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Sofía Contreras-Paredes

All-around creative, immersed in the process and experimentation to innovate with responsible and ethical design at core. 

Specialized in conceptual design and textile experimentation with artisanal processes. 

Fashion Revolution Guatemala:
Designers and producers coordinator.

Studies

2012-2013

 

2010-2012

2009-2011

2001- 2010

Fine Arts Academy, Antwerp Belgium.
Fashion Department. 

Campoalegre High School
International Bachelor (IB Programm)

Llatzer Fashion Academy.

Fashion Designer

Liceo Javier School. 

Experience

2022

 

 

2020

 

 

2019

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

2013

Since 2014 - Creative Director MEÜS, current job. 

 

Formation of Fashion Revolution Guatemala as Designers and producers coordinator and Colectivo CincoxCinco.

 

Head Designer, Womenswear at
LIA COHEN, Collection Archetypes.

 

Freelance textile and embroidery designer for LIA COHEN.
Collections: 
Monochrome Pause, Release. 

 

Engagement Manager Posh Nine.

Content Creator, Social Media Manager. 

 

Freelance pattern maker Womenswear ESCARLATA. 

Accesory Designer and artisan trainer at INGUAT. 

Founder and Creative Director of MEÜS. (Current)

Shoe Designer at Industrias HOLA de Centro América. 

 

Internship at Christian Wijnants.

Skills and Awards

Language

Primary: Spanish

Secondary: English 

Basic level: Dutch

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Embroidery

Weaving

Dyeing processes

Textile manipulation

Pattern making

Illustration

Sewing

Print making

Tools

Art Direction

Film, photography

(Easy Easy and Leena Bae)

Set Design

Still life and background

(Easy Easy and LIA COHEN)

Artisan Trainer

Contemporary techniques

(INGUAT, MEÜS and GWH)

Perfomance

Coordinator

(Carla Fernández)

Merch Designer

(Leena Bae)

Creative Outlets

Organized

Productive

Proactive

Artistic

I consider myself an all time learner, for me every new adventure comes with the responsibility to share my knowledge and learn from others. 

Skills

Best Illustration 
Best Collection
Best use of color and textiles,
 Llatzer Fashion Academy. 

10 Sustainable brands from Latinamerica, Vogue MX.

 

Talents to watch in Latinamerica, 

Forbes MX. 

Awards