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Highly creative design professional, ranging from European designer runway to Asian contemporary vertical retail.
Organized manager who takes full responsibility for entire design process from concept to product.  Leader and team
player who identifies opportunity and implements improvement and growth through innovative, analytical, and
resourceful thinking.  Entrepreneurial self-starter with strong work ethic and high taste level who thrives on challenge.
Strong interest in business development for the emerging Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern markets.   


Concept and Design Development: Women's Apparel - Consultant
Sarah Lord Concept, New York, NY, 2007 - 2009
Partner with owner to develop design concept and brand identity for start up vertical and internet retailer.

Senior Designer: Women's Apparel - Fulltime
Vivienne Tam, New York, NY, 2008
Design and development for women's designer collection.

Brand Positioning, Design Direction, Product Development, Styling: Women's and Men's Apparel - Consultant
Mainland Chinese Domestic Market Companies, Mainland China and New York, 2006 - 2008
Zuoan Rive Gauche, Zhongshan and Beijing, China
Worked directly with owner to create cohesive brand image and tightly merchandised collections for a Chinese
contemporary men's vertical retailer with 238 stores and approximately 500 employees.

Jane Shang Studio, Beijing, China
Designed and developed women's collection for Chinese domestic market. 

Cabbeen, New York, NY
Stylist for Chinese contemporary men's runway show for A/W 08 NY Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Bryant Park. 

Omnialuo, New York, NY
Stylist for Chinese designer women's runway show for S/S 09 NY Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Bryant Park.

Creative Director, CEO: Women's Apparel and Accessories - Fulltime
Carrie Rossman Collection S.A.R.L., Paris, France, 1998 - 2004
Founded French LLC and set creative direction for Paris based women's designer runway collection.

Design Direction, Product Development: Women's Footwear - Consultant
Dela Corporation - Klaren Strauss, Tokyo, Japan, 2001 - 2003
Directed design for Italian produced Japanese women's designer footwear label.

Designer: Women's Apparel - Fulltime 
Jeremy Scott Paris, Paris France, 1997 - 1998
Assisted design direction for Paris based women's designer runway collection.


Geoffrey Beene, New York, NY, 1995, 6 months: Worked directly with Mr. Beene and Alber Elbaz on S/S 1996
collection, assisted fittings, sketched designs for accessory licensee
Marc Jacobs Collection, New York, NY, 1994, 6 months: Fall 1994 collection research, prepared color and fabric
stories for Japanese licensee
Adrienne Vittadini, New York, NY, 1993, 6 months: Assisted designers, created sweater graphs


Contemporary Art Museum, Denver, CO, 2004: Konstruktsia
Musee Galliera, Paris, France, 2002: Modes A Suivre
The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, New York, NY, 2001- 2002: Extreme Beauty: The Body Transformed
Huitieme Courant D'art, Deauville, France, 2001: Made in Mode
Va Sara, Tokyo, Japan, 1999: Collaboration


French Ministry of Culture, Paris, France, 1999: Prix L’Andam


Studio Bercot, Paris, France, 1997
Fashion design, illustration, styling - independent study

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
BFA with Highest Honors, Fashion Design, May 1996
Charles Pratt and National Talent Search Scholar


French - Fluent
Italian – Conversant/Intermediate
Mandarin Chinese - Beginner
Illustrator and Photoshop - Working Knowledge