Genette Salgado

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Creative and versatile professional. Equal parts team player and leader. Definitive thirst for knowledge. Values-based approach to work and life. Currently in NYC and seeking a position that will teach and build a strong base for respect and longevity.


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    Blanche Macdonald Centre for Applied Design - Fash
    British Columbia Institute of Technology - Venture
    Vancouver Community College - Continuing Studies

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Objective: Entry/Mid-level design position within the RTW/High-end apparel field. Eager to live and work in New York.


Cynthia Steffe
New York, NY (Present)
Design Intern
- Assisting with apparel design process, product iterations, and trims manipulation
- Aiding in archiving and fabric swatching

Company Agenda/ CJ Swanton (Free Lance)
New York, NY (February 2010, Fashion Week)
- Assisted with inputing seating plans into computer system, receiving phone calls and confirming RSVPs
- Co-facilitated guestlist and guest check-in
- Aided in pre-show setup and model placements/spacing

Vancouver, BC, Canada (On-going)
- Develop inspiration/mood boards, illustrations, and original designs
- Create pattern blocks, product iterations, and final sample garments
- Coordinate for photo shoots, runway shows and styling

Nicole Bridger
Vancouver, BC, Canada (Jan 2008 - April 2008)
Production Intern
- Assisted with the technical design process and fittings
- Aided in coordination of looks for photo shoot and runway presentation at BC Fashion Week
- Serviced and informed customers of the brand at Trade Shows


British Columbia Institute of Technology - Vancouver, BC, Canada
December 2009, Venture Program
Associate Certificate in Business

Blanche Macdonald Centre for Applied Design - Vancouver, BC, Canada
November 2008, Intensive Fashion Design Program
Diploma in Fashion Design

University of Alberta - Edmonton, AB, Canada
June 2007, General Arts - Major: Anthropology, Minor: Sociology
Bachelor of Arts Degree

Continued Studies:

Vancouver Community College - Vancouver, BC, Canada
Adobe Illustrator for Fashion, Fashion Writing, and Draping

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