RESUME

 

FASHION EXPERIENCE

Lela Rose Fashion Design Intern (January 2015-May 2015)

  • worked with Lela (owner), senior designer, designer and assistant designer on FW 2015, Spring Bridal 2016, Resort 2016 and SS 2016 collections
  • NYFW FW 2015 Fashion Show: responsible for dressing & changing models, last minute hand sewing, organizing model outfits (apparel, jewelry & shoes), and choosing runway music.
  • NY Bridal Week Spring 2016 Presentation: designed bridal hair branches & bridal presentation ties for servers, responsible for dressing & changing models, last minute hand sewing, organizing model outfits (apparel, jewelry & shoes), and staging presentation space.
  • draping & patternmaking of designs
  • hand embroidery, hand dying
  • organizing: fabrics, swatches, samples, invoices and color cards
  • hand & machine sewing
  • special projects including: helping stage & design photoshoot decor, working on Lela's book Pret-a-Party

 

FASHION DESIGN TECHNIQUES & SKILLS

  • fabric manipulation, draping, patternmaking, hand sewing, machine sewing, hand embroidery, and fabric dying
  • fashion photography, photoshoot decor & staging, and styling
  • fashion illustration (hand & digital rendered)

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Apple & Windows OS
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Website Design

 

EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA (2012-2014): Fashion Design

Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL (2005-2009): B.S. Psychology

 

RESEARCH WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Collective: Research Assistant (2016)

  • responsible for designing and organizing user experience studies
  • collected and analyzed data for user experience studies
  • generated trend reports based on data collection for customers

Georgia State University: Neuroscience Lab Manager (2012-2014)

  • solely responsible for organization, supervision and management of laboratory, including:  
    • employees
    • training
    • databases
    • shipments
    • procurement
    • interns and undergraduates
    • equipment maintenance
    • invoices
    • inventory
    • certifications
  • performed independent research project that resulted in a scientific journal publication

Vanderbilt University: Neuroscience Research Assistant I, II (2009-2012)

  • responsible for 4 independent research projects resulting in 4 scientific journal publications
  • created and managed databases
  • liaison between laboratory and external university groups
  • organized lab space
  • trained new employees, undergraduates and interns

 

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS EXPERIENCE

FitzMartin Ad Agency: Advertising/Communications Intern (2009)

  • created, implemented, organized marketing strategy for Birmingham-Southern College with a focus on visual presentations and publications of the college
  • tailored marketing strategies and market research for clients of Account Managers at agency

Birmingham-Southern College: Communications Intern (2008-2009)

  • worked with advertising agency to create publications for college
  • aided in planning and implementation of on campus events including fundraisers, campus rallies, and campus socials

Lightning Source: Marketing Intern (2008)

  • implemented & advised on brand management & logo renewal for VP of Marketing

The Limited: Customer Sales Representative (2005 -2006)

  • recognized for largest sale of the season
  • commission based sales
  • organization of store and stock room
  • responsible for styling mannequins & displays

 

LEADERSHIP & HONORS

Student Government Association: Vice President

Birmingham-Southern College Event Planning Board:  President

Pi Beta Phi Sorority: Vice President of Event Planning

Dean's List (Savannah College of Art & Design)

Student Government Association Executive Leadership Scholarship

Greensboro Academic Scholarship

National Honors Society

 

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

 

     

     

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