Associate Product Development Manager
Chico's FAS Inc.
Fort Myers, FL
Product Development Intern
The TJX Companies Inc.
* Developed flat sketches for garment styling for pattern and prototype creation. * Created embellishment layouts. * Drafted design sheet to include all components needed per style by design for conceptual development. * Assembled color cards and created / maintained line sheets. * Assisted with lab dip and bulk submit comments and approval. * Managed organization of sample closet & photographed all samples. * Assisted in set-up for key concept and style out meetings.
Fabric Design & Development Intern
New York, NY
* Creation of tech sheets & swatch charts for sampling and color teams. * Processed all approved bulk references and maintained fabric library prepared and distributed bulk references requested by merchandising, production, and color. * Maintained PO files and archives prepared all tools required for weekly meetings.
Wardrobe & Costume Intern
* Assembled costumes and completed alterations for theatrical and entertainment enterprises including: Walt Disney World Resort, The Glimmerglass Opera, The Boston Lyric Opera, and Hasty Pudding Theatricals. * Sourced fabrics in NYC to inspire ideas for new design projects. * Participated in garment fittings, providing input on fit, proportion, and details.
Costume Assistant / Costume Shop Intern
Voyeurs de Venus Company
* Conducted thorough character analysis & inspiration research to determine color palette and design direction. * Assisted Designer with concept and execution of all apparel and accessories for key themed sequences. * Interpreted designer sketches into fully realized theatrical garments through execution of main construction and finishing details.