Pablo R.

Ux Designer

690 dollar
Freelancer
11 years
London, UNITED KINGDOM

My experience

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LAI SHERUI QUINDAOMarch 2017 - Present

I Design the silhouettes and key shapes for our different clients always in contact with them and managing our team in Dalian(China).
Monthly, I am working between London, Barcelona and Coruña to present new moodboards and garments to our Clients.
I am contantly developing styles, leading the different steps of work with our merchandise team and pattern makers.
Each season, I do two long trips to China to finish and check the final collections before to showing them to our clients in Europe, during my stay in China, I visit factories to check productions and I go to fashion fairs such as Intertextile apparel fabrics (Shanghai) to get new fabrics and trims to start new collections in advance.
Shooping trips around China, South korea and Europe to get proper inspirations to make the collections.
Constant contact with my clients to improve all garments and get the best collection for the final purchase. Attending to the purchase always helping my company to get better orders and incoms.
I have developed a strong ability to understand what my different clients need. My previous job at ZARA gave me a solid comprehension enabling me to offer fashion collections which are highly profitable for the company I work with.
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InditexNovember 2012 - June 2015

Senior outwear designer and responsible of the special edition jackets
Created a new identity and direction for seasonal collections. Inspirations trips to Copenhagen, Paris, London and Florence.
Travelled to international trade fares( Premiere Vision, Paris; Pitti Uomo, Florence) for researching and sourcing fabrics and trims.
Conducted the research for seasonal prints.
Translated reserch into mood, trend and colour boards for presentations to the other teams, creative director and buyers.
Worked closely with buying team to formulate a seasonal strategy to develop product to meet customers needs and ensure sales growth.
Designed the silhouettes and key shapes and leaded the work of in house pattern makers.
Had a constant communication with Shanghai and Istambull ZARA ́s offices sending mood boards, full detailed technical packs and artworks ensuring suppliers had all the relevant information for product development.
Attended fit meetings to ensure good product quality and fit from first to last sample and worked closey with quality control team to approve trims and fabrics.
Presented final design ranges to management, buyers and designers.
Had a constant communication with buyers to react swiftly and effectively to weekly sales reports and plan new strategies.
I develop a strong ability to work under pressure, commercial awareness and a high understanding of the brand. In addition, I learned to analyse daily sales reports to identify customers`buying behavior, and how fast it changes along the season when new product arrives to the stores.
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LoeweJune 2012 - November 2012

DESIGN AND PRODUCTION LOEWE WINDODW DISPLAYS, 2013.

Created a window concept for the SS13 collection. This concept was implemented worldwide. Designed and manufactured the display.
Worked closely with LOEWE team to formulate and develop the display in each stage of the project. Management of a team of fifteen crafstsmen making the display props.
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RUIZGALÁNSeptember 2008 - October 2012

Created a strong brand identity.
Managed my own team with a pattern maker and two assistants.
Design, pattern making and sewing all the garments .
Print design, leading the production team at the printers ́factory.
Managing and sourcing collaborations with sponsors. Art direction for the collections campaigns.
RUIZGALÁN collections have been presented at: Mercedes benz fashion week, Madrid, Spain. EGO de Cibeles, Madrid, Spain.
Costume Museum, Madrid, Spain. Matadero, Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
American House, Madrid, Spain. Brut Space Gallery, Madrid, Spain. Menos uno Gallery, Madrid, Spain. South 36-32n, Cadiz, Spain. Creamoda, Bilbao, Spain

My stack

Multimedia

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Graphic

Graphic Design, InDesign, Illustrator

Others

Creative Direction, Social Media, Photography

My education and trainings

Central Saint Martins. Postgraduate Fashion folio course. - University of the Arts London2015 - 2016

Diploma in Fashion Design - School of Art Nº2, Madrid2007 - 2010