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Rene Schmitz

Fashion Design Portfolio University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Ph. (513) 526-5002 Email: Schmitrz@mail.uc.edu


the feathered dress Created for Experimental Designs Made of chiffon and feathers. Hand-Beaded


The Red dress

Created a red dress inspired by Classic Hollywood Glamour. Made of Chiffon and Polyester Satin.


Children’s Wear

Created a children’s wear line with a Safari theme. Giraffe Print girls dress with pockets. Made of Cotton canvas.


Children’s Wear

Created a children’s wear line with a Safari theme. Khaki shirt and shorts with 16 individual pockets and detachable backpack.


St. Vincent de Paul Retro fitting Created a modern garment influenced by a deceased fashion icon from pre-worn garments.Influenced by a Marie Antoinette Ball Gown


St. Vincent de paul Retro fitting Created a modern garment influenced by a deceased fashion icon from pre-worn garments.Influenced by Marie Antoinette riding habit


Alternative Textile Dress

Made of Facial cleansing pads spray painted blue, gold and purple. Used an alternative textile to create a garment.


Alternative dye Dress

Made of Blackberry-dyed muslin. Beet-dyed 100% Polyester. Found alternative dyes to color both synthetic and natural fabric.


Summer Beach Blouse

Made of blue print polyester chiffon. Designed, patterned and constructed a modified A-Line blouse with ruffles.


Zebra Flared Skirt

Made of Black/White zebra Velboa faux fur. Patterned and constructed a Gored-flared skirt.


The paper doll Magnetic paper doll Marker Rendering


Watercolor Renderings


Through The Ages of Fashion Marker renderings


RenĂŠ Schmitz

3900 Gary Ct. Cincinnati, Ohio 45248 (513)526 5002 Schmitrz@mail.uc.edu

Education

University of Cincinnati: Cincinnati, OH College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning Fashion Design Major Class of 2014 Waynesville Local High School: Waynesville, OH General Studies Class of 2009

Experience

Simply She, Inc. San Francisco California. January 2012 to March 2012. Full-Time Co-op. Product Design Internship Managed and organized product samples. Researched new products. Prepared client meetings. Managed and completed production tracking Charts. Lindsey Lusignolo Cincinnati Ohio. June 2011 to September 2011. Full-Time Co-op. Fashion Design Internship Utilized Pattern and Construction skills while assisting in Web Design and client fittings. The Home Depot Lebanon Ohio. June 2010 to September 2010. Part-time Employment Customer Relations and Sales Representative Assisted customers in locating products. Sold products to customers. Earned 3 Honor badges for excellent customer service. Big Times Boarding Kennel Centerville Ohio. June 2010 to September 2010. Seasonal Employment. Administrative Assistant Assisted Owner in Office and Kennel

Qualifications

Computer: Skilled in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Computer Aided Design,Technical Flats, Photo Editing and Fashion Photography Design: Accomplished in Fashion Design and Construction, Pattern Making, Draping, Fashion Forecasting Trend Development, Fashion Textiles, Illustration, and Bodywear. Business: Proficient in Fashion Industry Theory and Practice, Marketing Management,Economics, Problem Solving and Organizational skills.

Activities And Honors

College: Most improved in Foundation Drawing. Worked part-time throughout College. High School: Honors Art. Head Costume Designer. Thespian Society. Varsity Softball.


Thank You RenĂŠ Schmitz Ph. (513) 526-5002 Email: Schmitrz@mail.uc.edu


Rene Schmitz Fashion Portfolio