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Aaron von Freter

Senior Graphic Designer

New York, NY, USA
I'm a self starter with 12+ years of experience designing in the clothing industry. I enjoy the struggle to find great ideas not only worth fighting for but worthy of the viewers attention in order to make that connection on a personal level.
process from the illustration to the finished product.

Work Experience

Ralph Lauren

Senior Graphic Designer

October 2013 - Present New York, New York, United States

Bestseller

Senior Graphic Designer

My roles within Jack&Jones vintage were extremely broad ranging from graphic design, apparel design, branding, trim, selecting colors, meeting with suppliers and training new employees.
2008 - 2013 Brande, Denmark

Helly Hansen

Freelance Graphic Designer

My job description included collaborating with endorsed athletes to create a unique graphic signature, working closely together with the design team to create seasonal seamless patterns, appliqué, trim and graphics to be used across all lines including men, women, children and ECO clothing lines.
2007 - 2008 Oslo, Norway

Revolution

Freelance Graphic Designer

It was a privilege working with the team at Revolution, My Job description was to create some very bold, urban graphics to be used on men’s and women’s tops.
2007 - 2008 Aarhus, Denmark

Bestseller

Senior Graphic Designer

Working for Bestseller was an amazing opportunity that provided me with the necessary skills that I needed in the fashion industry. While i was here i worked for both men's and women's clothing lines creating seasonal seamless patterns, print, appliqué, embroidery & trim.
2003 - 2007 Brande, Denmark

Languages

German (Conversational),
English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Branding, Clothing Design, Illustration, Manga Studio EX, Packaging, T-shirt Printing, Typography, Vintage Design ,

Strengths

• Ability to manoeuvre between designer and graphic designer.
• Strong sense of style and color.
• Efficient and able to work under pressure.
• Excellent knowledge of fabrics, sewing techniques, washes and graphics.
• Capable of doing a massive range of styles rather than just my own.
• Typography & Custom Lettering
• Labels and packaging
• seamless patterns
• Good knowledge of the European and American market.

Personal Milestones

• 2008 And 2012 graphic design for the Danish Olympic team.
• Innovated a new T-Shirt printing technique used for large events.

Education

My formal education was short lived since I decided to move to Europe and opted for learning by doing. After receiving hands on training early on in my career, I never looked back. I am very proud of being a self starter and I am proof that a combination of hard work, passion and skill can take you very far in this business.