Creator

CV

 

ASHLEY REYES // WHOISASH.COM

HELLO@WHOISASH.COM // 215.501.6034


Areas of Excellence

  • Hand-Rendered & Digital Illustration
  • Adobe CS.5: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Painting                                             
  • Trend Forecasting & Analysis
  • Technical Design: Tech Packs
  • Draping, Patternmaking, Sewing
  • Cohesive Design
  • Color Theory

Education

Art Institute of Philadelphia: Bachelor's Degree of Science: Fashion Design, 2009 - 2014

  • The Presidential Scholarship Award
  • Dean's List Award

Employment History

 Assistant Freelance Designer at Luisa et la Luna (New York, NY.)

January 2016 - February 2016

  • Collaborated with Head Designer for the Women's Fall 2016 Collection
  • Tech Packs and Rendered Flat Sketches
  • Sourced Textiles and Trims
  • Assisted in Photoshoots, Lookbooks

Apple Store Fifth Avenue (New York, NY.)

September 2014 - March 2016

  • Shared product knowledge
  • Provided exceptional customer service
  • Created new owners & gave current ones efficient support

Sweater Design Assistant at Cyrus Knits (Garment District: New York, NY.)

October 2014 - December 2014

  • Rendered flat sketches 
  • Designed Womenswear knit tops & sweaters
  • Collaborated with Production Team
  • Communicated directly with manufacturers

Sales Associate/Key Holder at Nine West (Philadelphia, PA.) 

October 2009 - September 2012

  • Loss Prevention
  • P.O.S. (Point Of Sale) System
  • Responsible for opening & closing procedures
  • Drove store sales goals

Fashion Industry Experience

Fashion Content Intern at Fashion Snoops (New York, NY.)

October 2013 - March 2014

  • Actively participated in Fashion reports for the Youth, Streetstyle & Lifestyle sections
  • Created reports using Wordpress & Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Supported Womens, Mens, Girls, Boys, & Accessories sections

Textile Intern at HONOR (New York, NY.)

June 2013 - September 2013

  • Worked with Design & Production 
  • Received fabric packages & followed check-in procedures
  • Updated fabric references for current season & inventory libraries
  • Sourced local markets for special fabric projects

Trend Forecasting Intern at MBF Trend Consulting (New York, NY.)

June 2013 - September 2013

  • Drove social media & photographed for the streetwear blog
  • Created digital trend & colour boards with Adobe InDesign & Photoshop 
  • Researched for sustainability consulting

Bridal Showroom Dresser at Oscar de la Renta (New York, NY.)

April 2013 - April 2013

  • Assisted during Market Week
  • Organized Bridal gowns, Petticoats & Boleros
  • Dressed & Styled models for appointments 

Studio Intern at Printfresh (Philadelphia, PA.)

April 2012 - June 2012

  • Worked in the Production room
  • Cut & sewn sample garments of new prints
  • Assist the Production Manager & team