Resume

Fashion Editor | Art Director

 

Briefing: Highly creative and multitalented Fashion Consultant Extensive experience in Merchandising, Fashion Styling, Production, and Art Direction, within different medias. Hired to consult and produce projects in the following medias: Magazines, Post Cards & Posters (Look Books and cards), Brochures & Newsletters, Theater, Runway Shows, Showroom, Merchandising, Art Installation, Independent Movies, Emerging Music Videos, CD Cover Image, Entrepreneurs, Socialites, Celebrities Corporate Executives.


PRINTED MAGAZINES & WEB-ZINES
·Beautiful Savage Cover issue 2
·Isis hair extensions brand image
·Gubar Magazine September issue
·Jimon Magazine
·NOWHERE Magazine 2012
·Amore Creole 2011 and 2012
·NO.ISE 2012
·Ghubar Magazine 2011
·ModaCycle 2011
·Edelweiss Magazine 2011
·Venus Zine - April 2010
·Some Magazine May 2010
·Fashion Journal - February 2010
·Swank Glossy - January 2010
·Image Chicago - September 2009
·Pref Magazine (France) - June/August 2009
·Arise Magazine - September 2009

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Live Fashion New York
Freelance Fashion Editor/ Stylist October 2005 - Present

·Trend consultation and merchandising direction for emerging fashion brands
·Product placement in both domestic and international fashion publications.
·The ability to translate runway, research and apply trend.
·Experienced in blogging and internet culture to establish branding and provide unique advertising opportunities for clients.
·Accomplished in sourcing, developing and maintaining relationships with designers, photographer, models, modeling agencies, hair and make- up talent and other fashion related vendors.
·Accustomed to performing within deadline driven environments.
·Assisted with Art Direction and collaborated with photographer to edit images.
·Exceptional interpersonal skills.
·Dynamic team player.
·Well developed written and verbal communication abilities.
·Presented mood direction and coordinated fashion presentations for various fashion brands.
·Produced and edited editorial and small marketing campaigns for various clients.
·Managed and maximized budget requirements.
·Managed and supervised staff.



Butch Diva RTW Collection Consulting Fashion Director - Aug 2012 till Aug 2013

Targeting Customer
Marketing plans a cohesive Fashion Motif
Produce Brand related events
Hire interns
Lead projects
Sample tracking



Jade Chiu Jewelry and Accessories Fashion Trend and Merchandising Consultant – Fall/Spring 2012

·Provided trend inspiration and styling direction for the Spring 2010 premier collection.
·Assisted with direction of Look Book photo shoot, model casting and art direction for Look Book presentations.
·Organized pre launch party for blogazines and PR.
Consulted on marketing direction and PR targets for upcoming Internet and on-line campaigns.



Emerge Fashion Show Season 1 Co-Produced and Styled Fall 2011 Fashion Show

·Coordinated live fashion show presentation during Fashion Week
·Blog placement / Editor Attendance
·Retail Placement and brand identity establishment
·Styled and coordinated the development Invitations
·Hired Models and negotiated rates
·Procured accessories and footwear for all designers in show.


The Garment Room Sales Manager/ Merchandiser – Summer 2010

·Coordinated Events
·Create and Maintain Relationships with Vendors
·Merchandise front of house
·Lead Sales Meetings
·Sales
·Implemented new sales strategies
·Procured Artist for Sale and Donation work
·Created feed the Artist Night in Soho.


Plutocracy Clothing- www.beplutocracy.com * Fashion Consultant - Spring 2010 *

·Coordinated live model fashion shows boutique presentation at Bryant Park fashion week.
·Indian Vogue product placement ·Retail Placement and brand identity establishment.
·Styled and coordinated the development and execution of Look Book and Card.
·Consulted on Fall 2010 collection.
·Hired Models and negotiated rates.


Resin Denim NY- New York- www.resindenim.com Fashion & Merchandising Consultant - Spring 2010

·Provided trend inspiration and styling direction for the Spring 2010 premier collection.
·Assisted look book direction photo shoot, model casting and art direction for look book presentations.
·Organized pre launch party for blogazines and PR.
·Consulted on marketing direction and PR targets for upcoming Internet and on-line campaigns.



Vigoss Denim- New York- www.vigossdenimuas.com Creative Direction and Fashion Stylist – July 2009 ·Styled and Art Directed International Advertising Campaign.


House of Muses - New York- www.houseofmuses.com Fashion Consultant - Spring /Fall 2009

·Produce advertisement images for web, print and trade show advertising.
·Styling and Art directed shoot.
·Sourced printer and photographer and negotiated rates.


Imbrahim Lifestyle Made to Measure - New York-www.imbrahimlifestyle.com
Fashion Stylist - Fall 2009

·Collaborated with Art Director and Designer to create web site in accordance with brand guidelines.
·Coordinated, styled and provided assistant art direction for shoot.
·Sourced photographer, make-up artist and location.
·Coordinated with Designer to create brand consistency.
·Hired Models and negotiated rates.




MSM - New York
Head Stylist and Image Consultant – Aug 2008-Jan 2009
·Created Universal Images for New Emerging Artist



89th & Madison - New York Fashion Stylist and Design Consultant- Fall 2006 and Spring 2007
·Consulted with Designer to create trend, editing, colors, design, and production for line.


EDUCATION

Fashion Institute of Technology,
Certification Fashion Styling New York City, New York 2007

International Academy of Art and Design
Fashion Design candidate, Tampa, Florida 2005-2006


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ABILITIES AND TRAINING


·Trends
·Mac Proficient
·Microsoft Word , Power Point and Excel Proficient
·Human Form
·Design Construction