PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN, New York, NY (2011-15)
BFA in Fashion Design with concentration in Menswear, 2015
Thesis fabric sponsorship by Cone Mills
MADEWORN, West Hollywood, CA. May 2018- Present
Designer /// Chainstitch Embroidery Artist
Working mostly with my antique Cornely chainstitch embroidery machine, I design and embroider graphics direct to garment for both visiting clients and larger retail vendors of our brand. Sometimes I work from pre-approved licensed graphics from my creative director, and other times I design custom lettering or graphics. I also assist my creative director in designing American-made unisex garments in the pre-embroidery phase.
MADEWORN, West Hollywood, CA. May 2017- May 2018
I helped establish and maintain an inventory system for all stocked garments on-site. I kept and fulfilled e-commerce orders, working directly with clients to meet their needs. I also helped our tailor with customizing garments for clients.
MADEWORN, West Hollywood, CA. Oct. 2016- May 2017
I reviewed and maintained inventory of garments, organized and kept stock of trims, and assisted with all daily duties of the team.
RRL by RALPH LAUREN, Malibu, CA. Feb. 2016-May 2017
Working closely with luxury denim and vintage-inspired clothing in order to service clients with any and all needs, developing and maintaining relationships with clients and being able to anticipate their needs, utilizing POS system, using denim and jean construction expertise to help clients pick a perfect pair.
URBAN OUTFITTERS, Santa Monica, CA. Oct. 2015- Feb. 2016
Men’s and Housewares Receiver
Led the opening team every morning in receiving and processing all product, maintained and reorganized backstocked inventory, processed send sales, and made sure all opening duties were completed by team.
URBAN OUTFITTERS, New York, NY. June 2015 – Oct. 2015
Men's Denim Specialist
Utilize expertise in denim to better help customers, boost sales, and improve team’s product knowledge; merchandise men’s denim department; working with the store merchandiser to create a fresh and dynamic Denim Shop within the greater floor set.
URBAN OUTFITTERS, New York, NY. May 2012 – June 2015
Senior Sales Associate
Customer service, working closely with Point of Sale system, and assisting merchandisers with floor sets.
ZAC POSEN, New York, NY. June 2013 - August 2013
Acted as liaison between New York factories and the company office, organized tech packs, and gathered items to bundle for trim packages.
SALA DE BELLEZA SARITA, Columbia, SC. January 2008- November 2010
Front Desk Assistant
Organized client appointments, promoted and sold product, and learned the importance of customer service in small businesses.
Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
Design: Menswear and Denim
Research and Development