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To obtain a challenging position in the fashion industry which would allow me to demonstrate my creative skills and gain growth .


"Hello, My name is Chiarra Hughes and I am a very outgoing, hardworking, strong-willed individual. I do not believe in giving up , evern when the doors were slammed in my face I still kept striving because I know that I am destined for success and will stop at nothing until I reach my goals1"


Keenya kersey

I used to work with Keenya at Ace Style Intimate Apparel and I also attended school with her at Katherine Gibbs.

Cay Paras

This was my ex-superior however she has become a friend over the time that I've known her.

She is also no longer working for Ace Style as the company has downsized and moved to the far east.


Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Fashion Designer/Wardrobe Stylist

Chi Chi J Styling Inc
Promotes new fashion and coordinates promotional activities such as fashion shows. Creates all original designs from proto to approvals Sources all trends and fabrics Deals with manufacturers regarding production Skilled wardrobe stylist
Jan 2007Feb 2008

Design Room Clerk

Ace Style Intimate Apparel Inc
Design Room Clerk, 1/29/2007-1/31/2008 ACE STYLE Intimate Apparel INC. • Organized and maintained the workshop area • Data Entry (using Microsoft Access) • Answered phones , faxed and filed documents • Received and released patterns for production • Served as liaison between the Hong Kong and New York design teams • Assisted in the specking of garments • Created trim boards • Assisted in designing (flat) sketches for a major intimate apparel company
Oct 2006Jan 2007

Assistant Designer

Clem Carrington WorldWide Inc
Design Assistant, Intern, 10/06-12/06 Clem Carrington Worldwide, New York • Constructed tech packs • Designed logos using Illustrator and Photoshop • Sketched garments and constructed clothing • Assisted in the specking of garments • Sourced fabric • Researched fashion trends



Associate Degree

Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division


Art Institute of Pittsburgh


Katherine Gibbs School


Columbia-Greene Community College


creative/technical skills
   (CAD) computer Aided Design Sketching  Adobe Illustrator & PhotoShop Computer Graphics, Computer Design & Illustration and Digital Imagery Desktop Publishing Microsoft Office ( Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) Marketing & Sales Strong Technical skills in Pattern Making Light Draping Skills  

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