Amanda Briglio

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Location:United States
2 Skills
michigan state university
bachelor of science
apparel & textile design

• adobe photoshop, illustrator, indesign proficiency • advanced techniques in pattern making, draping, sewing •
• microsoft office proficient • knitting machine, weaving loom experience •
• stylized hand sketching and rendering, specializing in marker, water color, colored pencil • mac/pc proficient • 
• basic crochet, hand knitting abilities • u4ia proficiency • well versed in fashion history • 
• theatre costuming experience • strong social media skills, focusing on facebook, twitter, and blogging • 
• knowledgable in sustainable design practices • 
collegiate experience
student apparel design association - board member 2005 - 2009, president april 2008 - april 2009
conducted weekly board and general membership meetings & acting as student/staff liaison
organized all aspects of production of annual runway show featuring 30+ designers and 800+ guests

student apparel design association - annual fashion show; designer 2005 - 2009
created collections based around predetermined themes of at least 4 looks from concept to runway presentation for audiences of 500+
industry experience
• pencey • design intern • march 2011 - present
created original graphics, textile designs, and reworked existing graphics to be used in spring 2012 line
• added hand sewn details to a variety of showroom samples
traced patterns to send to factories, ensuring all markings were properly transferred
• hand sketched flats for holiday 2011 line sheets
• assisted designer with holiday 2011 lookbook photoshoot
• helped showroom staff with input of purchase orders, client prospects, and basic filing
aided warehouse staff in preparing garments to be shipped to store

• betsey johnson • design/production intern • january 2011 - march 2011
• assisted design team with preparation for Fall 2011 collection presentation at mb fashion week; debuting black label and pink patch lines through sourcing, tailoring, and pre-show organization.
• provided support to the import production staff through creating and maintaining various excel spreadsheets as needed, checking in import samples, prepping and mailing hang tags, price tickets, and other items to overseas factories.
• aided sourcing staff through locating variety of trims and fabrics in the garment district, and keeping trim closet organized
• responsible for assisting in the creation and placement of 1000+ gift bags for the Fall 2011 collection presentation at mb fashion week.
• assisted Betsey Johnson with organizing, maintaining smooth flow during editing of the ‘pink patch’ line pre-show