Tuesday, November 13, 2018

CVAD Thanksgiving Building Hours

The CVAD Computer Lab
Will close on Wednesday, Nov 21 at 5:00 and not reopen till Monday morning, November 26.

The FabLab will close at 5:00 on Wednesday and reopen on Monday morning.

Communication Design, Fashion Design, and Interior Design
Classroom spaces will close at 9:00 pm on Wednesday and reopen on Monday morning.

Congratulations to graduate student Krissi Riewe for receiving 2nd Place in Master Level at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference on November 9th for her research titled "Fashion Design, or Making Clothes: A Case Study on Issey Miyake's 132 5 Collection".

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Position Open at Gerber Technology

Gerber Technology – Associate Business Transformation Consultant

A Gerber Technology Associate Business Transformation Consultant is a critical professional, supporting our customers throughout their enterprise digital transformation, including the initial discovery phase, requirements gathering, configuration, training, issue resolution, upgrades, support handoff, and overall project management. As a Transformation Consultant, you will be learning a great deal about the apparel and fashion industry and our customer base.

Gerber Technology is an innovative leader in the apparel and sewn goods industry, with a suite of software solutions that deliver a full range of products needed by today’s fast-paced fashion, footwear, accessories, and soft goods industry retailers, brands and manufacturers. Our software is fully scalable and modular. Based on integrated SaaS technologies, provide Users with the ease-of-use and global connectivity needed to collaborate seamlessly across the entire supply chain.

Job Functions:
·       You will have responsibility for supporting the Consultants on various facets of their roles, including documentation, testing and compiling information on the client.
·       Participating in workshops to collect client data and document configuration needs for projects: client roles, job responsibilities, and processes.
·       Participate in working sessions with customer to identify application requirements.
·       Participate in project team meetings.
·       Assist in the creation of status reports and presentations of assigned projects.
·       Assist in creating meeting materials and customer training materials as required.
·       Assist in identifying areas where efficiencies can improve through processes and integrated solutions.
·       Travel to client sites.

·       Strong organizational and analytical skills combined with a technical aptitude
·       Experience maintaining project plans, issue logs, risk identification, and status reports are preferred
·       Understanding the aligning of technology towards business objectives is preferred
·       Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project and Visio a plus
·       Excellent written and oral communications skills that are audience appropriate applying the style and delivery necessary to impact the audience
·       Exhibits a can-do attitude with excitement and passion about work
·       Demonstrate thought leadership and apply outside perspectives to solve business problems
·       Adept business acumen; ability to understand, articulate, and implement business concepts
·       Demonstrate the ability to follow defined processes and procedures to achieve results
·       A strong sense of accountability and ownership, understanding your role on the project team and supporting your colleagues
·       Understanding of when and how to escalate issues, manage risk and understand the impact of decisions
·       Expected travel of 10% - 40%

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Internship Opportunities at FSI

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Ritani Innovation In Craftsmanship Scholarship

Amazing. Thank you so much. Here the details of the scholarship:

Award: $1000
Applications Due: December 15th (Spring) and June 15th (Fall)
Requirements: US citizen, at least 17 years old, GPA of 3.0+, enrolled or accepted into one of the following disciplines: Fashion/Art/Design, Geology/Earth/Natural Sciences, Fabrication/Engineering

For more information, visit https://www.ritani.com/blog/ritani-innovation-in-craftsmanship-scholarship/

Sunday, October 28, 2018

CVAD Study Abroad

Friday, October 26, 2018

Lauren Gray in the Voertman Gallery

Fashion Design and Fibers double major, Lauren Gray, will be featured in a group exhibition at Voertman's Gallery. Lauren will be showing five garments alongside works from Drawing and Painting major, Claire Watkins, and Photography major, Ana Dria. The gallery is located at 1314 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201. The exhibition opens Monday, Oct. 29th and runs through Saturday, Nov. 17th. The gallery reception is on Tuesday, Nov. 6th from 6-9pm.