CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY  

Master of Professional Studies in Interactive Technologies (ITP)

 

Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textile Design

Associates in Architecture

 May 2019

 

 May 1992

EXPERIENCE

Project Manager / Owner                                                                                 

Habit-Art, LLC, New Jersey

  • Designed and managed the renovation of a two-story Radburn House focusing on a human-centered design approach.

  • Supervised contractors, consulted with vendors, and sourced construction materials.

 

Development and Production Manager / Textile Designer                                                  

Laser & Embroidery of NYC, LCC., New York, New York

  • Coordinated production and delivery schedules between designers, digitizers, machine operators, and finishers, to expedite the timely and accurate allocation of production.

  • Led a diverse team of ten staff members, creating a productive and collaborative environment.

  • Managed textile and embroidery production with accounts such as Ralph Lauren and Armani Exchange. 

                        

CAD Designer / Production Coordinator                                                                                           

Semel’s Embroidery, Ltd., Clifton, New Jersey

  • Communicated with clients to convey ideas and concepts into innovative textile-graphic designs.

  • Leveraged the latest CAD Designing software to design textiles and embroideries.

 

Textile and Embroidery Designer                          

Fashion Design Concepts, Inc., New York, New York

  • Managed and updated CAD archives, swatches, color boards, and color charts.

  • Designed and produced large CAD embroideries for the specialty Haute Couture industry. 

Swim Team Coach                                                                                                                             

YMCA, Ridgewood, New Jersey

  • Trained 100 8–12-year-old swimmers and 50 Adult swimmers across various abilities

  • Communicated with administration, parents, and swimmers about team events and registration

Business Owner/Founder                                                                                                                    

Lop-Lop Designs Inc., Bogotá, Colombia

  • Launched and led all aspects of a commercial textile and embroidery small business that filled a niche for affordable embroidered and printed fabrics, often incorporating my designs.

  • Coordinated and developed systems and internal business procedures.

2019 - 2022

 

 

2014 - 2016

2010 – 2013

2009 – 2010

2004 - 2009

1994 - 2002

SKILLS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, SketchUp, Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, Cinema 4D.

  • Familiar with Projection Mapping: Isadora, Mad Mapper & Max; Augmented Reality: Mixamo, Fuse

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish