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  • Angelica Chavez

    Fashion Designer/Illustrator/student

    North Hollywood, CA

Fashion designer freelancing on apparel design, illustration, and graphic design projects. I am best at computer and illustration work, such as for Tech packs, textile design, Adobe Creative Suite work, and designing presentations. I also love being a part of social media marketing, website design, project planning and management, and styling. I am the Founder of Veltimera, an animal-rights-focused non-profit in the re-branding stage right now. Vision: A world with coexisting people, animals, and environment. Mission: To connect with other non-profits by sponsoring their rescues with funds raised from Veltimera apparel sales. To give shoppers the power to save animals and support fair trade by dressing sustainably. 24 years old, born in Mexico, and living in North Hollywood, California. Beliefs: -Smile!! For every day is a new day to start fresh! -You have complete power over the outcome of your life -Breathe, Plan, Act

Work Samples

  • Veltimera: Eco-fashion

  • Computer Fashion Illustrations

Work History

DESIGNER PROFILE Inspired by fashion icons like John Galliano, Lady Gaga, Karl Lagerfeld, Grimes, and Kimbra, I design with power, innovation, beauty, and movement. I'm a 24 year old fashion designer pushing past boundaries of what is common and comfortable in art and business. SKILLS Hand & Computer Illustration Adobe CC - Photoshop & Illustrator Lectra_U4ia Knits/Wovens Textile Design - Recolor, Repeats, Prints Microsoft Office Trend Forecasting Technical Design Patternmaking Apparel Construction Embroidery Screenprinting Graphic Design Fluent in Spanish EXPERIENCE Veltimera Founder September 2012-Now • Converted the startup from an LLC to a non-profit, in which sales and donations support animal rights projects • Developed an 8 piece fashion line sourcing materials that were ethically certified to minimize impact on the environment • Designed and created brand, social media marketing, and website • Lead the projects teams, which consist of: sewers, a photographer, models, makeup artists, hairstylists, marketing interns, and a blogger LouVer by Designer Louis Verdad Illustrator and Graphic Designer July-November 2012 • Rendered designs of shoes, accessories, and clothing into illustrations using Adobe software • Handled a variety of computer projects, from flyers to presentations • Prepared and cut fabric pieces EDUCATION Art Institute of California-Hollywood Bachelor of Fine Arts Fashion Design 2015 Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Fashion Design 2009-2010 PROFESSIONAL EXTRAS -Produce creative fashion designs and coordinate photoshoots with a team for The Inspired Vegan personal blog -Created website and developed the first line to be crowdfunded online for ethically certified swimwear label, Piece of Sass -Designer at Angels of Change Transgender Fashion Show 2011 -Winner of PromAdvice Scholarship Competition 2009 HYPERLINKS www.theinspiredvegan.blogspot.com www.instagram.com/anchavez28 www.twitter.com/veltimera91 www.pinterest.com/veltimera www.facebook.com/angelicachavez91 Email anchavez28@gmail.com

Education

  • The Art Institute of California, North Hollywood

    • Bachelors Fashion Design
    • 2010 - 2014
  • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

    • Associates Fashion Design
    • 2009 - 2010

Specialties

Awards

Won the PromAdvice Scholarship Competition 2009, 2nd place in the Regional Occupational Center (ROC) competition 2009

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