Work Samples

  • Digital and Hand Sketches

  • Technical

  • Senior Portfolio from IADT

Work History

  • FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER

    END DATE: 2/9/2015
    Temporary Freelance position helping fill a leave of absence for a girls sportswear line. Duties include measuring garments, updating specs using WEB PDM, fittings, sending out comments, problem solving and responding to vendor’s abroad.

  • FASHION CONSULTANT

    • SPYLIGHT
    • Burbank, CA
    • Oct 2014 - Present (5 months)

    Sourcing products for Spylight from current and past TV series, time stamping the shows, creating scenes, characters and outfits for each character so that the consumer can purchase these exact matches or similar matches with ease.

  • FREELANCE TECHNICAL DESIGNER

    Temporary Freelance position helping the Technical Design team with measuring samples and updating technical packages through PLM, Arranging samples, Updating and finishing everyday technical design work.

  • TECHNICAL DESIGNER

    Creating technical packages, follow-ups from Prototype to TOP, problem solving on a daily basis through fittings and other daily design work. Creating and updating line sheets, updating technical sketches and redesigning garments to further fit into budget and ease of production. Daily communications with the in-house design team and production team as well as vast communication with overseas partners and manufacturers.

  • ASSISTANT DESIGNER

    Assisting designer with the men’s, women’s and shawl collections development through designing, fittings, draping, patterning, technical design through: specing garments, creating flats, technical packages, doing follow ups, communicating with vendors, creating line-sheets and updating other booklets for home collection, sketching by hand, board development, and other organizing throughout office.

  • ASSISTANT TECHNICAL DESIGNER

    Assisting pre-production manager with fittings on prototype samples to TOP.
    Creating patter cards and assisting the grading department with grading and petite conversions. Working with pattern makers, pre-production manager and designers to communicate design details through technical renderings, comments and creating technical packages for overseas manufacturers. Additionally creating new templates and other illustrations to help with production overseas.

  • ASSISTANT DESIGNER / TECHNICAL DESIGNER

    • SUSS DESIGN
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Jul 2012 - Jan 2013 (6 months)

    Technical Design: technical packages, measurements and follow up on each design from prototype to SMS, grading.
    Trend research, design development and sourcing.
    Hand sketching croquis and technical flat sketching on illustrator.
    Photoshop and Illustrator graphic design, visual merchandising mock ups for market week (shows).
    Communicate with sample makers regarding design construction and development.
    Other duties that have to do with design development and follow through.

  • FASHION DESIGN INTERN

    Trend Research, Technical Measurements, Assistant Stylist during fashion photoshoots, assorting samples, assisting with look books and some Photoshop work.

  • FREELANCE FASHION DESIGNER

    Doing Trend Research, and creating presentation boards and booklets with findings.

  • MERCHANDISE AND SALES COORDINATOR

    Receptionist and assistant to Bookkeeper, then moved into fashion Merchandising, buying, coordinating with sales reps and vendors. Also managed the Merchandising side of Styleworks Dress line creation and design through:
    Product development, trend research, flat sketches, tech packs, trend boards and other illustrator and Photoshop work.

  • DESIGN ASSISTANT

    • SITA COUTURE
    • Santa Monica, CA
    • Oct 2005 - May 2006 (7 months)

    Setting up showrooms, managing the designers first fashion show. Assisting the designer with other tasks.

Education

  • Academy of Art University

    • Master's Degree Fashion/Apparel Design
    • 2012 - 2014

    Online Program - Women's Wear - Fashion Design - RTW

  • International Academy of Design

    • Bachelor's Degree Fashion Design and Merchandising
    • 2009 - 2012

    Focusing on Fashion Design

  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

    • Associate's Degree Fashion Design
    • 2004 - 2006

    Degree Transferred

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