Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
Atlanta, GA

B.F.A. Fashion Design - 2009-2014


Experience

Mud Pie llc. Atlanta, GA
Associate Technical Designer – 2014 - Present

  • Creating technical sketches & design sample requests
  • Developing ideas to improve current styles
  • Draping and pattern-making for new apparel styles
  • Creating and maintaining size grading for women’s apparel
  • Leading fit meetings & adjusting fit corrections
  • Made changes, pattern alterations and communicated directly with factories
  • Maintaining tracking and proper measuring of each fit and pre-production samples
  • Approving all pre-production and TOP samples
  • Writing and curating the Technical Design Department’s blog posts
  • Directing product photo shoots
  • Assisting presenting products in market shows

 

WHIT-NY New York, NY
Design & Production Intern­ – 2014

  • Worked directly with Whitney Pozgay on new styles and pattern-making for Spring 2015
  • Assisted with choosing and developing fabric samples
  • Assisted in organizing Spring 2015 presentation
  • Created hand drawn as well as CAD flats & illustrations
  • Assisted in directing Spring 2015 look book photo shoot
  • Worked with printing companies LTS Designs and Preview developing printed fabric samples
  • Sourced materials for Spring 2015
  • Worked with local factories on production daily
  • Designed look for NYFW Barbie Lounge by Whit-NY 
  • Developed and maintained line sheets
  • Responsible for working with factories, creating tech packs, measuring spec sheets, and oversaw fit corrections.

Achievements

  • Collection published in Surface Magazine photography editorial
  • Savannah College of Art and Design, Academic Honors Scholarship &  Artistic Scholarship Recipient - 2009 - 2013
  • Savannah College of Art and Design, Introduction to Fashion Design Spring Exhibition Designer- 2010
  • Local Eleven Ten, Fashion Illustration Exhibition
    Featured Artist, 2010

SCAD Atlanta Style Lab Mentor Program

  • Selected from my senior class in 2013 to participate in a mentor program with designer, Whitney Pozgay, in the conception and design of my senior collection.

Proficiencies

  • Sewing, Draping, Pattern making, Fashion Sketching, Illustration, Technical Flats & CAD
  • Knowledge of Textiles, Fiber Classification, Fabric Manipulation, Dyeing Techniques, Print Development, Finishing Methods, Weaving, Metals/jewelry
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Strong directing and communications skills with local and over seas factories
  • Size grading, Technical Specs, Tech Packs