Syracuse University Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design, May 2011

Work Samples

  • Senior Collection 2011

  • Garments

  • Fashion Collections and Illustrations

Work History

  • Merchandise Buying Coordinator

    • USA Track & Field
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Jan 2014 - Present (1 year 3 months)

    • Manage $1M dollar budget with Nike
    • Buy and design Nike merchandise to sell in the USATF online store and at events
    • Bid out ancillary products to outside vendors, obtain samples, place buys
    • Study and identify trends, forecast sales levels, build and maintain relationships with suppliers, manage inventory
    • Travel and sell merchandise at events throughout the country

  • Merchandise Sales Coordinator

    • USA Track & Field
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Jul 2013 - Jan 2014 (6 months)

    • Manage logistical travel schedule
    • Graphic design work
    • Managed online store
    • Traveled and sold merchandise at events throughout the country

  • Assistant Outdoor Track Coach

    • Gates-Chili High School
    • Rochester, NY
    • Mar 2013 - Jul 2013 (4 months)

    • Coached JV boys and girls jumps, sprints, and hurdles
    • Developed training programs
    • Entered athletes into meets and recorded their performances on Yen Timing

  • Sales Associate

    • Medved Running and Walking Outfitters
    • Rochester, NY
    • Mar 2012 - Jul 2013 (1 year 4 months)

    • Assisted in the seasonal buying of apparel, set up store displays, assisted with bi-annual inventory, checked in shipments of various store goods
    • Fit customers for running sneakers through the use of video gait analysis
    • Coached 5k/10k training groups, preparing runners for various races in the community

  • Field House Supervisor

    • Gates-Chili High School
    • Rochester, NY
    • Apr 2012 - Jul 2013 (1 year 3 months)

    • Opened and closed the facilities during community hours (office, fitness center, indoor track, and pool)
    • Oversaw the staff on duty and enforced facility rules
    • Gave orientations for new members

  • Design Intern

    • Cache
    • New York, NY
    • Nov 2011 - Mar 2012 (4 months)

    • Assisted the Head and Assistant Sweater Designers
    • Created flats using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, created garment layouts, created tech packs using Microsoft Excel, and performed various other tasks that were assigned to me.

Education

  • Syracuse University

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Fashion Design
    • 2007 - 2011

    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, GPA: 3.7 • Placed in the top 15% of the 2011 graduating class • Dean’s List: December 2007-2011

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