BS in Fashion Design | University of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH | September 2009 - Present
° Projected Graduation: May 2014, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
° Current GPA: 3.7
° Dean’s List, Fall 2009-Present

La Senza - Limited Brands Inc. | Gahanna, OH | Design Intern | March 2012 - June 2012
Assisted sleepwear designer, researched trends and competitors, prepared boards and presented lines,
created technical sketches and color ways.
° Assisted the design team with Sleepwear and Cotton Bras & Panties designs
° Gathered trends from street shots
° Researched trend forecasts as well as major competitors on the web
° Prepared and presented design boards with pieces to be incorporated in upcoming lines
° Created technical sketches and color ways for Fall and Holiday sleepware as well as for cotton bras
° and panties sent out for production
° Collected inspiration, created design concepts, and presented to designers and head designers
ALTHEA HARPER LLC | New York, NY | Design Assistant | September 2011 - December 2011
Direct assistant to Althea Harper, scheduled and tracked daily vendor meetings, oversaw production
and orders to stockists and clients.
° Assisted Althea Harper with all aspects of the business
° Helped with New York Fashion Week, Spring/ Summer 2012 collection
° Organized orders from buyers, and negotiated with stores and future partnerships
° Worked on designs for two different garments for the Gabby Wild project
° Created a garment for the New York Chocolate Fashion Show
° Designed, patterned, and constructed pieces for clients as well as samples for the runway show
° Sent orders to stockists and clients
° Promoted the ALTHEA HARPER line via social media
Abercrombie & Fitch | New Albany, OH | Design Intern | March 2011 - June 2011
Collaborated with the design team, focused on embellishments and trends, involved in concept and trending meetings,
presented at design meetings, assisted with CEO presentations.
° Worked directly with the Women’s Bare Knit Tops design team focusing on embellishments and new style trends
° Designed and executed ideas for upcoming seasons while adhering to brand aesthetics
° Organized style sketches, trim sheets, and pulled tonalities, trims, and threads for multiple color ways of designs
° Involved in concept and trend meetings, and presented at design meetings and
° Helped the team with presentations to the CEO
° Collected and organized trends, large concepts, and relative upcoming fashions to utilize for ideations and presentations
° Sharpened my technical flats drawing skills using illustrator and understanding of how to best organize
° and present them in a structured manner
° Accomplished with garment design, patternmaking, and construction
° Excellent illustration skills using both traditional and digital methods
° Goal-oriented, success-driven team player with a positive attitude and excellent communication skills
° Strong fashion forecasting and trend development foresight
° Experienced with Web PDM, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Microsoft Office programs
° First-hand experience at the college level with garment modeling, fittings, and critiques
° Exceptional craftsmanship, neat, organized, and productive in a demanding environment
° Proficient with both PC and Mac platforms
Univertsity of Cincinnati
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer, September 2012
Engineers Without Borders, Design Team, Winter 2012 - Present
New York Chocolate Fashion Show, Assistant Designer, Fall 2011
Gabby Wild Foundation, Assistant Designer, Fall 2011 - 2012
Fashion Design Student Association, Fall 2010 - Present
Kindervelt Fashion Show, Model, October 2010
St. Vincent’s Fashion Show, Model, October 2010
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Spring 2010 - Present
Annual University of Cincinnati Fashion Show, Assistant, June 2010
Portfolio available upon request.