Looking to Join a Wonderful Family
As a result of university coursework as well as internship and employment positions, I have a multitude of valuable hands-on experience in not only my degree area but also where my true passion lies. Having a BS in fashion design and product development, I spent my college years nannying for a wonderful family. I am searching for a position with another wonderful family that will allow me to use my extensive skill set and experience in the work field to become an asset to your company and their family.
Lead Teacher- KinderCare Early Learning Center- January 2017- July 2017
Followed the school curriculum and made monthly lesson plans for children 12 months-48 months in age. When they came into the room I made sure that they were safe and well cared for. I made it a priority to engage with the families as I was caring and helping to mold and educate their children. I made sure that the room was safe, educational and spotless according to licensing standards and procedures.
Teachers Aide and Para Sub, Stone and Taney County School Districts- 2015-2016
Assist teachers and students in the classroom. Experience working with secondary and special needs students preferred. Required me to be highly motivated, self starter, able to work independently as well as take direction from teachers and special education staff. Worked as a long term substitute as well for these schools, guided students in daily activities and lessons.
In Home Early Child Hood Development- October 2009-October 2014
Has knowledge and experience in child development, health, safety and nutrition. Was required to have good speaking and listening skills to communicate with children and their families. Every week I had to plan routines and activities that contribute to each child's physical, intellectual, emotional, and social well-being. Critical thinking, problem solving and techniques of child behavior management were important skills for my time with these families. Was required to work with young children, cooperate with the family's schedules and expectations, and flexibility.
Intern, Bpmw agency; New York City, ny — may 2013-August 2013
Responsibilities included handling prospective/current client research, assisting with editor and stylist pulls, sample loan management, formatting and tracking press hits, database management, trade show/event production, showroom upkeep and more.
Also with BPMW, I was given the opportunity to work Capsule which was an amazing experience. I handled small details in the beginning to final showroom layouts, helping brands, and registration in the end.
Director assistant, point 11 camp; shell knob, mo — 2011-2012
Excellent customer service skills, Assisting with all aspects of administrative management, directory maintenance, scheduling, programming, logistics, equipment inventory and storage, Managing inventory of assets and supplies, sourcing for suppliers (vendors) and submitting invoices. Scheduling and coordinating meetings, interviews, events and other similar activities, for director, employees, and campers. Sending out and receiving mail and packages, Preparing business correspondence, typically using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc. Data entry, Sending faxes, Managing files, Address resident concerns in accordance with company policies, Performing multifaceted general office support, Sending and receiving forms for the company, Answering the phone, All day-to-day operation matters.
Missouri state university — b.s. fashion design and product development 2009-2013
I have extensive knowledge of the entire design process of garments, from textiles and forecasting to pattern making, draping and custom fit. During my senior year at Missouri State University, I created my senior clothing collection consisting of two different collection ideas, which included seven different head-to-toe looks per collection, pattern development for the chosen collection, and sewing the chosen collection. A lot of product development and market research went into both of these collections and was extremely beneficial to see the final products go down the runway.
CPR/First Aid/AED Certified, Fingerprint Clearance, Child Development, Early Childhood education, In home care, planning, scheduling, Fashion design, sewing, draping, textiles, styling, Photoshop, marketing, fashion illustration, Microsoft excel, word, publisher, Kaledo, product development, visual merchandising, public relations, trend forecasting, trend analysis, merchandising, sales, retail, tech packs, fashion/trade shows, tailoring, brand development, event planning and coordinating.
I am so passionate about and enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced environment; my high level of self-motivation paired with self-discipline keep me focused and on task at all times. I always perform to the highest standards and work with a pro-active approach.