Amber DiFilippo

Fashion Designer based in Philadelphia, PA

I am a hardworking, ambitious Fashion Designer from Philadelphia.

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Email amberdifilippo@gmail.com

Phone (267) 401 - 2274

Experienced Technical Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the apparel and fashion industry. Skilled in Technical Design, Fit, Fashion Illustration, Draping, and Sketching. Graduate from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, with my Bachelors of Science in Fashion Design. Received many awards throughout my education career. Hardworking, extremely passionate about fashion and the fashion industry. Throughout my four years at The Art Institute some of my collection has been chosen to be in three different fashion shows. I received Best of Quarter in Clothing Construction, Technical Drawing l, Technical Drawing ll, and Accessory Design. I graduated with my Bachelor's in Fashion Design, with honors and was selected for two awards out of my entire class which are Best of Portfolio and Outstanding Achievement.


Clients

All That Jazz Dance Studio

Specialties

Tea Dyeing Fabric

Skills

Photoshop
Illustrator
Gerber
Patternmaking
Clothing Construction
Sewing
Styling
Retail
Fashion
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Mood Board
Fashion Illustration
Textiles
Visual Merchandising
Draping
Computer Patternmaking
Technical Design
Technical Packages

Experience

Philly Art & Food

Lagos Jewelry Design Competition

Coda Nightclub · Decemeber 2016

Created my own jewelry designs and executed them with the beads from the Lagos Company along with my own materials.

University of Penn & CHOP

A Walk for Passion, World AIDS Day Event

Philadelphia Ethical Society · December 2016

Volunteered to participate in two Saturday workshops as a consultant/mentor to the research participants who attended to create a garment. Designed a garment from research study recruitment materials speaking to stigma, prevention and stylish fashion. My time was also used preparing, organizing, and
participating in a World AIDS Day event. The University of Penn, Children’s Hospital and the Art Institute partnered in conducting the event titled.

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

Harajuku Sakura Sunday Fashion Show

Philadelphia, PA · April 2016

Took old kimonos and made a new, modern, cultural design. Design was featured in two fashion shows at this festival.

C & A Property Services

Book Keeper

Philadelphia, PA · October 2015 – Present

Kimmel Center, Ai Fashion Show

Runway Dresser

Philadelphia, PA · Summer 2015

Cameo Water Wear

Store Manager

Philadelphia, PA · March 2014 – Novemeber 2015

  • Input data entry into computer database
  • Input inventory, prices, etc.
  • Assist customers with purchases and product inquiries
  • Operate cash registers for purchases
  • Maintain store appearance
  • Style window and wall displays for promotions
  • Improve customer shopping experiences with positive and efficient customer service

Education

Art Institute of Philadelphia

Fashion Design

Philadelphia, PA · 2013 – 2017

Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. Graduated with honors and was hand selected by the dean out of my entire class for two awards that include “Best Portfolio” and “Outstanding Achievement.”

Awards

Spring 2017 Outstanding Achievement, The Art Institute of Philadelphia
The Art Institute of Philadelphia extends this award in recognition of excellence within the student major, as given by the program faculty.
Spring 2017 Best Portfolio, Art Institute of Philadelphia
The Art Institute of Philadelphia extends this award in recognition of excellence with the student major, as given by the program faculty.
2016 Best of Quarter in Accessory Design, Danine Devault
2016 Best of Quarter in Senior Collection, Karen Karuza
Summer of 2015 Best of Quarter in Technical Drawing I, Megan Elliot
2015 Best of Quarter in Technical Drawing II, Megan Elliot
January 2015 Best of Quarter in Clothing Construction, Annette Crotchfelt

Exhibitions

August 2016 Art Institute Fashion Show (Fashion Show), Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA
2018 RAW Artists of Philly MAGNIFY (Fashion Show), Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
I have been hand-selected by RAW Artists Philadelphia to showcase my artwork at their next highly anticipated artist showcase called “MAGNIFY.”