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Sacha Picard

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Children's Book Illustrator

2 Skills
97 Glover Ave
New Westminster, BC, V3L 2A4
Tel: 778-809-0740

Seeking a challenging position as an illustrator where I can collaborate with like-minded professionals and utilize my creative abilities and background in fashion design and visual arts

Summary of Skills:
• Outstanding leadership as well as teamwork and interpersonal skills; able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with fellow colleagues and clients alike.
• Highly effective communication skills in French and English, both oral and written.
• Exceedingly motivated with the desire to learn and implement new knowledge and skill sets
• Significant experience in; Draping, Flat Pattern Making, Illustrating models and garments, Sewing by machine and hand, Technical Flats, Spec Sheets, Garment Fittings
• Excellent illustration skills in a variety different mediums
• Proficient computer skills in Excel, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Quality customer service skills
• Experienced with cash out, bank deposits, opening and closing of store
• Merchandizing and product presentation
• Experienced in taking inventory
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Supervisory skills; able to delegate duties

Employment Experience:
• Sales Associate 2010-Present
Please Mum (Children’s Clothing Store) Langley, BC
• Intern/Desiger/Sales Associate 2009-2010
Sara’s Secrets, Traditional Arab Clothing Boutique Doha, Qatar
• Designer/ Cordinator 2006-2010
VCUQ Annual Fashion Show Doha,Qatar
• Intern 2008
CRID (Center for Research in Design) Doha, Qatar
• Cashier 2004-2005
Atlantic Superstore Halifax, NS
Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar campus (VCUQ), Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design and Merchandising received in May 2010

Academic Accomplishments:
• Graduated with Latin Honors, *** Laude 2010
• Dean's list for 10 consecutive semesters, 2005-2010
• VCUQ's Fashion Scholarship for Rising Sophomores 2005
• Coca-Cola Art Scholarship, 2004

• Treasure Silvea - Direct Supervisor at Please Mum Willowbrook: 604-727-7674
• Maria Silva – General Manager at Please Mum Willowbrook: 604-374-2561