Katharine McGuinnis

Phone: 312-805-9663 ⎥ Email: kittycampbell22@gmail.com


DePaul University, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                                           Class of 2017

B.A. Communications & Media

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

The Latin School of Chicago, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                          Class of 2009

Professional Experience:

Fashion Heist, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                                                  August 2009 – June 2010
Intern/Head Designer's Assistant/Co-creator of Erin Campbell

  • Sole Intern for the luxury women’s contemporary clothing line Jlee Silver; designed by Jenna Silver and financially backed by Larry Silver. Assisted in PR, branding, marketing, designing, styling, model castings, fashion shows, photo shoots, sales, inventory, social media, pattern making, sewing, modeling, event planning and co-headed all social media channels and blogging/web content. Started/designed a separate dress and blouse line called Erin Campbell, within Fashion Heist, overseen by Jenna.

Miller Lite & Miller Genuine Light, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                               March 2010

Styling Assistant

  • Sole assistant to head stylist for Miller advertising photo shoot. Duties included dressing and styling models alongside head stylist, working with lead photographer, hair and makeup artists and company’s head advertising agents.  

Sofia Live Lovely, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                                            May 2013 – August 2013 Marketing Intern

  • Intern to Chelsea McGrath, Director of Branding and Creative Development for Sofia Boutique. Duties included promoting Sofia Live Lovely Boutique at various Chicago summer events, and assisting owner/buyer Ashley Zisook in putting together the Fall 2013 Sofia orders lookbook.

MAIA Hawaii, Honolulu, HI                                                                                                                                                                               June 2015 – December 2015 Fashion/Marketing Intern

  • Intern to Rupal Gohil, founder, head designer, and owner of MAIA Hawaii, and Simran Shaikh, co-owner and designer of MAIA Hawaii. Duties include handling and creating content for all social media accounts, assisting in re-launch of the website, drafting emails for and making phone calls to potential buyers, researching current and up-and-coming trends, attending meetings, modeling, photography and photo editing, inventory, creating the linesheet and lookbook, and assisting in sales during events.

Ally Entertainment, Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                                      June 2016 – August 2016 Music Marketing & PR intern

  • Intern to Jeff Grossberg, founder of Ally Ent., Zownow, and Astrobeat Circus. Duties include handling and creating content for social media accounts, assisting in website relaunch, drafting emails, editing photos, creating spreadsheets, client research, and reaching out to sponsors and clients for collaboration.

Related Skills and Qualities:

Microsoft Office, Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop, professional email and telephone communication etiquette, writing, editing, creative direction, photography, fashion design/styling, marketing, and social media platforms including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Flickr, Tumblr etc.

Professional Involvement & Community Organization:

Surfrider Foundation Member                                                                                                                                                                      June 2015 – Present

Academic Honors:                                                                                                                                                                                         DePaul University Dean’s List