Jan 2014 - Present (8 years 5 months)
1) Judith Jones/ Gourmet Travelista 2) Signature Fashions 3) Fourwinds Apparel Inc.
-Collection Development and Trend Research
-Designing ready-to-wear garments as well as handbags
-Concept design from sketch, pattern making, to sample making
-Domestic manufacturing sourcing
-Technical and fashion sketching
Los Angeles, CA
Jul 2013 - Nov 2013 (4 months)
Beautifully DBA I.Madeline
-Sourced overseas textiles and trims for new Juniors Division
-Technical sketched new styles and sent tech packs to international factory for sample production
-Managed Juniors division in its entirety
-Communicated with showrooms nationally for road shows, trade shows, and sample management
-Stood in as Sales Representative for MAGIC, the official launch of Beautifully
-Blogger for head division, I.Madeline
-Directed and styled lookbook and line sheet photoshoots for both divisions
Design Room Assistant Coordinator
Fashion Life Inc DBA Fang
Feb 2013 - Jul 2013 (5 months)
Fashion Life Inc, DBA FANG
Sample/Design Room Assistant
-Appointed style numbers utilizing company’s textile coding
-Designed heat transfers for garment embellishments
-Functioned as sample and design assistant to Junior knit and woven, Kids, Toddler, and Missy Designers.
-Orchestrated with VP of design and merchandising to prepare entire collection for monthly market week
-Communicated with Buyers to prepare and send out duplicate samples for design meetings
-Communicated with Sales Representatives and designers during market to arrange and send samples.
-Managed Sample/Design room for timely completion of hundreds of samples monthly.
Fourwinds Apparel Inc
Jan 2012 - Jul 2012 (6 months)
-Partook in print purchasing meetings with Jack Jones and Periscope
-Rendered technical flats and appliques
-Allocated textiles and samples to be sent overseas
-Collated and grouped line sheets and technical packets
-Interacted and functioned with company team as a whole
-Prepared color cards and cut sheets to assist with market week.