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Melisa Saraceni | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 19, 2012

Melisa Saraceni

Freehand and Adobe CS proficient Designer
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

With over six years of experience working for both small companies and large corporations, I have been given the chance to execute the apparel design process from conceptualization to initial sketching to approving samples for production. I am comfortable creating flats in Illustrator and sketching by hand. Well versed in many materials, from sweaters, to cut and sew knits, to wovens, I am highly versatile.
I am also available for any general illustration needs. My work has been prominently featured on the product line for Between You And...

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Portfolio

This is a moodboard for the collection of womenwear I'm currently working on with a...
Mixed media freehand fashion illustration using ink, watercolor pencils, gouache,...
Adobe Illustrator generated sketch.
Adobe Illustrator generated sketch.
Adobe Illustrator generated fashion design sketch.
Adobe Illustrator generated file for a major client.
Adobe illustrator flat sketches.
Adobe Illustrator generated flat design sketches for a major client.
Adobe Illustrator technical design embellishment layout sketch for manufacturer's...
Ink illustration for Between You And The Moon holistic skincare line.
This is a black ink hand illustration for Between You And The Moon.
http://betweenyouandthemoon.com/shoppe
This is a black ink hand illustration for Between You And The Moon.
http://betweenyouandthemoon.com/shoppe
Ink illustration for Between You And The Moon holistic skincare.
http://betweenyouandthemoon.com/shoppe
This is a wedding dress I designed and sewed for a client. The beading is all hand-done.
Hand beaded bodice of a wedding gown I made for a client.

Skills (5)

Tested
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Freehand Sketching
Web PDM/PLM

Employment

Regatta Inc.
Freelance Sweater Designer
2012 - 2012
Designing and sketching sweaters for several lines, including: Daisy Fuentes, French Connection, Keds and Sofia Vergara - Creating technical packages
Aeropostale PS
Associate Knitwear Designer
2011 - 2012
Designed and sketched garments - created technical packages - set up showrooms for buyer presentations
Jennifer Lopez for Kohls
Associate Designer
2011 - 2011
Designed and sketched garments - Created technical packages - Assembled embroidery layouts for factory direction
New York And Company
Freelance Associate Designer
2011 - 2011
Designed and sketched garments in Illustrator - Created technical packages in WebPDM - Set up the showroom for presentations – Attended fittings - Ordered samples and sample yardage
Chico's
Freelance Associate Designer
2010 - 2010
Designed and sketched garments in Illustrator - Created technical packages in WebPDM - Cataloged, packed and shipped garments –Researched the market for upcoming trends

Education

Massachusetts College of Art
Bachelor Of Fine Arts in Fashion Design
1997 - 2001

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