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ERIN ELIZABETH MEEHAN
1855 N. KINGSLEY DR. LOS ANGELES, CA, 90027
E: EMEEHAN6@MSN.COM T: 917.863.4204
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIE...
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  1. 1. ERIN ELIZABETH MEEHAN 1855 N. KINGSLEY DR. LOS ANGELES, CA, 90027 E: EMEEHAN6@MSN.COM T: 917.863.4204 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: TRUE RELIGION - CREATIVE CONSULTANT - LOS ANGELES, CA • 2014 - PRESENT DESIGN DIRECTOR FOR JOAN SMALLS COLLECTION AND FAST TRACK • PARTNERED WITH SUPERMODEL JOAN SMALLS TO CREATE 2 FULL COLLECTIONS OF DENIM AND SPORTSWEAR FROM CONCEPT TO PRODUCTION IN 10 MONTHS. PRESS FEATURES INCLUDED IN PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS VOGUE, ELLE, GLAMOUR, REFINERY 29, WWD, AND WHO WHAT WEAR. • WORKED WITH CREATIVE TEAM ON JOAN SMALLS AD CAMPAIGNS, SHOT BY STEVEN KLEIN AND STYLED BY EDWARD ENNINFUL. • CREATED NEW SPEED TO MARKET CALENDARS AND SOURCING STRATEGIES FOR JOAN SMALLS AND FAST TRACK, INTRODUCING PRODUCT TO STORES AT UP TO 3 TIMES THE SPEED OF MAINLINE. • LEAD THE TEAM TO CREATE NEW MORE MODERN BRANDING FOR LABELS, PKT BAGS AND HANG TAGS. • WORKED WITH PATTERN MAKERS TO CREATE NEW DENIM AND SPORTSWEAR FITS THAT WERE EXCLUSIVE TO JOAN SMALLS, AND ARE NOW BEING UTILIZED TO UPDATE MAINLINE CORE DENIM FIT. • DEVELOPED ALL FABRIC AND WASH FOR JOAN SMALLS COLLECTION AND FAST TRACK. • RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PRODUCTION APPROVALS AND TESTING FOR, FIT, FABRIC, WASH, TRIM, AND PACKAGING. • CREATED AN ACTIVEWEAR CAPSULE COLLECTION, WHICH WAS A TOP SELLER FOR THE BRAND. J BRAND - LOS ANGELES, CA • 2012 - 2014 HEAD OF WOMEN’S DENIM FABRIC AND WASH DEVELOPMENT • PARTNERED WITH THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND VP OF DESIGN TO CREATE AND EXECUTE SEASONAL DESIGN CONCEPTS. • FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FABRIC AND WASH FROM INITIAL CONCEPT, DEVELOPMENT, SALES SAMPLES, CREATING PRODUCTION STANDARDS AND PRODUCTION APPROVALS FOR J BRAND WOMEN’S DENIM. • CREATED ALL FABRIC AND WASH FOR COLLABORATIONS, WHICH HAVE INCLUDED CHRISTOPHER KANE AND SIMONE ROCHA. ALSO DEVELOPED CUSTOM MADE JEANS FOR MICK JAGGER’S ROLLING STONES TOUR. • WORKED WITH FABRIC MILLS ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF NEW INNOVATIVE FABRICS THAT ARE EXCLUSIVE TO J BRAND. • RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FABRIC AND WASH TESTING FROM DEVELOPMENT TO PRODUCTION. • NEGOTIATED ALL WASH COSTING FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION. • CREATED NEW STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE BRAND, WHICH INCLUDE PRODUCTION, PASS OFFS, FABRIC AND WASH TESTING PROCEDURES AND SHRINKAGE TESTING. TEXTILE ELIZABETH AND JAMES - LOS ANGELES, CA • AUGUST 2010 - JULY 2012 DIRECTOR - PRE-PRODUCTION, WASH DEVELOPMENT, AND PRODUCTION EXECUTION • FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PRE-PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR TEXTILE DENIM. • WORKED WITH DESIGN TO CONCEIVE NEW INNOVATIVE WASHES AND GARMENT DYES FOR FASHION AND 5PKT. • MANAGED ALL PRE-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT FOR SALES SAMPLES, INCLUDING FABRIC DEVELOPMENT, SHRINKAGE TESTING, CUTTING, SEWING, WASHING AND FINISHING. • WORKED WITH PATTERN MAKERS TO DEVELOP NEW PATTERNS FOR EACH DELIVERY AND MANAGE THE FIT PROCESS FROM PATTERN CORRECTION TO PRODUCTION. • CREATED PRE-PRODUCTION, DEVELOPMENT AND FIT CALENDAR FOR EACH MONTHLY DELIVERY. • MANAGED ALL DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION FOR NEW 5PKT LAUNCH FROM PATTERN MAKING TO PRODUCTION. GAP INC. - NEW YORK, NY • MARCH 2007 – AUGUST 2010 MANAGER - WOMEN’S DENIM FABRIC, WASH, AND PRODUCTION EXECUTION • FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FABRIC AND WASH FROM DEVELOPMENT TO GLOBAL PRODUCTION. • WORKED WITH FABRIC MILLS SEASONALLY TO DEVELOP NEW FABRIC, INDIGO/SULFUR SHADES, PIECE DYES, FINISHES, AND YARN TECHNOLOGY. • MANAGED THE FABRIC TESTING PROCESS TO ENSURE CONSISTENT QUALITY IN PRODUCTION. • WORKED ON-SITE WITH FACTORIES/LAUNDRIES IN CHINA, TURKEY, BANGLADESH, INDIA, SRI LANKA, MEXICO, AND LOS ANGELES TO CREATE WOMEN’S DENIM WASHES AND GARMENT DYES FOR MULTIPLE FASHION SILHOUETTES AND 5-POCKET DENIM. • CREATED GLOBAL FABRIC AND WASH CALENDAR ANNUALLY TO ENSURE ON TIME PRE-PRODUCTION SAMPLING AND EXECUTION. • SUCCESSFULLY DEVELOPED AND EXECUTED ALL FABRIC AND WASH FOR THE RE-LAUNCH OF WOMEN’S 1969 DENIM. GAP INC. - NEW YORK, NY • FEBRUARY 2005 – MARCH 2007 ASSOCIATE MANAGER - MEN’S DENIM FABRIC AND WASH • WORKED WITH MEN’S DESIGN TO CONCEIVE SEASONAL FABRIC AND WASH DIRECTION. • TRAVELED TO INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC LAUNDRIES TO CREATE MEN’S DENIM WASHES. • WORKED WITH PRODUCTION TEAM TO EXECUTE WASH FOR GLOBAL PRODUCTION. HUNTER COLLEGE - NEW YORK, NY • BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN MASS COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES. APPLICABLE SKILLS • PROFICIENT WITH PLM, GPMT, AS-400, PHOTOSHOP AND MICROSOFT OFFICE. REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.
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