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EBONAÉ WARD ebonaeward76@gmail.com 347.949.3336

OBJECTIVE:

A well balanced fashion designer with product development skills. Has the desire to join an entry level position in an environment where my skills will be utilized, and will be an asset to a company.

INTERNSHIP HISTORY: FOSSIL BRAND

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND:

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Women’s Brand Design Intern, Richardson, TX

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Fashion Design, Class of April 2014

AÉROPOSTALE

Experienced patternmaking, tailoring, draping, sewing, knitwear, illustrations, textiles, trend forecasting, color/ concept, and brand development.

September 2013 - December 2013 Assisted the Concept team with creating color/fabric boards, organized samples, helped with the annual fashion show, trend researched for future seasons, and utilized PLM.

P.S. Boys, Girls, and Accessories Design Intern, New York, NY January 2013 - April 2013 Assisted with Wovens, Knits, Denim, Accessories, Color and CAD team. Utilized PLM for tech packets and line sheets. Scaled Prints, fixed technical flats, complied trend research and organized fabric swatches. Presented a trend forecast project based on the P.S. customer.

AÉROPOSTALE

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Experienced with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PLM and Ned Graphics.

VOLUNTEER SERVICE:

Women’s Accessories Design Intern, New York, NY

CUSTO BARCELONA Fall/Winter 2013 New York Fashion Week Volunteer February 2013 Checked in press, and seated prominent fashion individuals

LANDS’ END

Women’s Swim Design Intern, Dodgeville, WI

University of Cincinnati’s Diversity Programs, Dean’s List helped raised funds for breast cancer, volunteered at nursing homes, food banks, and painted 5 murals throughout Cincinnati with Artwork’s Inc.

HANES INC.

Available April 2014 Portfolio available upon request

June 2012 - August 2012 Assisted the Accessories team with technical packets and line sheets in Excel. Designed technical flats, complied competitive reports for mood boards, and handled samples. Designed a project for the Aero customer based on my research reports.

January 2012 - March 2012 Collaborated with the VP of Swim to organize CAD artwork, assemble competitive reports, and help the Merchants assess the Spring/Summer 2013 line. Researched and designed a project based on the 10 year anniversary of Swimwear.

Women’s Design Intern, New York, NY June 2011- August 2011 Assisted the Women’s Designer in creating color boards, organizing samples for mock stores, trend researched and produced a vintage line for PH Hanes Knitting Co.

ACHIEVEMENTS/COMMUNITY SERVICE:


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