- Extensive knowledge in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom & Adobe InDesign - Fully trained in Gerber WebPDM: Creating style folders, folder summaries, BOMs, spec sheets, cost sheets, etc. - Strong eye for colour matching and combining - High interest in streetwear, activewear and swimwear - Cycling, snowboarding, yoga - Healthy lifestyle; clean eating, plant-based whole foods - World travel, camping, hiking - Photography – analog film, Polaroid and digital - Painting: watercolour & ink

Work Samples

Work History

  • Product Development

    in Women's Knits and previously in Active wear - Technical sketching and setting up fixtures. - Processing submissions: fabric qualities, lab dips, print strike offs, trims, bulks, etc. - Communicating directly with vendors for all submission comments, issues and deadlines. - Working directly with colours pulling colour standards for each period. - Pulling inspirational tears and presenting to team. - Creating bill of materials and tech packs through Gerber WebPDM fabric information, care templates, trims, labels, tags, packaging, etc.

  • Fashion Design Internship

    • Faren
    • 2010 - 2012 (2 years)

    - Pattern drafting - Draping - Design consulting - Fashion show and photo shoot assistance

  • Design Assistant

    Summer 2012 Olympics and F/W 2011 Canada gear - Garment design and presentation - Technical Drawing: Illustrator - Spec Sheets: measurements, pantone swatching, follow-ups - Trend reports and booklets: InDesign

  • Silk Screening Internship

    • Oligarchy Clothing
    • 2006 - 2008 (2 years)

    - Clothing Show booth (set up, merchandize, selling, tear down) - Silkscreen t-shirts, shopping bags, accessories - Photographer for the website - Brainstorm with team, input new design ideas, brand ideas

Education

  • Ryerson University

    • Fashion Design Bachelor of Fashion Design
    • 2005 - 2010

    Mass Exodus In Bloom – Final year Fashion show 2010: Developed and created a luxury sportswear menswear collection; cycle-proof clothing for the young professional man - Collection chosen to be displayed at Holt Renfrew for the month of July 2010 - Collection handpicked for the top 25 Industry show

Specialties

Awards

- Top 25 Industry show for Graduating collection - Displayed menswear collection at Holt Renfrew - Fashion Illustration published in the Great Big Book of Fashion Illustration by Martin Dawber

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