Name

Jennifer Leigh Evans

About

Jennifer Leigh Evans
Fashion Designer / Patternmaker / Photographer
New York // London // Montevideo

 Mobile: (916) 872 - 0937
Email: jenniferleighevans@gmail.com
Portfolio: www.jennifer.evans.carbonmade.com

 

 

Relevant Experience:

 

(June 2013 - present) Coach, Inc.Women's RTW , New York

Design Development Administrator & Associate Patternmaker for the women's ready to wear capsule collection

www.coach.com

 

(February/ September 2013) Victoria Beckham: Autumn/ Winter 2013 & Spring Summer 2014, New York

Contracted for assistance in the production of final runway samples for the Autumn/ Winter Collection of Victoria Beckham

www.victoriabeckham.com

 

(July 2011 to August 2012) Pablo Gimenez: Escuela Integral de Diseño:  Montevideo, Uruguay

Professor of Draping

Taught classes in Fashion Design to 3rd and 4th semester students; specifically material draping and overseeing development of students final collections

www.escuelapablogimenez.com

 

(April 2010 to November 2012) Trommpo, SRL: Montevideo, Uruguay

Assistant Designer/ Technical Design Assistant

Worked side by side with Creative Director / Designer Catalina Bouza on every aspect of collection creation including: collection inspiration, fabric research, design, initial patterns, final patterns and samples, grading sizes newborn to 10 years, production patterns, preparation and management of production, quality control, final packaging, visual merchandising in shop and trade fair locations, and styling for photo shoots

www.trommpo.com

 

 (2005 to present) Jennifer Leigh Evans Productions and Design:  Montevideo/London/California

chAos URC: Revamped clothing line, official merchandise and styling for Buenos Muchachos

Fashion designer: Personal collections, custom work for clients in the fashion and music fields

Stylist & Photographer: Commissioned projects in fashion, social, portraits, wedding, and conceptual photos

www.jennifer.evans.carbonmade.com

 

  (April 2008 to July 2009) Bill Amberg:  London, UK

Assistant Leather worker/ Assistant in Design Department

Assisted the head leatherworkers on architectural and leather accessory projects, and the design

and merchandise department, focusing on technical illustrations, and design of small accessories

www.billamberg.com

 

(August 2008 to June 2009) American Intercontinental University :  London, UK

Fashion Design Assistant/ Tutor

Assisted students on specific design projects with draping and sewing to realize their ideas

 

(January 2008 to November 2008) Blue Poppy Couture/ Lee Klabin:  London, UK

Internship 

Assisting with samples of the collection and corsets, couture hand sewing for one of a kind pieces for On/ Off in London Fashion Week. As a collection representative in the showroom I worked closely, with the clients of Lee Klabin to suit their needs for high profile events

www.leeklabin.com 

Education:

 

University of Arts: London College of Fashion (2009- 2010)

Post Graduate Degree in Creative Pattern Cutting for the Industry

 

American Intercontinental University: London (2006 -2009)

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Fashion Design and Photography

 

Pasadena City College (2004-  2005)

Associates Degree in Fashion Design & Marketing

 

Additional Education:

 

Innovation with Leather as an Opportunity for Startups in Design with Pedro Riessig (2011)

Surface Pattern Design for Leather, London College of Fashion (2008)

Photography courses: Fashion, Analog, Darkroom, Editorial: London and Uruguay (2006 - 2012)

Gavilan College, California: Focusing on Fine Arts in Sculpture (2001 - 2004)

 

Personal Collections, Achievements, Exhibitions:

 

Billboard Music Awards: Liz Bohlmann wearing a design from Jennifer Leigh Evans’

‘amor de cuero’ collection on the red carpet, Miami, Florida (2012)

 

Chaos Unique Revamped Clothing (URC) London, Montevideo, New York (2008 to present)

 

Exhibitions of Photography work:  (2008 to present)

Kiosco: Artist Collective, Montevideo, Uruguay (September 2012)

1Instant: traveling exhibition, France (March 2010 to present)

Open Shutter: (honourable mention), Dorset, England (October 2009)

KL Photo Awards: (finalist), Kuala Lumpur (May 2009)

Instant: Rochdale, England (March - June 2009)

Photomonth: East End Showcase/ Spitalfields, London, England (November 2008)

Instant Era: Napa, California (October 2008)

Top Ten Records: Visual Studies Loft, New York (September 2008)

 

Amor de Cuero: Montevideo, Uruguay (Autumn 2011)

Women's wear leather collection of accessories and add on items

 

LCF Exhibition: London, UK (2010)

Exhibition of work from Post Graduates

 

Jotta Exhibition: The Legion, London, UK (2009)

Exhibition of Work from Unique Graduates in the Design Field in London

 

AIU Graduate Fashion Show:  Amor de Cuero, London, UK (2009)

Collection of women’s wear using leather and wool

Received Second Honors for my designs and achievements in my career

 

Casablanca Fashion Show:  Seattle, Washington, USA (2006)

 

Additional Skills:

 

Adobe Design Suite

Gerber CAD CAM: basic training

Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel

Proficient in Mac and PC Computers

Bi-lingual: Fluent in English and Spanish

9+ years Sewing & Production experience

 

References available upon request

Location

New York, NY