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Profile                                                                                                                                                                               Hard-working fashion design student who takes on challenges and is highly adaptable in new  environments. Personable, detailed-oriented, and dedicated to the field of fashion design. Experience  in customer service, efficient at problem solving, and focusing on the needs of customers.

Education                                                                                                         Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design                                                                                                     June 2015    The Art Institutes International Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN


  • Organization 
  • Attention to detail  
  • Problem-solving
  • Customer Service
  • Team Player
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Gerber Accumark                                                                                                                                                                      

Professional Experience                                                                                

In-House Contractor                                                                                                                 October 2015 to Current
Clothier Design Source - South St. Paul, MN 

  • Sewing- Tack labels, serge ,bind and sew garments for clients to help production flow
  • Cutting- Learned how to use the Chickadee D2 Cutting machine to cut fabric
  • Measuring- Measure trims and garments to ensure they fall within tolerance amount
  • Laying fabric- Used marker patterns to lay down multiple layers of fabric for cutting
  • Quality Control- Check garments for proper construction and function 

Design Assistant                                                                                                                     April 2014 to January 2015  Coolibar, Inc. - St. Louis Park, MN

  •  Adobe Illustrator- Sketched and designed flats, created different color ways
  • UPF Testing- Scanned and recorded fabric and hat samples to confirm samples were 50+
  • Kids Graphic Artwork- Created and recolored kids pattern and artwork
  • Measuring Garments- Measured samples to ensure they fell within tolerance amount
  • Fitted Studies- Tried sample garments on dress forms, analyzed fit and took notes on changes

Awards and Activities

  • Chosen to showcase my work and present a six look line for "Lark," a fashion show          presented by Tim+Thom in partnership with Fashion Week Minnesota.                                          2015
  • Collaborated with Aveda Institute and provided garments for their Trashion Show.                     2015
  • Volunteered at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Show in Maplewood.                                                         2014
  • First place for North Star Trade Show “Design a Mannequin” contest.                                               2013
  • First place for fur free, local competition for 2013 Cool vs. Cruel Contest.                                         2012
  • First place for The Art Institutes MN Community College Scholarship Program.                                     2012
  • Member of The Art Institutes International MN Fashion Organization.                                  2012-2015

Additional Experience                                                                                             Waitress                                                                                                                                 September 2008 to Current   50’s Grill - Brooklyn Center, MN                                                                       

  • Proficient at multitasking and time-management
  • Build relationships and rapport by assessing customer needs
  • Ability to deal with high pressure situations