Aspen Holly Burke
Aspen Burke's Resume - Downloadable Link
|Experience||L.L.Bean, Freeport ME- Women’s Associtate Designer
(March 2017- Currently Employed) Designer for Women’s Sleep and Loungewear and L.L.Bean International Product for Japan Market. Women's design assistant for all categories; knits, sweaters, dresses, wovens, bottoms and indoor jackets. Skills and tasks include: designing new products, AI sketches, tech pack creation, PLM software management, trend presentation preparation and presentation, commenting on handlooms and print submits, color palette creation, communicating with vendors, sourcing trims, partnering with PD on fabric needs and TD to perfect fit.
L.L.Bean, Freeport ME- Women’s Assistant Designer
(Aug 2015- March 2017)
L.L.Bean, Freeport ME- Women’s Design Intern
(June 2015- Aug 2017)
(February 2013- March 2015) Design and production team at the ReSails warehouse. Responsible for managing a the production team including sewers and interns, organizing production schedule, filling purchase orders and leading team in creation of new and custom products.
(September 2013- December 2013) At IMSY I helped manage IMSY social media accounts on a daily basis, including Facebook and other media outlets, assisted in keeping inventory, filling orders, checking samples and tech packs. In addition I shadowed IMSY president and lead designer in the design, manufacture and merchandising of the 2014 swimwear line.
(March 2013- August 2013) Trend reporter for OBaz.com. Created 2+ blogs a day about fashion and lifestyle trends. Many blogs had over 12,000+ views.
|Education||University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI. Class of 2015
Bachelor of Science in Textiles, Merchandising and Design
GPA: 3.5 Deans List
Founder Grant Recipient for academic achievement
|Activities||Zeta Tau Alpha, Lambda Beta chapter at University of Rhode Island
Vice President (2013). Coordinator of Committees. Managed a program council of 26 women, my duties ranged from overseeing breast cancer fundraisers, community service events (totaling 1450 hours of service), apparel orders, chapter events and fraternity education.
Textile Honor Society
General Member (2013). Textile, merchandising and design honor society at URI, which promotes networking and high achievement in the fashion program.
National Society Collegiate Scholars
General Member (2012-2013). Nationally recognized honors society
AATCC - American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists. Member (2013-current).
|Skills||Sketching, trend research, event planning, color theory, print and pattern development, time management, teamwork, presenting, communication, problem solving, organization, efficiency,
Diversity of design experience: Women’s and Men’s knits, sweaters, wovens, sweaters, swim and home textile and luggage.
|Technology||Mac and PC proficient, PLM software, Excel, Adobe Suite (Photoshop & Illustrator), type 75 WPM, CAD, advanced social media comprehension, web development and HTML
Portfolio Available at www.AspenHB.com