Fashion DesignerCreative, talented and ambitious Fashion Designer with nearly 14 years versatile exposures of working in the highly competitive and constantlyevolving fashion industry.A results achiever with an innovative conceptualist with sharp eye forfresh approaches & details; unsurpassed layout skills and a flair foranalyzing functionalities, harmonizing the art with the environment Undertakes a scientific approach towards growth as well as possessesa strong sense of design aesthetics and design management skillscoupled with a critical thinking A goal-oriented and self-motivated individual who has gainedknowledge of getting the task accomplished on time with theexpected quality Full understanding of the design business with an exposure ininteracting with clients and developing products in accordance withagreed upon time constraints An effective communicator with excellent relationship building,decision-making, leadership & negotiation skills
Professional QualificationPostgraduate Diploma in Knitwear Design & Technology from NIFT(National Institute of Fashion Technology), Mumbai (2001- 2003)
Awards Received. Best Knitwear Design Collection Award,NIFT(Mumbai) 2003 (Designed and created a sevengarment final collection titled ‘Victoriana’ which consisted of radically unconventional cuts and silhouettes. The added feature of the collection was KHADI look given to KNITTED fabrics.) . Indian Rayone Best Designer Award 2003
Work ExperienceCurrently working with Raymond Group (May-2010 till date) Engaged as Category Lead Formals for Park Avenue men’s wear category, Handling Product portfolio of Suits / Jackets/ Trousers/Shirts. Key Deliverables: .Travelling extensively, both domestic and overseas to understand the market dynamics and its forecast on 4 key parameters: (i) Innovation (ii) Product (iii) Sourcing (iv) Pricing . Preparation of Theme collection for the new season which includes mood board, the ideology board, the style direction, fabric board and the colour ways. . Research on fashion trends through promo style, Fashion magazine internet,Domestic/ international market. Sr. Designer (since September 2005- May 2010 “Black Berrys” Mohan Clothing Company Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon Handled men’s formal wear category (Suits/Jackets & Trousers). Black Berrys is one of the leading apparels brand in India, metamorphosed into a dynamic and responsive brand for the youth.
Achivement. Won award for “Most Admired Trousers Brand of the Year 2006-07” at “Lycra Images Fashion Award 2007” . “Brand of the Year-Men’s Formal Wear” at CMAI awards 2007
Personal ProfileFather’s Name: Shri R.L.Sharma Date of birth: 11th Dec 1976 Birth Place: Nainital Mobile No: 9920992256
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