Full name: Shailendra(Shayna) Miyake Myhill

☎: +1 (347) 265-8677 // ✎:  shaynamyhill@gmail.com

Experience

October 2017 - Present

Free People // Embroidery & Embellishment Assistant Designer

 - Working aside High AUR on top selling items (top 3) raising average CPU.

 - Collaborating with all design teams on creating original artwork.

 - Building trend presentations for craft and embellishment.  

 - Budgeting, making embellishments more cost-effective.

 - Assembling artwork packages for vendors.

 -Making physical mockups for presentations using original artwork.

May 2017 - Present

Fringe & Epaulette // Design Assistant

 - Pattern making and construction toiles.

 - Production of samples.

 - Pattern grading and tailoring to size.

 - Fabric and trim sourcing.

 - General studio errands/ organization of the studio.

 - Custom costume design for Burning Man 2017

January 2017 - May 2017

Marchesa // Embroidery Intern

 - Creating embroidery swatches approved for Resort 2017 and SS 2018.

 - Altering applique samples in order to improve costing and production.

 - Embroidery placement for production.

 - Embroidery grading for production.

 - Hand sewing, beading, mirroring. - Custom garment alterations.

 - Organizing and maintaining design library.

 - Creating art boards.

 - General studio errands/ organization of the studio.

 - Assisted at NYFW AW17, Bridal 2017 and Met Gala 2017.

May 2015 - January 2017

Freelance // Personal Shopper and Stylist

 

July 2015 - September 2015

Markus Lupfer // Studio Intern    

 - Tracing and amending patterns.

 - Cutting and constructing toiles.

 - Cutting out samples.

 - Preparing technical flat drawings.

 - Embroidery placement for production.

 - Created flats library for shoe design department.

 - Assembling art boards and trend research.

 - Maintaining fabric and trimming inventory.

February 2016 - April 2016

Freelance // Costume Design for Gernika by Matan Amsalem

 

October 2014 - December 2014 & March 2013 - May 2013

Freelance // Costume Design for Tzvika Force (musician)

 

October 2014 – January 2017  

911 Fashion LTD // Visual Merchandiser // Stylist  

October 2011 – September 2014

American Apparel // Backstock Manager // Key Holder

Education

 

2012 - 2016

   Shenkar College of Engineering and Design BA Hons Fashion Design.

2012 - 2013

   Shenkar College of Engineering and Design - External Studies Diploma Pattern Making.

2012

   Studio Gadi Elimelech Diploma Personal Shopper and Stylist.

Core skills and abilities

 

 - Needlecraft: embroidery (hand, machine), beading, hand sewing

 - Pattern making

 - Draping

 - Fashion illustration

 - Bags, wallets, leatherwork

 - Screen-printing

 - Dying: tie dye, marbling, cold, hot

 - Knitting: hand, manual, crochet

 - Adobe: Photoshop and Illustrator

 - Technical drawing

 

Achievements

 2016 - Honors graduate class of 2016.

 2015 - Certificate for academic excellence.

 2015 - Recipient of the Azrieli Design Award for academic achievements.

 2015 - H&M Studio fashion illustration competition finalist.

 2014 - Certificate for academic excellence.

 2014 - Recipient of the Next Generation design Award in Women’s Fashion for academic achievements.

 2013 - Chosen to exhibit at the First Aliyah Museum in Rishon Le-Zion.