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Enthusiastic Top Performing Fashion Designer with knowledge of garment construction, creative eye to E-commerce
platforms, photography & marketing. Highly energetic creative professional with over 15 years of experience in designing,
developing, successfully launching many top fashion brands. A driven creative individual capable of successfully managing
multiple projects at once while keeping calm attitude.
• Expanded Brand from 1mil to 15 mil under 4 years.
• Supervised team over 35 staff members.
• Helped to build a successful brand for Bailey44.
• Designs selected for Vogue, Allure, Elle, Interview, Instyle, Fashion, Marie Claire, Glamour, Bazaar, Runway.
• Dressed A list Celebrities.
• Voyage LA ([login to view URL] )
Design Director/Head Designer/Consultant for Ali & Jay (http://ali-jay.com)
May 2015 - Dec 2018 (3 years, 7 months)
Helped to build a new line from concept to production.
Fabric sourcing, Print direction, Color direction.
Fit initial drapes and through production with technical design team.
Design Director, Senior Designer Consultant
SELF - EMPLOYED
Mar 2012 - Dec 2015 (3 years, 9 months)
Design Director/Designer Consultant
Advise on creative concept, trend, color, print/pattern, and collection design for a variety of collections.
Design, develop, and direct collections.
Support different brands to fulfill blueprint needs on a monthly, quarterly, and seasonal basis by establishing key looks, silhouettes, and styles.
Ensure a one-eye point delivery for customers by collaborating with design teams.
Prepare technical packages for various products.
GUESS by Marciano
Aug 2011 - Jun 2012 (10 months, 1 day)
Enhanced and influenced collection by working closely with design team and improved adoption rate.
Helped in successfully launching “Elin Kling for Marciano” collection by working closely with Elin Kling.
Oversaw entire line in all categories by reviewing and approving sketches for all designers.
Ensured high-level of production and operational efficiency by supervising and initiating daily work load for designers, associate, design assistants, graphic designer, and pattern-makers.
Fashion Institute of Technology, United States 1992 - 1994
FEATURED DESIGNER - MARIAM BARSKA
Mariam Barska is a seasoned Fashion Designer and we are thrilled to feature her today. Her fashion career began in 1993 after attending the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Here are some of her amazing designs worn by some of the most famous celebrities and as featured by the press and editorials when she did runway for over 5 years. You can view many of her runway shows on Style.com under Herve Leger by Max Azria, where she did her first show through resort 2012.
She is currently consulting as a