FD Resume
Fashion Design and Merchandising
Location: Santa Clarita, CA, USA
School: International Academy of Design and Technology
Major: Fashion Design and Merchandising

FD Resume

Shawna Real

Summary Of Qualifications

Result-oriented Designer, Product Developer and Merchandiser with more than five years of experience in producing, designing, and merchandising with an extensive knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.

Production, Designing, Merchandising
Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Wardrobe Assistant, Stylist
Product Photography
Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

Fashion Experience

Fashion Merchandising Assistant 01.2015-04.2018
UPSHOT USA, INC Internship 08.2014-12.2014 Chatsworth, CA
Fashion Merchandising: Manufactures and Produces soft good accessories for active, lifestyle, entertainment, sportswear and video game brands.

Fashion Merchandising Assistant: Input data into database, emails, shipping products to clients.
Production: Compare products (samples) to tech packs and previous season samples.
Product Photography: Take pictures of products that we have designed for our clients.
Adobe Illustrator: Make product designs, graphics and tech packs for clients.
Accounts Receivable: Send invoices and performa invoices to clients, with POD. Send purchase orders to factories overseas.

Business Office Associate 06.2012 to 04.2013
Rose International
Simi Valley, CA
Contracted out to Bank of America: Foreclosure home loans department .

Office Assistant: Input data into database, packaged documents to be sent out, filed documents.

Buyer 07.2011 to 05.2012
Buffalo Exchange
Las Vegas, NV

▪ Independent Buyer: Buys in inventory from customers to sell in store and helps train new employees.
▪ Visual Merchandiser: Displays inventory on mannequins.

Head Seamstress 01.2010 to 10.2010
Champagne Creative Group internship 12.2009 to 01.2010
Las Vegas, NV
Specializing in unique services and characters for casino gaming, corporate and social markets.

Production: Created showgirl costumes; worked with stretch and sequined fabrics and feathers.
Managed intern teams: Every 10 weeks; 3-5 student interns: Sew costumes and accessories, maintained costumes.
Maintained Costumes: Care of costumes, repairs. Shipping and receiving garments to clients for events.
Wardrobe Stylist: Dressed the talent at events.

Freelance Seamstress

Seamstress 07.2018 to Present
Los Angeles, CA
Custom Ballroom Dresses

▪ Production: Hand Sewing: trims and beads to garments.
Production: Beading: gluing beads and rhinestones (Swarovski crystals) to garments and accessories.

Fashion Design 04.2010 to present
Porcelain Rose
Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA

Fashion Design: Design and produce lifestyle product.
▪ Production: Illustrate, design and sew garments for personal line.
Adobe Illustrator: Tech packs and design graphics for personal line.
Product Photography: Product shots for garments and accessories.

Seamstress 01.2011 to 05.2012
Urban Legends
Las Vegas, NV
Custom T-shirt Line

▪ Production: Hand Sewing: Stitches on shoulders of shirts.
Machine Sewing: Patches sewn to shirts and accessories.

Costume Designer 11.2010 to 03.2011
Las Vegas Magician Seth Grabel
Las Vegas, NV

Production: Created garments for magician and his assistant(s)
Prop Maker: Constructed props for acts.


Consignment Artist and Designer
Artbox Surprise 07.2017 to 05.2018
Community of Local Artist
Las Vegas, NV
Subscription Boxes: Consignment Artist from CA: Make art from all aspects of mediums to be added into monthly boxes.

Alter Nation Designs 06.2010 to 09.2010
Las Vegas, NV
Community of Eco-Friendly Designers
Consignment: Clothing and accessories; repurposed sold in store.

Volunteer Seamstress:
Fashion Denver 06.2015
Denver, CO
Community of Local Designers
Dress Drive: Volunteer Designer from CA: Made little girl dresses to donate to charity.

Fashion Show Experience
Las Vegas Fashion Shows 2009-2011
Soiree Fashion Show 11.2010
Community Couture Fashion Shows 2010-2011
Community of Local Designers: put on fashion shows to raise money for local charities.
Aruba Hotel Fashion Show 04.2010

BFA in Fashion Design 04.2010
International Academy of Design and Technology