Joobi Lee

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  • date: 6-22-20
A Creative and Inspiring Fashion Designer with professional experience with prominent fashion brands in New York. Skilled in Hard & Soft Woven and Cut & Sew Knit Design including the broad range of design process. (Open for opportunities)
  • Region:
  • NY Metro

Model off Duty

Model off Duty X
90's inspired collection / Model off duty look for NYFW

Tomboy Collection (Polo RL)

Tomboy Collection (Polo RL) X
I designed women's Polo tailored sportswear such as blazer, coats, pants, and skirts for SS19. I sketch all garment pieces for the season and research inspiration images by pulling out vintage clothes and styling.

Soft Woven (Dresses)

Soft Woven (Dresses) X
This collection is inspired by vintage girls' dresses.

Prabang Gurung X TASAKI

Prabang Gurung X TASAKI X
Prabal Gurung collaborated with TASAKI Japan for the special jewelry collection. I designed artistic and creative earrings. During the Prabal Gurung SS 18 runway show, iconic model Gigi Hadid and other top models wore the earrings.

Reunited Clothing

Reunited Clothing X
I design several accounts such as Thalia Sodi, Kohl’s Jennifer Lopez, and Maurice's. My design was broadly sold on line and off line department stores throughout the U.S.

Youth Collection

Youth Collection X
Look 1 ; Youth
  • Category

  • Market Segments

    Fashion Illustration
  • Specialties

    Soft Woven
    Hard Woven
    Cut and Sew Knit
    Art Direction
  • Years of Experience

  • Availability

  • Technologies

    I Pad Procrete
    Microsoft Office
  • Schools/Training

    Fashion Institute of Technology
    Fashion Design
  • Social

More Information

Joobi Lee
New York, NY 10001 / / 917-861-0128
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A Creative and Inspiring Womenswear Designer with professional experience with prominent fashion brands in New York and Seoul. Presented my unique artistic designs in various shows and exhibitions, including one of my collection featured on New York Fashion Week. Skilled in Hard & Soft Woven and Cut & Sew Knit Design including the broad range of design process such as draping, sketching, and fitting, Adobe Photoshop and Illustration, and Managing major fashion shows. Strong arts and design professional with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) focused in Fashion/Apparel Design from Fashion Institute of Technology.

Work Experiences
Designer and Founder ; Joobi (New York and Seoul)
May 2017 - March 2020
- Responsible for preparation of brand launching and showcase at NYFW
- Represented the brand before stakeholders and media
- Dealt with the whole process by designing and sampling the garments for the lookbook and runway show

Freelance Coordinator for NYFW ; Proenza Schouler (New York)
January 2019 - February 2019
- Dealt with the entire process by launching and finishing the final garments for the FW19 runway show
- Collaborated with designers and technicians for the final runway piece samples in the FW19 runway show
- Created and worked with designs on construction ideas and trials

Freelance Designer ; Polo Ralph Lauren (New York)
October 2018 - January 2019
- Designed women’s Polo tailored sportswear such as blazers, coats, pants, and skirts
- Researched inspiration images by pulling out vintage clothes from the archive and provided hand and computer flat sketches
- Prepared professional presentation boards with Illustrator, CAD artwork, and garment samples and attended meetings for seasonal direction and presentations for new design suggestions

Associate Designer ; Reunited LLC (New York)
May 2017 - September 2018
- Designed woven and cut and sew tops, and dresses for several accounts: Kohl’s Jennifer Lopez, Thalia Sodi, Free people, and Revolve
- Provided hand and computer flat sketches, and tech packs following seasonal direction
- Attended fitting and handled all processes with the technical design and production team

Design Apprentice ; Proenza Schouler (New York)
January 2017 - May 2017
- Participated in the design process for the FW17 runway shows and commercial labels
- Sourced trims and fabrics for runway shows, commercial labels, and special collaborations
- Experimented with various kinds of fabric manipulation

Design Apprentice ; Prabal Gurung (New York)
August 2016 - December 2016
- Participated in all aspects of the design process for the Pre-Fall17 and SS17 runway shows including model casting, backstage preparation, styling, and photoshoot
- Designed jewelry for the SS18 runway show, special collaboration with TASAKI and did embroidery, fur layouts, and print modifications
- Designed Gigi Hadid’s TASAKI earrings for the SS18 runway show

Designer ; You’s Design Gallery (Seoul)
January 2011 - December 2013
- Designed tailored outfits for celebrities, and personal shoppers
- Implemented the entire design process: freeform hand and flat sketching, draping, sourcing, and creating tech packs
- Collaborated with pattern makers, and sample makers to create garment samples

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York 
January 2014 - May 2017
Bachelor of Fine Art Degree in Fashion Design

Parsons Project, Republic Of Korea
January 2010 - December 2010
Certificate Program in Fashion Design

Hankook University of Foreign Studies, Republic Of Korea
March 2006 - December 2010
Bachelor of Science in Department of Russian and Business Administration

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