Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fibers
Savannah College of Art and Design, 2013
Minor in Art History
Kohl's Department Stores, 2012
Art Intern
Developed all-over and placement prints for the Croft & Barrow Spring and Summer 2013 collections.
Aided in concept building and brainstorming for Summer 2013.
Created mood boards and trend presentations.
Collaborated closely with the trends team and a group of interns to create a visual display of the trends for Summer/Spring 2013.
Diane von Furstenberg (DVF), 2011
Print Design Intern
Collaborated with a team of interns in developing artwork for placement prints for the DVF & Gap Kids line.Responsible for color matching and creating dye baths for fabric yardage and finished samples for the Fall 2012 runway collection.
Work Experience
Jaipur Rugs Inc., Sep 2013 - Sep 2014
Associate Designer

Conducted research and prepared trend presentations and color palettes.
Led product development and design of rugs, pillows, poufs, and throws for the Jaipur brand.
Collaborated on product development for Luli Sanchez, designing pillows and poufs using Sanchez's artwork.
Designed a collection of rugs, pillows, and poufs for the Museum of New Mexico.
Led design direction for National Geographic License projects, determining visual concepts, key looks, and unique constructions.
Headed design direction and product development for the Jaipur Throws category, completing market research and trend analysis.
Created design specification briefings for manufacturers and communicated with factories.
Assisted at trade shows in visual merchandising displays setup, sales, and customer service.
Abercrombie and Fitch, Oct 2014 - Oct 2017
Assistant CAD Designer for Hollister Girls (Oct 2014 - May 2016)

Researched and developed existing and emerging concepts and trends relevant to the brand.
Investigated new and innovative fabrications, prints, patterns, colors, embroideries, and techniques.
Created original pattern work through hand sketching and computer design.
Collaborated with the design and merchandising team to generate brand-appropriate artwork.
Partnered with Merchandising to ensure the timely and budget-friendly delivery of the best possible product.
Associate CAD Designer for Hollister Girls (May 2016 - Oct 2017)
Managed and owned several design categories, including Must-Have Layers, Outerwear, and Fashion Tops.
Oversaw design responsibilities while managing the Must-Have category, resulting in the Must-Have Tee becoming the highest-selling item across all categories.
Entrepreneurial Venture
Valiente Goods, 2017 - January 2019
Founder and Owner

Sourced and merchandised fair trade and locally made unique goods for the home.
Provided exceptional customer service.
Implemented e-commerce strategies.
Created and managed social media and marketing campaigns.
Hosted community events such as cocktail mixers, scavenger hunts, Christmas bingo, etc.
Art Fellowship
Columbus Printed Arts, Winter 2019 - Spring 2019
Art Fellow (Volunteer)
Assisted in managing the art gallery and studio space.
Contributed to setting up exhibitions. Planned community events.
Freelance Work
Freelance Designer and Illustrator, January 2019 - Present
Provided illustration and branding services for a variety of clients, including The Line Hotel, Eater ATX, Planned Parenthood, The Other Art Fair x Bombay Sapphire, and more.
Computer Skills:
Kaledo Print/Knit/Weave, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Ned Graphics Design and Repeat, Microsoft Office.
Technical Skills: Illustration, Repeat Pattern, Trend Research, Screen Printing, Fabric Dyeing & Resist Techniques, Weaving, Sewing, Printmaking, Photography, Photo Editing and Collage, Social Media.
What Brings Me Joy
Female Empowerment
Community Building
Roller Skating
Screen Printing
Dogs in Sweaters
Crisp Clean Sheets
Barton Springs
Available upon request.
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