AKMD Collection/USA-OK Industries - Marketing Coordinator
July 2014- present
Developed social media strategy for AKMD and Chicago showroom Pensare group
Designed website using Cargo Collective for USA-OK Industries.
Administrated and monitored Kickstarter campaign
Contacted prospective buyers and showrooms to represent AKMD collection
School of The Art
NABA Institute of fashion and design
Central Saint Martins (University of Arts London)
Jun - Aug 2012
Piece & Co., Chicago - Textile Design Assistant
Jan- Apr 2014
Developed tech-packs to coordinate between clients and artisan producers
Created inspiration boards and design trend stories
Designed printing blocks for Spring/Summer fabrics
Generated content for Pinterest and Facebook page
Coach Inc, New York - Color Management Intern
Jun- Aug 2013
Organized textile and leather archives
Updated database with approved colors and qualities
Made color ways using 3D simulations on EAT software
Assisted mentors on sourcing trips to Tex world and Premier Vision
Bachelors of Fine Arts
Fashion Styling and Image Creation
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge, Rhinoceros 5, Styling, Trend forecasting, PLM, Product development, Creating tech-packs, Design inspiration boards, Sewing, Fabric Dyeing, Carpentry, Mold making, Welding, Soldering, Microsoft Suite, Implementing organizational systems, Team Management, Proposal Writing, EAT and Fashion Photography.
Founder Namaste SAIC, a multi cultural student group .
Community Volunteer with NY Cares Project.
Tutor at Savera Center for Mentally Disabled .
Karmatex. Ltd., Mumbai - Personal Assistant for Wholesale Merchant
Assembled collections for buyer previews
Assisted in selling of knit and woven garments
Followed up on cost estimates after meetings
Shadowed sample sourcing