Lauren Lucia

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Social Marketer

Location:Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Lauren DiBartolomeo

25 Blake Street Email:
Norwalk, CT 06851 Phone: 203.979.1855

To acquire a position in fashion to expand my horizons and broaden my knowledge in a field I am passionate about.

Education: Lasell College; Newton, MA Graduation: May 2013
American Intercontinental University; London, UK September-December 2011
Major: Fashion Design and Production Graduated GPA: 3.7

| Magna *** Laude | Christy Proctor Rising Star Award for Fashion Design and Production | 1st Place- Form to Fashion Natick Exhibition 2013| Dean’s List | Connected Learning Student Art Award Exhibit 2010-2012 | Leadership Scholar Program | National Retail Federation Student Association member | Featured on the Vogue Italia website

Skills: | Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 | Pattern Drafting | Draping | Millinery | Garment Construction | Art and Fashion Histories | Trend/Mood Board Presentation | Tech Pack Development | Fashion Illustration | Flat Illustration- Digital and Manual | Tailoring | Lectra Suite including Modaris V6R1 and Kaledo GCS | Styling | Microsoft Office 2011 | Cost Sheets | Fabric & Trim Sourcing in the Textile Market | Social Media Expert
Runway Shows/Exhibitions
• Natick Form to Fashion Finale Runway Show 2013
• Lasell College Senior Runway 2013
• Lasell College Environmental Fashion Show 2013
• Lasell College Undergraduate Runway 2010, 2011, and 2012
• American Intercontinental University Runway 2011
• Bentley University Benefit Fashion Show for Mesothelioma, 2010

Work Experience:
Oscar de la Renta, New York, NY May 2011 – May 2013
Head Studio Design Intern
• Made patterns, samples, and pieces for assistant and head designers to present to Mr. de la Renta
• Assisted with fabric, trim and garment worksheets
• Assisted in assembly of mood/direction boards at the beginning of the design process
• Assisted the textile designer with reviewing lab dips and various textile swatches
• Assisted with photography of sample pieces
• Dressed/undressed models for quick changes backstage during runway shows
• Helped put together samples of shoe and accessory designs
• Helped train new interns to perform as efficiently as possible in a fast paced environment
• Worked side by side with designers and models, including the Spring 2012 show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and the Resort 2013 show.

Coach, Westport CT May 2011 – Aug 2011
Sales Associate
• Sales, managed cash register, assisted with back stock and floor display items