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Sarah Khan

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Apparel designer with 2+ years experience. 10+ years of experience in Illustration. Background includes Women\'s Contemporary, Bridal, Textile Design, Line Sheets, and Marketing and Presentation Development.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    Negotiable
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Microsoft Word
    Microsoft Excel
    Pattern Making
    Sketching and Illustration
    Garment Construction
  • Schools/Training

    LATTC
    UCLA
    Louver Internship
    Fashion Illustration

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Skills Summary
• Clean and detailed Computer Aided Design in Adobe Illustrator and color application in Photoshop.
• Thorough understanding and hands on experience with sample production.
• Maintaining consistent improvement and fast adaptation to position needs and requirements.

Professional Highlights
• Designed and illustrated presentation materials that secured $120,000 investment for Louver, by Louis Verdad.
• Secured celebrity sponsorship with wedding gown presentation illustrations for Louver, by Louis Verdad.
• Grew business account from one division into five divisions, which equated to $150,000+ company profit.
Professional Experience
Louver, by Louis Verdad, Los Angeles, CA January 2009 to August 2009 Illustration/Design Assistant Intern
Designed and illustrated investor and client presentations. Illustrated presentations acquired financial investment and celebrity sponsorship. Sketches done using variety of media, including pencil shading, Copic markers, and photoshop. Line sheets and look book illustration and development. Assisted in and contributed to garment design, pattern alterations, cutting, hand sewing, and accessory construction. Designed neckline that was featured in a number of the Fall 2009 Louver dresses. Facilitated model preparations for photo shoots and Fall 2009 Louver line. Sample materials and components procurement from wholesale vendors.

SQA Services, Inc., Rolling Hills, CA March 2010 to March 2013
Content Manager
Initially responsible for basic grammar and formatting editing of auditor original draft audit reports as Content Intern. Diction and language editing for non-native English speakers for clarity and visual cleanliness. Detail oriented processing of client requests. Charged with management of first client, Abbott Vascular, two months into Content Department internship. Hired as Associate Content Editor within three months. Promoted to Content Manager within four months of hire. Independently managed account report review, content grammar and formatting editing, account administrative tasks, and regular client correspondence. Regularly meet an average of 5 to 15 deadlines within one week, while multi-tasking account administrative responsibilities, and general client interaction and management.

Filter Magazine, Los Angeles, CA July 2007 to December 2007
Marketing Intern
Developed marketing tool presentations and mock-ups using Photoshop, Illustrator, and illustration capabilities. Organized distribution of promotional tools throughout West Los Angeles, in coordination with American Apparel, American Rag, Urban Outfitters, and a variety of vintage clothing boutiques. Managed promotional tool storefront set-up. VIP admissions management at exclusive events hosted by Filter, such as the Interpol, “Our Love To Admire” Los Angeles album release party. Marketing tools display designs.

Education
Fashion Technology
Los Angeles Trade-Tech, Currently enrolled

Bachelor of Arts, Comparative Literature
University of California Los Angeles, Grade Point Average 3.52

Strengths and Technical Skills
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Technical Illustrations, Line Sheets, Garment/Product Development, Hand Embroidery, Pattern Making, Garment Construction, Screen-Printing, Process Development, and Project Management

Languages
Fluent Urdu and Conversational Japanese

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