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Industrial Designer (Softgoods)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
Hi I'm Jessica! I've graduated from California College of the Arts majoring in Industrial Design and focus on Soft Goods design. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to message me, thanks!
AMMA Collapsible Grocery Cart
Bike Frame Project
STRENGTHS + Highly creative in seeking out solutions to everyday problems. + Self-motivated and goal oriented person. + Ability to take direction well while maintaining an independent outlook. + Effective and efficient at communicating ideas and concepts. + Exceptional 2D rendering skills. + Works well with others to achieve goals. SKILLS +Sketching +Storyboarding +Industrial Sewing Machine +Walking Foot +Serger/Overlock +Hand Stitching +Welding +Pattern Making +Photoshop +Illustrator +InDesign +Microsoft Office +Rhino ACCOMPLISHMENTS + Revive Athletic Jacket was selected and featured in California College of the Arts’ Annual Fashion Show (May 2011). + Volunteered for a 10 week cross country cycling trip from Portland, ME to Santa Barbara, CA dedicated to the affordable housing cause. Trip was organized by Bike and Build (bikeandbuild.org), a nonprofit organization that raises money and awareness for the affordable housing problem in the United States, while empowering young adults through service oriented cycling trips. (June 2012- August 2012). WORK EXPERIENCE Rickshaw Bagworks, Designer May 2014- Present, San Francisco, CA Betabrand, Apparel Design Intern October 2013-January 2014, San Francisco, CA + Intern in the production department. Assisted in creating tech packs, flat drawings in Illustrator, creating BOMs and sourcing fabrics and trims for various projects. Collaborated with others to develop new products.Was able to see how ideas in house and through Think Tank submissions are developed and produced in a fast paced environment. Great Designer (formerly Makerbyte), San Francisco Curator October 2013- Present + In charge of compiling a weekly newsletter of design events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mountain Hardwear, Design/Development Intern August 2011-December 2011, Richmond, CA + Intern in the Design and Development department. Assisted designers and developers on projects and learned the process of taking a design from sketch to production. Tasks included Illustrator CAD work, entering data into PDM, and compiling fabric samples. Also attended fit sessions, fabric meetings and learned how to measure samples. Main objective was for me to get an inside look as to how a company produces its products.