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  • Market Segments

  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

    job dependant
  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Pattern Drafting
    Adobe Photoshop
    Technical Design
    Adobe Photosop
  • Schools/Training

    Ryerson University/ BA in Fashion Design
    University of Central England on Exchange Program
    Ryerson Designer of the Year 2006
    Ryerson 1st place in Evening Wear Design 2004
    Bretton Endowment Fund 2006

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Anna Sui Inc. NY, USA (March 2010-Present)
• Tops: Research and design Top Collection, source trims, liaise with vendors, communicate with sales team to increase profit margin, direct technical designer’s, supervise fits. Create Line Charts for Tops collection consisting of approximately 80 body’s in Excel and Photoshop, create flat renderings while utilizing strong Illustrator, Photoshop and hand rendering skills.
• Runway Collection: In charge of Line Charts, render technical designs for Line Sheets on over 200 pieces, transfer hand and illustrator renderings into Photoshop to and up to 7 prints per piece. Communicate with Anna and sales team to implement updates and changes to company.
• AS on line web store: update and manage the online shop, Photoshop images, create content, track sales in order to drive new business.
• Attend seasonal sales meetings to analyze the market in order to meet customer needs and sales objectives

Erdem London, UK (2010)
Production and Design Room Assistant
• Assisted Design Room Director on multiple tasks
• Drafted, cut, sewed a garment presented in Lula Magazine
• Helped create Linecharts, assisted in fashion show execution and in the overseeing of interns
• Pattern drafting/cutting, sewing

Future Classics London, UK (2009-2010)
Production and Design Room Assistant
• Flat designs in Illustrator
• Created SS10 line sheets/spec sheets/technical specs
• Pattern cutting, sewing, pattern drafting
• Assisted in the creation of the FC online web store: uploading, editing content, communicating to customers and delivering orders
• Worked on LFW: research, booking, show prep, show execution

Aritzia Inc. Vancouver, CAN (2008)
Design Room Assistant
• Created technical flats in illustrator
• Maintained color library, organized files, and prepared color cards
• Aided various staff members to catch up to deadlines

Le Chateau Inc. Montreal, CAN (2006- 2007)
Assistant Designer For Women’s Dressy Blouses, Dressy Knit Tops, Dressy Skirts & Body Wear
• Recruited by one of Canada’s leading fashion retailers
• Analyzed and targeted runway trends for the mass market
• Assisted in daily development, design, sketch garments
• Created and maintain requisitions
• Attend fittings, communicate with technical designers & pattern makers
• Assisted in fabric, color & trim choice & approval
• Communicated with over seas vendors

Freelance Design
Fashion Graphic Illustration and Design (2006-Present)
• Wedding invitation creation through illustration, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Business Card creation
• Fashion Illustration


Designer of the Year/ Breton’s Endowment Fund Toronto, CAN (2006)
• Awarded by Ryerson University and a panel of industry professional judges. The most prestigious award a 4th year graduate can attain
• Created a high end evening wear collection of 5 gowns, made of hand dyed silks, lace underlay, built in corseting, hidden closures, hand beading, and strategic burning
• Researched new trends, colors, and concepts at Premier Vision in 2005 which I implemented into my final collection
• Created 25 designs leading to the final 5 to include technical designs, logo design, and press kits
• Draped, patterned drafted, sewed samples, resulting 5 evening gowns

Garment selected to be displayed in the Holt Renfrew Window Toronto, ON (2006)
• Through the Mass Exodus Fashion Show approximately 20 out of the 56 designers were selected to display a garment in the Holt Renfrew window
• 5 interested clients approached Holt Renfrew regarding my final collection.

Electric Alley Fashion Show 1st place Toronto, CAN (2005)
• Awarded 1st place for an evening gown I created for the Ryerson’s Electric Alley Fashion Show. The competition was judged by a panel of fashion industry professionals

Bata Shoe Museum Award Toronto, CAN (2005)
• The award included the honor of displaying a shoe I hand crafted in the Bata Shoe Museum

• Photoshop/ Illustrator/ Microsoft Office Suite/ Pattern Drafting/ Draping/ Technical Illustrations/ Basic Oracle/ CAD/ Online Web Store Design
• MAC and PC compatible
• Fluent in English and conversational French
• Highly effective in organization, trend driven research and development, communication, leadership, highly detailed

Ryerson University Toronto, ON (2002- 2006)
• Bachelor of Art and Design in Fashion

University of Central England Birmingham, UK (2005)
• BA Exchange Program: Fashion Retail Management

University of Saint Anne Church Point, NS (Summer 2004)
• Government funded French Immersion Program

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