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Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
University: Marangoni Institute
Major: Graduation

Resume

STEPHANIE BURKHALTER PONTONI
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SUMMARY
Experienced fashion designer, familiar with the complete garment/product creation life cycle, from initial concept to retail sale. Proven ability to get results in fast-paced, rapidly changing environments. Broad range of experience.
Determined problem- solver, skilled manager and dedicated team player.
Blends excellent design skills, strong technical background and solid fashion sense to create innovative and cost-effective designs.

EXPERIENCES
2019
Production assistant, product photographer, Active Wear, Los Angeles, CA
• Product development - color and trend stories, to fabric selection/sourcing and working with production.
• Shot collection and edited items, creating catalogues.
• Work collaboratively in team environment.

Studio manager, assistant fashion designer, Denis Colomb Lifestyle, Los Angeles, CA
• Developing lines and implementing formal design processes.
• Product development - from initial sketch, color and trend stories, to fabric
selection/sourcing and working with production to ensure timely delivery to client.
• Supervising fitting sessions.
• Developed marketing and sales strategies.
• Managed online store shopify, shot collection and photoshop items.
• Worked collaboratively in team environment.

2013 – 2018
Fashion designer, van Burk
• Designer and manufacturer of custom-made women’s apparel for daywear and evening wear.
• Development of a kids wear line for use in the fashion industry as well.
• Developing lines and implementing formal design processes.
• Product development - from initial sketch, color and trend stories, to fabric
selection/sourcing and working with production to ensure timely delivery to client.
• Supervising fitting sessions.
• Developed marketing and sales strategies.
• Organized events, fashion shows, photoshoots in NYC, LA, Milan,
Geneva, Panama.

2009 – 2012
Secretary - receptionist, Semper Gestion S.A, Geneva, CH
• Prepared weekly employee work schedules for team member and CEO.
• Maintained account records.
• Sorted mail and other important data.

2006 – 2009
Assistant Fashion designer, Stefania di Luna srl, Milan, IT
Direct Assistant of owner/designer Stefania Lunardon. Recruited as company’s first designer with accountability for developing lines and implementing formal design processes.
• Report directly to the owner of the company for all product development - from
initial sketch, color and trends stories, to fabric selection/sourcing and working with
production to ensure timely delivery and assistance of fitting sessions.
• Showroom sale’s assistant.

2005 - 2006
Fashion design consulting, Sexy Woman, Absolute Joy, Milan, IT
• Development of women and men leather jackets lines.
• From initial sketch, color and trends stories, to fabric selection/sourcing.

Fashion design consulting, Michele Sciretti, Turin, IT
• Development of men and women fur coats and jackets lines. From initial sketch, color and trends stories, to fabric selection/sourcing.
• Report directly to the owner of the company for all product development.

2005
Internship designer, Irpa Milan, IT
• Development of men and women fur coats and jackets lines. From initial sketch, color and trends stories, to fabric selection/sourcing.

TRAINING
2016 - 2017 Marketing, FMP, Geneva (CH)
2011 - 2012 Business Management, Newstart, Geneva (CH)
2001 - 2005 Fashion design degree, Marangoni Institute, Milan ( IT)

SKILLS Adobe, office, internet

Fashion designer,