Ruben Gandia
menswear designer
Ruben Gandia
menswear designer
Based in
Paris, France
Seniority
More than 10 years experience
Gender
Male
Nationality
Spain
About
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Menswear designer
Lanvin Jun. 1, 2021 - Present
Paris, France

Lead and take ownership for the conceptualisation and design of the RTW menswear collection for the Japan and Korean market:
Achieve the In-House Collection aesthetic and direction, identifying and delivering detailed style direction to challenge and support the design team.
Represent the interest of

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the Lanvin menswear style, supervising fittings, quality and style.
Liasing and organization other department heads – press, merchandising and buying team –according to the global image brand.

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Accessories designer
Nina Ricci Jan. 15, 2021 - Apr. 30, 2021
Paris, France

Accessories designer for the japanese collections

Designer
Lacoste Apr. 24, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2020
Paris, France

In charge of the kid's collection

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Menswear Designer
Lanvin Sep. 2015 - May. 2019
Paris, France

Lead and take ownership for the conceptualisation and design of the RTW menswear collection for the Japan and Korean market:
Achieve the In-House Collection aesthetic and direction, identifying and delivering detailed style direction to challenge and support the design team.
Represent the interest of

...

the Lanvin menswear style, supervising fittings, quality and style.
Liasing and organization other department heads – press, merchandising and buying team –according to the global image brand.

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Menswear designer
Christian Lacroix Feb. 2009 - Sep. 2015
Paris, France

Be responsible for the conceptualisation and design of the RTW menswear collection, from concept to completion:
Research seasonal themes and inspirations in collaboration with the Creative Director. Working with the Designer Assistants on sketching and handing off designs to factory for pre-collectio

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ns and collection launches. Overseeing and supporting the updating of collection, style and mood boards on a regular basis. Participate in the fittings in-house and at the manufacturer

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Tailleur Homme
Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale (Paris) Sep. 2013 - Nov. 2013
Paris, France
Menswear designer
Claude Montana Paris May. 2008 - Feb. 2009
Paris, France

Work alongside the Creative Director :
Research using magazines, internet, libraries and markets etc. Present own ideas and develop to fulfil commercial/market and fashion requirements giv-en. Be able to understand garment construction and translate into flat technical drawings and spec sheets. Be c

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ompetent in using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

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Art's director assistant
Ciaran Sweeney May. 2007 - Dec. 2007
Dublin, Ireland

Work alongside the Creative Director helping with artwork, and all general tasks as require handmade textil printing.

Womenswear assistant designer
Angel Schelesser Dec. 2005 - Apr. 2006
Madrid, Spain

Assist the Design Team in any of the tasks asked nearer deadline times e.g., making of mood boards, helping with fabric plus colour selection, sketches, fittings, show preparation etc.

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design
EASD Escola d'Art i Superior de Disseny d4alcoi 2001 - 2003
Alcoi, Spain
Bachelor in Tourism Management
Universitat Politecnica de Valencia 1998 - 2001
Gandia, Spain
Industry sectors

Luxury

Software skills

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel...)

Languages

French

Bilingual

Catalan; Valencian

Native language

Spanish; Castilian

Native language

Italian

Fluent

English

Fluent

Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Collaboration
Teacher
Personal details

UE working permit

Potentially open to relocate

Professional references

Lea LAPIERRE

Ana Zivanovik

Aniko Csanadi

Johanna Omar