Amber Nifong

Fashion Designer

Savannah, GA, USA

Work Experience

Maggie Norris Couture

Design Intern

+ Design intern for Maggie Norris Couture
+ Developed potential designs for upcoming
Ready-to-Wear line
+ Composed fashion illustrations
+ Assisted in company events
+ Generated looks and dressed clientele
+ Managed Social Media and PR work.
+ Aided in fabric sourcing, obtaining notations
and trims, and other daily tasks
June 2013 - August 2013 New York, New York, United States

Altizer & Co.

Intern

+ Fabric design intern
+ Assisted with daily tasks, meeting clientele, and
developed fabric collections
+ Employed Adobe Photoshop to create prints
+ Fabricated prints for the Al Fresco outdoor
fabric collection
+ Participated in annual fabric Showtime
+ Assisted Vice President
December 2007 - May 2008 High Point, North Carolina, United States

Express

part-time sales associate

Worked as part-time sales associate for summer and early fall 2011.
May 2011 - September 2011 Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

B.F.A in Fashion Design with a minor in Illustration

September 2008 - May 2014 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sewing, 2D Design, 3D Design, CAD, Concept Development, Crochet, Draping, Drawing, Evening Wear, Fashion Design, Fashion Illustration, Fine Arts, Flat Pattern Drafting, Garment Construction, Hand-sewing Skills, Illustration, Knitting, Knitwear Design, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, Painting, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Sewing Machine, Textile Design,

Activities and Accomplishments

+ Publication of my work in the Savannah College of Art
and Design 2014 Fashion show featured: WWD online,
Elle online, Fashionista.com, and Refinery 29. May 2014
+ Published in Glassbook November 2014
+ Published in Elegant Magazine December 2014
+ Published in Schön Magazine January 2015
+ Featured in the Savannah College of Art and Design
2014 Fashion Show. May 2014
+ Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.69 GPA from Savannah
College of Art and Design May 2014
+ Repeatedly on the Dean’s List at Savannah College
of Art and Design September 2008 - May 2014
+ 4.0 GPA at Savannah College of Art and Design
September 2008 - March 2010
+ Awarded the ACA Scholars Scholarship by Savannah
College of Art and Design for Art and Academic excellence.
May 2008 - August 2014