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Inver Grove Heights, MN
My goal right now is to obtain a fashion design or trend analyst entry level job that will increase my exposure to the fashion industry as well as offer me the opportunity to further my education, utilize my art and design skills, and show my passion!
Portfolio is currently in progress!
6966 Delarosa Ct, Inver Grove Heights, MN 651-357-5377
To obtain an entry level position in the fashion design field that will increase my exposure to the fashion industry as well as offer the opportunity to further my education, utilize my art and design skills, and show my passion!
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA
August 2008- December 2011
Bachelor’s Degree, Textiles and Apparel
• Major GPA: 3.52/4.00, Overall GPA: 3.41/4.00
• Art Minor
• Dean’s List Spring 2010 and Fall 2010 Semesters
April 2010- June 2012
•Assist customers in choosing the styles and clothes that are best for them.
•Style window displays and floor sets in the store, as well as build the walls for the displays.
•Part of new store staff and put together the Grand Opening fashion show for the new store in the Mall of America, Spring 2010. Assisted in deciding the looks, choreography, and music for the show.
•Operate sales register and exchange assistance.
New York, NY
May 2011- August 2011
•Assisted Betsey Johnson and other designers with everyday tasks.
•Executed sample making for designers.
•Aided in design meetings and spring 2012 MBFW show meetings.
•Ran errands to patternmakers, cutters, and licensee offices.
•Contributed work in the spring 2012 fashion show at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week. Hemmed dresses, studded garments, dressed models backstage, in charge of assembling head pieces as well as making sure they made it on to the runway, and assisted in taking care of Betsey’s needs before and during the show.
Abercrombie & Fitch/Hollister Co.
December 2007- March 2010
Floor Model/Sales Associate
•Assisted customers in finding their clothing selections and appropriate sizes.
•Handled sales register and returns assistance.
•Acted as part of transition staff for new store opening at the Mall of America, summer 2009.
•Prepared floor sets, displays, and outfit building for suggestive sales
•Volunteer regularly for the organization Invisible Children. Co-President of the UNI chapter 2011.
•Active member of the Textiles and Apparel Association (TAPP) at UNI throughout all college years.
•Assisted in the production of a university design show in 2010 and as an Executive Director for the 2011 design show.
•Possess textile testing lab experience (ASTM standardized lab) and computer experience.
•Constructed costumes for a theater production under the designer Cat Chow’s direction and original costume designs.
Lectra Kaledo Print and Weave, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Retail Pro Systems, and Microsoft Office Systems.
References available on request.
University of Northern Iowa