About Allie

Allie is a Surface designer, Graphic Artist and Photo Editor. She is graduated from Philadelphia University, with a Master's Degree in Surface Imaging, in August of 2016. Allie's specific focus is in the action sports industry where she feels that her style of design best fits. Currently she resides in New York and is looking to relocate for a career opportunity. 

EDUCATION:

Master’s Degree of Science, Surface Imaging, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA August 2016 GPA: 3.2

Bachelor’s Degree of Art, Visual Anthropology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA January 2104

 

SOFTWARE:

NedGraphics Design and Repeat Pro, Easy Coloring Pro and Color Reduction and Cleaning Pro

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

TexPrint, Nikon DSLR D3100, HP Plotter printer,

Mac OSX, PC OS, Google Drive, Microsoft Word,

Microsoft PowerPoint, Behance, Adobe Cloud, iMovie,

and Epson Scanners.

 

SKILLS:

Seamless digital repeating designs, digital mockups of

potential products, hand drawing, Brother XL-2600 sewing

machine, fiber reactive dyeing, acid dyeing, ombre dyeing effect,

beading, hand embroidery, burnout and foil printing, watercolor painting,

Dr. Martin’s Dyes, gouache, charcoal, screen printing,

trade show sales, and retail sales.

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE:

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS, EARTHBOUND BRANDS, New York, NY

Assistant Print and Pattern/ CAD Designer August 2016-Present

-Create patterns by hand or by using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and/or NedGraphics to be placed onto various products such as dinnerware, bedding, outdoor furnishing, bath accessories, and etc.

-Create engineered designs using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and/or NedGraphics to be placed onto specific home products such as dinnerware and towels.

-Collaborate with Hard Good and Soft Good teams to create designs placed onto products based upon market research and available printing methods.

-Conduct trend research and create trend sheets, using Adobe Bridge and Microsoft PowerPoint, to be used in market research meetings.

 

LILLY PULITZER, Philadelphia, PA

Freelance Print/ CAD Designer, February 2016-August 2016

-Edit patterns using NedGraphics.

-Create engineered designs for garments using NedGraphics.

-Organize strike-offs.

 

PRINT LAB PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY , Philadelphia, PA

Intern, September 2015- Present

-Operate acid dye, ber reactive dye and dye sublimation printers using TexPrint.

-Operate UV printer and HP plotter printers.

-Utilize heat press for dye sublimation and t-shirt printer.

 

ASHLEY RODRIGUEZ-REED, Philadelphia, PA

Intern, Spring 2015

-Selected pattern color and scale of digital, repeating patterns.

-Created product mock-ups, by digitally placing patterns onto homegoods using Photoshop.

-Assisted owner with the creation of booth for Surtex 2015

-Traveled to Manhattan to assist owner, in the licensing of patterns, at Surtex 2015

 

Companies She Has Worked With:

Under Armour, Johnson & Johnson, Echo Design, and Armstrong

INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONS:

UNDER ARMOUR, Baltimore, MD, Spring 2016

-Creating patterns for garments

and visual displays to be used in stores

 

ARMSTRONG, Lancaster, PA, Spring 2016

-Creating new ooring dsigns and concepts,

 

ECHO DESIGN, New york, New York, Spring 2016

-Creating furniture designs as well as pattern

designs to match furniture structures.