Andrea Mata

Design Intern at Custom Team-Echo Design

NY, USA

Work Experience

Colette And Blue

textile design intern

May 2014 - West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Flotsam+Jetsam

Internship at Flotsam+Jetsam Design Studio

Assisted in pattern making, sewing and designing for the new Spring 2014 children's wear collection.
September 2013 - December 2013 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

BAK Middle School Of The Arts

Internship as Assistant Costume Designer for the Theater Department at Bak Middle School of the Arts

Assisted in designing, pattern making and sewing different costumes.
October 2012 - November 2012 West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Cool Town Fashion

Reporter of Street Style News at fashion blog Cooltown Fashion

Research current trends in street style through the fashion capitals of the world. Weekly article about the trend with images.
March 2012 - Present Guatemala City, Guatemala

Echo Design

Design Intern for Custom Team

Assist in sending out samples with factories following direction from designer – process involves organizing tech packs with detailed instructions, flat sketches, CADs, color cards, pitch sheets, swatches, and trims; assist in colorations of styles, assist in checking in samples (under supervision of designer) and organizing, creating, and setting up presentation materials and showroom visuals in preparation for design meetings.
May 2015 - August 2015 New York, United States

Anthropologie

Freelance Colorist

December 2015 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

Philadelphia University

MS in Textile Design

January 2013 - Present Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Universidad Del Istmo UNIS

B.A in Industrial Apparel Design

January 2008 - May 2012 Guatemala

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Native),

Awards

Cotton Couture Contest NCSU

First place in Cotton Couture Fashion Show

2011

Skills

Domestic Sewing Machines, Fashion Illustration, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Industrial Sewing Machines, Kaledo Print, Kaledo Style , Pattern Development, PentaxK7, Photoshop, Spec Sheets, Textile Design In Repeat Mode, Trend Research,