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Kaelin Lee

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Kaelin E. Lee is an experienced Pattern Cutter, talented Fashion Illustrator, and educated Designer in the heart of London. Multi-talented, her skills include Lectra and Gerber Pattern softwares, Adobe Creative Suite, illustration, and photography.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Fashion Illustration
    Tabletop
  • Availability

    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    £30/hour
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Gerber PDS
    Lectra Modaris
    Adobe Photoshop CS3
    Adobe Illustrator CS3
    Microsoft Office
    PC and Mac
  • Schools/Training

    Mt. San Antonio College
    California State University, Los Angeles
    London Metropolitan University

More Information

Style Shake, London, UK
Jan 2010 – Present
Pattern Cutter

•Created patterns for custom Women’s wear using Lectra Modaris Pattern Design Software.

•Helped customers create own custom designed dresses and separates both in person and online.

•Liaised with women’s charity group ActionAid and Daily Mail fashion columnist to promote Style Shake and generate orders.

•Dealt directly with global customer service issues.

•Worked with wovens (Silk and Cotton) and knits (Cotton Jersey).

British Aerospace Engineering (BAE) Systems, Ontario, CA
Aug 2006 – Sept 2007
Pattern Cutter

•Created patterns for Men’s and Women’s wear using Gerber Pattern Design Software.

•Worked along side Designers, Research & Development, and Production.

•Design skills can be tailored for High Street fashion apparel, having worked with complicated design details.

•Worked with leather, sportswear, and heavyweight woven fabrics.

Summer Internship May – August 2009
Matt Roberts Arts, London, UK Administrative Assistant

•Administrative tasks for gallery artist development program.

•Aided in launch of an open-submission exhibition over the Summer of 2009.

Fall / Spring Internship August – May 2008
Robert Joseph, Los Angeles, CA Designer Assistant

•Expanded my design and pattern making skills.

•Sourced knit / swimwear fabrics, findings, and trims.

•Commissioned photographers and models.

•Photo editing using Photoshop, technical designs with Illustrator.

•Promoted and assisted during fashion shows and events.

Summer Internship June – August 2003
Steve Martino & Associates, (New Mart) Los Angeles, CA
Sales Representative Assistant

•Administrative assistant for showroom of contemporary Women’s clothing, sportswear and lingerie.

•Assisted buyer when placing order for various domestic retailers.

Autumn Internship September – December 2002
Department of California Market Centre (Cal Mart) Los Angeles, CA
Public Relations Assistant

•Collected samples garments for fashion show during November Fashion Week.

•Administrative assistance duties (handled incoming/outgoing, sending faxes, office correspondence).

RETAIL / ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYMENT

Bloomingdale’s, Los Angeles, CA Jan – Jul 2008
Retail Sales

•Selling in a department store in the heart of Hollywood.

•Assisted the many local studios and stylists in the Hollywood area.

Village Lighthouse/10 Percent, Los Angeles, CA
Jan – Apr 2008
Assistant to Wholesale Director

•Assisted the wholesale director in the supply of paper goods and DVDs for the US LGBT community.

•Goldmine CRM Software for clientele and order history management.

•Day-to-day administration and diary management.

Robinsons-May/Macy’s, Montclair, CA
Dec 2001 – Aug 2006
Customer Relations

•Bookkeeping and accounting for a department store who can boast a multi-million dollar annual revenue.

•Train new associates with department procedures (Including ticket sales, UPS deliveries).

SKILLS ACQUIRED

•Gerber Pattern Design Software (PDS) certification and experience

•Lectra Modaris experience

•Garment Design and Pattern Making / Grading certification and experience

•Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

EDUCATION
London Metropolitan University, UK
(October 2009)
MA – Art Design and Visual Culture

California State University Los Angeles, USA
(August 2008)
BA – Fashion and Textiles Option

Mt. San Antonio College, USA
(December 2006)
Associate of Science – Fashion Design

Certificates
Fashion Design I and II
Computer-Aided Fashion Design

OTHER INFORMATION
Conversational French & basic German speaker. Interests include film, music & art.

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