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Design Sales

Location:
Diamond Bar, California, United States
Salary:
70000
Posted:
January 23, 2017

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OPHELIA SONG

***** ***** *****, ******, ** *****(626) ***-**** • acyfmg@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Over ten years of experience in art and painting

• Four years of experience in fashion industry; owned couture studio in China

• Highly skilled in designing apparel, fashion accessories and textiles; Excellent knowledge of textiles and surface design including dyes and pigments

• In depth knowledge of previous styles and current trends along with proficiency in fashion history

• Able to use computer programs for the creation of designs

• Strong team player with excellent communication skills

• Able to meet deadlines

• Profound ability to follow and understand trends

• Knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication and sewing machines KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

"Birds”, a design collection of seven hand-dyed and personally constructed garments, showcased in the Inspired Innovation fashion show, April 21, 2012, Freeborn Hall, UC Davis and May 06, 2012, Supper Club, San Francisco, CA

"Pumping Heart", garment designed for Red Dress Collection to promote awareness of Women’s cardiovascular disease, modeled in Seventh Annual Educational and Awareness Forum, February 3, 2012, Sacramento, CA

"Paper Dress", First prize, Design by Design juried student design competition, (April 10-May 5, 2012, Design Museum, University of California Davis, Davis, CA

"Feather Spirit", original, hand-dyed textile wall hanging displayed in Wuhan Exhibition, December 15-- 22,2011, Wuhan Textile University Library Gallery, Wuhan, China

Showcased “The Painting” at Vancouver Fashion Week, 2014

Showcased “Ocean”, New York Fashion Week, Vancouver Fashion Week and Los Angeles Fashion week, 2015

Showcased “Revelation” during Los Angeles Fashion Week, 2016 FASHION DESIGNING EXPERIENCE

Communication Coordinator for Fashion and Design Society, UC Davis, 2011- 2012

Assist with runway fashion show fund-raising

Develop and fabricate products for holiday sales

Support training for model workshops and model casting workshops

Help with fashion show publicity

Teacher Assistant for Adele Zhang, Design Department, UC Davis, 2011-2012

Lead studio class and sewing sections

Grade student’s draping and pattern making assignments and projects

Support students with ideas and brainstorming for each project

Fashion Designer, BlossomWedding, 2013 - 2014

Develop and design wedding gown collections

Create graphic designs for store display

Develop design schedules for team members

Assist in styling of garments at photo sessions and shoots

Freelance Fashion &Art Instructor, 2012-2014

Develop organize and teach three-month sections of private classes at my studio for painting, fashion illustration, draping and pattern-making

Give students’ private critics

Preparing teaching material

Founder & Creative Director, OPHELIA SONG Couture and Shakespeare Republic, China & Los Angeles, 2012 - now

Develop design plans for both ready-to-wear and couture labels; mainly design and produce semi-formal dresses, cocktail dress, formal gown, and custom wedding gowns

Work along with manufactures and design studio in China for sample making and production

Design and buy fabrics for each season

Style celebrities and socialites

Operate first store front/ show room at Pasadena, Los Angeles

Manage sales team and set marketing plans

Art Instructor, U.S. Art and Design, 2012 - now

Develop teaching plans and provide instruction for Middle school and high school students (age 10 - 18)

Mainly teach figure drawing class, portfolio class and acrylic painting class

Prepare classroom art projects and provide assistance as students completed projects

Participate in quarterly meetings with parents either in person or over the phone

Met one-on-one with each student to discuss progress EDUCATION

University of California, Davis - Bachelor of Design – 2008 - 2012 Major: Fashion Design

GPA: 3.02



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