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Michelle Nakah | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 28, 2014

Michelle Nakah

A few moments away from pro fashion/graphic work
   United States
  |   Miami, FL
  |  7:00 am Local Time

Overview

Hi, I'm Michelle Nakah. I am based out of Miami. I specialize in apparel, textile, and technical design as well as grading, styling, consulting, and fashion illustration and social media services for the growing industry of design. I let my hands follow my vision for my craft. My designs bring life beyond their moments. I am organized, full of creativity, detailed oriented, and self motivated. My productions entice the imagination beyond the expected. I will always complete everything that I start; I will always challenge myself and stretch...

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Portfolio

Skills (14)

Tested
Banner Ads
Business Card Design
Computer Graphics
Cover Design
Fashion Design
Illustration
Label and Package Design
Logo Design
Other Design
Page Layout
Presentation Design
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Acrobat

Service Description

Hi, I'm Michelle Nakah. I am based out of South Florida.

Apparel Manufacturing Consultant:
I work with clients who want to start their first production run, get samples, and designs started. I take notes from what my client wants then I submit different versions of sketches until my client is pleased. Following with providing samples until client is ready to start with a production run. I understand design, pattern making and production. I know that language very well and I've worked with many clients in the past where I was able to provide those services.

Freelance Designer:
I specialize in graphic / logo design / brochure design / branding, illustration, apparel design, textile design, social media, and technical design as well as styling, consulting, and fashion illustration for the growing industry of design. I let my hands follow my vision for my craft. My designs bring life beyond their moments. I am organized, full of creativity, detail oriented, self motivated, enthusiastic, punctual, a good communicator, creative, positive, passionate, energetic, proactive, resourceful, fair, a problem-solver, approachable, goal-oriented, confident, a multi-tasker, outgoing, collaborative, and a risk taker. My productions entice the imagination beyond the expected. I will always complete everything that I start; I will always challenge myself and stretch my limits to create a high end visual experience.

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Employment

Sergio Zelcer Shoes
Assistant Designer (freelance contractor)
2013 - Present
- developed trend reports - developed technical packets - created weekly spec sheets - daily factory communication  - color specialist
Kimdesigns.com
Freelance Textile Designer
2011 - Present
• Weekly submissions for designs that are on trend, color-savvy for North American and European retail • Design in repeat for textiles, apparel, fashion, gift-wrap, paper, wall covering,...
Yogiiza
Assistant Designer (freelance contractor)
2011 - 2013
• Developed products for Yoga lifestyle clothing brand • Managed Social media • Developed technical packs for women’s and men’s Active and Underwear • Stationary designer • Resourced Fabrics •...
Magic City Television Show, Starz Miami Production
Stylist Assistant/ Costumer/ Freelance Contractor
2011 - 2011
• Prepared outfits for extras featuring at the show • Supervised outfits while filming, making sure all of the extras look presentable • Organized merchandize for fittings • Styled extras...
Navoh
Technical Designer (Freelance Contractor)
2011 - 2011
• Technical design assistance for handbag company • Develop technical packets • Prepare technical flats with accurate proportions for high end hand bags production
BloqUV
Assistant Designer/Freelance Contractor
2011 - 2011
• Prepare technical flats with accurate proportions- from sample garments after quality control inspection • Developed technical packs for manufacturing the women’s wear line • Created production...
Lapis Boutique, Fountain Bleau                    
Sales Associate/ Visual Merchandiser
2010 - 2011
• Maintained excellent customer service to high end clientele • Used fashion knowledge, styling ability and business sense to build up clientele • Increased sales by growing customer service and...
Oilily
Sales Associate/ Visual Merchandiser
2009 - 2010
• Promoted the store through networking at local events • Set up trunk shows locally and organized fashion shows in local hotels • Increased sales by growing customer base and providing excellent...
Mia Belle Baby
Assistant Designer/ Marketing Coordinator
2008 - 2009
• Developed overall business strategy for effective merchandising and marketing strategies • Created correct policies that guided company into profitability • Organized visual trade show...

Education

Miami International University of Art and Design
Fashion Design Bachelors
2008 - 2011

Keywords

Fashion design
graphic design
textile design
styling
catalog design
print design
stationary designer
visual merchandiser
fashion consultant
pattern making
sampler maker
fabric sourcing
apparel manufacturing
logo design
fashion consultant
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Engineering & Mfg.
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