Resume- Emily Mensching
Fashion Design AAS, Parsons School of Design
Graduated: May 2019
Awards: Honors & Department Honors
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art & Art History, Depauw University
Graduated: May 2017
Awards: Old Gold Honors Award
Major: Studio Art Minor: Art History
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Attended: Summer 2015 & Summer 2016 through Efroymson Summer Fellowship
Textile Design Intern, Style Council, July 2018 - December 2018
-Expanded customer outreach by writing blog posts and managing social media.
-Designed and developed concepts for prints in SS ‘20 Collection.
-Customized company's website with personal research of current fashion trends.
Production Intern, Brandon Maxwell, January 2018 - May 2018
-Improved production times by sourcing materials for factories.
-Assisted the production department during sample fittings.
-Improved the processes of locating materials by creating a fabric and trimming library.
Fashion Design Intern, Jess Wade, January 2016 – July 2016
-Oversaw the ScissorHands clothing line by collecting orders, creating garments and sending out finished pieces to clients.
-Improved wait time for clients by cutting and sewing knitwear stock.
-Altered patterns for custom sizing.
-Curated company website by capturing product photos and editing photos using photoshop.
Performance Artist Intern, Mother’s Rights, July 2015 – August 2015
-Coordinated a conceptual art piece to bring awareness to the maternal mortality rate in the US.
-Sewed 1,200 hospital gowns to represent every mother who passed during childbirth in 2013.
Design: Concept Development, Mood Boards, Flats, Print Design
Construction: Pattern Making, Sewing, Machine and Hand Knitting
Software: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office
Pattern-making; Mood Boards; Sewing; Knitting; Photoshop; Illustrator; Sewing