Head Designer, MATTY M/MAX & MIA  Costco Division. May 2019-2022

Head Designer, Willow and Clay, Young Contemporary Womenswear Collection.   Oct 2013-present 

-Design all categories, including woven tops, knits, dresses, jackets, sweaters, and bottoms.

-Conceptualize color, print, embroidery, fabric,and wash direction for entire collection.

 -Create pattern and embroidery artworks.

 -Lead fit direction in daily fittings.

 -Collaborate with patternmakers and technical team to ensure quality garment construction and fit.

 -Travel domestically and internationally for trend research, fabric sourcing, and production.

 -Manage sourcing of domestic and international trim and fabric.

 -Manage direct reports to ensure deadlines are met.

-Collaborate with marketing team including hang tag, packaging , photoshoots, and styling.


 Senior Designer, Men’s Accessories.  Nov 2012-May 2013

-Designed A&F, abercrombie, and HCObrands’ male bags, caps, jewelry, and tech accessories.

-Managed multiple direct reports

-Presented new concepts and trends to design team for seasonal direction.

-Developed new fabrics, trims, and graphics.

Senior Designer, Women’s Wovens . Nov 2011-Oct 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

-Managed A&F, abercrombie, HCO, and Gilly Hicks brands’ female woven bottoms’ design team.

-Traveled domestically/internationally for trend research, fabric sourcing, and production.

-Developed and approved new fabrics, wash targets, and seasonal color palettes.

-Created seasonal inspiration boards to determine trend direction per brand.

-Worked with brand design and CEO to merchandise floorsets.

-Partnered with technical team to determine new silhouettes and lead direction in fits.

-Collaborated with cad team to create print and pattern.

Designer, Women’s Wovens. Jan 2009-Nov 2011

-Designed A&F women’s and abercrombie girl’s skirts, rompers, woven shorts, and pants.

-Managed direct report.

-Created tech packs, approved colors,developed fabrics, washes, and trims.

-Presented line to CEO

Assistant/Associate Designer, Female WovenBottoms. Jul 2007-Dec 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                               

-Participated in all steps of design process for A&F women’s skirts, rompers, shorts, and pants.


TROVATA  Sept-Dec 2006                                                                                                             

-Men’s and women’s technical design intern.

OLD NAVY Mar-Jun 2006

-Women’s graphic tees and polos’ design intern.

ABERCROMBIEAND FITCH  Mar-Nov 2005                                                                                                                                                                                                              

-A&F Women’s and Hollister knit tops’ design intern.


- Illustrator, Photoshop, MicrosoftExcel, PLM, Web PDM

-Technical knowledge of fabric construction, finishes, and wash techniques.

-Excellent time management and organizational skills.


UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI       Sept 2001-Jun 2007

  Bachelor of Science in Design. DAAP. Graduated with Cum Laude honors.

-Majored in fashion design and attended School of Fine Arts with painting concentration.

-Awarded Wolfstein Scholarship for outstanding drawing portfolio.


-Aided Creative Art Classroom at Inner City Arts, LosAngeles CA.  Mar-Jun2018            

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