Currently leading the sweater design team and managing and developing an associate level designer; I work closely with all aspects of product development from concept to production. I am a strong team player with excellent communication skills to collaborate with production, tech and merchandising teams, regularly leading meetings in both smaller team settings to large presentations involving the Creative Director, Brand President, and CEO. I develop detailed flat sketches as well as knit swatches to creatively design knitwear in line with our unique brand handwriting; I pay great attention to detail from conceptualization to every fit session with a focus on quality and trend relevance, as well as incrementality to our collection. I am experienced with developing yarns and raw materials for upcoming seasons as well as stitches and textures to apply within the design process. I am able to multi-task, manage multiple seasons and deadlines at one time, and be readily adaptive in the ever changing retail environment.