Jihanah Rasul

Design Development

34 ans • New York


A laid back individual that works with urgency, focus, attention to detail, organization, and understands the value in strong communication skills.


ExcelGarment ConstructionPatternmakingCost Engineering GarmentsColor TheoryPrint/screenprinting Graphic Development


Design Development

Activités sociales et culturellesLead a cross-functional team towards the timely, on budget, on brand delivery of Victoria’s Secret Pink apparel line. Communication daily with local and international vendors. Partnering with Production and Planning teams to manage costing, timing ,and negotiations. Trouble shooting development issues/ callouts and use my design expertise to direct weekly reviews of all artworks and samples with the design team. Some recent accomplishments are: ‣ As manager of the Design Development Calendar, established clear project communication and documentation procedures, which enabled internal and external partners to more easily meet production deadlines. ‣ Developed a change request and approval tracking chart in Excel, which successfully streamlined communication and accountability with external vendors by keeping clear dated records of pending work, approved work, and those with comments needing resubmission. ‣ Improved cross-functional team communication by establishing meeting participation guidelines and developing a repository of related documentation.

Store Manager

Gestion de projet / ProduitWorked collaboratively with Visual Manager and buying teams to successfully manage two Manhattan retail locations and a team of four associates. ‣ Managed all store level operations and administrative functions. ‣ Provided performance insights to company leadership through weekly reports. ‣ Utliized merchant and talent development skills to lead a team not only encouraged to be knowledgeable but also passionate about the product resulting in stronger sales performance.

Freelance Studio Assistant

Activités sociales et culturellesWorked very closely with designer/founder on all line development.

Freelance Showroom Assistant

Worked with showroom director and assisted on appointments, scheduled casting, helped present during out of office appointments during market.


Columbia College Chicago

2004 - 2007 Bachelor's Degree Chicago (Cook County)Design / UX / UI, Activités sociales et culturelles, Chimie / Biologie / Agronomie

Art and Design- Columbia College Chicago

2004 - 2007 Bachelor's Degree Chicago (Cook County)Activités sociales et culturellesGenArt Fashion shows, Marshall Fields Window Merchandising apprenticeship, Macy's Fashion Show with my school designs

Schenley High School

1999 - 2003 A-Level / High School Pittsburgh (Allegheny County)EnseignementSpring musicals

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Un jour

To always do work that is interesting and create product that makes a positive impact on someone's life.