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    Costume Design
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    Adobe Photoshop
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    BFA Parsons School of Design
    AAS Altos de Chavon La Escuela

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Republic Clothing, New York, New York
Vivienne Vivienne Tam and Philosophy by Republic Clothing
Associate Designer June 2011– Present
Assistant Designer, November 2009 – June 2011
- Participated in the launch and product direction for both “Vivienne Vivienne Tam” and “Philosophy by Republic Clothing” brands, establishing brand direction, logo and customer profile.
- Identified emerging trends to create color, prints, patterns and concepts for upcoming season.
- Merchandise the woven, cut and sew and sweater categories to develop a cohesive collection.
- Hand sketch concepts, create Illustrator flats, initial tech packs, ordered samples, make proto comments and approved design in production fittings.
- Source and approve new fabric qualities for upcoming season, lab dips, strike offs and bulk fabric.
- Work with sales department to create new print and pattern concept for private label to fill market needs and simultaneously design a collection following time and action calendar.
- Developed successful cut and sew dress program, increasing volume for the business.

Freelance Designer
October 2008 – October 2009
Manchu, New York, New York – Texture/Embellishment designer
- Developed Texture and Embellishment concepts for private label clients.
Royal Animals, New York, New York - Designer
- Concept development for pet apparel.
Almacenes Plaza, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – Designer/Merchandiser
- Launched of lingerie, body shaper and cosmetics product categories.
- Researched market to establish new fashion and consumer buying trends to introduce new product categories.
- Establish concepts, metals and stones for jewelry line.
- Traveled to China to meet with factories, approve fabric and first sample.
- Work closely with V.P of Sales to merchandise colors, fabrics and textures according to our customers.

Li and Fung USA, New York, New York
Intuitions/ Jh Collectibles, a former division of Liz Claiborne.
Assistant Designer, October 2007 – October 2008
- Successfully transitioned Liz Claiborne brands Intuitions/JH Collectibles into the Li and Fung USA team.
- Developed concept and color development directly with VP of Design.
- Research Trends with competitive market shopping and fashion shows and interpret them to fit our customer.
- Design and prepare detailed tech packs for all knits and woven products and communicated directly with overseas factories to ensure correct execution of showroom samples in adherence to time and action calendar.
- Assist in fitting and update design binders/tech packs accordingly.
- Comment lab dips, trims and fabric for approval.
- Develop trims for upcoming season with local and overseas vendors.
- Coordinate print and pattern development with CAD department.

24Seven Inc., New York, New York
Ck Calvin Klein (knits), J.Crew (knits) and Nanette Lepore (beading)
Freelance Designer – September 2007 – October 2007


Theory, June 2007 – September 2007
Richard Chai, January 2007 – May 2007
Lutz and Patmos, October 2005 – December 2005
Peter Som, January 2005 - February 2005

Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, September 2005 – May 2007
Bachelors in Fine Arts, Fashion Design
La Sorbonne, Paris France, Summer 2006
French Language and Civilization
Altos de Chavon School of Design, La Romana, Dominican Republic, September 2003 – May 2005
Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Design

Amber and Silver Thimble, Menswear Design, Altos de Chavon School of Design, La Romana, Dominican Republic, May 2005


Proficient in Style Manager, Photoshop, Illustrator, U4ia, MS Office.
Machine knitting, hand knitting, illustration, flat sketching, sewing, draping, patternmaking, developing mood and inspiration boards, sourcing trims and fabrics. Fluent in Spanish and French.

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