Marrisa Wilson

Location New York

Creative Director at Marrisa Wilson NY

Creative Director Female Model Fashion Designer
1 Projects

Work History

Designer I
The Donna Karan Company, LLC.
Jul 2017 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Menswear Design Lead for Cut & Sew Knits and DKNY Sport - Athleisure
Freelance Wovens Designer
Calvin Klein
Jun 2016 - Jul 2017
New York, New York
Product Development Assistant
rag & bone
Sep 2015 - Feb 2016
Design Intern
Oscar de la Renta Furs
Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
Design Intern
J. Mendel
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
Fur Department ? Work with and handle expensive fur and leather materials ? Help to complete Resort 2015 collection and begin development for Spring 2015 ? Research, design, develop, and create textile manipulations/Drape initial silhouettes ? Assist patternmakers in drafting, adjusting, and duplicating patterns ? Correspond between furriers, sample makers, and finishers to complete samples efficiently ? Render sketches and organize boards for design meetings
Design Intern
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
New York, NY
Design (Private Label) Oxford Division ? Work closely with Design team to manage development of all brands: Mossimo Black, Liz Lange, Plus, Merona, and Mossimo Black Fast Fashion ? Working on techpacks-adding measurements and other details instructions ? Manage all techpacks and day to day revision and updates ? Help organizing/creating mood boards ? Research current trends (silhouettes, fabric, construction, etc.) ? Analyze lab dips for color/hand approvals ? Manage PLM system ? Independently complied a conclusive retail report to be presented to Target ? Presented a team project with fellow interns as the "Men's Apparel Group" to company executives.
Maggy London Inc.
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
New York, NY
Fabric Research & Development/ Private Label ? Maintain color and fabric library; update books; created color cards ? Attended meetings with textile mills, sourced fabrics, review lab dips for approval ? Went to the trend seminar at FIT for F/A 2013 ? Helped private label designer on Nordstrom project for buyers/ prepares cutters must ? Developed a strong sense of color and hand analysis by handling various qualities for different departments: Maggy London, London Times, and 3T ? Prepared presentations for private label such as White House Black Market
Alexandra Grecco
Jun 2011 - Dec 2011
New York, NY
? Searched out swatches for spring collection ? Responsible for picking up patterns, meeting with sample makers ? Marketed collection at Bloomingdales Trunk Show – May/December 2011 ? Assisted with Spring/Summer 2012 photo shoot ? Modeled for Holiday Collection 2011/2012 ? Floor selling at Designer Holiday Sample Sale
Ronni Nicole
Apr 2011
? Assisted in the Office of the President/CEO: organized style numbers and showcase room for client meetings ? Picked up notions/delivered samples for Head and Assistant Designer ? Observed layout of patterns in the sample and pattern making room ? Organized style number books for Sales Associates ? Created a presentation board of past work with QVC for potential client HSN


Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), cum laude
Marist College
2011 - 2015
2013 - 2013
Paris College of Art
2013 - 2013