FIDM Grad: Ashley Lakin

Grads share their career success stories

Ashley Lakin

Graduate
Textile Design
Textile Designer for Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, and bebe

The program really trains you to do it all. I've been told that I'm faster, more productive than people who have been in the industry 10 years.”

FIDM Textile Design Grad Ashley Lakin found her job at the downtown Los Angeles textile house Neman Brothers two weeks after graduating in 2013. Here's how she did it.

How did you find the job?
It was posted online by the Career Center. I got an interview and a week later I got hired. It was fast!


What did you like best about the major at FIDM?
The program really trains you to do it all. I've been told that I'm faster, more productive than people who have been in the industry 10 years. Anne Bennion, the department chair, is tough but she prepares us to be really efficient.

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