CV2018

Curriculum Vitae
Daniele Raccichini
Fashion Designer

 

Personal details

Place of birth: Porto San Giorgio (AP)
Date of birth: 23.11.1982
Nationality: Italian
Marital Status: In a relationship
Home/ Term Address: XXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX X, XXXXX Milano (MI), Italy
Tel.: +39XXXXXXXXXX
Website: www.danieleraccichini.com
E-mail: info@danieleraccichini.com; draccichini@gmail.com

 

Work Experiences

Gianni Versace Spa, Milan (MI), Italy

  •  January 2011/ today: Senior Womenswear Designer for Versace Jeans Couture PRE and MAIN collections, for all product categories.

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Communication with Creative and Art Directors, Product and Technical offices to set up the collection;
  • Creative theme development through research trips, company archive, images search in magazines and online;
  • Mood-boards and colour charts;
  • Fabrics selection with an eye on target prices, in collaboration with Fabrics Research Dept.
  • Special fabrics development e.g. denim washes and treatments, personalized jacquard on denim, woven and jersey;
  • Illustrations of representative total-looks and subsequent technical sketches for each item with specification of details, construction and fit for the handover to pattern makers;
  • Design and development of hardware, embellishments, trims, labels and personalizations;
  • Artwork development for placed, panel and all-over prints with Photoshop and Illustrator in collaboration with Graphic Designers;
  • Team work with Design Coordinator, Assistant Designer and Graphic Designers to manage and organize all scheduled activities;
  • Fitting sessions on model, with Pattern Maker and Product Manager;
  • Meetings with Creative Director to show and explain intermediate stages;
  • Styling for look-books, catalogues and presentations.

Diesel Spa, Molvena/ Breganze (VI), Italy

  • May 2007/ August 2010: Junior Womenswear Designer for Diesel Black Gold PRE and MAIN collections, for all product categories;
  • April 2005/ May 2007: Junior Womenswear Designer for Diesel Fashion Collection;
  • December 2004/ April 2005: Intern Assistant Womenswear Designer for Diesel Fashion Collection.

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Communication with Design Coordinator, Senior Designer and Graphic Designers to set up the collection;
  • Creative theme development through research trips, company archive, images search in magazines and online;
  • Mood-boards under Senior Designer supervision;
  • Fabrics viewing together with Senior Designer and Product Manager, beginning to know suppliers, compositions and prices;
  • Technical sketches for all product categories with specification of details, construction and fit;
  • Fitting assistant together with Senior Designer and Product Manager receiving first applied knowledge on garments construction and creation;
  • Meetings involvement with Creative Director to show and explain the intermediate stages;
  • Styling assistant for fashion shows, look-books, catalogues and presentations.

 

 

Collaborations

  • September/ December 2015: costume design and styling for the short movie “Isaac and The Great Fairy” for filmmaker Matteo Duranti;
  • March/ April 2010: costume design and styling for project “Imilozi” with photographer Maria Giulia Giorgiani;
  • October 2009/ February 2010: costume design and styling for photo/ video project “Phyllium Elegance” with art director Valentina Cameranesi Sgroi, photographer Maria Giulia Giorgiani and filmmaker Matteo Duranti, selected for “A Shaded View On Fashion Film” contest in 2010;
  • July/ September 2009: costume design and styling for project “L’ Attesa” with photographer Dido Fontana.

 

Education and qualifications

Istituto Europeo di Design (European Design Institute), Rome, Italy

  • Thesis Title: 900th Century Icons, with realization of two womenswear pret-à-porter total looks that took part in the IED Fashion Lab Show.
  • September 2000/ July 2003, Academic Degree in Fashion Design:
    – pret-à-porter, couture and sportswear design
    – textile design
    – paper patterns
    – accessories design
    – illustration techniques.

 

Other Skills & Interests

Good knowledge of English (written and spoken).
Skilled computer user (pc and mac).
Skilled Adobe software user (Photoshop, Illustrator, inDesign).
Excellent knowledge of manual and digital illustrations.