Assistant Textile Designer/Textile Production Coordinator
Classical Silk Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
May 2012 - Jan 2014 (1 year 8 months)
Used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create and recolor textile patterns to reflect current trends, in addition to placing patterns into technical repeat for silkscreen, digital, or discharge printing methods. Utilized strong color sense and artistic capabilities to create fashion forward, unique designs. Managed production for a Textile Print Convertor specializing in printed wovens to ensure all orders were completed correctly and goods were delivered on time. Implemented extensive organizational systems, oversaw and maintained all production and sampling orders, strike offs, and lab dips to ensure clients' needs were met. Coordinated printed and solid textiles for large bulk orders as well as SMS orders for apparel brands both small and large in the women's contemporary market.
Tobi Tobin Design
May 2012 - Oct 2012 (5 months)
Handled sales of vintage/antique furniture and home decor, candles, and gourmet treats in part-time sales position at a luxury lifestyle design store. Interacted with clients in retail environment, responded to online customer inquiries with detailed product information reflecting knowledge of art and design history. Maintained discretion and sensitivity in interacting with high profile clientele. Edited photographs of store inventory for ecommerce website, press packets and sales materials.
Junior Design & Production Coordinator
Room Service Store
Jul 2011 - Dec 2011 (5 months)
Worked on-site at custom furniture production facility to ensure deadlines and quality control checks were met. Oversaw purchasing of all upholstery textiles and finishing materials, implemented purchase order organization system, as well as tracked shipment of materials. Maintained stock fabric library and prepared fabric samples for clients. Hand sketched furniture designs for production purposes.Created production schedules and maintained communication with furniture fabricators to ensure timely project completion. Gained customer service experience in dealing directly with clients.