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VICTORIA\'S SECRET DIRECT
May 2010 - Sept 2012
Footwear Design Associate
- Complete Design & Development of the private label Colin Stuart, sold online and in catalog.
-Conceptualizing trends, building materials palette, monitor protos & fittings, presentation to executives.
LIZ CLAIBORNE INC.
june 06-May 2012
Design & Trend Coordinator
Exposure to all brands in LCI. Concept & design work with DKNY JEANS, LUCKY BRAND JEANS, DANA BUCHMAN, AXCESS and LIZ & CO.
Monitor & present seasonal mens & womens trend forecasting: color, silhouette,
fabric & graphic direction to the moderate, bridge, & contemporary brands.
Creating and executing showroom visuals for multiple brands.
Track & provide cross-divisional communication on selling competition, product
opportunities, consumer habits, global design influences, innovative approaches
to selling product & sustainability.
Develop brand strategies & profiles via presentation boards,
promotional material & video.
Research potential brand mergers & acquisitions to enhance the LCI portfolio.
Illustrate collections for press & buying presentations.
Plan designer roundtables & off-site inspirational events for the
Attend & report on regional fabric, pattern & material shows.
Updating the LCI Design Resource Center, book, trend service & sample
Handling & curating garments deaccessioned from the MET museum.
Creating & maintaining a design & marketing internal blog.
Dec 03-Feb 07
Design Assistant & Illustrator high-end evening wear
Worked closely with designer on line development from concept to production; inspiration, sketching, application, styling & line book.
Shopped for fabric & trim appropriate for the luxury market.
Press illustrations & flats.
Production responsibilities & communication with domestic manufacturing & sourcing.
Showroom & model presentation.
Charlotte Moss - illustration
Conceptual Design & Mens Forecasting Thomas Oatman, New Republic april09
Fashion & Logo Illustrations DollyDecorette.com aug 08
Logo design CheemaCheema may 07
Shoe design Howard Davis jan 06
2007 Winner of LCIs Project Protege Design Challenge $10,000
2005 National Finalist in Browns Shoe Design Competition
2004 Finalist MTV Design & Store Window Display
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, patternmaking, draping, sewing & painting
Strong communication & highly motivated. Result driven.
Parsons School of Design BFA 2006