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
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
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
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