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LANKA. YANG

http://tinyurl.com/lankayung (portfolio) London, UK E2 8AG Mobile: 07502296456 howarelanka@gmail.com h.yang1@arts.ac.uk

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

A current London College of Fashion student with work experience in buying and fashion design. Areas of expertise include product design, product making, textile design, product planning, selecting. Communicating with team and suppliers.

SKILLS

Can work with draping, Sewing, Pattern making Good finish of design Able to use Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop & Illustrator Good understanding of fashion trends Ability to work effectively as part of a team Flexible to creative ideas and problem solving Experience and knowledge of Chinese fashion market Proficient in Mandarin

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EDUCATION

October 2015 to now, University of the Arts London, BA: Fashion Design Development Key units: Fashion Design with Customer, Shop Report, Marketing Rationale, Industry practice. Key projects: Working on live briefs set by industry, including creating a capsule collection for the brand Hard Rock Café, Agi & Sam. January 2008 to January 2009, Beijing Fashion University, General Academic Studies Degree: Fashion design technology

WORK HISTORY

07/2016 – 08/2016, Cimone UK Co.Ltd - London, UK l Completed a summer internship, working full time alongside the luxury company’s Creative Director l Helping to produce a collection for London Fashion Week l Working to design briefs, draping, fabric texting, pattern cutting, fabric cutting, sewing toile and fabric buying 03/2013 - 04/2014, Beijing Chao Yang District, The Place Investment (Beijing) Co.Ltd - Beijing, China l Buyer in the product planning department for the UTT fashion collections brand. l Main duties included product planning for buying, working with the marketing department and researching trends, producing shop displays and advising shop customers l Communicating with suppliers in regards to the production of the garments 07/2010 to 01/2013 Beijing Chao Yang District Ciao Fashion Co.Ltd - Beijing, China l Designer working within the design department, working with the creative director. l Product design, assisting during graphic shoots, managing and leading the product update meetings for other departments l Gained experience in product styling for online shopping. 03/2009 to 07/2010, Beijing Dong Cheng District ' Cest La Vie' Haute Couture Co.Ltd - Beijing, China Designer within the design department, responsible for customising designs for customers Drawing initial designs for the customer and then liaising with technicians, pattern cutters and embroidery departments to ensure items were produced in line with customer requirements

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INTERESTS

Visiting vintage clothing stores and classic arts/ancient culture exhibitions. Going to see live music, especially punk and pop jazz. Travelling in Asia and Europe.

REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

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