MEGAN KNAPE 

36 Forest Ave, River Forest, IL 60305    Instagram: @knapemeg

knapemeg@gmail.com     (616) 277-1245    

EDUCATION
London College of Fashion    London, England
Graduate Diploma in Fashion Media Styling, Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Parsons School of Design    New York, NY
Design Sketching II Continuing Education Class, Fall 2014
Dominican University    Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts in Apparel Design, May 2014
Central Saint Martins    London, England
Advanced Fashion Design Course, Summer 2012

EXPERIENCE
Stylist and Creative Director, Lfty Magazine
New York, NY        April 2015 - Present
Create concepts for issues about my communities, culture, and fashion
Imagine and orchestrate photo shoots with a variety of creatives
Conduct interviews, write articles, and layout pages in graphically striking ways
Promote magazine with Facebook and Instagram posts
Assistant Fashion Designer, Newborn Girls Team, Garan Inc
New York, NY             September 2014 - May 2015
Worked alongside head designer to create flats, tech packs, and line plan
Inspected every trim, strike off, and pattern for color, quality, and visual harmony
Collaborated with the international community to ensure high quality garments
Fashion Design Intern, Project Runway Finalist, Fabio Costa’s Line, Not Equal
New York, NY             May – August 2013
Aided designers in process of designing Spring/Summer 2014 collection
Assisted photographer and designers on photo shoot of the collection

VOLUNTEER
Production Assistant, Krochet Kids Intl. 
Lima, Peru                  January - June 2016
Quality control checked products and communicated faults with the garment workers
Entered pay and efficiency information into excel documents

RECOGNITION
Best Senior Collection Dominican University Fashion Show March 2014
Fashion Group International $5,000 Educational Scholarship Winner December 2013
Research Grant Dominican University April 2013
Received $500 to travel from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean to inspire digitally
printed fabrics to be used in senior design collection
Gold National Scholastic Art and Writing Award June 2010
Received award at Carnegie Hall for trench coat which was on exhibit in the World
Financial Center and across the nation for two years