CREATIVE AND WELL ORGANIZED DESIGN AND PRODUCTION APPRENTICE. RECOGNIZED FOR DRAWING, SEWING, AND PATTERN MAKING SKILLS. STRENGTHS INCLUDE PUBLIC SPEAKING AND CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Draping Pattern Making
Adobe Design Software
Microsoft Office Software Telemarketing
Office and Administrative Skills
Boutique that offers exceptional service to customers looking for Gowns, Bridesmaids, and Mother of the Bride.
Alteration Assistant, 2012 to Present
Recruited to help senior alterations supervisor with fittings and alteration process. Also provides assistance in the boutique with sales.
? Played a key role in ensuring help especially with Bridal gowns
? Hems, Lifting up skirts from the bodice, Letting out gowns, Taking in gowns, Beading, Lace Embroidery, Creating bustles
THE CAMEO AGENCY
Boston-based Model and Talent Agency that has been representing models and actors since 1969
Assistant to the Director, 2012
? Filed documents, pictures, and contracts of models and talent
? Answered the telephone, replied to emails, handled database
? Assistant with auditions and interviews
LASELL COLLEGE OFFICE OF ADMISSION
Representing the face of Lasell to incoming prospective students
Blue Key Admission Ambassador, 2009- present
Fulfilling a broad range of administrative functions, including recruiting students and training employees.
? Chosen to attend a professional NEACAC conference
? Communicates knowledge of the past, present, and future of the college
? Conducted tours and mentored new student ambassadors
? Answer the telephones and directed people to the right department or answer important questions
? Assigned to a group of students applying to the college to make sure they are guided in the right direction to applying and becoming accepted students of Lasell
? Performed data entry involving Recruitment Plus Software
? Researched transcript credits to evaluate if they are similar to the courses offered at Lasell and filing for the prospective, accepted, and denied applicants
? Encouraged the increasing number of enrollment and resulting in 40% increase
? Handled confidential documents accurately and discretely
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Fashion Design and Production expected May 2013
? *** Laude
? Student Art Award
? Resident Assistant “Raising the Bar” Certificate
? Lasell College Academic Achievement Scholarship
? Lasell College Grant
? National Academic Competitiveness Grant
? Massachusetts Gilbert Grant
? Dean’s List
Natick Collection/ Runway 2013
? Chosen as one of the Top Designers to Display two garments for public display
? Created a collection of 8 Bridal Gowns inspired by the natural elements
? Was the Finale for the closing of Runway 2013
International Interior Design Association (IIDA) 2012
? Chosen as 1 out of 4 as Top Senior Designers for this Competition
? Personal design chosen for Finale show piece
? Theme- AUDACITY
? Personal piece was the finale piece for the group
Lasell College Undergraduate Fashion Runway Show
? Created a Vintage wear dress draped on the bias ; an Ethnic wear inspired by the Sicilian waters; created two hats made from sinamay and felt, a wool tailored jacket accompanied by a symmetrical dress; a spring suit for work attire; a cotton and silk dress with bell sleeves inspired by a Kimono; a non-textile dress made up of garbage bags and foams balls, a dress inspired by a building in London; a bicycle suit; a swim suit inspired by the 1950’s.
Project Dream Dress February 2012
? Helped and stylized Military Brides from across America to make their dream wedding day special
? Interacted with professional staff and the Press
? Story was covered by The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, NECN, CBS, Channel 5 WCVB-TV, FOX25 NEWS, and WHDH-TV Channel 7
Students in Admission Forum- hosted by NEACAC (New England Association for College Admission Counseling), 2011 & 2012
? This forum is a professional development opportunity for both students who work in Admissions as well as their supervisors; includes sessions on developing leadership skills, hearing what other institutions are doing, networking, etc
? Hand selected by my supervisors to attend this program and it was a great opportunity.
MSPCA/Wounded Warriors Fashion Show, March 2011
? Charity show to help wounded warriors and puppies.
? Chosen to showcase several dresses for this show.