Susie Yang

  • images: 5
  • views: 23427
  • date: 5-31-12
Highly creative and detail-oriented designer with a strong background in garment-dye knits/light wovens. Also a strong graphics background. \"Out of the box\" thinker, creative problem solver, self-motivated and dedicated designer.



  • Category

  • Market Segments

  • Availability

  • Hourly Rate

  • Relocation

  • Technologies

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Photoshop
  • Schools/Training

    Otis College of Art and Design

More Information

626 590 5460


OtisCollegeOfArtAndDesign Los Angeles, CA
bachelor in fashion design and illustration, may2002
UniversityOfCaliforniaSantaBarbara Santa Barbara, CA
art studio major, attended oct1997-jan2000


Smartthreads dba Orioxi, Brea, CA nov2009-present
designer/graphic designer
•develop and launch new socially-conscious college-licensed line for mens and womens, design all collateral for branding, p.o.p.s, booth, hang-tags, lookbook and linesheets
•conduct fittings, prepare tech packs
•design original artwork, work with web development for ongoing projects

Arkeology dba Callixta, Los Angeles, CA aug2008-nov2009
designer/graphic designer
• develop and launch 11 delivery/year contemporary mens/womens line
• develop all branding material including logo, business card, labeling, lookbook and linesheets
• design original artwork
• prepare tech packs for overseas development

Laundry Room Clothing, Westminster, CA aug2008-present
designer/graphic designer
• develop and launch 11 delivery/year updated missy line
• develop all branding material including logo, business card, labeling, lookbook and linesheets
• design original artwork
• manage sample line

Kritik Clothing, Beverly Hills, CA jan2008-aug2008
designer/graphic designer
• design and merchandise 11 deliveries/year womens knit line
• manage samples/duplication process
• meet with sales reps, owners, marketing team; trend/market research
• work with buyers for private label product development
• prepare inspiration board, illustrations, tech packs, linesheets

Drifter dba MoaMoa, Torrance, CA oct2007-jan2008
wovens designer
• design and merchandise wovens for monthly delivery mens/womens collections, including wash, trim, labeling, and accessories development
• prepare tech packs for import development
• correspond with overseas and domestic factories
• create inspiration board based on direction and present to sales, managers, marketing, graphics team
• design shoes and accessories

Salvage dba SkinnieMinnie, Vernon, CA july2007-oct2007
menswear designer
• design and develop jackets, pants, woven shirts, hoodies for 6 deliveries/year mens collection
• work with owners to created cutting-edge product for customer base
• work with product development team, patternmakers, screenprinter, etc.

ScrapbookOriginals/GoldenTailor/LaceyJ dba FemmeKnits, Westminster, CA july2005-mar2007
• launched mens label “Golden Tailor”, Re-launched womens label “Lacey J” (including label/brand development) and co-design “Scrapbook Originals”
• present concept sketches to owner, design director, and sales manager
• develop and establish new pattern blocks and fits
• design and execute collections for 6 deliveries/year mens/womens and 10 deliveries/year young contemporary
• art-direct graphics
• manage vertical manufacturing departments to ensure highest standard in product
• conduct all fittings from development through production
• prepare matrices/tech-packs for in-house production and overseas sample development

Eisbar,LLC Beverly Hills, CA may2003-july2005
designer/graphic designer
• Design and execute collections for six deliveries/year mens and womens contemporary garment dye knit and wovens line
• manage sample room
• conduct fittings and fit approve for duplicates and production
• responsible for all graphic duties including linesheets, corporate website, lookbooks, artwork separation
• correspond with screenprinters, dye-houses, fabric vendors, wash-houses, etc.; source fabric and trims

KritikClothing, Beverly Hills, CA freelance designer mar2007
Coral&PolyP, Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic designer sept2006
HardTail Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic designer july2005
Pitch!Press Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic designer june2005
Forever21 Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic designer april2005
Genexus Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic designer dec2004
MentalInc. Los Angeles, CA freelance graphic and web designer nov2004
Queenie4ever freelance designer and graphic artist nov2004

Featured \"Big book of Fashion Illustration\" by Martin Dawber february2008
Fashion Group International Scholarship, Junior Wear category april2002
Golden Thimble Award for Cone Denim, presented by Todd Oldham may2001
CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Scholarship may2001
Fashion Group International Scholarship, Evening Wear category april2001

Send a message to

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.