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Design & Graphics

Pronunciation: [dih-zahyn] [and] [graf-iks] At Patty Shapiro & Associates our Design and Graphics Division specializes in both permanent and freelance recruitment for Graphic Artists, Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Web Designers, Art Directors, Design Directors and Digital Media for a wide variety of industries. What sets Patty Shapiro & Associates apart from other recruitment agencies is that we treat everyone as an individual; we take the time to review and access each candidate’s portfolio and make sure they are properly prepared. Our goal is to drive your business forward with candidates that have the creative ability, and to ensure top quality talent.


Patty Shapiro & Associates’ Freelance Division caters to companies seeking an extra set of hands on a temporary basis. When caught in a bind with deadlines and an overload of work, allow our freelance division to provide a professional partner. With over 20 years of experience servicing the Fashion, as well as other industries, the outsourcing division has the freelance personnel to suit any company’s needs. Some of the services offered include but are not limited to:

  • Technical sketches & Tech Packs
  • Black & white sketches
  • Graphic screens, prints & embroidery development
  • Trend research & development
  • Line development
  • Pattern making & grading
  • Fit & Spec technicians
  • Catalogues & photography development
  • Sample room planning and management
  • Production planning
  • Domestic/Oversees Contracting
  • R&D program management

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CAD Computer Training

Patty Shapiro & Associates specializes in the latest industry-specific design courses. We are a government accredited school which qualifies all employers to a government tax incentive. We specialize in the latest design software. We offer competitive education pricing and provide teaching manuals.At Patty Shapiro & Associates, the courses are customized one-on-one training, as well as small group classes on site or at our office.

Team Members

Dan Pereda

Dan Pereda

Specialized Recruitment & Freelance Director

Josiève Forget

Trend Consultant


Pablo Sarmiento

CAD Trainer


Alexandra Dorshenko

Alexandra Doroshenko

Executive Recruitment Assistant