Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez

New York, NY, US





Karolina Zmarlak, New York, NY, US, Production/Design Assistant

- Retouching, resizing, and color fixing photographs for social media, print and web marketing material
- Developing creative concepts into persuasive visual design, utilizing a combination of branding, graphics and photography for company’s marketing collateral
- Providing support in the garment factories with fabric purchasing and physical production management
- Overseeing efficient production for garment trade by filling orders promptly and tracking inventory
Inspecting merchandise in a organized and timely manner in order to be shipped to clients, photographers and retailers
- Maintaining brands image by keeping studio organized and garments properly merchandised up to company standards for meetings with investors, editors, stylists, buyers and clients
- Managing and creating organization systems with Designer and Production Manager such as line sheet development, and studio spatial organization

Apr 2014 - current

ZET: Digital Studio, New York, NY, US, Administrative Assistant

- Organizing and storing extensive photography archive
- Placing and expediting orders for office, personal and household necessities
- Consulting with the Creative Principal on the presentation of marketing collateral for two brands
- Performing various administrative duties such as answering incoming phone calls, updating contacts, overseeing financial transactions, booking travel, preparing packages for delivery, filing and drafting correspondence

Jul 2013 - Jun 2014

Dee & Co. Group, New York, NY, US, Casting Coordinator

- Color fixing and retouching photographs for social media, print and web advertisements
- Contacting various modeling agencies to acquire models for fashion shows
- Interviewing models in order to match attributes to specific designer needs
- Negotiating with modeling agencies the model's rate of pay for fashion shows and look book shoots
- Arranging and assisting model fittings alongside designers to prepare for fashion shows
- Supervising make up artists, hair stylists, designers, and models backstage to ensure success of fashions shows
- Managing database of contacts and archive of model information such as comp cards, photos, and video clips for two brands: Latinista Fashion Week and ICollections Fashion Week
- Directing Graphic Design Intern to develop creative concepts into persuasive visual design, utilizing a combination of branding, graphics and imagery

Jun 2013 - May 2014


Binghamton University (SUNY), Vestal, NY, US, Bachelors, Graphic Design

Minor in Global Studies

Sep 2009 - Dec 2013

Areas of Specialization