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Levi Strauss and Co. + New York, NYC + Presently
Expert Tailoring Assistant
+ Supervise all repairs, denim alterations and hemming.
+ Executed all restoration work on vintage clothing.
+ Assist Master Tailor +Denim prep + Pattern Cutting + Construction of Levis custom made to order Jeans
Reebok International + Caton, MA + 2008 + 2012
Designer + Reebok Mens Sports Training + 2011+2012
Played a key role in researching and developing apparel for the launch of Reeboks cutting edge technology pillars, X+Tech, ZigTech, and EasyTone technology.
+ Lead designer for mens high end/core+performance and active+wear categories.
+ Produced tech packs with detailed specifications for development.
+ Conducted weekly fittings to amend garments for final production.
+ Consulted the costing team to ensure margins were met.
+ Examined samples for approvals and modifications prior to production.
Designer + Reebok Classics Lifestyle + 2010 + 2011
+ Designed Retro+Sport Classics and Heritage products.
+ Created Classics tech packs for product development.
+ Researched and developed knits and color.
+ Art directed and shot FW10 Classic product video for internal PR and marketing collateral.
+ Worked simultaneously with Lifestyle and Sport Calendars (12+month and 18+month).
Associate Designer + Reebok Mens Basketball+ 2010
+ Designed Sports Essentials and fundamental apparel for Reebok Basketball categories.
+ Lead Technical Designer for Sport Essential Basketball.
+ Produced graphic art and pattern applications for apparel.
Assistant Designer + Reebok Womens Tennis + 2009
+ Lead Tech Designer for Cirque du Soleil collaboration.
+ Developed and designed running, tennis, and performance tech packs.
Intern/Freelance Designer + Reebok + 2007
+ Worked closely with the women and mens apparel team developing detailed tech packs.
+ Filed new seasonal fabrics, researched new seasonal sport fabrications, trends and color.
Manimal + New York, NY + 2007
+ Commissioned by independent designer to produce suede and leather moccasins.
+ Assembled moccasins by hand.
Liz Claiborne + New York, NY + 2006
Mens Knitwear Intern
+ Managed visual merchandising/showroom for major presentations.
+ Worked with research and development to approve fabrics, color dips, and trims, from knit manufacturers.
+ Produced trend, mood and flat boards for knit collections.
O.K.W. Incorporated + Boston, MA + 2004 + 2005
Technical Design Intern
+ Compiled, cut, duplicated, and developed new patterns.
+ Purchased new fabrics and trims.
+ Modified measurements and fits for clients.
Infashuated.com + 2008 2012
Founder and Writer of Infashuated.com + Maintain and design Infashuated content on blog.
+ Orchestrate all fashion interviews, and street photography for blog.
Fourth Wall Project Gallery + Boston, MA + 2011 + Human Powered Works
Gallery at the Piano Factory + Boston, MA + 2009 + Untitled
2012 + Published in Fashion Design Portfolios+From Concept to Presentation by Joanne Barrett (Condé Nast)
2007 + MassArt Best of Fashion Design
2007 + 3rd place National CFDA Finalist Target Competition
2006 + Jean Shohan Scholarship (Departmental Honors)
2004 + Ron Brown Scholarship
2003 + Four+Year Masonic Scholarship Award
Daily Tasks+Color and Trend Research, Social Media, Travel Research, Styling, photography and presentation skills
Practices+Pattern+Drafting, Tailoring, Printing (Graphic Applications), Drawing, Illustration, and Lithography
Software+Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, U4ia, Dreamweaver and Microsoft Office
Web Knowledge+CSS, HTML, CMS
2003 + 2007 + BFA Mass. College of Art and Design. Boston, MA + Fashion Design and fine Art
Specialization+Couture and Sports Apparel
Concentrations+Film and Video, Printmaking, Textiles