Name

Kathryn Anna Cox

About

Kathryn Anna Cox
◆ kcox@risd.edu ◆ kathrynannacox.carbonmade.com ◆ kathrynannacox.tumblr.com

Related Studios and Experience
FREE PEOPLE, URBN OUTFITTERS, INC, PHILADLEPHIA PA
DESIGN ASSISTANT, COLOR & PRINT, 2011-PRESENT
Create artwork and repeat patterns in various colorways for seasonal trend presentations. Assemble tech pack print packages for all over rotary and engineered prints for categories including dresses, intimates, knit and woven tops, and structured. Working with production limitations and troubleshooting issues. Communicate between merchants, production and design for strike off and lab dip approvals. Create and manage wholesale linesheet lookbooks, including CADs and swatches for all styles to present to department store clients. Experience training interns.

INTERIOR AND FINE ARTS TEXTILES, RISD TEXTILES DEPARTMENT, PROVIDENCE, RI
Worked on a large collection of fabrics and paintings for interior spaces.

DESIGN FOR PRINT, RISD TEXTILES DEPARTMENT, PROVIDENCE, RI
Worked in collaboration with the RISD Museum in developing a collection of fabrics based on a historical textile. Collaborated with the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission developed a collection of fabrics based on local architecture.

RISD TEXTILES DEPARTMENT, PROVIDENCE, RI
CAD LAB MONITOR, 2010-11
Helped students learn and troubleshoot textile software.

SUMMER@BROWN PROGRAM, BROWN UNIVERSITY, PROVIDENCE, RI
RESIDENT ASSISTANT, 2009, 2010
Lived with and mentored high school students to help prepare them for college, led workshops for large groups.

MAURICES CLOTHING, CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY
SALES ASSOCIATE, 2007
Created theme boards for each apparel season, customer service, worked towards sales goals each week.

Education
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD), PROVIDENCE, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Textiles 2011, Deans List, Textiles Department Senior Award

Skills
PRINT: Skilled in designing surface patterns both by hand and in the computer, troubleshooting production issues, working with alternate color ways, developing layouts in repeat at different scales, experience with collections. Knowledge of silkscreen on paper and fabric, heat transfers, mono printing with dyes, as well as various drawing, painting and collage techniques.

WEAVING: Proficient at creating jacquard fabrics with Pointcarre, experience with 24 harness computer interfaced dobby looms and hand weaving on 4 harness floor looms.

COMPUTER: Skilled in Adobe Photoshop, NedGraphics Design and Repeat Pro, Pointcarré, WeavePoint, Microsoft Office Suite.

PERSONAL: Reliable, organized, hardworking, creative, and able to work collaboratively.

Achievements
Senior Textile Department Award, Providence, RI 2011
Designing Traditions Exhibition at RISD Museum, Providence, RI, 2010
Textron Fellowship in RISD Textiles Department, 2010-11
Providence Architecture Exhibition at Providence City Hall, Providence, RI, 2010
Textile Department Triennial, Providence, RI, 2009