Julie Hoppe

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Recent college graduate with a BA and an AAS degree in Fashion Design and approximately 3 years of experience in contemporary womenswear; currently searching for a permanent position within the corporate fashion industry.



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  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
    Microsoft Office
    Macinstosh and PC
  • Schools/Training

    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Bachelor of Science - Apparel Design
    Fashion Institute of Technology
    Associate of Applied Science - Fashion and Apparel

More Information

Phone: 320.491.2376

Julie Hoppe September 2009-Present
Designer/Freelancer New York, NY
• Designed, patterned, and constructed garments to execute own vision
• Handled draping and patternmaking of mock-ups and fit samples
• Tailored, altered, and repaired a variety of menswear and womenswear
• Designed and constructed garments and home furnishings for personal clients
• Held fit sessions and design meetings with clients
• Acted as lead wardrobe stylist on set of various fashion photo shoots
• Worked on set of photo shoots as an alterations specialist for Ashley Stewart

Malan Breton February 2010-September 2011
Freelance Assistant Designer New York, NY
• Altered patterns to properly execute designer’s vision
• Constructed garments used in his runway shows for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
• Assisted back stage at runway shows
• Constructed and altered garments for designer’s clients

Hilton Hollis January 2010-June 2010
Design/Showroom Intern New York, NY
• Composed digital line flats using Adobe Illustrator
• Completed draping and garment finishing
• Speced fit samples
• Created season trend and mood boards
• Attended design meetings and fit sessions
• Assisted with Fashion Coterie 2010 at the Jacob Javits Center

Topshop/Topman March 2009-Present
Visual Merchandiser New York, NY
• Merchandised corporate-chosen trends and departments through outfit building and product placement
• Pulled together trends and color stories based on current stock packages and trend information
• Placed product from daily shipments
• Read and reacted to store reports on best and slow selling product
• Responsible for the filing, organization, and ordering of the store’s graphics and vinyls
• Assisted with mannequins and store creative treatments
• Communicated with the branch analyst to maximize stock opportunities and minimize risks
• Performed executive decisions in the absence of management
• Responsible for merchandising and driving sales of the entire accessories department
• Trained and developed members of the visual and accessories team
• Participated in weekly commercial walk-throughs with members of upper management
• Travelled to Chicago, Illinois and Vancouver, Canada to support store openings
• Worked closely with the press department for the set up of specialized events
• Designed floor plans for store layout proposals
• Wrote weekly trade report feedback for visual and creative updates

Sue Stemp January 2009-March 2009
Design Intern New York, NY
• Completed handoffs to local factories
• Assisted with garment finishing; hand-beading, sewing labels and buttons, etc.
• Completed draping, patternmaking, and sewing mock-ups and samples
• Constructed metallic lamé bolero photographed for British Vogue
• Prepared and packaged out going deliveries and samples

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