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Education

Sep 2005May 2009

BFA

Parsons School of Design

Work experience

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 2009Jun 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 2009May 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 2008Feb 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 2007Aug 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 2001Feb 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.

References

Rebecca Apsan

Cahntel De Freitas

Danielle Chrisphonte

Darren Weimer

Portfolio

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.