Guido Riccitelli School of Fashion Design and Merchandising PT Faculty, Florence Campus, Italy Contact Information Biography WORK EXPERIENCE2012 to present Teacher of Draping 1st to 3st level at Polimoda-Florence Teacher of Fashion Art and Design III and IV at Fashion Institute of Technology –Florence. Teacher of Fashion Illustration and Collection Development at Kent State University - Florence 2011 fall-winter Collaborator of the Trend-space of 69th Pitti Filati Fall-Winter 2013-14- Patternmaker and Product Development for Angelo Figus and Nicola Miller coolhunters. 2010-2012 Teacher and Head Department and Supervisor of Fashion Department at the Lorenzo De’ Medici Institute- Florence 2009 Introduction course English industry terminology for Benetton, Treviso Italy 2007-2009 Teacher of Apparel Design, Fashion Art and Design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Florence 2006-2009 Teacher of Apparel Design, Basic sewing techniques, and Fashion design 2 at Lorenzo de’ Medici 2006-2008 Teacher of Collection design, Pattern making, Draping at Università di Firenze, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, corso di Laure in ‘Cultura e stilismo della moda’ 2004-2006 From 2004 associated of RE-DRESS s.a.s., collection of vintage-recycling inspiration : commercial distribution by show-room Passerella Fashion Art –Milano. 2002-2006 Consultant for: THE LAB-Firenze. Development production clothes and Knit for: Yohji Yamamoto (Y’S; Y’S 3; Yohji for men) XAVIER DEL COUR, ANDREW MCKANZIE, WOUTER HOSTE. ALIDIO MICHELLI-Firenze. Design Consultant, knitwear development collection and production. 2001-2002 LINEA PIU’ SYSTEM- Design-Product office. Design assistant- Knitwear development for the following brands: XAVIER DEL COUR –Uomo-(Bruxelles). JURGI PERSOON-Donna- (Anversa). DICE KAYEK -Donna (Parigi). PORE ET JOIE- ISETAN –Donna (Tokyo). 2001 BP STUDIO –Design office- Development product of BP-08-36 Uomo P/E 2002. 2000-2001 FIESOLE-Florence Service-Firenze-Design office. Mans knitwear designer. 1999-2000 GUCCI-Firenze-Design office. Accessories Designer ( leather and metal-accessories) 1997-1999 POLVERE Firenze. Design office. Creative assistant manager. 1995-1996 TRUSSARDI Milano (Design-creative office). Visual designer for factory’s shops ”firts collection”(Milano, Roma, Firenze, Parigi). 1994 BYBLOS Ancona at “Varty & Clever” (July - December). Designer assistant for women’s wear, men’s wear and accessories (Byblos Blu, Byblos sea and underwear). 1993 ENRICA MASSEI-Milano- di Enrica Massei (training from May-October); Design assistant for women’s wear EDUCATION AND TRAINING1997 July-September English Academy, East SussexBrighton (England). English language course - upper Intermediate level. 1991-1994 ENT ART POLIMODA, Firenze. Diploma in “Fashion design” Grade 70/70. 1983-1988 Istituto Statale D’Arte, L’Aquila. Diploma di Maturità Arte Applicata in “Silversmithing and goldsmith” Grade 58/60 Mother tongue Italian Other languages English, fluent written and spoken Technical skills and expertise Software::Corel Draw 9, Photo Paint, Photoshop 5.5, Photoshop 6, Kodak Digital camera (for graphic) Gerber - Microdinamics, Lectra System for patternmaking ADDITIONAL INFORMATION1993 LINEA PELLE Bologna (November) 1° price winner in the competition “Concorso Nazionale Giovani Stilisti”.