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Fashion Designer & Freelance Artist
Brittany is motivated, creative, and personable, yet a business and technical professional with experience in retail sales as well as technical design and fashion design. She has talent for quickly mastering technology and organizational tools. Brittany is accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records, and thrives in deadline-driven and goal-setting environments. She is customer-driven to achieve success. Brittany is articulate, confident and adaptable, as well as self-motivated and team oriented. Brittany is highly-skilled in design technology application, with extensive knowledge of fashion design of both women's wear and menswear, furthered in Fashion Design studies at the Fashion Institute of Design Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles, California. Along with fashion design, Brittany is also an aspiring poet and freelance artist specializing in black and white drawings. Skills Summary: * Fashion Design * Fashion Sketching * Technical Sketching * Wardrobe Coordination * Written Correspondence Fashion Trend Expert * Industry Sewing * Pattern Drafting * Marketing & Sales * Floor Displays Fabric Identification * Goal Setting * Computer Savvy * Group Presentations * Adobe Illustrator & Adobe Photoshop Skills Fashion Design and trend-Spotting * Prepare designs and design ideas that maximize seasonal trends in colors and materials. * Create and construct accessory pieces to complete existing designs. * Identify and maintain knowledge of textiles and textures. * Coordinate wardrobes from existing designs. * Communicate fashion concepts to customers using layman's terms to facilitate understanding. * Rapidly learn and master job skills to maximize success. * Illustrator in pencil, charcoal, and pen mediums. * Acrylic painter. * Prose and poetry writer. *
-Facilitated cutters and sewers to maximize production and quality.
-Evaluated and approved client samples.
-Plotted patterns on a TUKA system.
-Organized and maintained company sample data base.
-Developed supplier relationships and procured trims, dyes, and fabric.
-Initiated product and design changes to exceed client expectations.
-Developed product lines through relationships with pattern makers, production and import managers, cost analysts, and graphic designers.
-Adjusted garments to client’s request to ensure sales.
-Assisted in garment construction.
-Processed orders, shipments, and accounting books.
-Assisted on updating social media for company promotion.
-Attributed with visual displays and marketing.
-Processed orders, shipments, and stock.
-Consistently achieved weekly and monthly sales goals.
-Facilitated visual displays and marketing.
-Consistently achieved daily sales goals.
-Updated and kept inventory.
Graduated with an Associates of Arts degree in Fashion Design.