Resumé

Ashley Austin

Oakland, Ca
T 310 745 0867
ashley.n.austin3@gmail.com
http://fashion118.tumblr.com/

SUMMARY

Schooled in Fashion Journalism: interpreting fashion, reporting, blogging, writing, and editing techniques on a professional level. Ambitious writer looking to produce content for print magazines as well as web magazines. Industry level stylist, looking to style for commercials, movies, red carpet event, magazines, blogs, photo shoots, fashion shows, and every day living.

EDUCATION

Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
BA: Fashion Journalism
August 2010 ­- May 2014
 
Arizona State University
Downtown Phoenix, AZ
BA: Print Journalism
September 2009 – May 2010
 
Beverly Hills High School 
September 2005 – June 2009

SKILLS

Reporting and Writing: ability to pitch news ideas, meet deadlines, report on fashion related, current cultural issues and comment on them through the filter of fashion reportage.

Editing: ability to examine historical eras, youth movements and style capitals, and conceptualize my own shoots in weekly visual meetings, create layouts using InDesign.

EXPERIENCE

White Swan Inn

Bellman

(415) 775-1755
San Francisco, CA 94108
September 2013-Present
  • greeting
  • accompanying the guest to the room, pulling the luggage on a rack.
  • lobby duties
  • Assistance with housekeeping, maintenance and front desk
  • setting up wine and appetizers for guests

JCCSF Summer Camp

Summer Camp Counselor 

(415) 292-1255
San Francisco, CA 94118
 
  • utilized my communication skills to communicate effectively with children to teach them new skills in gymnastics
  • set up morning gym
  • organized games and field trips     
  • exhibited and maintained a fun, positive, enthusiastic atmosphere.
  • Appreciated diverse personalities 
  • attended to problems and communicated issues before they escalated and became detrimental                                                   
  •  managed a group of 56 girls

Amc Van Ness

Theatre Crew

(415) 674­4630
San Francisco, Ca 94109
November 2012 – February 2013
  • utilized my customer service skills
  • handled cash, gift cards, voids and returns
  • greeted customers

Showroom Seven

Public Relations Intern

(213) 316-0112
Los Angeles, CA 90014
June 2012-August 2012
  • manage online database (Fashion GPS) of entire sample collection
  • entering new samples and keeping track of samples on loan.
  • merchandise collections in showroom to maintain appearance for stylists and buyers.
  • contact stylists to set up appointments and locate sample returns.
  • find and clip press credits from magazines and newspapers.
  • work at promotional events.
  • manage a collection (Australia Luxe) for Project (tradeshow in Las Vegas)

Sunglass Hut

Sales Associate

(310) 915­1901
Los Angeles, Ca 90212
May 2012 – August 2012
  • created displays to attract clientele
  • processed shipment
  • gained knowledge on products to help my selling edge
  • utilized customer service skills
  • handled cash and deposits opening and closing 

Aldo Shoes

Sales Associate

(415) 974-6145
San Francisco, CA 94102
October 2010-November 2011
  • utilized elevated levels of sales and service to maximize sales performance
  • met weekly as well as monthly sales goals
  • complied with all sales related policies and procedures
  • provided the highest level of customer service
  • assisted in the maintenance of all inventory in the stockroom and on the selling floor
  • merchandized selling floor 

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

  • Fashion Journalism
  • Magazine Production
  • Fashion Blogging
  • Digital Tools
  • Fashion Merchandizing
  • Color and Design
  • Fashion Business
  • Fashion Editing and Writing
  • Art History
  • Fabric and Fiber Technology
  • Fashion Styling
  • Writing for New Media
  • Creative Writing
  • Reporting and Writing Fashion News
  • Interpreting and Reporting Fashion
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