Maggie Wen Wang
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Maggie Wen Wang
Address: Philadelphia, PA
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Draping, Pattern Making and Sewing Techniques
COMPUTER SKILL: NedGraphics, Photoshop, Illustrator, MC Office, familiar with Mac and PC
Fine Art Skills: Fashion Illustration by hand/computer.
Trilingual, with fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English.
2008-2010 Savannah College of Art and Design, Fashion Design, Master of Art
2002-2006 Shenzhen University, Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Art.
Free People, URBAN OUTFITTERS INC Sep 2012 - Present
Assistant Designer(Full time)
Work collaboratively under direction of Creative Directors to provide monthly collections for wholesale & retail
Work closely with oversea vendors and cross functional partners on all design needs
Research market and gather vintage samples for creative ideas, Source and develop fabrics, artwork and trims
Sktech design ideas, drape mocks, attend fittings, and travel when needed
White House Black Market,Chicos FAS Inc. October 2011 July 2012
Assistant Conceptual Designer (Full-time)
Assist the senior director to create and develop new deliveries that are brand appropriate while being modern.Balances core and trend items and are enhanced through the details which will help set the product apart from other brands.
Assist in managing multiple seasons at different stages of development and apply to bigger picture.
Assist with creation of building up mood/mood boards and details(colors/fabrications/techniques and embellishments) for new deliveries.
Assist in developing and researching new look/ideas for outfitting.
Research and provide great research on embellishments, hardware and accessories; Partners with CAD and PD to ensure products/mock ups come back in time
Ensure concept major meetings happen smoothly and maintain other tools are ready to be used.
White House/Black Market,Chicos FAS Inc. Apr2011-October2011
Assistant Concept Designer (Full-time Internship)
Develop concepts and filter trends for the whole design and marketing team:
Research and develop seasonal trends, directions, themes, and colors
Provide overall trend strategy, and break it down to each delivery
Communicate with oversea vendors for samples
Develop and manage seasonal calendars
Freelance Fashion Illustrator
cK Calvin Klein, New York, Jan2011- Mar2011
Assistant Designer and Fabric Assistant (Full-time Internship)
Assist Fabric Director and Designers on all levels of development, including:
Attended fabric shows and adopted new sample fabrics
Organizes fabric library, fabric development books, and development charts
Assists design team with researching, trim sourcing and design
Follow up on all design aspects of product including color, fabric, trim, and sales samples
Tahari A.S.L.,Elie Tahari,New York, Sep 2010 Dec 2010
Assistant Designer (Full-time Internship)
Performed Technical flat sketching
Conducted trim Sourcing and trend research
Created embroidery and layout designs
Devised tech Packs and pitch sheets
DISTRICT, Savannah, 2008-2009
Draw and print illustrations by using computer
thinking creatively to produce new ideas
working well in a team, with printers, copywriters, photographers, and other designers
SCAD Work Study, Savannah, 2008 - 2010
Computer Lab Administrator
Assist instructors with testing as needed
Establish and maintain all required records.
Shenzhen TV Station, ShenZhenChina 2006
Data entry, Tracking daily progress
Maintaining order on the set
Communicate with other internal TV Station departments
OTHER CREATIVE EXPERIENCE
The Second International Cultural Industry Exposition, ShenZhenChina, May 2006
Assisted Shenzhen University to participate the exhibition
Casted under the guidance of cast staffs
GET IT LOUDER Exhibition, ShenZhenChina, May 2005
Assisted artists from different countries to participate and develop the exhibition
Participated on Designing posters and Producing catalogs
Available upon request.