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Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
I love fashion illustration and design and would love the opportunity to provide illustration for advertising and fashion design companies on a full-time or freelance basis. I studied fashion design and have been illustrating all my life!
Simone C. Ralph Los Angeles, CA OBJECTIVE: To utilize the skills achieved in Fashion Design and Illustration to gain further experience in the fashion industry with the opportunity for career growth. EDUCATION: Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA. (SCAD) Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Design, Magna cum laude, 2007 FREELANCE WORK EXPERIENCE: Self-Employed Freelance Illustrator. June. 2010/Present Responsibilities: Sketching original designs, Creating logos, artwork, technical flats and illustration for fashion related companies. Clients include: - ICovet - Liv Dolls - Leoluca - Hot Topic - Petro Zillia - Abbey Glass - Lizette Moran - Joey Tierney - Jimmy Woods - House of Eleven - Adrienne Harris - Erin Braxton LLC - Geffen Playhouse - LAFashionsnob.com - Los Angeles Magazine - The Little Bra Company - Cowgirl Heaven Fashions - Bloomingdales (Sherman Oaks, CA) WORK EXPERIENCE: Michigan Fashion Proto, Lansing, MI Product Developer. Dec. 2014/May 2015 Katharine Kidd LLC, Santa Monica, CA Production Manager. Nov. 2012/Oct. 2014 Silva Collection, Los Angeles, CA Design Assistant. June 2012/Sept. 2012 M. Development & Design, Los Angeles, CA Production Manager /Customer Service. Dec. 2010/April 2012 Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Los Angeles, CA Design Intern. Aug. 2010/Sept. 2010 Responsibilities: Re-coloring and re-creating textile prints, Organizing and shipping samples, Dropping samples to showroom, Tracing patterns, Sourcing trims. Petro Zillia, West Hollywood, CA Design Intern. June 2009/Aug. 2009 Responsibilities: Hand-Sketching designs and CAD Technical Flats, Creating repeat patterns for textile design, Organizing high-end merchandise for sample sale. Dallin Chase, New York, NY. Production Intern. April 2008/Sept. 2008 Responsibilities: Organizing line-sheets, samples, patterns and trims, Sourcing fabrics and trims, oversight of sample and domestic production, Sample drop-offs to Magazines and Showrooms. The Rose Foundation, St. James, Trinidad, W.I. Junior Designer. July 2005/Aug. 2005 Responsibilities: Designing clothing for the launch of the company's ‘Pure Love Line’. The Export Centers Company Ltd., Mount Hope, Trinidad, W.I. Assistant Fashion Illustrator. May 2001/Aug. 2004 Responsibilities: Designing holiday/resort dresses and Graphic-print t-shirt line, Assisting in the development of a tutorial for the Company’s Fashion Design Program. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Fashion Illustration Garment Construction/Sewing Draping/Pattern-making Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop AIMS AWARDS/ACTIVITIES: Dress for Success Worldwide, LA, Volunteer, July 2010 The Sachiko Honda Silhouette Award Scholarship, (SCAD), 2006 -2007 SCAD Scholars Award, (SCAD), 2005 – 2007 Dean's List, (SCAD), 2005 – 2007 Treasurer, Caribbean Students Association, (SCAD), 2005 – 2006 INTERESTS: Illustration, Fashion design, Writing, Meeting new people, Traveling, Music, Reading.