Alyssa M. Quintero

Memphis, TN

alyssa.quintero@gmail.com

225.933.5104

Work experience
 

Senior Technical Designer,  Landau Uniforms 

July 2019- Present

  • Work closely with creative design, manufacturing, and quality to develop new product lines

  • Create and update technical specifications for overseas production

  • Develop fit blocks and production patterns

  • Communicate daily with vendors to ensure product quality and efficiency 

  • Review and evaluate new samples to ensure they meet company specifications

  • Coordinate across departments for new sample production

  • Lead fittings and garment reviews

  • Manage in house sample production line

 

 

 

Owner/Designer, Aly Q,LLC 

September 2012- 2019

  • Produced fashion illustrations, using CAD techniques, according to client's vision and brand aesthetic

  • Designed custom garments for clients including eveningwear, separates and accessories

  • Created and produced a ten look collection for Fahion Week New Orleans

Skills

  • Fashion illustration

  • Technical flats

  • Fit Block Development

  • Fittings

  • Patternmaking

  • Collection design

  • Product development

  • Garment construction

  • Sewing with industrial equipment

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Proficient in both Windows and Macintosh

 

Awards
Technical Designer, Neese Industries

June 2014-May 2019

  • Create and update technical specifications for domestic and overseas production

  • Communicate daily with factory and contractors to ensure product quality and efficiency 

  • Review and evaluate new samples from production to ensure they meet company specifications

  • Develop new styles and samples in woven and coated fabrics according to sales

  • Coordinate across departments for new sample production

  • Create technical sketches to communicate design ideas with production

  • Build and maintain bill of materials lists for all styles to ensure inventory accuracy

Manager, Rainbows by Paulette

2007-2013

  • First Place, Junior Design, Hemline Fashion Show, 2011

  • First Place, Repurposed, Student Career Day Competition, Fashion Week New Orleans, 2012

  • First Place, Senior Design, Hemline Vanity Fashion Show, 2012

  • First Place, Alligator Design, Marsh on the Catwalk, 2012

  • Third Place, Creative Design, Dirty Laundry Repurposed Fashion Show, 2012

  • Assemble hair bows and bow holders for retail and on-line sales

  • Assist with color and materials coordination

  • Open and close store; operate cash register; often assume sole responsibility for the store

  • Responsible for scheduling employees

2010 - present

Design Intern, Natasha Marie, LLC

June 2012- October 2012

  • Create basic blocks for dress forms using draping techniques

  • Create patterns for bridal gowns using patternmaking and draping techniques

  • Assemble gowns in muslin for client fittings

  • Create and assemble foundations and crinolines for bridal gowns

  • Create padded suits for dress forms to assist in client fittings. 

2010 - present

Design Intern, Vera Wang

June-July 2011

  • Assist designers with daily activities

  • Record detailed and conscie notes during fittings

  • Select trims for use by design team

  • Liason between design team and suppliers for fabrics and samples

  • Assemble trend boards  and samples for use in design team meetings

Education
 

Louisiana State University 
2008-2012
Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelors of Science degree: Textiles, Apparel and Merchandising

Concentration - Apparel Design, Overall/Major GPA: 3.0/3.5