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Style Shake, London, UK
Jan 2010 Present
Created patterns for custom Womens wear using Lectra Modaris Pattern Design Software.
Helped customers create own custom designed dresses and separates both in person and online.
Liaised with womens charity group ActionAid and Daily Mail fashion columnist to promote Style Shake and generate orders.
Dealt directly with global customer service issues.
Worked with wovens (Silk and Cotton) and knits (Cotton Jersey).
British Aerospace Engineering (BAE) Systems, Ontario, CA
Aug 2006 Sept 2007
Created patterns for Mens and Womens wear using Gerber Pattern Design Software.
Worked along side Designers, Research & Development, and Production.
Design skills can be tailored for High Street fashion apparel, having worked with complicated design details.
Worked with leather, sportswear, and heavyweight woven fabrics.
Summer Internship May August 2009
Matt Roberts Arts, London, UK Administrative Assistant
Administrative tasks for gallery artist development program.
Aided in launch of an open-submission exhibition over the Summer of 2009.
Fall / Spring Internship August May 2008
Robert Joseph, Los Angeles, CA Designer Assistant
Expanded my design and pattern making skills.
Sourced knit / swimwear fabrics, findings, and trims.
Commissioned photographers and models.
Photo editing using Photoshop, technical designs with Illustrator.
Promoted and assisted during fashion shows and events.
Summer Internship June August 2003
Steve Martino & Associates, (New Mart) Los Angeles, CA
Sales Representative Assistant
Administrative assistant for showroom of contemporary Womens clothing, sportswear and lingerie.
Assisted buyer when placing order for various domestic retailers.
Autumn Internship September December 2002
Department of California Market Centre (Cal Mart) Los Angeles, CA
Public Relations Assistant
Collected samples garments for fashion show during November Fashion Week.
Administrative assistance duties (handled incoming/outgoing, sending faxes, office correspondence).
RETAIL / ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYMENT
Bloomingdales, Los Angeles, CA Jan Jul 2008
Selling in a department store in the heart of Hollywood.
Assisted the many local studios and stylists in the Hollywood area.
Village Lighthouse/10 Percent, Los Angeles, CA
Jan Apr 2008
Assistant to Wholesale Director
Assisted the wholesale director in the supply of paper goods and DVDs for the US LGBT community.
Goldmine CRM Software for clientele and order history management.
Day-to-day administration and diary management.
Robinsons-May/Macys, Montclair, CA
Dec 2001 Aug 2006
Bookkeeping and accounting for a department store who can boast a multi-million dollar annual revenue.
Train new associates with department procedures (Including ticket sales, UPS deliveries).
Gerber Pattern Design Software (PDS) certification and experience
Lectra Modaris experience
Garment Design and Pattern Making / Grading certification and experience
Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
London Metropolitan University, UK
MA Art Design and Visual Culture
California State University Los Angeles, USA
BA Fashion and Textiles Option
Mt. San Antonio College, USA
Associate of Science Fashion Design
Fashion Design I and II
Computer-Aided Fashion Design
Conversational French & basic German speaker. Interests include film, music & art.