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Lingjia (Lynn) Wang

Tel: (UK) +44(0)7717831081 / (US) 3232025587 Email: Contact address: Flat 4, 56-58 Crowndale Road, London. NW1 1TP

Profile: An innovative and highly creative textile designer with keen motivation and detailed technical skills in embroidery/knit based textiles as well as womenswear pattern cutting techniques. Key skills in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator alongside proficient IT knowledge. A very fast and resourceful learner with an insatiable passion for design.

Education: 2007-2010 2006-2007 2004-2006 3

Training: 03-04/2008 01-03/2008 01-03/2007

BA fashion Design Technology Surface Textiles Art & Design Foundation Studies A-levels AAB

London College of Fashion Chelsea College of Art and Design Brighton College

Draping on the stand 1 (five-day short course) Womenswear 2 (nine-week short course) Intensive Pattern cutting Workshop (nine-week short course)

Professional Experience: 19-21/ 04/10

Stand Presenter for CYPI PRESS in London Book Fair


Design Assistant for Rebecca Taylor (New York) - Worked for both Knitwear & Embroidery departments - Helped A/W 2010 runway show - Helped Knitwear designer doing draping & fitting - Knit fabric & jersey manipulation - Embroidery research & design - Beading & hand sewing


Design & Pattern Cutting Intern for Anna Sui (New York) Design Intern for Catherine Malandrino (New York)

10/2009 (4weeks)

Design Intern for Koi Suwannagate (Los Angeles) - Knit fabric cutting - Hand stitch& beading - Knit fabric manipulation - New embroidery techniques research


Design Intern for Matthew Williamson (London) - Designed a brooch collection for MW Pre-collection 2010 - Helped designer design embroidery panels for garments - Hand stitched embroidery panels on to garments - Helped Pre-collection 2010 photo shoots - Designed knitwear patterns for S/S 2010 Collection by using Photoshop


Design Intern for Emma Cook (London) - Handcraft & stitch on accessories - Pattern tracing and toile making - Covering buttons & cutting swatches - Administrative duties


Design Assistant for Zhejiang Silkroad Garments Co.,Ltd (China) - Worked with designer to do fabric research & trend research - Hand embroidery & hand beading on selected garments - Interviewed people for internships

Achievements: 05/2008 03/2006

First year work shown in ‘State of Independenz’ Exhibition in Fashion Space Gallery A-level Art final pieces shown in 100 Gallery in Brighton


Languages- Fluent English on both spoken & written and Chinese as native tongue. Technical- Refined free-hand and machine embroidery skills, laser cutting, hand &machine beading, fabric manipulations, screen prints, domestic and chunky domestic knitting machine, leather dyeing and manipulations, very precise pattern cutting and construction skills. IT- Confident user of Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator as well as specialized embroidery software, Ethos and ES Designer.


Textiles, embellishment, pattern cutting, art, architecture, ceramics, travelling, French studies. References are available upon request

Lynn Wang's CV  
Lynn Wang's CV  

Fashion/ Textile designer