Courtney C. Mcfarland
Textile Print Designer recently relocated to Pennsylvania from Southern California specializing in surface design for apparel and swim. Background in textiles and fashion design, holding degrees in both, with 18 years experience in the apparel industry. Experienced in a variety of markets including kids, juniors, womens, intimates, surf, swim, licensed, private label, intimates and some home goods as well.
Available for new opportunities, please feel free to get in touch.
All print related needs covered, including:
• Custom original designs
• Production ready files
• Trend and concept
• Color ways and color separation
Extremely proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and comfortable creating prints using both digital and traditional techniques.
Naturally creative and always experimenting with art and crafts in a variety of mediums from painting and drawing to jewelry making, paper crafts, fiber arts, and ceramics.
Dedicated, creative, experienced, detail oriented, dependable and easy to work with.
Here is a brief summary of my work experience, or click the link above to download a PDF of my full resume:
Freelance Textile Designer
Creating original textile prints and print collections for print studios which are sold to fashion companies worldwide. Also design exclusive and production ready artwork for several apparel companies including contemporary, kids and juniors apparel, swimwear, and home goods.
Raj Swim: Senior Graphic Artist - Textile Prints
Responsible for all prints for swim, active brands and private label including Splendid Swim, Ella Moss Swim, Salero for Pac Sun, Full Tilt for Tilly's, Gianni Bini, Alex Marie, and Antonio Melani for Dillard's, Athena, Title Nine, and more. Original print design, print selection, meet with print studios, oversee freelance graphic designers, print repeats, trend research, presentation materials, and general support for the design team.
Mattel (Barbie): Senior Graphic Artist
Responsible for Barbie girls consumer products style guides including prints, graphics, product, concept, color, and style guide layout. Oversee illustration and graphic artists, work closely with multiple departments to ensure style guide assets accommodate all product development needs.
Perry Ellis International: Textile Print Designer
Textile print design for women’s swim brands including Laundry, Dana Buchman, Jag, Perry Ellis Swim, Clean Water for Target, Sonoma for Kohls, White House Black Market, Jennifer Lopez, and more. Creating original prints, developing print collections, color palettes, seasonal concepts, and trend research.
Quiksilver (Hang Ten): Textile Designer and Color Specialist
In charge of all apparel prints for the Hang Ten brand Girls and Juniors as well as setting seasonal color palettes and print and color trend research. Assist with Hang Ten Mens and DC women's prints and graphics as needed.
Juicy Couture: Textile Designer for Juniors and Girls
Create original apparel prints, repeats, colorways, approve color and print submits, as well as provide design support for the lounge wear program.
Speedo: Associate Designer
Designer for womens clubs swimwear including apparel design, seasonal collections, fittings, garment samples, prints and color.
The Disney Store: Associate Designer
Designer for girls, boys, tween and adult apparel collections and graphic t-shirt programs.
Freelance Apparel, Graphic and Textile Print Desinger
Design work for multiple clients including: BCBG, Billabong, Ggirl, and other kids, juniors, swim, and surf companies.
For more work examples and latest work see the links below to my design Instagram and Patternbank page.