Recent graduate from Pratt institute with a BFA in Fashion Design. While attending Pratt I acquired strong skills all facets of design such as hand and computer sketching, sewing, draping, pattern making, construction and seeing a concept all the way through from beginning to end.

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Jefferson Musanda 572A Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn NY 11205 • 781.605.7868 • jeffmusanda@yahoo.com Pratt Institute graduate with a BFA in fashion design, a strong interest in both menswear and womenswear, styling and concept development. EDUCATION BFA, Pratt Institute Fashion Design 09.10- 06.13 AAS, Fisher College Fashion Design 09.07- 06.09 EXPERIENCE BRIAN WOOD NEW YORK, NY 09.12-PRESENT Conduct market research for seasonal trends, themes, colors, trims, yarns, fabrics and styling. Work with the designer and CAD designers to create initial pattern concepts Product Development Pattern drafting THOMAS PINK 06.12-PRESENT Sales Associate. One-on-One styling Merchandising FRENCH CONNECTION 09.08-04.10 Assistant Visual Manager 04.10-05.11 Maintaining brand standards Creating new and fresh presentations Managing stockroom organization Sales Associate Customer service Assisted visual manager in floor moves and merchandising. Styling Personal shopping GAP 09.07-01.08 Sales Associate Customer Service Maintaining brand standards AWARDS/ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Pratt Fashion Merit Award 2013 2nd place in VNSNY “Designing For A Difference” Finalist in Charles Pratt Scholarship Finalist in Cotton Inc Design competition 2009 Fashion Designer of the Year-Fisher College SKILLS Strong design, color and print sense Strong communication and presentation skills Knowledge of pattern making, construction techniques, sewing and draping Creative and innovative design ability Ability to design, recreate, manipulate, recolor prints, and resize artwork Technical draping and pattern drafting Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Word and Excel

Education

BFA, Pratt Institute Fashion Design 09.10- 06.13 AAS, Fisher College Fashion Design 09.07- 06.09

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Awards

Pratt Fashion Merit Award 2013 2nd place in VNSNY “Designing For A Difference” Finalist in Charles Pratt Scholarship Finalist in Cotton Inc Design competition 2009 Fashion Designer of the Year-Fisher College

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