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Resume of Kit Anderson


Software                       Illustrator        Colour Matters          Excel   
                                     InDesign          Color’in                   Word
 Photoshop       PrimaVision         LightRoom
Dream Weaver     U4ia            PowerPoint

Experience      

GMPC/econscious Petaluma, CA            2014- Present
             Product Development/ Production Manager
  • Oversee Development of Private Label Apparel and Accessories for multiple accounts
  • Create CADs and tech packs
  • Manage product quality and cost from design inception to production, Adhere to customer timelines and target FOBs
  • Source, Cost, Sample and Produce with dozens of factories overseas and domestically
  • Manage POs, Packaging, Customer Compliance and Delivery of Goods
  • Social Media Management and Curation for sustainable brand
  • Accounts include: Marmot, Pure Fishing, K2, Royal Robbins, Endurance Conspiracy, Mad Hueys, Nerdist.com, Mountain Khakis, CamelBak, Neve, Toad & Co

SimplyShe San Francisco, CA                2012- 2014
             Design Manager
  • Accessory, Apparel, Textile and Graphic Design Management
  • Mechanicals / Planograms / Lab Dip & Prototype Approval
  • Oversee new product from inception to production maintaining target FOBs and company standards
  • Technical Design Department Manager/ Spec Packs (China Production) Managed Team of 3
  • Customers include: Walmart, Target
Icelandic Design Longmont, CO             2009 - 2012
             Design Director
        • Line Research and Design, Color Trending and Palette Design
        • Fully Fashioned Knits/ Cut & Sew Knits/ Engineered Jacquards
        • Tech Packs/ Embellishments/ Embroideries/ Prints
        • Prototype & Lab Dip Approval / Line Presentation
        • Nepali (wool) and Peruvian (alpaca) knitter and artisan program
        • Catalog Design & Production/ Photography Art Direction/ Packaging/ Trade Show Booth Design and Signage/ Social Media
        • Managed Team of 5 : Apparel and Technical Designers
        • Oversaw new product from inception to production maintaining target FOBs and company standards (China, Nepal & Peru Production)
        • Customers Include: Gumps, Nordstrom, Sundance, TravelSmith
Maharishi Ayurveda Products Colorado Springs, CO    2007-2008
            Product Developer
        • Line Research and Design, Color Trending and Palette Design
        • Apparel, Accessory, Textile and Graphic Design/ Art Direction
        • Organic Cotton Certification
        • Oversaw new product from inception to production maintaining target FOBs and company standards (India Production)
        • Tech Packs, Prototype & Lab Dip Approval
        • Line Presentation/ Marketing/ Catalog Layouts/ Packaging

  Fang Los Angeles, CA                    2007
             Graphic/ Textile Designer
        • Screenprints, Embroideries, Prints & Presentation
        • Customers Include: Macy’s, Nordstrom
Strategic Partners Los Angeles, CA            2005-2007
             Freelance Textile Designer
        • Licensed Character Prints (WB, Disney, Hanna Barbera)
        • Customers Include: Cherokee
BEPC Los Angeles, CA                 2005
            Contract Designer
        • Textile Design, Embellishments, Embroideries
        • Flat/ Technical sketching
        • Customers include: Toy R Us, Babies R Us, Chico’s

 Paris Blues Los Angeles, CA                2001-2005 
             Art Director
        • Apparel & Textile design
        • Screen Prints/ Embroidery/ Hardware/ Embellishments
        • Flat Sketches/ Presentation Boards/ Press Kits/ Packaging/ Trade Show Booth Design and Signage
        • Website and Web Store Design/ Management
        • Managed a Team of 4: CAD Artists and Warehouse Personnel (for order fulfilment)
        • Customers Include: Macy’s, Nordstrom, JC Penney
Kellwood Los Angeles, CA                1997-2001
              CAD Artist
        • Embroidery, Prints, Screenprints & Presentation
        • Flats/ Website Design/ Corporate Identity/ Packaging
        • Customers Include: Macy’s, Nordstrom, JC Penney
SF City Lights San Francisco, CA             1995-1997
             Assistant Designer
        • Responsible for all color R & D (Garment Dye)
        • Catalog Design, Flat Sketching, Advertising, Screen Prints
        • Sample Line Production/ Color Cards
One Step Up New York, NY                1993-1995
            Assistant Designer
        • Color Boards/ Color Cards/ Trend Boards/ Packaging
        • Textile Design, Technical Sketching & Sales Presentation
   
Education                  University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO        2009-2011
        • Art History

Fashion Institute of Technology NYC, NY        1991-1993
        • Fashion Design, Graduated Cum Laude

FIDM San Francisco, CA                1990-1991
        • Fashion Design

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