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Student @ Ai
Driven apparel designer who offers her skills, time and dedication to innovating and creating new products for the snowboard, skateboard, surf and lifestyle industries. Building my experience from internships, apprenticeships, freelance and previous creative jobs. Keeping nature, adventure, and travel close to heart, which inspire great ideas that began to come to life.
I Heart Hoodies
o Excellent at concept and development
o Knowledge of a variety of power tools and saws
o Pattern-making, draping, and constructing garments
o Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
o Efficient with CS5 Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design and Bridge
o Illustration and graphics
o Compiles beautiful mood, color, material/ trim, and concept boards
o Research and development
Creative Designer, Production
December 2012 – Present (6 months)Portland, Oregon
+ A brand inspired by craftsmen, outdoor adventures, and quality materials. Premium refurbished axes/ hatchets and accessories that are utilizing core materials like canvas, leather, wood and metals. I work on the creative design and production process of sourcing materials, producing proto-types, sourcing potential contractors, and oversee of accurate product coming through production.
Freelance Prototype/ Sample Engineer
April 2013 – May 2013 (2 months)Portland, OR
+ Assisted Concept and Development with evolving patterns, prototypes and samples for a few innovative products.
October 2012 – March 2013 (6 months)Portland, Oregon
+ Assisted with creative process of materials, color and research. Huge helper with in-house production, tagging, and a little bit of everything!
Apparel Design Intern
Bonfire Snowboarding Company
September 2011 – March 2012 (7 months)Portland, Oregon Area
+ Helped with trend, print, color, product research. Also aided in helping finish technical flats, concept boards/ tear sheets, line sheets, office work, organizing, hanging overstock in storage, and aiding in other errands for the design dept.
Assistant Art Director
October 2010 – September 2011 (1 year)
+ Creating new concepts and executing these ideas with proto-types, production of 2011 line of jewelry, marketing, and online networking
The Art Institute of Portland – 2008-2012
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Apparel Design
Forwarded upon request
The Art Institute of Portland