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Fashion Design/Construction

Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Posted:
August 31, 2017

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Abigail x Rose

www.abigailxrose.com

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Tucson, AZ 85748

WORK EXPERIENCE

NORDSTROM Michigan Avenue, May 2016-August 2017, May-August 2015

BP Shoes Sales Associate

Sell shoes in Brass Plum, Women’s, and Salon shoe floors; well as Olivia Kim curated Nike Pop up shop; use expertise of fashion and style to provide excellent customer service; work personally with and tend to customers; provide honest and confident

feedback to customers regarding products

Work with team to complete stock assignments including but not limited to: rearranging and organizing shelves and racks, laying out new products, and build merchandise displays, price-markdowns, cleaning, organizing back stock product

Set and achieve personal sales goals while supporting the team

Remain up-to-date on trendy and popular fashions

SAIC STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT

Chicago, Illinois, August 2013-May 2016

Served as Board of Governors’ Representative: 2014-2016

Represent student opinions to the SAIC administration.

Work closely with student group advisor to organize and prepare opportunities for students to express their thoughts as well as learn more about the institution

Serve as a student representative through a variety of committee and meeting opportunities such as: the Board of Governors meetings Campus Master Planning Committee meetings and meetings with the SAIC President and Provost.

Regularly meet with students from the SAIC community to discuss concerns, issues, and ini¬tiatives as well as hear student group funding proposals

Manage a student-group funding budget of $25,000 annually

AGNES HAMERLIK INC. INTERN

Chicago, Illinois, Summer 2014

Produced muslin samples; cut and sewed fabrics such as: cotton,

chiffon, silk, leather, etc.

Drafted, cut, repaired patterns

Researched design ideas and concepts for upcoming collections, inspiration, etc.

Created flat sketches using Adobe Illustrator

Manipulated, deconstructed, distressed fabrics; pleated using ReadPleater machine

Managed work room/sample room

EDUCATION

BACHELORS OF FINE ART With Emphasis in Fashion Design

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

graduated May 16, 2016

-merit scholarship

YOUNG JUDAEA YEAR COURSE: ARTS TRACK

Israel and Rwanda, September 2011-May 2012

Produced, directed, and designed runway show held

at the Art Gallery Bat-Yam, in Bat Yam, Israel

Taught basic art classes to children and adults (ages 14-24) in Rwamagana, Rwanda at the Agohozo-Shalom Youth Village

Took for credit classes in Bat Yam, Arad and Jerusalem, Israel

Volunteered at the Center for the Blind in Tel Aviv, Israel: helping women cut and sew patterns to produce their own clothing

OTHER EXPERIENCE

SAIC FASHION 2016

Chicago, Illinois, May 13, 2016

Helped run set up and “back of house” during fashion show,

assisted Katrin Schnibl

“SAIC THE WALK” BACK OF HOUSE DRESSER

Chicago, Illinois, 2013, 2014, 2015

Dressed male and female models, assisted Annie Novotny

EXPOSURE

A WALKING STILL LIFE @ SoHo House Chicago

May 20, 2016

A live still life like painting of selected senior collections, curated by Cheryl Pope, shown with HowToDressWell

GAINS

Chicago, IL, May 19, 2016

Showed The Fourth Stage: a collection of five looks, alongside other graduating seniors, on three live models in a “live installation,” held at an art space called Silent Funny (was not an SAIC event)

SAIC FASHION 2016

May 13, 2016

Designed and created a five-look collection, inspired by the birth of “punk” in the 1970’s UK and a peacock butterfly called The Fourth Stage for the SAIC Fashion 2016 Senior Runway Show; displayed for a the weekend at the Garfield Park Conservatory

“SAIC THE WALK”

2014, 2015

Designed and produced a three look mini-collection, inspired by the art and music of Fish Karma

Designed and produced a one of a kind full look “sophomore” garment inspired by a Dia de Los Muertos altar

AWARDS

Student Leadership Award from SAIC May 16, 2016

SAIC Excellence in Leadership Award 2016, 2017

SKILLS

FASHION DESIGN: knows how to accessory and fabric source, exceptional eye for detail; experience in pattern making, construction and design; PUBLIC SPEAKING: able to make formal presentations; present ideas, positions, problems in an interesting way; LEADERSHIP: motivates and empowers others to act; inspires trust and respect in others; RESEARCH: knows how to find and collect relevant background information; able to analyze data, summarize findings and write a report; ADVANCED COMPUTER: proficient in a variety of software programs such as: Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office; proficient in Mac and PC; ORGANIZATIONAL: able to organize information, people, places, or things in a systematic way; able to establish priorities and meet deadlines; CUSTOMER SER¬VICE: able to build a relationship of mutual trust with clients; able to handle complaints and concerns in a sensitive way; PLANNING: able to plan projects, events and programs; able to establish objectives and needs, evaluates opinions, chooses best option; ADVANCED WRITING: able to select, interpret, organize and synthesize key ideas; able to edit a written text to ensure that the message is as clear, concise and accurate as possible



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