Graphic design leader with 15 years experience in the apparel industry. 12+ years leading a design team. 5+ years as a creative manager. Proven experience with a wide range of products and lifestyles including men’s, women’s, and children’s categories of t-shirts, knits, denim, accessories and performance wear. Unique ability to design both graphics and apparel/accessories. Expert in mentoring, influencing and creating an efficient, creative, and positive working environment. Proven record of creating best-selling graphics and marketing. Strong ability to interpret trends as commercial graphics. Expert knowledge of Mac/PC environment, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign. Excellent illustration, typography, sketching skills. Design & product development (concept, lab dip and prototype approval). Product branding & marketing.