Fashion Instructor in Merchandising, Textiles and Design
Pine Bluff, AR
2014 - Present (7 years)
Teach undergraduate courses in fashion/apparel design, fashion illustration, and fashion buying and merchandising.
Recruit and advise students.
Provide leadership for program development.
Develop collaborative relationships with business and industry.
Seek and perform university and community service.
Basic Textiles Spring 2019 and 2021
Advanced Textiles Spring 2019
Introduction to the Apparel Industry Fall 2018 - 2020
Textiles/ Apparel Selection/ Design Fall and Spring 2014 - 2021
Principles/Apparel/Design Fall 2014 - 2020
Advanced Apparel Design Fall 2014 - 2020
Fashion Illustration Spring 2015 - 2021
Fashion Buying and Merchandising Procedures Spring 2015 - 2021
Fashion Design Intern
Edun Americas Inc. - LVMH Group
New York, NY
2013 - 2013
Sourced fabrics and trims, assisting the technical designer and product manager in selecting fabrics and trims for prototypes.
Drew sketches/flats, drafted patternmaking for Spring 2014 runway show garments.
Prepared presentation boards for product development presentation to the creative director.
Teaching Intern in Menswear
2013 - 2013
Taught an undergraduate level course in men’s wear. Helped students understand men’s wear consumers and learn the components and techniques of menswear in the fashion industry.
Resolved students’ problems with patternmaking and tailoring skills.
Taught students how to develop a men’s wear design collection from research to garment construction, giving them recommendations on their design process in order to help them succeed.
Menswear Construction Fall 2013
Menswear Patternmaking I Fall 2013
Graduate Mentor in Fashion
2013 - 2013
Helped fashion undergraduate students set up directions and goals.
Led students to succeed in their curriculum and enhance their fashion techniques in multiple fashion classes.
Taught students specific fashion techniques and how to develop a fashion collection.
Provided advice on time management and organization.
Introduction to Fashion Sketching Spring and Winter 2014
Advanced Fashion Sketching Spring and Winter 2014
Introduction to Fashion Design Fall 2013 and Spring 2014
The Design of Business Fall 2013
Fashion Technology Spring 2013
Computer-aided Fashion Design Spring 2013
Introduction to Textiles Spring 2013
Survey of Asian Art Spring 2013
Kismet Phoilo (The Former of Kismet Pilo Pte Ltd), Shanghai, China
2009 - 2011 (2 years)
Partnered with the Creative Director on the design process and production of garments.
Incorporated the latest trends into designs and created women’s designs with the Japanese one-piece draping.
Advanced patternmaking, adjusted measurements of patterns, conducted model fittings and decided the finishings/details of the garments for products.