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    Parsons The New School for Design
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1460 N. Mansfield Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

To join a women’s contemporary apparel company as a fashion designer where I can apply my
diverse knowledge of the design and manufacturing process, as well as my graphic design skills

Fera/Meister, Los Angeles, CA
June 2010 - Present
Freelance Designer (Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Wovens & Sweaters)
- Analyze and research trends in fabrics, colors and silhouettes
- Initiate tech packs with detailed specs and construction details
- Design, sketch and develop colorways for apparel, as well as prints, logo and website design
- Merchandise outfits for buyer meetings and create look books

Boo Gemes, Bronxville, NY
February 2009 - Present
Freelance Designer (Women’s Wovens & Knit Sportswear)
- Maintain brand integrity while designing trunk show invitations and marketing materials
- Create repeats and color ways for prints as well as CAD sketch designs

Saks Fifth Avenue, Short Hills, NJ / Los Angeles, CA
June 2002 - December 2010
Sales Associate (Women’s Designer, Contemporary and Children‘s)
- Listened to and interpreted clients’ needs while putting together looks that suited their taste

Hudson Bay Apparel, New York, NY
August 2007 - January 2009
Designer (“Boo Gemes” Brand and Contemporary Private Label - Women’s Wovens & Knits)
- Shopped the market and researched trends; laid out mood and inspiration boards
- Sketched flats and created prints, yarn dyes, embroidery and bead layouts
- Approved lap dips and communicated with overseas factories
- Presented and prepared different looks for buyers during market
- Designed marketing materials such as invitations, press packets and website pictures

Jones Apparel Group, New York, NY
August 2006 - July 2007
Associate Designer (“Evan Picone” Brand -Women’s Wovens & Knits)
- Created concept boards and color layouts
- Collaborated on trim and fit with production team
- Helped develop the design model for Product Lifecycle Management

Garfield Marks Design Group, New York, NY
August 2004 - August 2006
Assistant Designer (Contemporary Private Label - Women’s Wovens & Knits)
- Researched and sourced fabrics and trims
- Shopped the market, trade and fabric shows for inspiration
- Worked closely with the designer in designing and merchandising each line

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Design, May 2004
Associate in Applied Science, Fashion Marketing, December 2003

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, May 2002

Fashion Institute of Technology / School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Continuing Education, Illustrator and Photoshop Training

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat; Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word;
PLM(Product Lifecycle Management)

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