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Ling Zhang

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Graduated from The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago with Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design, I constantly finds myself being excited and inspired by new discoveries from life, from nature, from people, and of course from fashion.

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  • Category

    Apparel
  • Market Segments

    Womens
    Tabletop
  • Availability

    Freelance
    Permanent
  • Hourly Rate

    negotiable
  • Relocation

    No
  • Technologies

    Free hand sketch
    Illustration/Photoshop
    Web PDM
    technical flats
    tech pack
    patternmaking
    sewing
  • Schools/Training

    The Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago
    Harold Washington College

More Information

Ling Zhang

Email:adiemirror@yahoo.com
Portfolio: http://www.wix.com/linging/design-portfolio

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a fashion design position in where understanding of customers’ needs and advanced design skills will create trendy styles for the market.

EDUCATION:

The Illinois Institute of Art –Chicago Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fashion Design (with honors)
March 2010 GPA 3.6/ 4.0

Relevant Coursework:

Technical Drawing & Design, Draping, Senior Collection
Technical & Production, Computer Patternmaking, Trends and
Concepts, Research & Sourcing, and Digital Textile Design.

EXPERIENCE:

1)The Original Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Fashion Designer , May-Sep 2010
-Traveled to oversea factories in China to assure production quality
-Assisted senior designers and created tech packs for product
development and production
-Conducted sourcing of materials from one of the biggest
international fabric and textile district in China
-Worked with pattern makers and sample makers to produce
qualified samples

2)Vfish Designs, Chicago, Illinois
Design Intern, Jan-Apr 2010
-Conducted market research; collected and organized trend
forecast report for new design season
-Created professional technical flats and finished product
spec package

3)Gap, Chicago, Illinois
Sales Associate, Sep 08-Jul 09
-Provided warm greetings and considerate customer service
-Pursued and fulfilled seasonal sales goal assigned by the manager
-Performed cashier duties, kept sufficient supply ready and
merchandise well organized
nager.

SKILLS:

Computer: Adobe: Photoshop and Illustrator; U4ia, Kaledo Print,
Kaledo Weave, Gerber Accumark, and WebPDM. Office: MS Word,
Excel, and PowerPoint;

Traditional: Hand Sketching, Fashion Illustration, Knitting,
Draping, Patternmaking, Grading, Sewing, Screen-printing, Tie-
dye, and Textile Design.

Languages: Fluent in English; Proficient in Mandarin and
Cantonese Chinese.

AWARDS:

1) Finalist of the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago FAME fashion
show, 2010
2) Participant of Alpaca Student Design Competition, held by
Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association, 2009
3) Merit Scholarship at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago,
2007-2009
4) Fashion Illustrations exhibited on FAME fashion show, 2008
5) Dean’s List at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, 2008
6) Presidential Scholar Award at the Harold Washington College, 2007

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