Karen Salgado
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
School: California State University Northridge
Major: Apparel Design and Production

Karen Salgado

Karen Salgado
El Monte, California


February 2016 - Present
Uniqlo - Division Advisor/Head of Alterations
Remained flexible and adjusted to environmental and customer service situations as they occur.
Responsible for sales, customer service and profitability of a department.
Responsible for a team of four alteration experts

September 2017 - May 2018
CSUN Fashion Show - Senior Class Designer
Designed and produced a collection of garments within the development and production timelines
Managed updates of fit sample measurements and grading changes in tech packs

September 2017 - December 2017
LSO Designs- Intern
Communicated all necessary information within the timeframe given to all department involved in product development

Sept 2017 - Dec 2017
James Monroe High School Fashion Club- Volunteer
Communicated and collaborated with high school students to determine fit and aesthetic details
Made appropriate recommendations on matters pertaining to specs, patter, construction methods, and techniques to improve fit, balance, and overall quality of garments

January 2017 - May 2017
CSUN Fashion Show- Chair of V.I.P. Committee
Seamlessly planned, designed, and directed execution of VIP reception
Provided promotional leadership and social media content
Researched and determined qualified individuals to serve as judges


August 2014 - May 2018
California State University, Northridge - B.S. in Family Consumer Science: Apparel Design and Production

Fashion Design Graduate