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    Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
    Web PDM
    Koledo: knit, weave, print
    Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Schools/Training

    Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

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Chelsey L. Griesbach

To obtain a career in fashion design to contribute my artistic creativity, technical skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced industry.

The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago, July ’08 – March ‘11
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design, GPA: 3.9
Anticipated Graduation Date: March 2011

Technical: Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Web PDM, Koledo and Gerber Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Industry: Fashion Illustration and sketching, Sewing, Patternmaking, Draping Garment Construction & Fit, Trend Research, Formal Presentations, Sales, Fast Paced production

Quiksilver, Huntington Beach, CA
Intern July 2010- October 2010
• Worked on developing Fall 2011 accessories; hats, belts, wallets, backpacks, etc.
• Rendered technical illustrations in Adobe: Illustrator
• Attended Design meetings for the development stages of products
• Designed, sampled, and sent items out to manufacturers
• Solely created and developed designs that went into production
• Worked with the design team and kept constant communication

Bravo, The Fashion Show, Chicago, IL
Intern May 2010
• Assisted with setting up for casting
• Prepared contestants for auditions
• Set up clothes quickly for judging
• Helped with any task that was handed to me
• Worked under lots of pressure and kept everything very confidential

Tel Aviv Couture, Chicago, IL
Intern February 2009 – June 2009
• Helped prepare for events, including trunk shows and fashion shows
• Worked events as a sales consultant/host and helped clients with questions
• Ran errands for designer and managed preparations for events

The Image Studios, Chicago, IL
Intern July 2008 – January 2009
• Researched latest trends
• Searched for local designers to feature apparel & accessories in studio
• Attended events for image consulting
• Cleaned and organized studio to keep professional presentation

The Buckle, Appleton, WI
Salesperson October 2006 – January 2009
• Presented clothing options to customers
• Worked with managers to create inviting window displays
• Established an above average percentage for sales
• Worked on commission and had leading sales for part-time employee
• Cleaned and kept the store looking professional
• Worked every day to improve my average and to polish my sales ability

Participated in organizing Relay for life 2008, 2009, 2010
Traveled to Washington DC for the March for Life walk Jan 2008
Painted a mural at a veterans home Dec 2007
Helped with community service projects around Dallas, TX Aug 2007
Mentored 4th graders and tutored math September 2006 – June 2007
Hurricane Katrina relief clean-up in Louisiana June 2006

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