Target Corp: Designer Toddler Boys

May 2017-Current

Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Designer for multiple high revenue programs including Cat and Jack toddler boy knits, Design for All, Pride Adult Tees and Kid’s Apparel. All programs involve building a strategy, aligning to the line plan, user research through Studio Connect, concept board creation.

  • Develops 40-80 impressions per cycle for Cat and Jack toddler boy knits. 

  • Creates inclusive designs for through volunteer design work for Design for All and Pride programs. 

  • Implements sustainable design practices including increasing the use of sustainable fabrics through an Oketex collection and developing impressions in recycled polyester, focusing on using reduced water washes, and using 3D software.

Target Corp: Associate Designer Big Boys and Toddler Boys
July 2013-May 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Designed uniforms, multiple elevated tee programs, and the graphic tee programs. 

  • Owned product assortment, supported brand launch of Cat & Jack, and collaborated on programs with multiple designers, conducted trend research and competitor analysis.


Target Corp: Big Boys’ Design Intern
June 2012-August 2012
Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Developed a trend project of four outfits, including print and pattern using Adobe Illustrator. 

  • Created delivery message for the products, which involved cross-team collaboration. 

  • Additional responsibilities included trend researching and competitor analysis.



Aeropostale: Women’s Knit Design Intern
March 2011-June 2011/ January 2012-March 2012
New York, New York

  • Created an individual mini collection for summer 2012. 

  • Created presentation boards for line review, flat sketching with Adobe Illustrator, creating and updating tech packs, trend researching, organize samples and fabrics.

Garan Incorp: Toddler Boys Design Intern
September 2010- December 2010
New York, New York

  • Developed presentations for Garanimals boys, completed sketch and work with textile designers, organized samples and develop market recaps.

 
Fossil: Men’s Apparel Design Intern
March 2010- June 2010
Richardson, Texas

  • updating technical packs, flat sketching with adobe illustrator, develop team work skills, creating sheets to source fabric and materials from vendor.

Qualifications/Awards/ Activities

Education: University Of Cincinnati
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
BS: Fashion Design: Product Development 2013
 

Skills:

  • Fashion illustration, trend forecasting, branding, silkscreening, flat sketching, sourcing, pattern making, construction, layout, and presentation building.

  • Computer Knowledge in Opitex, FlexPLM, Clo, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

Awards/ Activities:

Target Pride Assortment: Kids Designer (2018)

Red Dress Fashion Show participant (2018)

MN4MN Fashion Show participant (2018 and 2014)

Bolly to the Max: Launched my personal brand FoxPack Studio by designing and presenting 6 outfits (2017)

Outstanding Partner Award Target (2016) for fast pace development

Red Dress Fashion Show participant (2016)

Bollywood Dance Scene Fringe Festival Dancer (2018, 2017, and 2015)

Big Brothers Big Sisters (2014- present) 

Youtube Channel creator with a focus on drawing tutorials (2009- present)

Experience

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