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Autymn Olson

Major: Apparel, Merchandising, and Design


Minor/option/emphasis: AMD-Merchandising

Company/Organization: AMADI Inc
Company/Organization website: https://amadi.com
Destination: Los Angeles, CA
Timeframe: Summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: annthye@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
I created social media content for Instagram and Facebook, ran Shopify and e-commerce sites for AMADI, Good Luck Tee and Maternal America. I also fulfilled customer online orders while designing pamphlets and look book templates.

I accomplished...
A great accomplishment was running the companies Instagram all summer and working to expand the social media account's reach.

I learned...
I learned how the industry works in the real world and the importance of organization and timeliness. To be successful in the fashion industry, it's crucial to understand how quickly the industry changes.

Advice for others...
If you are an AMD student take the opportunity to work near a coast. Not only do you learn a lot living in a large city but a ton about the industry at that large of a scale.

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