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Jean McKinyen

Costume Designer

January 1973 to February 1979

Quality Control Manager – Bike Athletic, Knoxville, TN

  • Supervised raw materials analysts, in-process auditors, finished goods, and specifications.

February 1979 to February 1982

Quality Control Manager – Camel Manufacturing, Knoxville, TN

  • Responsible for developing and implementing an efficient quality control system for two plants.
  • Trained and supervised all personnel in working with government orders and procedures.  Approved all government patterns.

February 1982 to December 1987

Account Manager – Volunteer Apparel, Inc., Knoxville, TN

  • Worked as liaison with all contract customers to manager product conception through completion, accounting cost, design staff, purchasing and quality control.

January 1987 to December 1988

Quality Control Manager – US Merchandise Company, CA

  • Responsible for all consumption sheets on all styles made.
  • Traveled overseas to train employees in Hong Kong and China.

December 1989 to September 1990

Private Consultant – Knoxville, TN

  • Consulted with numerous clothing manufacturing companies about quality control, training, and purchasing.

October 1990 to Present

Costume Designer – Water Ski Shows, Inc., Sevierville, TN

  • Work with producers, directors, and managers of shows to design and create costumes.
  • Coordinated all costuming at show locations.