Education

Education
Sep 2005 - May 2009

BFA

Parsons School of Design

Work History

Work History

Certified Fitting Specialist

Bloomingdales

§      Fit individual customers to Lingerie

§      Provided detailed knowledge of each line to customers and to the buying department

§      Help meet daily and monthly sales goals.

§      Maintained client book.

Jun 2009 - Jun 2010

Certified Fitting Specialist

La Petite Coquette

§      Fit individual customers to Lingerie§      Pull for magazine shoots/trunk shows§      Help meet daily and monthly sales goals§      Merchandised store layout.

Sep 2009 - May 2009

Designer and Public Relations Coordinator

The Underground Runway

§      Designed a collection for the runway§      Coordinated model castings and designated models to designers§      Planed and designed fundraising events 

Sep 2008 - Feb 2009

Intern

VPL

§      Helped produce fabric samples, sewing samples and lab dips for production team§      Worked at Fashion Week§      Helped redesign and organize showroom

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Intern

Dessous

§      Helped create novelty details for samples

§      Helped produce fabric samples, sewing samples and lab dips for production team

§      Helped organize and run sample sales.

§      Shopped for accessories, trims and fabrics and created trend and market research.

Feb 2001 - Feb 2005

Assistant to the Public Relations Manager, and Sales Associate

Neiman Marcus

§      Operated alongside Public Relations Manager in the organization of store events including Fashion Shows, Trunk Shows, and special product promotions.

§      Worked with personal shoppers to organize wardrobes for clients, including coordination with sales associates in each department to help gather selections.

Custom

Skills

§      Comprehensive knowledge in the construction and fitting of all types of lingerie

§      Impressive business-oriented organization, communication, and multi-tasking skills.

§      Understanding of lingerie fabrication and how it can shape the female figure.

§      Skilled in machine sewing, hand sewing, draping, pattern making and fabric dying.

§      Impressive hand sketching and technical flats.

§      Excellent understanding of the dynamics of the retail apparel industry, particularly the sales, production and merchandising of luxury goods.

§      Advanced knowledge of computer software programs including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, U4ia, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.