JORDAN BRAND FOOTWEAR COLOR DESIGNER
January 2020 - present
Responsible for Global Kid's Inline Collection. More to come!
CONVERSE FOOTWEAR COLOR DESIGNER II
December 2017 - Present
Responsible for Inline Global Women's Footwear Collection and Performance and Sport Style Basketball Inline Collection.
Participate and influence in the building of the Seasonal Color Direction and palette. Rapid iteration of multiple color blocking strategy and concepts that tell a consumer lead narrative.
Explore and create meaningful concepts to create a cohesive collection and product offering , targeting multiple price points and consumer groups.
Share research and analysis of consumer types and behaviors, trend forecasting and market insights.
Work cross functionally with our triad partners to create design solutions and lead projects while managing multiple task and seasons at hand.
Develop an understanding of color technology and achievability of color effects through materials, dyes, and finishes. Plan and execute such effects through project timelines and calendar reviewing samples and troubleshooting issues with team.
CONVERSE DIVERSITY NETWORK
June 2018 - Present
2019 - September
Committee leader for Latinx Heritage Month. Lead a team of CDN members to bring the events of the month come to life: a panel discussion highlighting Latinx leaders within Converse, a school supply drive in support of the KIND organization, a celebration event and a media campaign for our employee social media and Converse Connect.
2019 - May
Committee member for APAHM. Helped organize a panel discussion where we invited community leaders of Asian American Heritage to talk about their experiences and work within the city of Boston.
2018 - September
Committee member for Hispanic Heritage Month. Lead the organization of two art exhibitions and two panel discussions where we highlighted Latino Creatives from our internal employee community and the NYC community.
CONVERSE FOOTWEAR COLOR DESIGNER I
August 2016 - December 2017
Responsible for Inline Global Kid's Inline Collection and transitioned into Men's Inline Collection.
CONVERSE ASSISTANT FOOTWEAR COLOR DESIGNER
June 2016 - August 20160
Responsible for Inline Global Kid's Inline Collection and support the Inline Footwear Categories: Men's, Women's & Kids & Sport Lifestyle product.
REEBOK DESIGN APPRENTICE STUDIO APPAREL
June 2015 - June 2016
As an apprentice my job was to assist the designers of the Studio ranges that include: Yoga, Cardio, Dance, and LesMills. I also was involved in special projects with the Training, Foundations & Classics Apparel teams. My favorite tasks were:
• Assisted Color and Trend team with researching and presenting current fashion trends to the team providing insight into fashion needs for gym, studio and lifestyle.
• Created and maintained design boards, seasonal binders, and color overview boards
• Assisted with garment tear downs and fittings
• Created and updated design technical packs
• Worked cross-functionally with apparel, material development, and marketing teams to prepare for multiple seasons.
NICHOLAS K SUMMER INTERN
Shadow In House Designer and Marketing Assistant for Nicholas K NYC in the preparations of the RTW SpringSummer 2015 Line.
KAUFMAN & FRANCO SUMMER INTERN
Shadow Assistant Designer and Embellishment designer to learn about the Evening Wear Industry.
Technical Designer translating designs for specification sheets for their Intimates and Sleepwear line.
STORE SALES ASSOCIATE AND PERSONAL STYLIST
February 2013 - November 2014
Shadow and assist store owner in her management and merchandising duties: analyzing sales figures, trends, and customer's reaction to anticipate product needs as well as collaborate with owner to plan the season's product offering.
BFA SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
2011 - 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fashion Design
2015 Senior Fashion Show Finalist
Cotton Inc. Scholarship Competition (Savannah Campus) Finalist
Lacoste Summer 2013 Quarter: Vernissage Student Exposition
Sports Intramural Organizer
July 12, 2023
Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
For more information about my professional experience, please get in touch.