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Currently seeking a position in ethical and sustainable fashion.
Parsons-trained womenswear designer. Strengths in garment construction and finishing, technical design, color, styling.
Background in human rights and anthropology.
Very comfortable with social media and web 2.0 applications. 15 years of clerical experience in varied office settings.
Speak, read, and write Spanish almost fluently; speak, read and write some French.
Additional materials at Issuu.com/AnalogueChic
Wardrobe consultant, vintage fashion accessories dealer, and designer of original upcycled accessories. Sole proprietor in charge of all operations.
Support technical design department. Edit design sketches for upload to WebPDM. Update corresponding Excel tracking charts. Steam and prep garments for fit meetings. Ongoing training in technical design duties.
Support wardrobe stylist and sustainable fashion entrepreneur with brand research and clerical tasks. Merchandising product and prepping garments for private sale and pop-up shop. Writing blog articles.
Volunteer crew for Nick Cave's installation 'HeardNY' at Grand Central Terminal.
Designed hypothetical athleisure collection of 7 garments for Fall '13 and presented to all levels of design staff. Presentation included research, design development, color story, construction details, fabrication, and merchandising. Supported design staff with color development, presentation prep.
Independent contractor reporting to Executive Director. Coordinate and implement programming and events. Promote programs through development of marketing materials, website updates, email list management, and social networking. Clerical support and technical assistance to staff, members, and event participants.
Serve as temporary staff in various office settings. Duties include customer service, order entry, municipal clerical support.
Solicit independent artisans and designers for advertising space in alternative culture print magazine (Coilhouse Issue 05). Extensive research of clients through online communities. Intense customer service by email throughout process of first contact to submitting artwork and collecting payment. In-depth use of Google Docs and Gmail to track clients.
Provide social work case management services to refugees and victims of human trafficking. Responsibilities include cultural orientation, basic needs coordination, liaison with State Dept. Social Services, trauma care, self-sufficiency skills training, translation & interpretation.