Profile

This is me.

Esther (Esty) Paradnyy

I am 21 years old, and recently completed my final year at Manchester Metropolitan University studying Fashion Design and Technology, specialising in Menswear and Sportswear. This course has pushed me to my limits and allowed me to explore my own creative purpose. Within my 3rd year of this course I completed a year long placement working at Portwest as a Trainee Junior Product Manager for workwear as well as completing tasks alongside the design team. This experience allowed me to develop my knowledge and understanding on how the industry runs, from design to consumer.

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Expertise

Fashion Design & Illustration, Pattern Cutting, Sampling, Factory Specifications, Fashion Business, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft, Gerber, AutoDesk Fusion 360, CLO3D

Experience

2018-2022

MMU | Fashion Design and Technology

Research concepts and ideas, sample in 2D and 3D, develop ideas through illustration, pattern making using traditional methods as well as Gerber and CLO3D, toile, make, create factory specifications, CAD, create portfolios. Design and produce sustainable trims via 3D printing.

2020-2021

Portwest | Trainee Junior Product Manager

Workwear | Create factory specifications for new products and customer specials, CAD, check samples and approve for production, communicate with customers and factories, work closely with team.

Design | Research concepts and ideas, create presentations, CAD, create weekly design boards to colleagues for inspiration, work closely with team.