Melissa M. Kubik
To obtain an entry-level designer position using strong fashion design experience and knowledge.
Bachelor of Arts, May 2010
Kent State University
Major: Fashion Design
Liz Claiborne, New York, New York June 2009- August 2009
Assisted handbag designer with concepts, sketching, trend research, sourcing, and concept boards.
Created a full merchandised line for each of the three handbag divisions for an intern project, then presented to VP Design and design team.
Worked with design team on the Transition 2010 line from start to finish, including design research, concepts, and proto reviews.
Tad B, New York, New York Assistant Designer (Intern) January 2009- June 2009
Assisted designer with design ideas and sketches, concepts and layouts, technical flats, tech packs, embellishment layouts, and showroom organization
Organized and kept international relations with overseas productions
Express, Boardman, Ohio March 2006- January 2010 Brand Sales Representative
Increase daily and projected income by providing excellent customer service
Serve as an exceptional team member and fashion coordinator for customers by using strong fashion knowledge
Rewarded by store and district management multiple times for top selling and credit goals
Referred by management and transferred to many stores for superior sales
Delta Gamma, Gamma Epsilon Chapter September 2006-present Vice-President Membership
Organized superior fall recruitment for over 300 potential new members, assisted to President for membership needs, and used many public relation skills to create an outstanding outcome.
Fashion Student Organization
Work with many fashion students to create extra rewarding activities for the fashion design and merchandising school
Miss Ohio Teen USA November 2005
Miss Mahoning County Teen USA
Represented Mahoning county in the national state pageant
Recipient of Dana Buchman Critic's Award for an outstanding collection in the 2010 Kent State Re:CREATE Fashion Show.
Volunteered with IMG for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, and U4ia
Rewarded for an excellent design in the Little Black Dress competition and showcased in the Portfolio 2007 fashion show for outstanding work
Showcased and rewarded at the Butler Museum of American Art for superior artwork
Volunteered with Shop 10018 for the Spring 2009 Market Week
Excellent references available upon request
Photoshop Illustrator U4ia