Jenine  Marie Perales

  • Jersey City New Jersey

Fashion Designer ~ Interior Designer                       

Key Qualifications 

Highly organized, creative, Fashion Designer with experience in:

  • Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Color and Textile Awareness
  • Updated on Trends
  • Merchandise & line development
  • Retail Knowledge
  • 9 years customer service and retail experience
  • Visual merchandising

Education

Education
Sep 2014

Associate of Arts, Fashion Design

FIDM/ Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
  • Computer Pattern Drafting I & II
  • Portfolio Preparation & Presentation
  • Computer Aided Fashion Design I &II
  • Industry Pattern Drafting
  • Collection Development
  • Draping & Garment Construction I &II

Experience

Work History

Dec 2014 - Aug 2015

Production Artist 

Zero Chaos– Avery Products Corporation (Brea, CA)
  • Fabricated Fashion trend inspiration boards
  • Worked with design team to design and create innovative prototypes
  • Used consumer feedback to make design and function adjustments in the product
  • Developed graphic designs for tabs, labels, and binder vinyls
  • Printing and cutting labels, tabs, fabrics, posters, signage and binder vinyl using Roland VersaUV print & cut machinery and laser cutters
Aug 2011 - Sep 2014

Sales Associate 

Wet Seal (Pleasanton, CA)
  • Styled and fabricated visual displays for store entrance.
  • Worked with management to layout store merchandising plan.
  • Established a strong client base to exceed sales goals and consistently met and exceed individual sales goals.
  • Coordinated daily cash reconciliation at high volume flagship store along with handling bank deposits.
  • Applied knowledge of loss prevention to reduce theft.
Oct 2004 - Mar 2009

Event Specialist     

Empire Party Rentals (Riverside, CA)
  • Discussed contract terms with customers, collected payments, and signed off invoices.
  • Delivered and picked up party supplies and identified proper layout to best suit the customer’s needs.

Volunteer Work at  Patriot High School

Patriot Student Store  (August 2010 – May 2011)

  • Tracked daily sales, calculated year-to-date numbers to forecast future earnings and report profit/loss.
  • Order and maintain inventory control.

Fashion Club President (March 2011 - May 2011)

  • Facilitate club activities, organize fundraisers, coordinated fashion show, and outline weekly agenda.
  • Donated formal gowns to Prom Closet and altered dresses for students’ upcoming dances.

Co-Dance Commissioner of Associated Student Body (July 2009 - May 2011)

  • Approved financials and created detailed budget for school activities.
  • Organized school activities and dances to promote school spirit.
  • Attended CADA conference on leadership lessons and provided summary to ASB.

References/ Portfolio 

 Available upon request