JAY Stitch Designs 

Designer and Maker

July 2015 - Present

Embroidery Designer & Custom Outfitting

Available for custom ready-to-wear and re-worked vintage items. Specializing in womenswear garments, denim, hand embroidery, embellishment and chainstitch embroidery.  Be advised custom orders require 4-6 weeks for completion.

Current Employment


Women's Global Modern Designer 

Greensboro, North Carolina

May 2022- Present

Past Experience


Designer Girls Denim Bottoms

New York, NY | October 2020- current

- Designer of girls denim bottoms, shorts, and skirts.

- Track and react to market  and business trends. 

- Lead wash direction for development and bulk.

- Partner with cross functional team on costing and T&A calendar.

- Manager of one Associate Designer.

-  Inaugural member of the Sustainability Council working to expand responsible design and sourcing practices. 

- Member/Editor of the Diversity and Inclusion Newsletter.


Associate Designer Denim & Washed Product

New York, NY | April 2019 - October 2020

  • Associate Designer for Women's Denim and Washed Product for J.Crew. Including denim bottoms, denim dressing, chinos/washed bottoms, and washed items.
  • Trained two assistants in wash process and denim vernacular. 
  • Oversee wash development and bulk wash comments.

Assistant Designer, Denim & Washed Product

New York, NY | Feb 2016 - April 2019

  • Assistant Designer for Women's and Men's Denim, and Women's Washed Bottoms at Jcrew.

J.Crew & Madewell
Assistant Designer, Denim & Washed Product

New York, NY | Feb 2016 - May 2017

  • Assistant Designer for both Jcrew and Madewell Women's Denim Design teams.

Li & Fung
Mens Sportswear Intern, 2016

New York, NY

  • Knits Assistant: Creating Presentation Boards & Trend Research.
  • Design Development: Flat Sketches, and Color CAD's
  • Organization/ Categorization of Textiles and Samples.

Seasonal Intern, 2015

New York, NY

  • Pattern Making: Developing patterns from previous seasons styles.
  • Show Sample Construction, assisted in sewing of show samples. 

J.Crew HQ
Menswear Intern
Summer 2014

  • Wovens Assistant: Bottoms, Outerwear, Shirting, Accessories, Denim, & Suiting Departments
  • Development of Design Cards / Tech packs / Technical Flats
  • Organization/ Categorization of Textiles
  • Special sample development

Bespoken NYC
Design & Production Internship
Summer 2013

Assistant in technical design:

  • Technical flats/Cut tickets/Tech Packs
  • Cataloging Samples/ Garment details

Assistant in production:

  • Contacting fabric mills about orders & shipments
  • Organizing trade show guides
  • Cataloging Purchase Orders

PR intern for NYFW F/W 2014

Wesley Nault

Womens Evening- wear Design Intern 

Jan 2012 - May 2012

  • Pattern Drafting 
  • Sample Fabric Cutting 
  • Basic Sample Construction

Evening-wear technique applications: 

  •  Needle Felting
  • Leather lacing
  • Beading

The New School

Student Worker: Admissions Social Media Department

August 2013-Present

Regulate social media platforms for Parsons Undergraduate Addmissions:

-Twitter @parsonsadmissions

-Facebook admissions groups

-Blogspot "iheartparsons" 


Parsons School of Design - The New School
BFA Fashion Design
Class of 2015

  • Dean's Scholarship Recipient
  • 2014-15 Windgate Fellowship Award Nominee
  • Hugo-Boss Senior Collection Prize Honorable Mention

Parsons Paris
BFA Fashion Design
Fall 2013- Spring 2014

  • Study abroad 
  • Developed Conversational French Speaking Skill



  • Pattern-making, Draping, Croquis Sketching/Illustration, Flat Sketching, Tech Packs, Cutting Fabric along a grain, Sewing with industrial and non-industrial machines, & machine knitting, hand & chainstitch machine embroidery.


  • PLM, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut, iMovie, etc.

Social Networking:

  • Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc.

Greensboro, NC

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