Heather Fonseca: Doll and Toy Design
Los Angeles, CA. 2003 to present – Invent, design and illustrate dolls for various toy companies including MGA Entertainment, JAKKS Pacific, Spin Master, and Playmates Toys.
Mattel Toys: Senior Project Designer
El Segundo, CA. 1993-2003 – Designed dozens of dolls and fashions, from the entry-level bathing suit line to trendy outfits for Barbie fashions to glamorous evening gowns and historical costumes for Barbie Collector.
Passport USA Clothing Company: Assistant Designer
Los Angeles, CA. 1992-1993 – Designed clothing and crafted patterns for women’s contemporary sportswear company.
Zoology: Assistant Designer
Los Angeles, CA. 1992-1993 – Illustrated line sheets and created presentation boards for elegant knitwear company.
Stoughton, MA. Summer 1992 – Created a new line of in-line skating apparel after winning the 1992 International Reebok Designovation Contest.
Cerrutti 1881: Intern
Paris, France 1991-1992 – Assisted menswear design team with developing designs, creating concept boards and coordinating presentations.
Parsons Paris School of Art and Design, Paris, France
1990-1992 Bachelor Fine Arts, Fashion Design
Designed and constructed garments under the direction of designers from Esprit, Cerrutti 1881 and Rochas.
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA