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Maria Margarita Fernandez

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A Global Womenswear Designer, Based in London who seeks design employment. Has a wide educational background in Fashion from different establishments around the world. Has worked for a Very High Fashion company in London and owns consignment label in Asia

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Fashion Illustration
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe In Design
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Premier
    Final Cut
    Apple Key Note
    Macromedia Director
    Imovie/IDVD
  • Schools/Training

    London College of Fashion-BA Honors Fashion Design
    Ateneo de Manila University- BA Communication Arts
    Fashion Institute of Technology Fashion Business P
    LaSalle College International Diploma Fashion Desi

More Information

http://web.mac.com/maita.fernandez
http://maitafernandez.multiply.com

CONTACT INFORMATION:
T 07928622334 or +639175318125
E-MAIL maita.fernandez@mac.com
maita.fernandez@gmail.com

PROFILE
I am a mature, hardworking and meticulous individual with high experience in design research and developments within the luxury fashion industry and have first hand experience in running a luxury label. I am currently seeking a design/creative/ associate design position in womenswear, retail and
couture.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN FASHION

(London) Alexander McQueen 12/2008- Present Design Assistant (Intern)
(London) FCouture 03/2009-08/2009 Freelance Designer
(London) I-D magazine /online website 10/2008-12/2008 Fashion Designer
(London) Jasmine Di Milo 01/2007-03/2007 Design Assistant (Intern)

02/2006-current Designer/ Owner (RTW) MA-i-TA by Maita Fernandez
05/2005- 06/2005 Design Intern Sari-Sari Inc.
02/2005-04/2005 Fashion Stylist Candies
01/2005-current Designer/ Owner (MTO)Maita Fernandez
09/2003-01/2004 In House Stylist Chroma Philippines,
photography by Farncis Escaler

EDUCATION
2006-2008 BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology Womenswear
London College of fashion
2005 (Post Grduated Certificate) Fashion Business
Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC
2004- 2005 (Diploma) Fashion Design
LaSalle College International Montreal- (Manila Branch)
2000- 2004 BA Communication Arts
Ateneo de Manila University
SKILLS
Creative
Well- rounded in design research, digital, screen print design as well as Flat, 2D and 3D garment design.
Technical Educated in different techniques for womenswear illustration and pattern cutting.
IT
Professionally trained in Adobe Photoshop and Premier, Final Cut, Imovie, Keynote for Apple, Macromedia Flash Maker and Director. Skilled in Microsoft Office Programs.
Personal Professional communication skills and has an open mind with regards to learning new things.

ACHIEVEMENTS
Publication Features (clothing and write ups)
09/2007 style feature” Get the Graphic Look.” MARIE CLAIRE magazine, Philippines
08/2007 cover and celebrity spread MANUAL magazine, Philippines
07/2007 celebrity spread “Maggie Wilson” MEG magazine, Philippines
07/ 2007 style feature ”City Sleek” METRO magazine, Philippines
03/2007 fashion spread “Wallflower” MEGA magazine, Philippines
10/2006 fashion spread “Part Mode” COSMOPOLITAN magazine, Philippines
11/2006 fashion spread “101 Ideas” MARIE CLAIRE magazine, Philippines
10/2006 cover GIRLFRIEND magazine, Philippines
09/2006 fashion spread “The Tent Dress” MEG magazine, Philippines 09/2006 fashion spread “The Matrix” FUDGE magazine, Philippines 07/2006 fashion make-over “New York Minute GIRLFRIEND magazine, Philippines
03/2006 fashion spread “Celebrity Looks” MEG magazine, Philippines 06/2005 fashion spread “REBEL WEAR” MTV INC Philippines 06/2005 “Back to School” feature CHALK magazine, Philippines 04/2005 product spread ME magazine, Philippines 02/2005 fashion spread “Little Women” 2bU Philippine Daily Inquirer 02/2005 fashion spread “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” MEG magazine, Philippines
01-02/2005 “New Designer To Watch Out For” PREVIEW magazine, Philippines (Anniversary Issue)

Fashion Shows
06/2010- Solo Show sponsored by the Philippine Embassy of London
02/2010- Featured Designer Showcase Show for Kensington Temple London
04/2008 London College of Fashion Graduate Show
06/2005 Collection Launch “Signature Style” Style Magazine, Philippines Event (ROCKWELL TENT, Makati Philippines)
04/2005 Sony Featured Designer “Sony Lifestyle” Magazine Launch (SM Mall, Makati Philippines)
09/2004 International Couturiers and Designers of the Philippines designer launch “Behind the Seam” (DUSIT HOTEL NIKKO Makati, Philippines)
08/2004 Olympic and lifestyle launch “FASHION GAMES” (Fort Bonifacio, Philippines)

Competitions
06/2008 Finalist ASOS. COM (LONDON) “LTD 100”
08/2005 Contestant to The Fashion Design Council of the Philippines “Young Designers Competition (qualifying round to “Mitel Moda”)
08/2004 Finalist to Wild Vines Design Competition
11/2004 Runner-up to Development Bank of the Philippines “UNIFORM” Design Competition

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MEDIA PRODUCTION
09/2003-01/2004 Assistant Photographer Chroma Philippines
02/2003-09/2003 Post Production Manager Lakbay TV
09/2001- 11/2001 Assistant Director/ Trainee GMA 7 Telesine
09/2001 Documentary Writer GMA 7-Assignment “Karera”

INTERESTS
Fashion, Travel, Dance, Film and Music
Travel
Studied in New York. Often visits parts of America such as California and New York. Yearly in Hong Kong. Frequently travels parts of Asia (Singapore and Malaysia) and Paris 04/2001- 05/2001 had toured Europe starting from Paris, moving to Lucern, Italian Lakes, Venice, Florence, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona and Lourdes.

***References are available on request

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