Showcase & Discover Creative Work

To obtain a position in the fashion industry with an emphasis on design and illustration

Work Experience

Showroom 77/Sarai Style- Adore

Consultant, Illustrator

-Evaluate two fashion designers and analyze their different styles for a line collaboration at a locally based fashion apparel showroom and design studio.
-Collaborate color palettes, silhouettes, fabrics, and details for a 12 piece economically inspired ready-to-wear dressy-casual womwenswear Spring 2011 collection.
May 2010 - October 2010 South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Little Black Dress By Diana Misetic

Seamstress

September 2010

Education

Philadelphia University

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design

August 2006 - May 2010 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

American University Of Rome

Fashion Design Study Abroad

Expanded knowledge of the Italian garment industry by research and travel and complete two intensive illustration projects. Was under the direction of Antonella Buono in fashion illustration, design concept, and fashion figure drawing.
September 2008 - December 2008 Rome, Italy

Awards

N.A.M.S.B. Foundation Inc.

Joseph Klein Award for Excellence in Menswear

201005

Philadelphia University

Fashion Faculty Award for Excellence in Design and Execution

201005

International Thespian Society

Costume Mistress Scholarship

200605

Skills

AccuMark Pattern Systems, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Color Stories, Concept Development, Costing And Spec Sheets, Draping, Fabric Rendering, Illustration Of Concept Sketches, Mac And PC Proficient, Manual And Electronic Sewing, Patternmaking, Problem Solving, Screen And Inkjet Printing, Word, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Excel, Powerpoint,

Additional Activities

Nominated Designer, Philadelphia Fashion Week '10 Student Fashion Show Competition
Garment featured in Two.One.Five Magazine, May 2010
Recipient, Philadelphia University's Dean List, Fall 2009
Member, Fashion Industry Association, 2006-2009
Participant, Red Dress Competition of the American Heart Association, 2009
Participant, Council of Fashion Designers of America Illustration Competition, 2009
Member, The Text (bi-weekly university newspaper) 2006-2008