UNIQUE EXPERTISE

Professional Summary

My career spans almost a decade in the local NYC Textile industry, with special expertise in Digital Textile Printing.  There comes a time in the life of everyone who uses digital images for either professional or personal use, when extra help is needed.  Very simply, I am a Photoshop Artist with a variety of experience and able to assist with any type of project.  I can help with everything from simple photo editing, customized digital artwork, and dynamic social media management to include Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and the underestimated power of LinkedIn.  I am also an expert in creating email marketing campaigns using MailChimp & Constant Contact.

My immediate background is Fine Art and Textiles, and I have texture mapping skills relevant to the needs of Fashion and Design industries.

Independent Contractor (www.julietteozkalfayan.com) – New York, NY

Manhattan-based Artist & Designer with over a decade of experience, skilled in leveraging innate Photoshop skills and creative spirit to build dynamic visuals across web, digital, print and textile channels. ($20-$25/HR or Per Project)

GETSILK, INC.

Digital Textile Printing, Sales & Social Media New York, NY

Managed digital textile printing projects from start to finish for local Art & Design clients, domestically and overseas in China.
• Built custom projects for local clients at a digital textile printing facility utilizing heat transfer and sublimation printing.
• Acquired customer approvals of digital print strike-offs, lab-dips, and relayed feedback to mill with clarity and efficiency.
• Constantly fostered strong relationships with new and existing apparel manufacturing accounts to enhance sales.
• Initiated and maintained WordPress and Instagram accounts with an immediate following.

Key Achievements

  • Worked hands-on in Photoshop, color management and heat transfer print production with NYC costume design duo, Reid & Harriet.  We collaborated on “digitally painted” leotards for ABT premier of “After Effects” at Lincoln Center.
  • Guest lectured at Parsons School of Design during a Textile course to offer Art & Design students a fun, interactive presentation on Digital Textile Printing, domestically and overseas.

 ITP – INKJET TEXTILE PRINTING, LLC.• (2010 – 2012) 

 Digital Colorist & Textile Artist – New York, NY

 

Oversaw production of digitally printed fabric, color matching, custom textile designs,   and Photoshop artwork for clients.
• Created and maintained profiles on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, WordPress, and Blogger.
• Conceptualized and rolled out WordPress account to link company with prospective clients in art and design industries.
• Contacted directly by Conde Nast/Fairchild Books for permission to use site’s homepage design for use in textbook entitled, “The Fashion Industry and Its Careers, 2nd Edition,” by Michele Granger.

Key Achievements

  • Conceptualized and rolled out itpsupersample.com to link company with prospective clients in Art & Design industries
    • Contacted directly by Fairchild Books for permission to use site’s homepage design for use in textbook titled, The Fashion Industry and It’s Careers, 2nd Edition, by Michele Granger

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