Jamet Jackson

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Sculptor

Location:Richmond, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
TARGET: Fashion Design

Highly creative fashion designer aspiring to become a senior designer at a high end fashion house or company. Interested in many avenues of fashion including women’s sportswear, dresses and shoes and accessories. Always willing to collaborate and discuss creative ideas.

Bachelors of Fine Arts August 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University
• Major: Fashion Design
• Related course work: fashion show backstage experience, garments included in VCUarts Fashion Show, trips to New York to source fabrics and attend trade shows, trips to several show rooms in Richmond and New York.

• Proficient hand illustration skills
• Skilled in multiple mediums. Gouache, marker, pencil, pen & computer rendering
• Texture and pattern rendering
• Experience with men’s, children’s & women’s clothing and women’s accessories
• Keeping up with a process sketchbook
• Market research and field study
• Textile research and understanding
• Proficient sewing skills
• Tailoring skills
• Patternmaking
• Constructed dresses, pants, skirts, tops , jackets in wovens and knits
Technical and Computer Skills
• Technical packages in Microsoft Excel
• Technical flats in Adobe Illustrator C5
• Highly proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• Experience in Generation Digital print rendering software
• Full course in Modaris patternmaking software
Group Work
• Several group projects, including a mini collection, from concept to construction with technical flats and packages; and a children’s wear illustration project

Sales Associate 2011 to 2013
TJ Maxx
• Organized store, putting out merchandise, and effectively cashiering.
• Commended for exhibiting outstanding customer service in several departments
Fashion Design Internship May to December 2013
Evelyn’s Designs
• Sourced and purchased materials
• Assisted in fabric selection
• Observed and participated in consultations for custom garments
• Measured and fit customers
• Tailored garments
• Acquired knowledge of fitting various body types
• Learned how to interact with diverse clientele
Skills (2) Rating
Fashion Illustration