University of Cincinnati, DAAP. | Cincinnati, OH.
Fashion Design: Product Development Track | Class of 2011.
Honors Scholar Program. GPA- 3.832
Under Armour. | Baltimore, MD.
August 2011-May 2012.
Assistant Designer. | Men’s Baselalyer/UPC Program.
Rotated throughout, worked with, and understood all areas of the design and development process, including materials, trims, and color, wovens technical development, and men’s baselayer design.
Fossil, Inc. | Dallas, TX.
Design Intern. | Fossil and Relic Jewelry.
Used hand and computer sketches, as well as physical mock-ups, to design and spec basic and fashion jewelry for the Fossil and Relic accessory lines.
Rachel Vallozzi. | Pittsburgh, PA.
Wardrobe/Styling Assistant. Designer.
Shopped for personal clients, commercials, and Pageboy Salon & Boutique, assisted on commercial shoots for Giant Eagle and Kenny Ross car dealership, and designed a jewelry line for my private label HangOnMe.
SimplyShe. | San Francisco, CA.
Design/Production Intern. | Pet Clothing/Accesories.
Designed graphics, apparel and accessories, organized production samples, and created and updated tech packs for designs to be sent to vendors.
Abercrombie & Fitch. | Columbus, OH.
Winter & Summer 2009.
Design Intern. | Abercrombie Men’s/ Guy’s Fleece & Active Bottoms and Hollister Woven Shirts.
Helped design the line using computer sketches and physical mock-ups of garments, organized approvals, updated tech packs in WebPDM, and researched trends.
Bon-Ton, Inc. | Milwaukee, WI.
Product Development Intern. | Relativity Knits and Wovens.
Helped match colors and develope the brand’s lookbook, logged approvals, contacted vendors, and communicated with the brand’s buyers and e-commerce.
Honors Scholar Program, Alpha Lambda Delta, Fashion Design Student Association, Cincinnatus Volunteer.
Awards & Scholarships.
Cincinnatus Scholarship, Macy’s Window for Textiles Dress Design, Red Dress Design in American Heart Association Gala, and Deans List (Every Quarter).
Computer: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Enovia Matrix, WebPDM, Kaledo Knits/Weaves/Prints/Style, KaratCAD, and Microsoft Office.
Design: Product Development, Pattern Making, Fashion Illustration, Fashion and Trend Forecasting, Accessory/Jewelry Design, Rapid Prototyping, Knitwear, Technical Design/Development (specifically wovens), Trims/Color/Fabric Development, and Textile Design and Knowledge.
Business: Organization, Leadership, and Communication.