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Apparel & Fashion Professional
Seeking employment in the fashion design industry where I can utilize my skills and education. I enjoy a challenge, am a hard working individual, and would love the opportunity to grow with a company.
Recycled Mad Cap Coordinates
Apparel Designer/ Production Specialist
- KJK Trading Co. DBA: Viewon
- Jun 2011 - Aug 2013 (2 years 2 months)
Responsible for successful leadership of women’s bottoms category, design for all women’s clothing categories from concept to technical design, produced many "best-selling" items sold at several prominent retailers, on-going trend research, showing of samples to buyers, daily communication with overseas factories, travel to China for fabric sourcing, and training of new production team members
Responsible for fitting and quality check of samples at all stages of production, approval and correction of all grading specifications, fabric and trim sourcing, daily communication with factories, and improvement of production processes
Sales Person/ Seamstress
- Rose Costumes
- Feb 2009 - May 2011 (2 years 3 months)
Responsible for the design, construction, and repair of costumes, assisting theaters and other groups in the fitting and selection of costumes, visual merchandising, and customer service.
- Alley Theatre
- Apr 2007 - May 2008 (1 year 1 month)
Responsible for construction, alteration, and restoration of costumes for theater cast and leading characters. Embellishment of hats, accessories, and props, and other tasks throughout the costume shop, per Production.
Visual Merchandising Manager
- Charlotte Russe
- Feb 2004 - Apr 2007 (3 years 2 months)
Responsible for maintaining the visual representation of merchandise within the store including table, floor, wall, and window displays, receiving and tracking stock of all merchandise, promotions, and management of visual and sales team, travel to stores within district to assist in merchandising and improvement.
University of North Texas
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Fashion/Apparel Design
- 2008 - 2011
Graduated Magna Cum Laude Minor in Fashion Merchandising
Houston Community College
- Associate of Arts and Sciences (A.A.S.) Fashion/Apparel Design
- 2006 - 2008
2010 MODA President's Award
2008 London Fashion Study Tour Scholarship