Freelance Business Manager & Fashion Illustrator

Location:Miami, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Design | Marketing | Technical Software | Technical Flats | Specification Packages | Fashion Illustration | Fashion Styling | Pattern Drafting | Adobe PhotoShop | Adobe Illustrator | Trend/Color Research | Trend Forecasting | Concept/Mood Boards | Press Kit Development | Colorways | Public Relations | Gerber (CAD) | Pattern Grading | NedGraphics | Textile Design | Textile Mass Production | Market Research | Garment Construction | Web PDM | Line Development | Visual Merchandising | Garment Fit Evaluation | Trade Show/Event Planning | Draping

International Academy of Design & Technology Tampa, FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design
Graduated May 2011

Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu, HI
Associate of Science in Management
Graduated December 2003

Diane Dal Lago Tampa, FL
Fashion Intern
May 2011
• Inspected/examined clothing for any frays, tears, color deformities and other damages
• Organized and arranged merchandise by size, color, and style
• Edited and enhanced professional photos of company apparel by using Adobe Photo Shop
• Created crystal/rhinestone designs which were implemented to hats and other apparel using a Heat Press Machine

SosiPattern Styling Orlando, FL
Fashion Stylist
November 2010
• Selected garments for music industry artist for print and website advertising campaign
• Provided and furnished all styling needs on set adjusting clothing and accessories for proper fit/look
• Managed and supervised all accessorizing and styling of all clothing for photo shoot
• Worked with Orlando Vintage Clothing and Costumes on checking-in and returning of samples as needed

“IMAGINE” Academy’s 26th Annual Fashion Show & Design Expo Tampa, FL
June 2011
• Garments made the grand opening for the Academy's 26th Annual Fashion Show
• Achieved making the best 8 designers list
• Annual fashion show presented to 600 attendees, including industry professionals
• Designs selected from program-wide student entries for presentation
• Constructed children’s wear garments for runway presentation
• Designed and constructed seven piece collection selected out of 300 applicants
• Prepped apparel and accessories assisting child models backstage

"Miami Beach International Fashion Week" Fashion Show Miami Beach, FL
March 2011
• Distributed designer, event and vendor information, flyers, press packs and kits
• Dressed and assisted models backstage with application of garments, accessories and other necessary wardrobe changes
• Guided photographers, buyers, designers, press, media and the general public to designated areas/seats

“IMAGINE” Academy’s 25th Annual Fashion Show & Design Expo St. Petersburg, FL
October 2010
• Annual fashion show presented to 1,200 attendees, including industry professionals
• Designs selected from program-wide student entries for presentation
• Constructed children’s wear garment for runway presentation
• Prepped clothing and accessories and assisted child model backstage

Read, speak, write, and translate Spanish fluently