© 2013 - 2019 by KENNETH MCQUEEN - DESIGNER

EXPERIENCE
 

APRIL 2017 TO FEBRUARY 2019
ATELIER NOTIFY
DESIGNER - ATELIER MANAGER

 

JUNE 2015 TO JULY 2015 . OCT 2015 TO NOV 2015

REBECCA MINKOFF, LLC.

FREELANCE DESIGNER

 

NOVEMBER 2013 TO MAY 2015
BERNARDO FASHIONS, LLC.
ASSISTANT DESIGNER- Women's Outerwear + Jackets

 

NOVEMBER 2012 TO NOVEMBER 2013
CHAUS, INC.
DESIGN ASSISTANT - Wovens + Cut & Sew Knits

JANUARY 2012 TO MAY 2012
DONNA KARAN INTL.
DESIGN INTERN

FREELANCE DESIGNER - TAILOR - PATTERN MAKER

ONGOING SINCE 2009

- Design and create original garments for private clientele (Gowns, Dresses, and other specialty pieces)

- On-set tailor for celebrity stylist, fashion & film productions

EDUCATION

 

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

- B.F.A. IN FASHION DESIGN 2012

  EVENING WEAR/SPECIAL OCCASION
- A.A.S. IN FASHION DESIGN 2009

  READY-TO-WEAR

 

AWARDS & ACTIVITIES

 

FALL 2016
UNIVERSITY OF FASHION
GUEST INSTRUCTOR - The Art of Ruching

 

APRIL 2012
ELIZABETH ARDEN SEAMS OF BEAUTY

UNIFORM DESIGN CONTEST
- 2nd Place winner
- Original jacket design to be worn by Elizabeth Arden   beauty consultants worldwide

 

DECEMBER 2011

ESTEE LAUDER LAB SERIES

UNIFORM RE-DESIGN CONTEST - 1st Place winner
- Original jacket design to be worn by

Lab Series associates worldwide

 

AUGUST 2008 TO MAY 2011

F.I.T FASHION DESIGN CLUB PRESIDENT

- Communicated ideas, thoughts and vision for design with a diverse group of students

- Plan and direct the club’s annual design exhibition/contest

SKILLS


- HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN ALL ASPECTS OF FASHION DESIGN INCLUDING: GARMENT CONSTRUCTION, FITTING, PROFESSIONAL DRAPING, PATTERN-MAKING, COUTURE SEWING & EMBELLISHMENT TECHNIQUES/LAYOUTS, LEATHER APPAREL, FASHION ILLUSTRATION

- DESIGN, CREATIVE DIRECTION, STYLING PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION CONSULTING, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, VISUAL MERCHANDISING ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE, MICROSOFT OFFICE, EXCEL, POWER POINT, WEB PDM, MAC & PC PLATFORM TAJIMA EMBROIDERY MACHINE, JEANOLOGIA LASER MACHINE

ON-SET TAILOR

ZARA LARSSON - PRESS TOUR                           FEB '17
BEYONCÉ TIDAL X PERFORMANCE                    OCT '16
UNIQLO SP’16 CAMPAIGN                                     OCT '16
CHRISTINA MILIAN - WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW  OCT '16

KATIE CASSIDY - FASHION WEEK                       SEPT'16

KITH NYC - F’16/SP’17 RUNWAY                          SEPT '16
BEYONCÉ MTV VMA PERFORMANCE                 AUG '16

CLINIQUE “EVEN BETTER” COMMERCIAL            JUL '16

LINCOLN “MKZ” COMMERCIAL                              JUN '16
CLINIQUE “PEP-START STYLE” COMMERCIAL    MAY '16

MAY 2017

"ALL THE THREATENED AND DELICIOUS THINGS

JOINING ONE ANOTHER" NEW MUSEUM RESIDENCY

COSTUME DESIGNER

JANUARY 2016

“THIS IS UR BRAIN” HOUSE OF LADOSHA

COSTUME DESIGNER

JULY 2015

“TOP-A-TOPPA” by CHRISTOPHER UDEMEZUE

COSTUME DESIGNER

F A S H I O N  D E S I G N E R