CV


/ The Row, New York, NY - Atelier/Patternmaking Intern - Winter 2014: Assisted in all pattern and sample development leading up to FW14 collection. Pattern corrections, cut & sewing of toiles and swatches, and prepping cutwork for sample makers. 

/ Alexander Wang, New York, NY -  Knitwear Design Intern - Summer 2013: Assisted both women’s and menswear RTW knitwear design teams taking responsibilities for as design assistant. Assisted during fittings and meetings with the designers. Resolved fit issues and final alterations leading up to the Spring 2014 show.

/ Marc Jacobs Intl, New York, NY - Shoe Design Intern - Summer 2012: Assisted both Marc Jacobs Collection and Marc by Marc Jacobs shoe design teams.



Skills        

/ 3D: Skilled in draping, pattern drafting and construction of both knits and wovens. Agile in hand/machine sewing, as well as beading and embroidery. Strong knowledge of properties and uses of a variety of textiles, as well as experienced in tailoring and fitting. Beginner level machine knitting experience.

/ 2D: Strongly skilled as a freehand and technical sketcher. Effective at creating presentation boards communicating design intentions. Knowledge of research methods and concepts, color and fabric stories.

/ Computer: Macintosh and PC. Photoshop, Illustrator, Kaledo, InDesign.and Microsoft – Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

/ Personal: Fluent in Spanish. Ability to thoroughly research, organize and manage projects from concept to production. Strong managing and communication skills.

Education        

/ Rhode Island School of Design  BFA Apparel Design 2014                    


Recognition 

/ Joe’s Blackbook Design Competition  Top 3 Finalist - 2013.

/ Textron Fellowship Recipient        Apparel Department Rhode Island School of Design - 2013

/ CFDA Scholarship Award RISD Nominee                                               Apparel Design Department Rhode Island School Of Design - 2013. 


Achievements 

Featured on WWD print cover for Tuesday May, 2013  RISD Senior Thesis Standouts - 2014

/ Levi Strauss & Co. + RISD Collaboration 1 of 9 prototypes produced - 2013.

RISD Fashion Show 2012, 2013 & 2014                                                       Looks selected for show.

 / Apparel Design Dept. Exhibit 2013 & 2014                                                   Looks selected for show. 

 / Foundation Triennial Exhibit 2012 Spatial Dynamics foundation project, selected for invitational show. 

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