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WORK

EXPERIENCE

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

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

School of The Art

Institute Chicago

May 2015

NABA Institute of fashion and design

(Milan)

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

 

 

 

 

SKILLS

 

 

 

COMMUNITY

NETWORKS

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

Jan 2012

 

Assembled collections for buyer previews

Assisted in selling of knit and woven garments

Followed up on cost estimates after meetings

Shadowed sample sourcing