kimmy jamison

PASSION // COLLABORATION // CREATION

JUNE 2016 – SEPTEMBER 2017

Accessories Designer

J!NX inc. // Poway, CA

  • Designed visually innovative accessories and headwear for license partners; developed from concept through final production
  • Created and maintained original tech packs and spec sheets
  • Worked closely with Art, Production, Licensing, and Sourcing departments during all stages of development
  • Market and trend research; attended events that pertain to the gaming lifestyle
  • Input and maintained information into a product lifecycle management system (BeProduct)

NOVEMBER 2012 – SEPTEMBER 2015

Designer – Accessories & Apparel

METAL MULISHA / LA JOLLA GROUP // IRVINE, CA

  • Designed Men’s and Junior’s accessories: purses, wallets, backpacks,headwear, socks, and footwear; managed from concept through production
  • Created and maintained original tech packs and spec sheets
  • Designed SMU styles for apparel and accessories; worked with buyers of major retailers to meet requests while keeping brand integrity
  • Worked closely with Merchandiser and Developer to hit margin goals
  • Concept development from market and trend research
  • Built and maintained tech packs on Adobe Illustrator; managed styles from concept through production stages
  • Input and maintained style information in Lectra Fashion PLM
  • Manipulated prints and graphics for specific product categories
  • Communicated with overseas vendors
  • Assisted Cut & Sew Designers with CADs and tech pack updates, designed styles, and attended fittings as needed

SEPTEMBER 2012 – NOVEMBER 2012

General Assistant

ASICS AMERICA // IRVINE, CA

  • Data entry into a new system for product data management for all trims and materials including factory information
  • Assisted design department with updating CAD’s in technical illustrations and merchandising boards
  • Created full color Accessory CADs
  • Assisted designer with creating preliminary color boards for upcoming seasons

FEBRUARY 2012 – AUGUST 2012

PRE-PRODUCTION / DESIGN ASSISTANT

WILSTER APPAREL, LLC // LOS ANGELES, CA

  • Handled all lab dip, bulk fabric, strike-off, and trim approvals and follow up with factories
  • Created line sheets, CADs, and flat sketches in Adobe Illustrator
  • Specced and created original tech packs from sample garments
  • Liaison between buyers and factories for development and production samples
  • Responsible for the selection of fabric from local vendors for specific sample garments