www.tomtomsdesigns.com (Graphic, Marketing, Fine Art & Entertainment Design)

www.squaredstories.com (Custom Apparel Brand)

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Tamara Arzumanova

Painter and Designer who is passionate about creating visual and interactive spaces that encourage communication and understanding between otherwise separated peoples.

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Skills:

• Adobe Design Suite, Sketch, InVision

• Hand & Computer-Aided flat sketching &

  illustration

• Research & Analysis

• Collaborative Conceptual Design

• Visual Communication

• Wireframing

• Usability Testing

• Prototype review, analysis & editing

• Budget development and maintenance

• Bilingual (English & Russian)

• Inter-departmental Communication

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Education:

New York University (TISCH School) MFA Stage and Film Design ‘13

      J.S. Seidman Award recipient for Excellence in Design

 

University of California Davis BA Dramatic Arts, Emphasis in Costume Design ’08

      Graduated with Honors

 

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Associates of Arts in Fashion Design ’05

      Graduated Cum Laude

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Professional Experience:

Melrose PR: Agency for Blockchain Marketing, (2018, Los Angeles)

  • ​Maintaining Schedule and Calendar

  • General Administrative Duties

  • Inputing and reviewing ICO Listings

  • Managing schedule and release of weekly Podcast.

  • Organizing internal events and projects

  • Providing Graphic Design assistance when necessary

RAG: Technical Designer, (2017, Los Angeles)

​ Managing Development of private Brand with International teams

  • Tech Pack Review

  • Maintaining Deadlines, Calendar and WIP

  • Creating Spec sheets for new styles

  • Fit review

  • Communication of fit, construction and design details to overseas vendors

  • Knowledgeable in construction, fit and fabric

  • Sample review (specing, trim and fabric, construction)

Freelance UX/UI Designer, (2016-2017, Los Angeles)

  • Research

  • Target Market Analysis and Personas Development

  • Personas Development and target market articulation

  • Interviews

  • Wireframing

  • Prototype Testing

  • Design and Construction of active site

 

Tsquared Creator and Designer, (2016-present, Los Angeles)

Creator and Designer of a clothing forum and e-commerce site that focuses on one of a kind design inspired by woman's stories and reconnects woman's lives to Art and Fashion. All products are made locally.

                       Visit Site:  www.squaredstories.com

Freelance Designer for theater and film, (2005-2015. San Francisco & New York)

 See “Head and Assistant” Designer columns at bottom for details.

  • Including: Art Direction, Costume Design, Storyboarding and Production Design

  • Conceived designs & concept with a director and collaborative design team                                

  • Lead creative and production team to execute conceptual vision

  • Lead execution of technical production of product and ensure development follows brand vision and concept

  • Ensure execution of all documentary material, including print, photography and video production

  • Research and analyze culture, customer and product

  • Present pitches to creative and financial teams

  • Create technical manufacturing drawings (cad flats, floor plans and construction specs) for the development of a product

  • Ensure product communicates strategy in every dimension

  • Oversee fittings and construction of product

  • Direct changes to product across all dimensions to ensure brand and conceptual strategy is communicated in final product

 

Susan Hilferty Design Studio, Studio Assistant, (2015, New York)

  • Managed all post-production work

  • Assisted in organizing events

  • Coordinated materials for an International Costume exhibition.

Metropolitan Opera: Production Assistant, (2015, New York)

  • Liaison between Assistant to Head Costume Shop Manager and Cutters and drapers

  • Management, maintenance and updating of the show bible

  • Prepare and assist in fittings and technical rehearsals

  • Design sourcing and research

  • Cataloguing production information into Production Bibles

American Conservatory Theater Costume Rental Shop, (2009, San Francisco)

  • Fitted and styled costumes for both private clients and for plays for the Conservatory Acting Program

  • Handled alterations and maintenance of costumes

  • Led to a head designer position in a production of Cripple of Inishman.

 

Private Custom Clothing Design, (2005-2008, San Francisco)

  • Designed, sourced, patterned and constructed evening wear for private clients.

 

Event Planner (2008-2010, San Francisco)

  • Conceptualized and produced several 300-person, catered, formal events.

  • Projects involved managing and maintaining a team, a budget, vendors, caterers and guest lists

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