms division

• Responsible for all private labels and branded bottoms category.

 

Sport Casuals, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Technical Designer and Product Developer – Sportswear

• Reviewed lab tests and trim cards from vendors to ensure fabrics met quality standards

• Prepared documentation for custom broker

 

Joy Athletic, Inc., Miami, FL

Technical Designer – Activewear and sportswear

 

Shenti, Venezuela

Lingerie, sleepwear, shapewear and bridal intimate apparel manufacturer

Owner / Designer / Patternmaker  
• Designed lingerie and sleepwear collections
• Responsible for trends update and fit standards
• Created new style patterns and produced prototype samples
• Trained employees and supervised garment production

 

 

SKILLS

• Browzwear Certified. Apparel 3D software trainer level.

• Gerber WebPDM, Flex PLM, Style Manager, TradeStone PLM

• Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop)

• Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Mac and PC proficient

• Fluent in Spanish

 

 

AWARDS

Contributing Designer, Puerto Rico          

Fashion Designer for Latin America Beauty Pageant, 2002

 

Channel Magazine, Miami, FL   

Excellence In Fashion Design, 2000   

 

Bobbin Show, Atlanta, GA 

LISHA SANDERS / BIO

APPAREL TECHNICAL DESIGN / 3D GARMENT TECH

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT (FROM PATTERN TO MANUFACTURING)

DIGITAL GARMENT CREATION

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