Amandine Gourdon
Senior Fashion Designer
Amandine Gourdon
Senior Fashion Designer
Based in
Paris, France
5 - 10 years experience

Paris based design director and fashion designer with almost a decade of experience in the fashion industry -- with aims to create cutting-edge, commercially successful, and environmentally friendly products. I am a highly skilled designer with a strong technical expertise in garment making, and a su


bstantial amount of experience in entrepreneurship,
team leadership and guiding strategic vision. I have a passion for innovation, craftmanship and sustainability, and I am fully adept at driving an entire design process from concept to production.

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Design director menswear & womenswear
Atelier Avoc Mar. 1, 2018 - Nov. 1, 2022
Paris, France

- Design, art direction and brand strategy.
- Lead the development of the new collections by implementing its strategic vision and supervizing the creative team. (creative directors, pattern maker, interns, production team and ateliers).
- Lead the consulting mission with IBIC at the Paris studio. Br


and strategy, concepts, design (clothing collections for Chinese brands).
- F/W ’18: third consecutive show at Paris Menswear Fashion Week.
- Created a «textile laboratory» within Atelier Avoc to develop new ways of designing textiles with a craft, innnovative and sustainable focus : custom-made, low water dyeing, water-repellent silicone coating, handmade painting.

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Strategy and fashion design consultant
093. LAB Jun. 1, 2019 - Jul. 31, 2022
Paris, France

- Helped the team with the strategy, project development, funding and grant application.
- Managed the design initiation program and supervized the team.
- Speaker for the fashion and textile design workshops.

Associate designer menswear & womenswear
Atelier Avoc Apr. 1, 2017 - Mar. 1, 2018
Paris, France

2017: Atelier Avoc won the 2017 ANDAM Pierre Bergé Award
- S/S ’18: Supported the creative directors in design development i.e. moodboards, design researches, technical drawings.
- Team manager for design interns and pattern making team.
- Nominated for the 2017 ANDAM Pierre Bergé Prize.
- Second sho


w at Paris Menswear Fashion Week.

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Assistant designer menswear & womenswear
Atelier Avoc Nov. 1, 2016 - Apr. 1, 2017
Paris, France

- F/W ’17: Supported the creative directors in design development i.e. moodboards, design research, technical drawings, and pattern making.
- First show at Paris Menswear Fashion Week.

Assistant designer kid’s wear
Tape à l'Oeil Jan. 1, 2016 - Jul. 31, 2016
Lille, France

- Coordinated with the senior designer.
- Facilitated product developement, and devised moodboards, garment drawings, technical sheets, and selected its color theory .
- Liason for production follow-up with Bengali and Chinese factories.
- PLM launch in the company.

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design
Ecole de la Mode et du Textile Sévigné Sep. 1, 2013 - Jul. 31, 2016
Lille, France

Fashion Design, Art Direction, Textile Design, Pattern Making, Sewing.

Haute Couture Embroiderer
Atelier Vernoux Apr. 1, 2014 - Aug. 1, 2014
Paris, France

- Haute couture and croisière F/W ‘15 collections : Haute Couture embroiderer for client such as Chanel, Azzaro, Armani.
Crochet de Lunéville and needle embroidery.

Industry sectors



Fashion Designer

Head of Design





Software skills

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

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




Native language




Basic knowledge

Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Personal details

UE working permit

Potentially open to relocate

Professional references

Bastien Laurent