Summary of Skills

- Experienced in Managing Cross-functional Business/ Creative Teams to Develop and Execute Design Concepts - 5 Years Experience in Entertainment Industry - 2 Years Experience in Brand Development & Market Research - 3 Years Experience in Media/ Public Relations & Artist Promotion - 10 Years Experience in Apparel Industry - 10 Years Experience. In Sales, Sales Support, and Customer Service - 10 Years Experience Administrative Work - Brand, Product & Line Development - Fabric & Apparel Sourcing, Specifications & Costing - Visual Merchandising & Wardrobe Styling - Fashion Illustration, Hand/Technical/Computer Flat Sketching - Clothing & Graphic Design - Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator - Web PDM, ACS & AIC, WinFashion, Spin - Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

Intern

Synergy Works, LLC

Organizing, Researching and Compiling industry contacts

Designing email marketing campaigns

Designing one sheets

Radio promotions

Media relations

Clerical duties

Nov 2008 - Present

CEO

Sonorous Media and Marketing

Creating Music Marketing and Promotions strategies Media pitching and relations, Press kits and releases, Personal/ Company Brand Management, Building industry relations and correspondences, Email marketing campaigns, Booking, Radio Promotions

Oct 2007 - Present

Director of Publicity

Illregular Instrumentals, LLC

Media pitching and relations

Press kits and releases

Personal/ brand image concepts

Building industry relations and correspondences

Designing email marketing campaigns

Booking studio time and servicing clients

Scheduling travel arrangements

Personal and clerical duties

May 2008 - Nov 2008

Merchandiser

BCBG Max Azria

Knit Tops & Sweaters for the MAXrave Division Managed the multimillion dollar Knits and Sweaters Product Line which represented approximately 30% of the total inventory for 350 stores nationwide. Conducted fashion trend research and implement in product development Analyze Best Seller and Spin Data to create SKU Plan and upcoming season development strategy. Collaborated with Buying Team to ensure development follows their vision and strategy of the brands merchandise assortment mix. Collaborated with Graphic Design Team to develop and create screen graphic and textile print designs for product development. Communicated and work with international vendors to achieve quality and color, monitor and follow up on progression of development and oversee performance to maintain standards. Assisted Division Merchandise Manager in merchandising line, prepare expense report, minor calendaring, and administrative duties.

Jul 2007 - May 2008

Production Coordinator

Guilbert Tex/ Smash Mens, Inc.

Clothing and graphic design Conducted fashion trend research and implement in product development Communicated and work with international vendors to achieve quality and color, monitor and follow up on progression of orders and oversee performance to maintain delivery and standards Maintained buyer relations and locate and contact prospective buyers Assisted President in merchandising line, sales orders and shipments, as well as clerical functions

Sep 2006 - Apr 2007

Fabric Buyer

BCBG Max Azria

Imports/ Fabric Buyer Created and maintain fabric POs, Negotiate fabric price, delivery, payment and shipment terms Communicated and work with international vendors and mills to achieve quality and color, monitor and follow up on progression of orders and oversee performance to maintain delivery and standards Collaborated with design and Fabric R & D to sub source and counter source new fabric qualities. Worked with Planning and Sales for sales projections to calculate and place orders.

Dec 2003 - Dec 2006

Executive Assistant to President

Shaman Work Recordings

Media pitching and relations

Press kits and releases

Personal/ brand image concepts

Building industry relations and correspondences

Booking studio time and servicing clients

Scheduling travel arrangements

Personal and clerical duties

Oct 2004 - Dec 2004

Intern- Film Costumer for "Memoirs of a Geisha"

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Organizing costumes, measurements, creating storyboards, assisting in costume production and design.

Jul 2004 - Oct 2004

Intern

Poleci

Specifications and grading, updating line books, maintaining and organizing fabric library

Education

Education
2009 - 2011

B.S.

2003 - 2004

A.A.

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising