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fernanda tapia

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A challenging position where I can utililyze my past training to truly make a difference

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
    Microsoft Office
    Gerber
  • Schools/Training

    Miami International University of Art and Design
    Istituto Europeo di Design

More Information

33 St Nicholas Ave Apt 1L Brooklyn, NY 11237 tferbg@yahoo.com
EDUCATION
Ai Miami International University of Art & Design, Miami, FL Jan 2008- Mar 2010
 Associate of Arts Degree in Fashion Design
Istitiuto Europeo di Design, Milan, Italy Oct 2005 - Jul 2006
 Fashion Styling Program
df Miami Dade College, Miami FL Aug 2002 - Aug 2004
 Associate of Arts Degree in Foreign Language

EXPERIENCE
Haute Hippie Manhattan, New York Jan 2011- Feb 2011
Assistant Pattern-Maker Internship
Supported development of Fall/Winter 2011 collection
Assisted Pattern Maker ad Designers on all levels of development
Freelance Designer, Miami, FL April 2010- Dec 2010
 Latina Girl Magazine- Created samples and patterns for a Lingerie Collection
 Sexy Wonders Boutique- Created patterns for an Evening Wear Collection
Hollister Co., Miami, FL Nov 2006- Nov 2007
Stylist/Visual Merchandiser
 Worked closely with Regional visual manager to apply corporate visual standards
 Supervised floor sets, style interior displays and exterior windows
 Trained all employees on visual standards and merchandising
Blink Management, Miami, FL Nov 2006-Nov 2007
Assistant Stylist
 Advertising campaigns -Gillette Malibu Razor, Rockport footwear
 Editorial Magazine work - Details, Ocean Dr, People en Español.
 Music Videos- Akon, Sean Kingston
Major, Future, Why Not (Modeling Agencies), Milan, Italy April 2006-July 2006
Stylist
 Test shoots for new faces, men and women; Images used for model comp books
Moschillo, Milan, Italy
Assistant Buyer Jan 2006-March-2006
 Assisted with showroom presentations
 Learned the collection to assist buyers with orders
Due Farina, Milan, Italy
Assistant Shoe Designer Internship Oct 2005-Dec 2005
 Assisted designer with showroom duties and marketing strategies
 Contacted buyers to develop clientele base; prepared look books for fashion publications

DESIGN RECOGNITION
 Featured designer MIUAD Fashion show, Miami, FL Mar 2010
 Finalist Mangos Restaurant Uniform Design Competition, Miami FL July 2008

DESIGN SKILLS
 Patternmaker – High quality and detailed patterns
 Couture and Tailoring Techniques
 Machine ,Hand Sewing and Embellishments
 Accurate and detailed drafting, draping, grading, marking, and cutting
 Specification drawings and flats
COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
 Adobe Photoshop and illustrator
 Microsoft Office and Gerber Technologies
LANGUAGE
 Multi-Lingual- Spanish, Italian and working knowledge of Portuguese

REFERENCES/PORTFOLIO-AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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