Cat Forester

Freelance Illustrator & Digital Artist

Location:Savannah, Georgia, United States
Phone: 757-272-7363
2 Skills
Cat Forester
Fiber Artist and Textile Designer
Savannah College of Art and Design, BFA Fibers Winter ‘12
Savannah, Ga

Objective- To work as a part of a creative and innovative design team designing fresh, well crafted and successful prints, products and ideas to help the company flourish
Textile Design
Screen Printing
Dying and Finishing Techniques
Sewing, Knitting, Crochet
3-D Product Design
Repeat Patterns
Computer Aided Surface Designs
Color Matching for CAD Prints
Microsoft Office Programs
Adobe Photoshop CS3-5
Adobe Illustrator CS3-5
Professional Experience
Cleobella – Seal Beach, CA // August ’11- October ‘11
-Created specific CAD Design images for bags and prints to send off to larger companies
-Assisted with packaging, shipments, trunk shows and Look Book photo shoots
-Developed Mood boards for future collections
-Gained experience working with a design team designing bag products and developing new ideas
-Developed tech packs to send to our makers in Bali
-Gained a great understanding of the fashion and accessory industry
Collaborative Project With CAD Design Class and The Limited-Savannah,Ga // Fall ‘10
-Created logo design and logo prints for The Limited brand
-Worked along side Merchant Buyer for starting ideas and for further feedback
-Worked along side my classmates to develop successful ideas and pull fashion trends
-Gained experience working with a strict time schedule and working with a large name brand
PoliTex-Quito, Ecuador// Summer ‘10
-Given the opportunity to go in and live with the owner and family of a large textile factory
-Gained the knowledge of mass production of screen prints and dyes along with mass production knitting and weaving machines
-Gained extra experience in learning about different cultures and seeing first hand the different economic work environments
Dolphin Magic- Savannah,Ga// Spring ‘11
-Gained experience working in the tourism industry
-In charge of giving dolphin tours and informing customers about the sites and animals they were seeing that made the Savannah River and Marshlands their homes also informed them about the Savannah Port system and back ground history of Savannah, Georgia
LooseLucys- Savannah, Ga // Winter ’08 –Spring ‘10
-Assigned to create visual displays and maintaining appearance
-Opening and closing store and register work
Guitar Instructor- Savannah,Ga// Summer ’08- Spring ‘11
-Independently teaching guitar lessons to children ages 5-10

Volunteer Experience
Tybee Island International Surf Day competitions and beach clean up

Extra Design Knowledge
Understanding in different photography techniques in developing films, wide understanding in digital photography, traditional print making processes, and in package design
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art