Toddler Girls Designer at Garan, Inc.
10/2012 – Present New York, NY
Design, merchandise and manage the Toddler Girls’ Garanimals program. Prepare trend analysis and line proposal presentations. Communicate internally with graphics, production, costing and technical design teams and externally with international and domestic mills, screen printers and sample makers to complete necessary tasks for implementing designs. Promoted from managing Boys, polos and hunting apparel.
Assistant Designer, Freelance at Aeropostale
4/2012 – 8/2012 New York, NY
Worked with boys and girls design, color and graphic design teams to research and develop concept and trend inspiration. Designed and sketched flat drawings. Composed line sheets, tech packs, presentation and mood boards.
Product Development Coordinator, Freelance at Rebecca Taylor
2/2012 – 3/2012 New York, NY
Created sketches and line sheets. Maintained development department calendar. Collaborated with director and managers to produce samples overseas, locally and in-house. Managed sample status and inventory for runway, sales and press.
Assistant Technical Designer at Rachel Roy
3/2011 – 1/2012 New York, NY
Assisted with fittings and evaluating samples, updating spec and production information. Managed fitting schedules among technical design, design teams and model agencies. Tracked, managed and measured samples. Communicated with factories overseas to achieve desired samples.
Fashion Design studio Abroad at Prague Institute NCSU, College of Design
2008 Czech Republic
Fashion Design studio Abroad
BFA Art & Design at North Caoline State University, College of Design
2006 – 2010 Raleigh, NC
Outstanding Student Award, Surface Design Association
An instructor-appointed award recognized for demonstrating innovative use of technique, materials and concepts in fabric surface design.
fashionSPARK Fashion Show
SPARKcon Raleigh, NC
A creative festival with the most prestigious fashion show in NC.
Art to Wear Fashion Show
NCSU Raleigh, NC
NC State University’s leading fashion show. Juried to design a collection shown for the runway two consecutive years.