-Women's Contemporary Fit Model Height: 5'7" Bust: 35" (varied with bra) Waist: 27" Low Hip: 38"
-Assistant Design Tech
-Fitting Model. Technical Design. Marketing. Merchandising. Sales
Pennsylvania State University - 2005 Graduate
BA Advertising/ Public Relations. Sociology Minor
Scholar Student Athlete, Student Athlete Board Member, Varsity Athlete, Miss Pennsylvania USA Finalist 2005
Edison High School - 2001 Graduate
Varsity Athlete, Class President, Choir Ensemble, Scholar Athlete
FASHION INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE & STUDY
Technical Design: Tech-Packs FASH A155
CAD Adobe Illustrator: Fashion Illustration FASH A255
Pattern Making: Flat Pattern Application FASH A15
Sewing: Sewing Tech FASH100
Los Angeles/Orange County garment industry Fitting Model since 2005. Expert Fit Model aiding in clothing pattern corrections using proportional body measurements and industry experience. Modeling sample size garments in categories of: coats, jackets, denim, swim, dresses, and active wear.
Dakota Collective 2011 to present:
Fitting Model, Technical Design Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Content Writer
Proactive in pattern corrections from development stages to production samples. Possess a detailed understanding of shipment deadlines and international factory challenges. Assist Senior Design Technician and Designers while working with multiple labels as an in-house fitting model. Experience in building and developing Excel tech packs for vendors. Marketing assistant for brands and advertising department. Content writer for social media and online sales descriptions.
Fashion Industry Clients Include:
Dakota Collective: BB Dakota, Jack, Cupcakes and Cashmere (current)
True Religion, James Perse , Affliction, Townsen, Jack, People Like Frank/Emil Rutenberg, BCBG, Quicksilver/Roxy, L Space (swim), BEBE, Kellwood: XOXO, My Michelle, Candies, Democracy?, Element, Rip Curl, Body Glove, Max Studio, 3 Dots, Rose & Lula, M.Kalan, Adeline, Raj Manufacturing: Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Ever, NYMX, Shine, One Community.
• R.D. Olson: Corporate Construction Corp., Irvine, CA (2009- 2010)
Assistant to Vice President of Marketing for a large scale Corporate Construction Company. Managed press releases with company PR agent for groundbreaking and completion of large scale renovations to boost industry relevancy. Documented and coordinated photoshoots for jobsites of universities, hotels, hospitals and company events. Managed social media, website content and pamphlet mailer printing. Organized company fundraisers, events and client mixers for networking.
• Gold Coast Tours- Transportation, Travel & Events, Brea, CA (2008 -2010)
Sales & Marketing Associate. Create marketing plans, sales campaigns, and company logos. Draft website content and sales advertisements. Meet and coordinate with CEO and sales department manager every day. Daily responsibilities require multi-tasking between event ticket sales and transportation bookings. Handle sales via phone and Internet to brokers and in-house customers. Skilled in ground and electronic shipping methods, computer ticket listings, credit cards, customer support, travel planning, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel and Word.
Balance needs of clients with constant consideration of event ticket market. Buy/Sell tickets on a local and national scale. Specialize in researching event packages for corporate companies and large groups. Up to date with local sports, theater, and concert information. Extensive use of EIBox Office (Industry specific POS System) which encompasses AR & AP Principles, sales reports, client management and constant management and monitoring of inventory.
• Control Your Rankings- Freelance Writer
Online Company March 2009 to Aug 2009 (Part-time while on maternity leave)
Managed article deadlines and balanced multiple accounts daily. Worked closely with editors/management via company database and conference calls.
• Huntington Beach Union High School District- Substitute Teacher
Huntington Beach, CA- 2007-2008 School Term
Responsibilities included: Mapping lessons plans, carrying out teacher instructions for class activities and organizing large outdoor activity classes. Quickly adapting to student needs and varied subject criteria. Maintaining classroom safety and a positive learning environment. Teaching lessons and correcting homework.
• Bloomingdale’s- Merchandising
Costa Mesa, CA- Feb. 2007-Aug 2007
Daily Responsibilities: Pricing, sale pricing, scanning new merchandise into store system, organizing shipping and returns, tracking new shipments, organizing stockroom, customer service, and new-arrival displays.
• Nordstrom’s- Sales Representative
Santa Ana, CA- Nov. 2006- Feb. 2007
Customer sales support, personal shopper, tracking and shipping requested items, phone advertising, customer correspondence, cashier, and garment fitting specialist.
PC and Mac operational skills, including but not limited to: Adobe Illustrator, WordPress website generator, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Event Inventory Box Office and Internet Explorer. Domestic and international shipping knowledge. Effectively navigate research methods via the internet and social media outlets. Use of basic office machines including cash register, typing, fax, multi-line phone operator, credit card machine.
Studied Spanish language at Pennsylvania State University.
References available upon request