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Katherine Lieu

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  • date: 2-1-17
Fashion professional with 11+ years of experience the industry. Experienced fashion designer and merchandiser with an expertise in womenswear, off-price and online retail. Bachelors in Fashion Design.
  • Region:
  • Northern CA

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GRAPHIC ART

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    $25-$30/hr
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Technologies

    Illustrator
    Photoshop
  • Schools/Training

    Marymount College of Fordham University
  • Social

More Information

Katherine Lieu
270 Wellington Ave
Daly City, CA 94014
347.803.3610
klieu729@gmail.com

Education

Bachelors of Science, Fashion Design, 2005
Marymount College of Fordham University, Tarrytown, NY

Skills

Photoshop
Illustrator
Tradebeam
JIRA
Microsoft Office
Outlook
Gmail

Language

Conversational Chinese

Work Experience

Hudson's Bay Company/Gilt.com – New York, NY
E-Commerce Merchant Assistant - Maternity/Kids
October 2016 - January 2017

__ Assisted with administrative, product and technical tasks pertaining to brand and category buys
__Managed the collection of detailed product information for each sale
__Partnered with vendors and Gilt Operations to track and manage sale dates, receipts, and photo shoots
__Assisted with purchase order entry and maintenance
__Generated merchandising reports

Ross Stores, Inc. – New York, NY

Merchant Support Coordinator - Home Goods
April 2016 – October 2016

Merchant Support Coordinator - Footwear
September 2014 - April 2016

__Managing a team of MSAs by dispersing, prioritizing, and
auditing their work
__Acting as a liaison between the MSAs and the merchandisers
they support
__Acclimating new MSAs by training them on daily processes and
systems

Assistant Merchandiser - Footwear
March 2010 - September 2014

__Assisted with LCs by obtaining & transposing proformas and
notifying the finance dept of any amendments
__Managed OTB by projecting sales, monitoring on order, and
ensuring liquidity for opportunistic buys
__Researched trends and assisted with the selection key items
for a profitable assortment
__Executed markdowns and generated/analyzed weekly selling
reports for the division

Sample Coordinator - Women's Footwear
May 2007- March 2010

__Corresponded with vendors daily to handle issues dealing
with shipping, ticketing, and samples
__Managed the sample process by reviewing, fitting, and
documenting any material and fit issues
__Pulled samples in preparation for style outs, best/worst
sellers, and vendor meetings
__Executed all aspects of PO management by creating, revising,
and tracking orders

Austin Scarlett – New York, NY
Fashion Design Volunteer - Eveningwear/Bridal
July 2014 – September 2014
__Constructed proto samples kind executed pattern alterations

Mario Moya, Inc. – New York, NY
Freelance Design Assistant - Womenswear
July 2013 – March 2014

__Assisted with the development of designs by draping,
patternmaking, sewing, and fitting samples
__Researched trends and created designs for Spring & Fall
collections

Stevenland – Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Stylist - Menswear
December 26 & 27, 2013

__Steamed/hemmed garments and dressed/styled models for photo
shoot

Deepak Perwani – New York, NY
Fashion Show Volunteer - Womenswear/Menswear
September 17, 2012

__Dressed models, steamed garments, and assisted with stage
setup

Pesavento Couture, Inc. – New York, NY
Design/Production Assistant - Eveningwear
October 2005 – April 2006

__Communicated with vendors & buyers on a daily basis to
answer inquires and resolve issues
__Sourced for fabrics & trims, replenished supplies, and
packaged garments for shipping
__Created invoices, POs for fabric & beading, and garment
tickets
__Assisted with trunk shows, photo shoots, and conducted QA of
garments

All Stars Project, Inc. – New York, NY
Design Volunteer - Costumes
October 2005 – December 2005

__Created looks and sourced costumes & accessories for the
play "Our City"
__Dressed actors and steamed & mended costumes

Marymount College of Fordham University – Tarrytown, NY
Designer - Womenswear
January 2005 – April 2005

__Designed and constructed a line for the Avant-Garde Fashion
Show
__Assisted with fund raising, set design, rehearsals, and
music for the show

Donna Loren LLC – New York, NY
Technical Design Assistant - Intimates
July 2002 – August 2003

__Assisted with the preparation of tech packs by creating spec
sheets and flats
__Assisted with fittings by documenting fit issues and
measuring samples

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