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Designer consultant, Ultimate Apparel Inc City of Industry , Ca
Designer for private label accounts such as Bebe, Guess and Arden B
Designer, Andari Fashion Los Angeles,Ca 09/03- 03/11
In charge of product development and private label for Anthropologie, Nordstroms TBD, Arden B and Bebes sweater/knitwear and dresses collection
Designer of Bessential updated contemporary womans sweater/knits and dresses collection sold across the country and internationally to exclusive boutiques. In charge of the line from concept to completion.
Researching trends, yarns, colors and line theme as well as developing technical specs with direct access to computer technicians
coordinating samples, look books and production
Fashion Editor Stylist Paris, France /Milan,Italy 05/01-06/02
Editor for Twill fashion Magazine in charge of organizing and coordinating editorials
Directed the styling photo shoots for several Italian Designer collections
Coordinated the total look for publicity campaigns advertised in Italian Glamour,Elle and Vogue
Accessory Designer, Missoni and Dries Van Notten Milan 04/00-04/01
Designed the male/female accessories lines. Researched ideas, materials and was in charge of design packages.
Developed the different projects from concept to completion along with the head designer.
Co-owner (Contemporary Knitwear Collection) Milan 10/98-10/01
Self-produced a high end womans clothing line specializing in full-fashioned sweater knits sold in Europe, Japan, Canada and the United States.
Developed line theme, coordinated samples, Marketed, produced and distributed collection.
Masters in the Fashion Design Program, Istituto Europeo Di Design Milan, Italy 6/97
B.F.A. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA 5/96
CAD, Photoshop, Power Point, Microsoft excel and word
Fluent and literate in: Spanish and Italian, fluent in French.
1996 Best Design awarded by Critic Bonnie Strauss for the Otis Senior Fashion Show.
1995 Best Designer of the Dresses Category, Rudy Gernreich Scholarship Foundation awarded by The Los Angeles International Fashion Group.
1997 Selected by Giorgio Armani amongst other European candidates as a Designer in his company