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Lindsey B. Williams
Looking near DFW in Texas
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The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA
Professional Designation Degree in Fashion Design
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering
Creative and Detailed Design
-Freelance apparel design and construction for women and children
-Designed and sewed my own wedding gown within 3 months
-Designed two complete 5-group collections; freehand and computer. Details include color-blocking, trims, embroidery, creative seams, layers, ruffles, multi-fabric construction, prints, lining.
-Create theme and merchandising pages, flat and figure sketches; use graphics, backgrounds, and organized display
-Design seasonal groups using trend forecast and predictive books which match the companys profile and target market
-Sketched, designed, patterned, fit, sewed garments at FIDM
-Freehand/computer pattern making, drafting, grading, sewing
-Reviewed collections for styles/trends and organized trend books for buyers at Robinson's-May
-Excellent Computer Skills
-Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop Experience
-Formatted sample spec, cost, line sheets in Microsoft Excel
-Computer pattern making and grading
-Writing, communicating, presenting; MS Word, PowerPoint, Internet
-Analytical Problem Solver; Self Motivated; Team Player;Patient and Determined
-Developed strong problem solving, analytical, time management, and teamwork skills through coursework in biosystems engineering.
- Owned Coastal Couture, Inc: a fashion forward online boutique. Met with designers in New York, NY, created one of a kind fashions and coordinating mommy and me collections before it was popular. Business was located in Saint Augustine, FL.
- Owned and operated Stripes With Plaid, LLC: Mommy and me oriented fashion boutique. Online and small trunk shows. Located in Cleburne, Texas.
- Created logos for multiple businesses.
-Held two internships simultaneously during my last quarter at FIDM for Poleci and Cocoe Voci in Los Angeles, CA.
-Dress models for high fashion shows including St. John; Donna Karan
-Styled characters in a film for the 168 Hour Film Festival; Fox Studios
-Engineering senior design project won first place in the national ASAE design competition, 2002.
-Traveled overseas to Costa Rica, Europe, Asia for studies in art, history, environment, and engineering
Stripes with Plaid, LLC; Owner & Designer 2017-present
Designed, created, and styled mommy and me/family coordinating collections. Tshirt designs. Business logos. Personalized designs and monograms. Available at online boutiques and local markets.
Coastal Couture, Inc ; Owner & Designer 2005-2012
Designed, patterned, and sewed mommy and me matching dresses, jackets, tops, bottoms, and accessories. Met with designers and pattern makers in New York, NY for samples. Debuted in loa trunk shows. One of a kind designs. Personal orders only.
Poleci, Los Angeles, CA; Intern Oct-Dec 2004
Learned fabric buying, detail, construction; Interacted with designers, manufactures, cutters, sewers; Reviewed trend reports, seasonal groups
Cocoe Voci - Couture Bridal Designer, Los Angeles, CA; Intern Oct-Dec 2004
Worked closely with couture designer and purchased trims and fabrics. Chose individual exotic flowers to arrange with refreshments; steamed/displayed dresses, dressed model in personal fashion show for Neiman-Marcus buyer. Created background, modeled dresses, decided on lighting and positions in photo shoot for Cocoe's new bridal collection. Doubled as fit model.
Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA; Wardrober, Aug - Sept 2004
Completed sewing test for hire, dressed and walked actors in cumbersome character costumes, quick fixes, laundry