Youtuber/ Speaker/ Host
May 2009 - Present (12 years 5 months)
Youtube personality on "Designer Advice" at youtube.com/DesignerJonPhenom. This channel covers Q&A, one-on-one interviews, book reviews and other content for start up clothing companies.
+Founder of STATUS SHOW | Nov 2014
+Guest Speaker at The Seven Six Trade Show | May 2014
+Host/Panelist on "Building your Brand" Educational series at The Fresh Yard | May 2014
+Live guest on "The Layover Show" on Tracklife.com
+Coordinator/ Host/ Panelist on "Building your Retail": Venue Trade Show | Jan 2014
+Coordinator/ Host/ Panelist on "Designer Branding": Venue Trade Show | July 2013
FIDM (LA), FIDM (SD), AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, UCSD, UC Riverside, CSUSM, SDSU, ARTS INSTITUTE (SD)
Santa Ana, CA
Apr 2012 - Feb 2013 (10 months)
Responsible for operations in the Art Dept and research, design & production of all men's categories. Executed pre-production with overseas vendors. Manage design & production calendar.
+ Created a global goal to unite the company efforts
+ Created internship/ freelance program in Art Department
+ Reduced expenses across the board
+ Created a proper headwear program
+ Conduct employee & Intern performance review
+ Created employee recognition program for individual efforts
+ Standardize & lead companywide meetings
San Diego, CA
Jan 2008 - Jun 2012 (4 years 5 months)
Head of apparel for established event & lifestyle company. Developing soft goods program and transitioning into cut & sew garments.
San Marcos, CA
Mar 2008 - Apr 2011 (3 years 1 month)
Art management at eco-friendly/ fully sustainable screen print & t-shirt company. Consulted with clients for art needs and design work. Prepared artwork for t-shirt production.