Marta Aranda Rodríguez
Date of birth: 1st December 1992
Country of birth: Spain
-February 2016-December 2016: Intensive Master in Fashion Design, IED Istituto Europeo di Design (Madrid, Spain).
-2010-2014: Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, UCM Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Madrid, Spain).
-2013-2014: 9 month ERASMUS Scholarship in Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino (Turin, Italy).
– October 2017-March 2018: Design Assistant at Bas Kosters Studio.
-April 2017-October 2017: Creative Director’s Assistant at INÉS FIGAREDO.
-October 2016-April 2017: Production&Design Control Assistant at INÉS FIGAREDO.
-May 2015-Present: Freelance Designer, working with Spanish brands such as Inuñez, eToile, Lunas de Boda, Global Textile Outsourcing and more.
-December 2013-Present: Freelance Illustrator, working for the magazine “La Moda en las Calles”, and companies such as Almond Tree Avenue and Inuñez among others.
-July 2014-May 2015: Design Assistant Internship at Inuñez Fashion Design.
-February 2015: Apparel Backstage Assistant for José Matteos FW15/16 Show in MBFWM (Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid).
Exhibitions and Achievements:
– June 2017: Debut at Torino Fashion Week with the collection GENESIS. Torino (Italy).
-April 2016: Finalist of the National Contest for Young Spanish Designers, representing the City of Madrid. Contest Organizer: ANDE – Asociación de Nuevos y Jóvenes Diseñadores Españoles (Association of Young and New Designers of Spain). Auditori Castellón, Castellón (Spain).
-April 2016: Fashion Recycling Marathon in La Casa Encendida (Madrid). (Selected as one of the 9 designers who participated in the event). Madrid (Spain).
-January 2016: Awarded with the prize of Best Young Designer of Madrid City (Mejor Joven Diseñador de Madrid Ciudad) Contest organizer: ANDE – Asociación de Nuevos y Jóvenes Diseñadores Españoles (Association of Young and New Designers of Spain). Museo del Traje, Madrid (Spain).
-July 2014: “Nadeo”, Joint exhibition of a selection from the Fine Arts Degree Final Projects. Fine Arts Building of Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain).
-May 2014: “Era-Smart” Erasmus Exhibition, Joint exhibition of the Erasmus students work. Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti di Torino (Italy).
-May 2015-March 2016: Pattern Making, and Digital Pattern Making course (AutoCad program) at Escuela Vélez-Per de Madrid, (Madrid, Spain).
-January 2014-June 2014: Fashion Collection Course (Corso di specializzazione e aggiornamento, Disegno e Colezioni Moda), at IED Istituto Europeo di Design di Torino, (Turin, Italy).
-October 2010-June 2013: Design, Sewing and Confection course at Escuela Vélez-Per de Madrid, (Madrid, Spain).
-July 2010: Summer Arts Course (Fashion Design, Photography and Digital Animation) at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts, (Cambride, UK).
-July 2009: Fashion Design Portfolio Summer Course at Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, (New York, US).
-July 2008: Fashion Design Summer Course at Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, (New York, US).
-Spanish – Native speaker.
-English – Advanced (TOEFL iBT score: 104).
-Italian – Upper Intermediate.
-French – Intermediate (DELF test passed).
-German – Elementary-Lower intermediate.
-Advanced knowledge of Adobe Programs such as Photoshop (CC and early versions), Illustrator (CC and early versions) and InDesign (CC and early versions), and intermediate knowledge of Premiere Pro (CC and early versions).
-Advanced knowledge of AutoCad (Focused on pattern making).
-Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint and Excel).