Fashion Designer
Fashion Design & Draping
Location: New York, NY, United States
University: la Chambre syndical de la courture de Parisienne
Major: Fashion Design & Draping

Fashion Designer

O Seok “Alex” Kwon

Creative Visual Manager
LG Fashion, 2009 - 2015
Brands: Neil Barrett, Vanessa Bruno, JOSEPH, LEONARD, Isabel marant, Bluemarine, Jill Stuart & VINCE.
● Lead brand manager for major American and European labels in Korean Market
● Oversaw all product presentation in retail locations
● Responsible for in-store placement and window displays
● Designed and produced seasonal Look Books
● Created, staged and styled all aspects of photo shoots
● Communicated with corporate headquarters internationally
● Produced detailed budgets for major projects

Senior Designer
LG Fashion, 2007 - 2009
MOGG
● Responsible for seasonal Women’s Wear collection
● Forecasted fashion trends, conceived of upcoming moods and colors and created marketing concepts as part of the design process
● Created styles consistent with MOGG’s luxury image for knits, wovens, graphics and embellishments
● Sourced fabrics and trims and coordinated production with overseas factories

Assistant Designer
Marcel Marongiu (Paris), 2005
● Designed Women’s Wear for Paris Collection
● Created tech packs and embellishment layouts for samples
● Composed fittings for protos and took comments and executed adjustments

Assistant Designer
Martine Sitbon (Paris), 2004 – 2005
● Designed Women’s Wear for Paris Collection
● Created tech packs and embellishment layouts for samples
● Composed fittings for protos and took comments and executed adjustments

Assistant Designer
JI–HAYE Haute Couture(Paris), 2003 - 2004

Research Intern
Le Stage de Formation de l’Ecole Lesage Broderie d’art, 2003
Awards and Fashion Shows
2003 Member of French Delegation, International Young Designers Competition
● Awarded Special Recognition Prize, Presented by Francois Lesage, Chanel
● Placed 2nd in International Design Competition
2003 Senior Thesis Fashion Show, Louvre Museum
2003 Paris Fur Organization, Louvre Museum
2003 Member of French Delegation at the 2° International Cafe Competition, Tokyo

Education
2003 Graduate, A la Chambre syndical de la courture de Parisienne
2001 BFA, Fashion Design, University of Kyung Sung


Languages
Fluent: English, French & Korean

Fashion Designer