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Lingjia (Lynn) Wang

Tel: (UK) +44(0)7717831081 / (US) 3232025587 Email: lingjiawang@msn.com 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

11/09-02/10

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

01/2010

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

05-07/2009

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

03-05/2009

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

07-08/2008

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

Skills:

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.

Interests:

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

Lynn Wang's CV  

Fashion/ Textile designer

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