Mrs Mary Mirt

Position

Teacher - Fashion

School /
Work Unit

Fashion & Textiles

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 9243

mary.mirt@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 513
Level: 03
Room: 001

Brunswick campus

College/Portfolio

College of Design and Social Context

Mary Mirt

Key activities

Teacher and lecturer of CAD/CAM based courses for the fashion department including:

  • Pattern making, grading and marker making using Lectra & Gerber CAD/CAM systems
  • TCF Industry relevant use of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Illustrator,
  • Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat)
  • Industry context use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite
  • Manual patternmaking
  • Specifications for the Fashion Industry

Short course presenter/trainer – Lectra Introduction

Responsible for maintaining connections with alumni and industry contacts

Qualifications

  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE10) – RMIT
  • Grad Dip in Industrial Education & Training - RMIT
  • Cert IV in Assessing and Training - RMIT
  • Dip of Clothing Industry Studies - RMIT
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology/Psychology) – Deakin University
  • Certified Adobe Education Trainer

Industry experience

1996 – 2000
Melbourne University, Baillieu Library
Bermel Facilities Management

1990 – 1994
LaTrobe University, Microbiology Department
Research assistant
Demonstrator/Teacher – Microbiology Practical classes

1992 – 2006
Freelance; and self-employed: designing, pattern making and production of made-to-measure wear. Specialising in evening & bridal

2007
Industry release from RMIT University
Worked in the CAD/CAM areas of the following companies: Yakka, Dowd, Ping Pong, Rest In Peace, Top Secret Maternity & Fashion House Consultancy

Professional memberships

  • The Textile Institute Southern Australia section
  • Committee Member 2002 – 2009 & President 2008 & 2009