RTW Fashion Designer

Work Samples

  • Digital and Hand Sketches

  • Technical

  • Senior Portfolio from IADT

Work History

  • Assistant Designer

    Assisted Designer with FW14 collection development for Paris Fashion Week through designing, fittings, draping, patterning, technical design through: specking 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

    • LEON MAX INC
    • PASADENA, CA
    • Jul 2013 - Oct 2013 (3 months)

    Assisting pre-production manager with fittings on prototype samples to TOP. Created pattern cards and assisted the grading department with grading and petite conversions. Worked with pattern makers, per-production manager and designers to communicate design details through technical renderings, comments and creating technical packages for overseas manufactures. Additionally created new templates and other illustrations to help with overseas production.

  • Assistant Designer / Technical Designer

    • SUSS DESIGN
    • LOS ANGELES, CA
    • Jul 2012 - Jan 2013 (6 months)

    Design development from concept to TOP, trend research/analysis, sketching by hand, developing knit designs, developing color stories, working with in-house patternmakers/sample makers and overseas vendors, technical design through: specking garments, creating flats, technical packages, doing follow ups from prototype to TOP, sourcing, updating templates and other digital work on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Fashion Design Intern

    • MARGARET O'LEARY
    • SAN FRANCISCO, CA
    • Dec 2011 - Feb 2012 (2 months)

    Specking garments, updating the technical packs, fittings, fixing samples for first and final production fit, updating look books and line sheets through Adobe InDesign, assorting SMS samples, creating swatches for line-sheets and assisting stylist in fashion photo-shoot.

  • Merchandise and Sales Coordinator

    • STYLEWORKS USA
    • ORLANDO, FL
    • Jan 2011 - Oct 2011 (9 months)

    Buying garments, working with vendors on wholesale and retail side, working with sales reps, product development, trend research/analysis, creating trend boards for upcoming seasons through Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, technical design through: specking garments, technical packages, technical flats and follow ups.

  • Freelance Fashion Designer

    • FREELANCE - SCREENWORKS USA
    • ORLANDO, FL
    • Aug 2011 - Oct 2011 (2 months)

    Conducted trend research/analysis, created presentation boards and booklets with findings for upcoming seasons.

  • Design Assistant

    • SITA STYLE
    • SANTA MONICA, CA
    • Oct 2005 - May 2006 (7 months)

    Managed designer's first fashion show, setting up trunk shows and show rooms through visual communication, assisting designer with various tasks that related to fashion show and collection.

Education

  • ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY

    • Masters of Fine Arts Fashion Design
    • 2012 - 2014
  • INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

    • Bachelors of Fine Arts Fashion Design & Merchandising
    • 2009 - 2012
  • THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING

    • Associate of Arts Fashion Design, Degree transferred to IADT
    • 2004 - 2006

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