|Education:||Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design, 2000
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
|Awards and Honors:||A. J. Drexel Scholarship - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Philadelphia Fashion Group Education Foundation Award - 1999,
Marc Rosenberg Award - 2000
Works selected for annual fashion show each year
Part of Senior Collection chosen for display at Saks Fifth Avenue June 6-20, 2000
Senior Collection chosen to be shown at Phila Fashion Group "Hippie Chic" show
|Related Course Work:||
to May 2000
|Mothers Work, Inc., Philadelphia, PA
Design Assistant Co-op.
Extensively designed textiles and embroidery for domestic and overseas production. Designed sweaters. Designed exercise wear group for Fall '99 season. Constructed design sheets. Created flat sketches for CAD and production boards. Measured samples. Worked with technical sketches and fit notes. Maintained and updated fabric and style libraries.
to August, 1998:
|QVC, Inc., West Chester, PA
CAD Design Co-op.
Performed a wide variety of duties for merchandising and quality assurance/product development departments. Created and edited drawings for CAD. Assisted in preparation of presentation for Fall/Winter '98-'99. Participated in product development for Fall-Winter '98 and Spring '99 seasons. Tested and measured samples. Created drawings library for the Apparel manual and Home Textile manual.
|Community Action Agency of Delaware Cnty, Inc., Chester, PA
Performed a wide range of services for employment and training division including client assessments. Maintained payroll/fiscal documentation. Recruited employers. Performed job retention services. Participated in creation and maintained employer/client database. Participated in creation of visual material for presentation for employers and trainees.
|September, 2000||Anthropologie, Philadelphia, PA
Created "Retro Collegiate" t-shirt and jacket group. Researched and designed logos for t-shirts and jackets, and designed the silhouettes and trims.
|July, 1998 to
|Iwanciew, Functional Funware, New York City, NY.
Created presentational brochure for Functional Funware sweater line using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Designed the layout, cover design.
|January, 1998 to
|Watercolors, Brookhaven, PA
Created presentational brochure for Watercolor line using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Designed the layout, cover design.
|Additional Skills:||Hardware: IBM PC (Windows), and Macintosh
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe GoLive, PAD (patternmaking), Pointcarre (textiles), Style Manager, Microsoft Office, Quark Express.
|References and Portfolio:||Avialable upon request. Virtual portfolio avialable at www.crosswinds.net/~elfinity|