Jess Mederos

Location New York

Stylist and Artist

Creative Director Visual Artist Fashion Stylist
30 Projects

Work History

Fashion and Wardrobe Stylist
Fashion Stylist
2010 - Present
New York
Professional editorial and commercial Fashion Styling. Clients include Alloy Entertainment, Macmillan Publishing, Oribe Luxury Hair Products, ROC Skincare, Skype, commercials, private clients and magazines.
Production Services
Freelance Production Services
Aug 2012 - Present
Provide pre-production, production, and wrap services for commercials. Clients have included, NBC, Ford, ROC Skin Care, Stride Rite and not-for-profits.
Apartment 88 Productions
Nov 2010 - Present
International Legal
May 2011 - Aug 2012
Drafting and review of production, programming, employment, services and affiliate contracts. Worked closely with Latin American counsel translating deal proposals in Spanish to contracts in English. Negotiated international digital media deals.
Contributing Writer - Beauty, Fashion and Lifestyle Editorial
The Byrne Notice
2012 - Feb 2012
Contributing Writer
2011 - 2012
Freelance Legal and Business Affairs Consultant Services
2010 - May 2011
Provide Legal and Business Affairs outside support services within the Entertainment Industry on a per-project basis. Contract review with all major music labels, Drafting of terms and conditions and privacy terms for various websites, contract database management, drafting of sweepstakes rules and terms.
Self Employed
Freelance Makeup Artist and Styling Assistant
Jan 2007 - May 2011
New York, New York
Lead Makeup Assistant to Artist, Editorial and Fashion Makeup. Styling assistant to Lead Stylist on campaigns including Victoria's Secret and Independent Fashion designers.
Semester Associate
Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy Clinic
Jan 2010 - Jun 2010
Offered pro bono legal assistance for technology start up companies in the New York area. As an associate I assisted clients from infancy of incorporation through to maturity, performed trademark filings, copyright filings, contract drafting, and legal research on new and settled areas of law and legal policy
Semester Associate
Sep 2009 - Jan 2010
Conducted legal research in the areas of copyright, trademark, and contract law. Assisted in firm projects, one in particular, regarding the current status of sweepstakes laws in the United States.
Business and Legal Affairs Consultant
May 2009 - Sep 2009
Worked closely with and advised General Counsel. Assisted in negotiations with cell phone providers and carriers concerning the licensing of music and the sale of ringtones. Drafted contracts in the arena of music, digital media and telecommunications. Conducted legal research on the status of sweepstakes law and social media initiatives.
Legal Intern
Jan 2009 - May 2009
Semester Associate
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Sep 2008 - Jan 2009
Legal Intern, Business and Legal Affair UMRG
Universal Music Group
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
Drafted agreements for new artist signings, clearances, gratis licenses, and label waivers. Drafted memoranda explaining marketing commitments and restrictions on new artist signings. Conducted legal research for in-house counsel concerning joint ventures with the movie industry.
Intern, Detective Division
Glen Cove Police Department
Aug 2005 - Jan 2006
Worked with detectives on investigations. Learned special investigative techniques. Responsible for special tasks, such as the Rogues Gallery and Bail Book.
Legislative Intern
New York State Assembly
Jan 2004 - Jul 2004
Assistant to Assemblyman David. Sidikman. Assisted in legislative process. Awarded the honor of Distinguished Intern of the Year 2004.


Juris Doctorate
Brooklyn Law School
2007 - 2010
Bachelor of Arts
LIU Post
2001 - 2006