Jess Guzman
Knitwear Designer
Jess Guzman
Knitwear Designer
Based in
Los Angeles, United States
5 - 10 years experience
Knitwear designer
ALC Nov. 2021 - Present
Los Angeles, California, United States

Sweater and compact design, yarn research, stitch development, fit direction.

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Head of Knitwear
Yeezy Gap Mar. 2021 - Jul. 2021
Los Angeles, California, United States

Knit direction for core and seasonal categories, yarn qualities, silhouette and finishes. Sweater design, underwear & seamless

Freelance Sample Knitwear
Eckhaus Latta Jun. 2020 - Apr. 2021
Los Angeles, California, United States

Knitwear swatching and development, back and forth with designer testing yarns/stitches, patternmaking, knitting sample garments & accessories

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Knitwear Technician
Parsons School of Design - The New School Sep. 2019 - May. 2020
New York, United States

Domestic and Dubied knit machine cleaning and maintenance, troubleshooting technical malfunctions, technical support for students

MFA Fashion Design and Society
Parsons The New School for Design (New York) Aug. 2018 - May. 2020
New York , United States
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Knit Internship
Eckhaus Latta Jun. 1, 2019 - Aug. 30, 2019
Los Angeles, United States

Knitwear sampling, patternmaking for knitwear and woven, factory visits, taking fitting notes and making adjustments to patterns accordingly, develop CAD color options and print placement, assist in preparations for UGG launch party, assist in the relocation and store opening in Los Angeles (Chinato


wn location), assist in preparations for NYFW

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CFDA Geoffery Beene Masters Design Scholarship Award
New York, United States
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Bachelor of Fashion & Textiles, Bachelor of International Studies Major in Spanish
University of Technology, Sydney 2012 - 2018
Sydney, Australia
Industry sectors



Machine Knitting

Software skills

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator



Native language



Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
Personal details

Green card holder / US working permit