Rachel Balisa
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Rachel Balisa

Stylist, Artistic Storytelling, Content Creator, Fashion DesignerNew York, United States
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Rachel Balisa
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Rachel Balisa

Stylist, Artistic Storytelling, Content Creator, Fashion DesignerNew York, United States
About me
I'm a visual artist currently seeking work in styling and content creation, as well as creative collaborations. Feel free to reach out! balisa.rachel@gmail.com IG: @rachel_balisa
Projects
  • DISTORTION
    DISTORTIONIn my thesis from the Fashion Institute of Technology, I created a look to visually reflect a personal exploration of identity and self-expression.
  • Knitwear Design Development
    Knitwear Design DevelopmentDesign and concept development for menswear and unisex knitwear at Judy Turner. These garments were sold at Opening Ceremony, SSENSE, Departmento, and Très Bien.
  • Blush Magazine Photoshoot
    Blush Magazine PhotoshootEditorial photoshoot story I creative directed about Netflix streaming, inspired by the shows Orange is the New Black and Stranger Things.
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Work history
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    Fashion Design AssistantJudy Turner
     - New York, United StatesPart Time
    •Developed designs and concepts for collections, and created mood boards • Styled photoshoots and planned imagery for the brand’s Instagram and website • Processed purchase orders and invoices for wholesale clients • Created and updated tech packs and spec sheets for samples and final production knitwear garments for designer's clients • Sketched Illustrator flats and garment layouts on Photoshop • Tracked production progress with manufacturers Wholesale clients: Opening Ceremony, SSENSE, Departmento, Très Bien Knitwear clients: Brandon Maxwell, Danielle Frankel, and Maryam Nassir Zadeh
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    Costume StylistVeronica Rutledge
     - New York, United StatesFreelance
    I styled looks and costume plots that aligned with characters' personalities and developmental progress, for a surrealistic science-fiction short film, “Good Eggs”
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Skills
  • Fashion Design
  • Styling
  • Styling Direction
  • Photo Editing
  • Creative Direction
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Social Media
Education
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    BA Fashion DesignFashion Institute of Technology
     - New York, United States
    Minor in History of Art
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    AAS Graphic DesignPratt Institute
     - New York, United States