Masters of Arts, Design for Sustainability, Cum Laude

Savannah College of Arts and Design, Savannah GA, USA

 

- Human Centered Design

- Design Research

- Service and Interaction Design

- Sustainability Strategy

 

Graduate Training Program Merchandise Buyer 

Truworths (pty)LTD, Cape Town, ZA

Ladies apparel

 

Bachelors of Arts, Applied Design 

Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography, Stellenbosh, ZA

Art Direction & Graphic Design

 

Fashion and Sustainability:

Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World

FutureLearn, London College of Fashion, Kering: Online

 

Designing C2C Certified Product for the Circular Economy

Cradle to Cradle Educational Course: Online

 

Sewing Course Level 1 & 2

Creative Hobbies, Cape Town, ZA 

Pattern Making & Basic sewing

R E S U M E 

Selected Skills

Education and Qualifications

Creative & Artistic: Sketching, Graphic Design,Pattern Design, Conceptualising, Art Direction, Illustrations, Infographics,

Visual design, Content creation 

Human-Centered Design:

Design thinking, Service design, Prototyping, User research, Service blueprint, Journey mapping, Ecosystem map, Facilitation, User testing, UX/UI, Behaviour science

Sustainability Practices: 

Environmental impact analysis, Circular economy, Biomimicry, Systems design,

Contextual research (quantitative &

qualitative data), Value proportions, CSR strategies, Waste management, Social innovation, campaigning

 

Computer Programs:

Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator,  InDesign, UX Design, Sketch. Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power point

 

Retail Merchandise:

Production management, Supply-chain,

Product life cycle analysis, Consumer behaviour, Garment construction, Sewing, Fashion design, Visual merchandising 

 

Human Relations:

Communication, Leadership, Teamwork, Co-creation, Collaboration, Goal oriented, Organisation, Positive Energy 

Work Experience

Service Designer | Strategy Designer
2018- 2019
2015- 2017
2012- 2014
2019
2016
2018
2020
2015- 2018
2016- 2017
2019
2018- 2019

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

From Linear to Circular Program: Circular Economy Pioneer

 

- Selected participant in education collaboration program

- Circular economy principles, design for circularity 

- Team work, collaboration innovation projects

Truworths (Pty)LTD

Fashion Buyer- Female wear 12 categories portfolio

- Design clothing, patterns, textile knowledge

- Research and Development, quality assurance, fitting

- Product life cycle analysis, supply chain, sourcing, negotiation

 

GreyC2, Non-profit Organization

Consulting Manager: Communication & Product 

- Creative leadership, art direction, marketing & communication strategy

- Social impact strategy and outcome analysis, facilitation of training projects

- Clothing development, production management, quality control

Net Impact, Non-Profit Organization 

Winner of 2019 Wear it Wise Competition

Campaign Leader and SCAD Chapter President

- Design management, behavior change strategy, sustainable fashion education

- Communication, social media content creation: 65 ooo online outreach

- Live campaigning, organizing events: workshops, pop-ups, competitions: +500 student live outreach

SCAD Slow Fashion Club

President & Founder

- Leader of student organization: +50 members

- Create a collaborative space, manage projects and events

- Influence positive change, training members, facilitate workshops: mending, upcycle, sustainability principle, educational collaboration

Volunteering

2019
2019
2019
2019
2018
2017
2013- 2016
2015

Emergent Structures Non-profit Organization

Savannah, GA

Net Impact Conference, Widen the Lens

Detroit, MI

Dancing Dog Yoga, Yoga Assistant

Savannah, GA

Satchidananda Ashram, Yoga LYT 

Yogaville, VA 

Tybee Island Beach Clean Beach

Tybee Island, GA 

Robyn Grey, Sustainable Fashion Program

Cape Town, SA

Sustainable Brothers & Sisters: Youth Organization

Stellenbosch, SA

Plant the Seed Education Non-profit Organization

Cape Town, SA

rinastry@gmail.com
+1 678 593 8979

+27 73 492 0018
 

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