Self-starter seeking a career oriented, challenging position which leverages my extensive design and merchandising skills. A proven leader and team player.

Work Samples

  • Fall 13 Volcom Boys Big Youth and Little Youth

  • Fall 2012 Volcom Men's

  • Volcom Stone Age

Work History

    • Volcom Inc.
    • Costa Mesa, CA

    Volcom, Inc. is a subsidiary of Kering, publicly traded on the Paris stock exchange and an internationally focused sportswear and luxury-goods group. Volcom is a designer, marketer and distributor of men's, youth, women's clothing, footwear, accessories and related products sold under the Volcom brand name. Founded in 1991, it was sold to Kering in 2011

  • house Graphic / Apparel Designer

    • Co Owner / Principal Designer

    - Managed - Out sourced and managed specific graphic and print needs - Managed accounting duties and pay role - Secured new clients and maintained existing clients - Worked closely with clients on all levels needed. - Clients included are Perry Ellis (Nike), Fox, Lost, Katin, Robert August, Rusty, Von Zipper, Mbark, Balle De Match, Billabong, Karmel & Alden, and Nils - Provided development and production resources when needed - Designed all classifications for Men's, Juniors, Active wear, Kids apparel, and Accessories - Provided complete designs, and tech packs for further development - Generated woven and knit patterns that were specific to clients market - Expert at pitching color ways for patterns and prints - Full understanding of all fabrics, washes and treatments - Putting prints into repeat for factory to produce screens - Consistently shopped domestic and international markets to research and analyze competition

    • Season Designs
    • Costa Mesa, CA

    4 Season Design, is a full service design studio catered to the needs of each client.

Education

  • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

    • Associate of Arts Fashion Design
    • 1992

Specialties

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