Sayuri Kikuchi
Knitwear and C/S Jersey designer, mens and womens
Sayuri Kikuchi
Knitwear and C/S Jersey designer, mens and womens
Based in
New York, United States
Seniority
More than 10 years experience
Nationality
Japan
Resume
About

Specialized in Knitwear and C/S jersey design for mens and womens. Please also visit my portfolio website below to review my experiences and skills

https://sk42969.wixsite.com/mysite-1

Studied Fine Art/Graphic Design in Tokyo and Fashion Design in New York.

GEN ART North America emerging desig

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ner competition. The event showcased the designs at the presentation runway Limelight New York City Spring 1999.

Previously, worked for Calvin Klein mens collection and Alexander Wang womens collection for runway and pre collections.

Seeking a new opportunity in US and Europe

Contact: [email protected] .
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sayurik/

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Designer, Self employed
+SA Dec. 1, 2019 - Present
New York, United States

Developing the online base brand for product design and art

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Consultant/Freelance Women's knitwear
Alexander Wang Nov. 9, 2017 - Jun. 14, 2018
New York, United States

Consulting for women's runway and pre collection.

Head Designer Knitwear Calvin Klein Men's collection
Calvin Klein May. 1, 2011 - Jul. 1, 2016

Research inspirations for styles, texture, yarn /knit fabrics and stitches.
Sourcing materials- attend Pitti Filati and Premier Vision for research qualities.
Develop stitches and knit fabrics based on concept of collection.
Finalize all elements of designs and organize the inspiration boards for ske

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tching designs.
Create technical packages –specs, sketches and patterns/layouts.
Communicate with mills for lab dips and develop customized qualities.
Assist creative director and stylist for looks and fitting samples during show production in Milan
Work with Italian factories for runway show and pre collection samples from development to pre production.
Advise Italian product development team and assistant designers in areas of technical knowledge and daily operations See less

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Senior Designer Calvin Klein men's collection
Calvin Klein Jun. 1, 2006 - May. 1, 2011
New York, United States
Designer Knitwear Calvin Klein Men's collection
Calvin Klein Jun. 1, 2003 - Jun. 1, 2006
New York, United States
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Associate Designer Knitwear Calvin Klein Men's collection
Calvin Klein May. 1, 2002 - Jun. 1, 2003
New York, United States
Associate Designer
Jill Stuart International New York Jan. 1, 2001 - Feb. 1, 2002

Sweater design for women's

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Assistant Designer
Adrienne Vittadini, New York Jun. 1, 2000 - Nov. 1, 2000

Sweater design for women's

Assistant Designer and Design Intern
TSE, Surface, TSE by Hussein Chalayan, New York Mar. 1, 1999 - Jun. 1, 2000

Sweater design for TSE
Sweater and Woven design for Surface
Design Intern for TSE by Hussein Chalayan

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Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design major
State University of New York, Fashion Institute of Technology Feb. 1, 1996 - Sep. 1, 1999
Press Intern
Helmut Lang, New York Aug. 1, 1998 - Mar. 1, 1999
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Special Mention of the Jury
Gen Art North America emerging designer competition
1999
New York, United States

The event showcased the designs at the presentation runway
Limelight New York City Spring 1999

Design Intern
Anna Sui, New York Feb. 1, 1997 - Aug. 1, 1998
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Sales Associate
Issey Miyake, Tokyo Sep. 1, 1990 - Dec. 1, 1991
Graphic Designer
ARP, Tokyo Mar. 1, 1990 - Aug. 1, 1990
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Associate degree
Kodansha school of Fine Arts Tokyo Mar. 1, 1988 - Mar. 1, 1990

Graphic Design
Illustration
Painting and Drawing

Software skills

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

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

Languages

English

Fluent

Japanese

Native language

French

Basic knowledge

Italian

Basic knowledge

Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
In house / Interim management
Personal details

Green card holder / US working permit

Potentially open to relocate

Professional references

Available upon request