Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design
Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, New York, May 2010
Related course work and skills: Fashion Pattern Making, Flat Pattern Making, Design I, Figure Drawing, CAD for Fashion, Drawing I, Basic Construction, Draping, Fashion History, Basic Textile, Fashion Drawing, Computers for Designers, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sewing, Pattern Manipulation and strongly skilled in many different illustration medias for figure drawing
DESIGN AND COMPUTER SKILLS
OptiTex Illustrator Photoshop
Style Me Pretty, Founder-Fashion Stylist/Wardrobe Editor, Alterations, Mount Pleasant, SC, April 2011-Present
Dress women and men for events, celebrations and ceremonies
Keeping a keen eye on every emerging fashion trend
Efficiently pairing one –of- a kind pieces to make looks more special/put-together
Shop with clients and show them how to wear and improve their garments.
Garment cleaning recommendations
Escapada Living , Wild Dunes, Isle of palms, August 2011-Present
Co designed Fall 2011 release
Head Illustrator for company’s blog www.escapadaliving.com (Produces sketches and illustrates the process of design to show to customers and clients).
Organize shipments and numbers in computer databases
Communicate with vendors/buyers for feedback, replenishes and to strengthen clientele relationships for company.
Gown Boutique of Charleston, Merchandising/Design Associate,Charleston, South Carolina, May 2010-Sept 2010
Assist brides in bridal appointments (use merchandising skills to sell professionally)
Organize/maintain scheduling for bridal consultations
Communicate with carried designers, place shipments, e-mails and experience with money transactions.
Creative Spark For The Arts, Instructor, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina August 2010-Present
Teach fashion studies to students to strengthen their skills in sewing, and creative problem solving.
Charleston Fashion Week 2010, Runway Security and Greeter, Charleston, South Carolina, Spring 2010
Set up stage for Charleston Fashion Week 2010
Greeted designers, models, vendors and guests
Assisted with tasks required to set up and run Fashion Week and with after parties
Suzi Chin for Maggie Boutique, Fashion Design Intern, New York, New York, Summer 2009
Assisted with the design and merchandising teams
Communicated with various vendors for print production for Spring and Summer 2011 lines
Organized and categorized shipment of fabric bolts
Annual Cazenovia College Fashion Show, Fashion Design and Presenter, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
Designed and constructed senior collection: “Cover Me in Antebellum”
Selected by professors to showcase a collection designed for a hospital fundraiser in Syracuse NY, Crouse Hospital’s Annual Fashion Show (2009)
Selected by department to design, produce and show a line of clothing as a sophomore (2008)
Cazenovia College Theater Department, Costume Designer, 2006 - 2007
Designed and produced costumes for College Theatre productions including Dracula, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Seussical.
Cazenovia College Fashion Studies Program, Fashion Drawing I Lecturer, 2007 – 2010
Develop and present lessons in illustration methods and media to first-year Fashion Design students