Fashion Print Designer & Creative Director
Christian Neuman is an independent fashion print designer and creative director producing original work,
campaigns and strategies for the fashion & lifestyle industry. Clients include Belle Sauvage, Arcadia Group, HP France Group, Asos, Elle China, Camomilla Group Italy, Mercedes Benz Luxembourg, IPCN (China’s Next Top Model), The Voice of China.
Fashion Print Designer
Freelance as CVTL Ltd. (U.K.)
2010 – Present • London, UK
Creating innovative fashion prints for the fashion industry.
Specialised in Womens and Mens Ready to wear and Streetwear.
Taking briefs from concept to final tech file.
Strong experience in hand and computer generated fashion prints.
Good knowledge of digital, silkscreen and sublimation (DTG) printing work flows on fashion textiles. Good understanding of textiles and inks.
Belle Sauvage S.A.
2008 – Present • London & Luxembourg
Planning & design of ready to wear collections on a different range of product in men’s and women’s wear
Head of design team. Overseeing Design team and interns.
Analyzing Trends, Creating Mood Boards, Range & Fabric planning, Fashion Sketches and CADS, Creating Original Fashion Prints,
Working with Sampling Units. Toiling and sampling process.
Creating capsule collections and mood boards for sales meeting with major high street retailers and Media corporations. (IPCN, The Voice of China, China’s Next Top Model, Asos, River Island, HP France, Forever 21, Camomilla Italy, etc)
Manufacturer and production meetings. Factory visits (U.K., Romania, Spain, Italy and China)
Fabrics and trims sourcing locally or during trade events.
Strong knowledge in fabric printing techniques and suppliers.
Sales strategy, sales events planning and catwalk presentations. Showrooms and Trade show presence. (Shanghai, London, Paris, Singapore, Dalian, Berlin, Amsterdam)
Belle Sauvage S.A.
2008 – Present • London, UK
Establishing Corporate Identity and Corporate Design and ensuring coherent usage throughout all communication. (Online and Offline)
Concept and research on seasonal fashion campaigns, online and offline brand presence.
Liaising with Pr & Sales agents. Developing fashion and celebrity collaborations. Branding strategies, Offline and online marketing concepts with or through agents. Fluent in 5 languages.
￼￼Fashion shows for London Fashion Week, Amsterdam Fashion Week and Shanghai
Branding strategies, Offline and online marketing concepts with or through agents.
Fashion shows in London, Shanghai and Amsterdam.
Working with stylists, photographers and filmmakers from brief to final product or campaign.
Fashion presentations and brand representation abroad.
Look Book Shoots and product stills
Creating offline media (flyers, brochures, look books, show invites etc) Creating online media (website, online store, banners, ads, presentations etc)
Metropolitan University London
M.A. Arts & Film
2003 – 2006 • London, UK
Fh Schwäbisch Hall – Carnegie Mellon University
B.A. Media Design
2000 – 2003 • Pittsburgh, PA
IPCNThe Voice of ChinaChina’s Next Top ModelAsosRiver IslandHP FranceForever 21Camomilla Italyetc
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