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Melyssa Milano

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Illustrator

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Location:Portland, Oregon, United States
Website: http://www.coroflot.com/milano
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/melyssamilano
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Melyssa Milano

SKILLS

Software
• Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

Design
• Drawing and figure drawing, fashion sketching, advanced fashion illustration
• Understanding of the principles of design and color theory
• Concept and development, design communication and presentation
• Understanding of fibers, fabric origins, hand, structure, and development of natural and
synthetic textiles

Construction
• Six years experience; Woven’s, fine fabrics, knit wear and accessories
• Three years experience with industrial sewing machines and sergers; Experience with
woven’s fur and leather, denim, and knitwear
• Draping, Couture techniques, Advanced techniques for construction, Lingerie techniques,
Fitting, Patternmaking and leatherworking skills

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Work, 2008 – Present
• Personal hemming and tailoring
• Business card design for Sterling Investigations, 2009
• Quilting
• Painting / Illustration

Sales Associate/Model at Abercrombie & Fitch, Clackamas OR, July 2009 – September 2010
• Customer service; Greeted customers and provided general information in the store and
over the phone
• Steamed, folded and standardized clothing items
• Completed sales transactions
• Assisted customers with styling and sizing
• Designed clearance merchandise displays

Impact Team Member at Hollister Co., Clackamas OR, March 2007 – July 2009
• Processed shipment and back stocked clothing items
• Steamed, folded, and standardized clothing items
• Completed unit sales reports and inventory

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Portland
• Associates of Arts, Fashion Design Major, 2011