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Brooklyn, NY 11226
DESIGN CENTER OF LOUDOUN 05/12-01/13
Fabric Library Intern
Maintained fabric library by organizing samples and reference materials; Added new inventory into system, created UPC codes, pulled and deleted discontinued materials, identified and located fabrics or clients.
MARK ST. GEORGE, D.D.S. 09/09-12/11
Answered phone inquiries,scheduled patient appointments, handled insurance claim processing, ordered dental/office supplies, tracked orders and followed up
with vendors on merchandise delivery times, distributed incoming mail.
SHERRY WOLF HANDBAGS 09/08-04/09
Worked with design director to develop products that are aesthetically appropriate
for the brand while adhering to production and costing requirements. Conducted market research for seasonal trends, themes, colors, styles, fabrics, trims, and hardware; Attended regular visitations to production factory.
EXTREME LINEN 02/08-04/08
Assisted design team in day to day projects; Worked closely with creative design team to prepare artwork development including prints, embroideries and color specification; Prepared board presentations for sales personale; Maintained showrooms, organized swatch library and samples for use by merchandising team.
SUNBURY TEXTILE MILL 08/07-01/08
Selected & prepared fabric samples and line sheets for designers to present to clientele. Shipped artwork and fabric samples to mills. Organized and updated yarn banks for designers and sales personnel.
LIZ CLAIBORNE 06/07-08/07
Designed, manipulated, and re-colored any artwork needed. Worked with colorist to establish standards and ensure approvals are coordinated among different fabrics. Updated digital art library and matched colors into CAD system.
TEXTILE MUSEUM- LIBRARY OF TEXTILE ARTS 06/05-08/05
Researched and responded to electronic inquiries.
Assisted visitors with reference resources; cataloged new material.
Assisted patrons, artists and craftspeople with textile collections
Gathered background information on museum collection to engage visitors interest in current exhibitions.
Completed independent research on the history of Indian Craftsmanship and decorative design.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, U4ia, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Quickbooks, hand painted designs, digital pattern repeats, wovens, knits, screen printing, and flat sketching.
Hand Weavers Guild of America, Textile Society of America, Textile Museum, and National Forum for Black Public Administrators.
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
B.F.A.., Textile/Surface Design May 2008