WORK EXPERIENCE:

COSTUME DESIGNER / WARDROBE STYLIST / FASHION STYLIST: FEATURE FILM - TELEVISION - EDITORIAL & ADVERTISING PRINT

PROJECT / CLIENT LIST:

FEATURE FILM

  • THE CURSE OF THE FUENTES WOMEN

  • HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2

  • EL CANTANTE

  • A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS

  • PINERO

  • HE GOT GAME

TELEVISION

  • AMERICAN RIPPER

  • BLUE BLOODS /SEASON 5, 6 & 7

  • THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA /SEASON 2

  • LAW & ORDER SVU /SEASON 16

  • NURSE JACKIE /SEASON 6 & 7

  • GUN HILL

  • TV LAND AWARDS

THEATER

  • THIS IS HOW IT GOES

PRINT & FILM ADVERTISING:

  • CONTOUR SKIN ENHANCEMENT

  • ARMANI EXCHANGE

  • JOHNSON CONTROLS

  • LINCOLN MKZ 2017

  • CLINIQUE

  • SUAVE HAIR CARE PRODUCTS

  • TARGET

  • MACYS

  • LINCOLN MKS

  • MCDONALDS        

  • AT&T

  • DANNON/OIKOS

  • BENZAL

  • NJ TOURISM

  • SENSATIO-NAIL

  • DYSON

  • SAVAGE FAMILY DIGGERS

  • NEW YORK 1 NEWS

  • PURELL

  • CONNECTICUT TOURISM

  • NEW JERSEY TOURISM

  • KNOTT’S BERRY FARM

  • 3 MUSKETEERS

  • NO. CAROLINA UNIVERSITY

  • TIDE    

  • HOME DEPOT      

  • TIME WARNER CABLE   

  • POSNER HAIR

  • ICE BREAKERS

  • HERSHEYS

  • MUSIC CHOICE TV

  • ENFAGROW

 CELEBRITY DRESSING:

  • CARA DELEVINGNE

  • KELLY RIPA

  • CHEF MICHAEL SYMON

  • GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE

  • TYRESE GIBSON

  • SARA RAMIREZ

  • CLAUDIA ALVAREZ

  • MARY J. BLIGE

  • PAULINA RUBIO

  • THALIA

  • REBECCA ROMIJN

  • SETH GREEN

  • ZACH BRAFF

  • BACKSTREET BOYS

  • BRITNEY SPEARS

  • 98 DEGREES

  • DARIOUS RUCKER

  • AMERIE

  • SAUL WILLIAMS

  • ANA DE LA REGUERA

  • TASHA SMITH

  • DON OMAR

  • HUEY DUNBAR

  • METHOD MAN

  • CAPPADONNA/ WU-TANG CLAN

PRINT MAGAZINE:

  • PRESTIGE INTERNATIONAL

  • COSMOPOLITAN

  • COUTURE

  • ESSENCE

  • ESQUIRE

  • GLAMOUR

  • HARPERS BAZAAR

  • INTERVIEW

  • IN STYLE

  • LA DIRECT

  • BLENDER

  • MEN MODE

  • NEO 2

  • PREMIER

  • PEOPLE

  • SPANISH G.Q.

  • VIBE 

  • WOVE

  • ZINK

  • FOX

RUNWAY SHOWS:

  • THALIA SODI for MACYS

  • DEMOCRACY

E-COMMERCE:

  • NORDSTROM INC.

  JOB DESCRIPTION: (CLIENT LIST ABOVE)   1997 – PRESENT

  • Select items to appear in fashion magazines and film productions.

  • Select clothing for TV personalities, celebrities or wardrobe for film and TV productions.

  • Source fashion items and props for magazine shoots, film and TV shows.

  • Liaise with brands to procure product placement for fashion magazines and film productions.

  • Advise on photographic approaches, the selection of locations, props, clothing, models, makeup artists, hair

    stylists and the overall look for photo shoots.

  • Advise and direct the photography of items and clothing selected for promotion.

  • Liaise with fashion designers, showrooms, retailers, the media, models, model agencies, model agents, photographers, makeup artists and hairdressers.

  • Write copy on the latest fashion trends.

  • Hold meetings concerning Creative Direction and Fashion Trends.

  • Provide makeup and hair styling direction to clients for photo shoots.

  • Conceptualize and organize photo shoots for fashion magazines and other media publications.

  • Style a high volume of models and actors for magazines, advertising commercials and film.

  • Style actors and show hosts for live broadcasts, including news and current affairs and breakfast television.

  • Develop the overall look and costumes for television, concert, and theatre productions.

  • Develop and manage budgets to produce clothing.

  • Develop and produce fashion direction based on script analysis. 

  • Work closely with Director to develop characters through visual appearance.

  • Work closely with Art Departments to ensure fashion cohesiveness. 

  • Perform character research.

  • Perform fashion research as it pertains to period costume.

  • Create visual presentations of Fashion Direction.

  • Design costumes from illustration to form.

  • Buy Fabrics for costume construction.

  • Direct fashion buying.

  • Direct product placement.

  • Direct team of Stylist and tailors to produce products for filming.

  • Style & dress actors for filming. 

  • View, analyze and edit fashion collections by season for magazine editorials to depict trends.

  • Promote new fashions and induce consumer  acceptance.

  • Study fashion and trade journals.

  • Travel to garment centers.

  • Attend fashion shows.

  • Visit manufacturers and merchandise markets to obtain information on fashion trends.

  • Conceptualize & develop new creative fashion editorials to promote new designs.

  • Style & dress models for fashion shoots.

  • Style Flat-Lay & Table Top merchandise.

  • Style and perfect merchandise for photos used for commercial website use.

  • Collaborate with Photographers to best showcase merchandise and maintain a consistent brand image.

  • Meet daily targets and deadlines.

  • Troubleshoot styling challenges.

  • Emulate style guide on a variety of products that reflects consistency, high quality and company objectives.

  • Endeavor for continual elevation of imagery. 

  • Create inspired images while adhering to client style guides and brand direction

  • Review styling-specific materials and style guide provided

  • Review product and set assignments with crew to determine plan for the day

  • Follow studio guidelines to prep product for imaging, adhering to high standards of maintaining product packaging integrity

SEAN JOHN:   01/14 to 04/14

FREELANCE CREATIVE DIRECTOR FOR MEN & BOYS SPRING/SUMMER 2015 COLLECTION

  • Conceptualize, create and develop an overall fashion direction.

  • Meet the business objectives of organization and advance its brand strategy.

  • Study Brand history.

  • Lead creative sessions.

  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion.

  • Establish creative direction for the Men and Boys collections.

  • Study overall fashion and color trends.

  • Forecast new style and color trends.

  • Aggregate images from different sources to support style and color trends.

  • Work closely with the leader of organization to formalize ideas.

  • Develop fashion direction.

  • Develop color direction.

  • Develop and produce visual presentation to support fashion direction.

  • Write copy.

  • Manage team members in execution and production of visual presentation to support creative direction.

  • Style fashion presentation.