Ellie Malouf Gilchrist
Ellie Malouf Gilchrist
Based in
New York City, United States
Seniority
5 - 10 years experience
Age
33 years old
Gender
Female
Nationality
United States
Finalist
Dorothy Waxman International Textile Prize
2018
New York, New York, United States
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Master of Arts - Fibers
SCAD - Savannah College of Art & Design Sep. 2017 - Aug. 2018
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Recipient
Council of Fashion Designers of America: Fashion Future Graduate Showcase
2018
New York, New York, United States
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Recipient
CFDA+
2018
Production Manager
Thom Browne Jun. 2015 - Mar. 2017
New York, NY, United States

Managed production from sample to finished product. Created tech packs for factory use.Shipped to three global warehouses. Exotic Furs; understanding CITIES, COO, scientific names, dyeing & farming methods & standards. Sent PO’s to vendors; hands-on monitoring of production process in Midtown factori

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es. Assisted overseas production of men’s cut/sew, knits, wovens, and footwear. Tracked time-line, arrivals of fabrics, trims needed. Organized labels and tags for shipping process. Communicated with pattern makers, graders for style by style adjustments, layouts for minimal fabric waste. Knowledge of apparel technology programs RLM and Apparel Magic.

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Production Assistant - Freelance
Jason Wu Mar. 2015 - May. 2015
New York, NY, United States

Assisted in Pre-Fall and Fall 2015 production. Midtown factory communication, PPS/TOP inventory and management. Sample request management, tech pack editing through RLM. Clear understanding of Midtown factory operations. Fitting prep and note-taking tasks.
Assisted style development per SKU, per fac

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tory.

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Design Freelance
Kate Spade & Company Mar. 2015 - Mar. 2015
New York, NY, United States

Hand stitched design samples and assisted in showroom team presentations

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Freelance Assistant
J.Crew Nov. 2014 - Feb. 2015
New York, NY, United States

Assisted the stylist during market photoshoots and various CAD jobs throughout the womenswear department

Design Intern
Peter Som Aug. 2014 - Oct. 2014
New York, NY, United States

Digitally fabricated original sketches into Photoshop. CAD. Organized look-book order within deliveries. Researched trends via WGSN and luxury brand retailers. Organized color forecasting, office inventory, NYFW set up; hand-tailored alterations. Assisted as a dresser backstage at Milk Studios.

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Design Intern
Thakoon Oct. 2013 - Apr. 2014
New York, NY, United States

Created and edited prints in Photoshop & Illustrator. Created repeat prints and color stories. Assembled tech packs. Laid out, measured, cut fabric from paper patterns. Copied patterns. Sample sewing. Worked directly with Thakoon on developing new fabric prints, color-ways. Fabric knowledge and organ

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ization between Main and Addition Collections.

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Design Intern
Timo Weiland Oct. 2013 - Mar. 2014
New York, NY, United States

Sourced fabrics, leather, trims through Garment District; purchased yardage. Social Media
organization; Managed online inventory and sales via Shopify; Backstage dresser at Milk
Studios. Cut patterns and fabric for Fall styles; Sewed samples; hand sewn labels into
garments and light alterations.

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Stock Room Manager
Calypso St. Barth Mar. 2013 - Oct. 2013
New York, NY, United States

Sales assistant promoted to Stock Room Manager who organized the merchandise at the Madison Ave shop, shipped outgoing orders, and restocked the store floor on a daily basis. Assisted the store team who designed window displays and store arrangement.

Showroom Assistant
Etro Jan. 2013 - Feb. 2013
New York, NY, United States

Categorized, unpacked, priced, and organized new collection for showroom appointments. Assisted Etro sales reps during appointments by pulling swatch cards, writing Purchase
Orders, and accommodating buyers.

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Design Intern
GIII Apparel Group: Eliza J Dresses Aug. 2012 - Dec. 2012
New York, NY, United States

Tasked with trend analysis, color research, mood board creation and organization. Dresser for market appointments. Recorded new designs via Excel, edited images in Photoshop, FileMaker Pro; Use of WebPMD. Created Tech Packs; Managed lab dip swatches and relations with overseas knitwear factories.

Fashion Closet Intern
Harper's Bazaar Magazine May. 2012 - Aug. 2012
New York, NY, United States

Stationed in fashion closet for US/UK apparel market; Assisted stylists and staff on set;
Managed sample log in closet. Organized and arranged style / inspiration boards for
upcoming spreads and trend analysis. Delivered and retrieved new season market samples to and from showrooms, set, and the He

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arst building.

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Bachelors in Science - Apparel Design & Manufacturing
Texas Tech University Aug. 2008 - Aug. 2012
Lubbock, Texas, United States
Summer Seminar
Central Saint Martins (London) Aug. 2011 - Aug. 2011
London, England, United Kingdom

Millinery and Art Criticism courses taken as a summer student

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Summer Seminar
Nouva Accademia di Bella Arti Jul. 2011 - Aug. 2011
Milan, Italy

Textile course learning surface design techniques while researching and exploring the city of Milan.

Summer Seminar
Paris Fashion Institute Jun. 2011 - Jun. 2011
Paris, France

Month long course covering French, fashion history, fashion research, design & brand marketing.

Skills

Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

AI Weaver, Ned Graphics

Microsoft: Outlook, Excel

Software skills

Photoshop

illustrator

InDesign

AI Weaver

Ned Graphics

Excel

Languages

French

Basic knowledge

Success looms for Ellie Gilchrist

As a recent graduate from Savannah College of Art & Design, I was featured on the student/alumni blog regarding my recent masters final project and the best parts of skilled learning that I received.

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NY Textile Month

A link to show the guidelines and placement of the Dorothy Waxman International Textile Prize showcase.

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CFDA - Fashion Future Graduate Showcase

One of 53 students selected to showcase recent work in a three day event highlighting up and coming talent in NYC.

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