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L Lee

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Versatile, hardworking, and down-to-earth are the words that best describe me. I\'m looking for a fashion/assistant or freelance designer position where my talent, creativity, and innovative mind could be put into use, appreciated, and developed further.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Mens
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Relocation

    Yes
  • Schools/Training

    PDA

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Versatile, hardworking, and down-to-earth are the words that best describe me. I\'m looking for a fashion/assistant designer or freelance designer position where my talent, creativity, and innovative mind could be put into use, appreciated, and developed further.

OBJECTIVE
My main objective is to become part of a winning team in the fashion industry and grow over time, with invaluable experience, knowledge, and versatility gained by interacting with other career-oriented individuals, as a fashion designer.

EXPERIENCE
Jun. 08. Private Client Victoria, BC CA Fashion Designer
• Designed, patterned, and constructed a bridesmaid\'s dress for a nuptial mass in Toronto, ON, Canada.

Jul. 05–present Part-time hobby Victoria, BC CA Fashion–Jewellery Designer
• Conceptualized, designed, and carried projects (apparel and jewelry) through to completion.
• Successfully ventured into online buying and selling of fashion, sewing, and craft items.

EDUCATION
Sep. 04–Jul. 05 Pacific Design Academy Victoria, BC CA Fashion Design Student
• Pattern-making, textiles, draping, and garment construction.
• Silkscreen printing, embellishing, and fashion illustration.
• Designed, patterned, and made garments, such as dresses, gown, jacket, shirts, and jeans, for the fashion show Fata Morgana: Wild Creations of the Mind held in Victoria, BC in July 2005.
• Set up a fashion portfolio consisting of 40 illustrations in full colour.
• Designed and created jewelry and accessories for the graduation fashion show and photo shoots.
• Planned, organized, styled, and coordinated photo shoots.

HONOURS
• Get Out of Debt Scholarship recipient (www.straightforwardmedia.com/debt/debt-winner.html).
• Special citation at the graduation ceremony.
• Top honours with A+ final average.
• Designer of the Year Award.

INTERESTS
Fashion, photography, music, television, movies, magazines, blogs, news, books, yoga, meditation, nature, animals, charity, environmental issues, vegetarianism/veganism, writing, doodling, watercolour painting, digital art, shopping, making garments and jewelry, online buying and selling, and traveling.

SKILLS AND STRENGTHS
I take pleasure in fashion illustration using traditional methods such as pen, ink, watercolour, charcoal, and mixed media; deconstructing and recycling of old and torn garments; making shirts and simple bags; designing and making jewelry; photography; and writing. As a keen learner and a hard worker, I enjoy honing my sewing-under-pressure proficiency, and I’m constantly looking for ways to learn new skills in addition to improving my pre-existing talent and knowledge. I also like working both independently and as part of a team. Perfection is a myth and does not exist in the real world, but it is something that I strive for in my undertakings.

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