LISA CHIN RESUME
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Location: South Pasadena, CA, USA
School: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Major: Fashion Designer

LISA CHIN RESUME

Summary
Graduate of Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Experienced in the fashion industry for 22 years. Assisted in designing for the Junior and Young contemporary markets for 3 years. Owned and ran a better contemporary clothing line for 5 years. 3 years of experience working for major manufacturing companies selling to the better market. Experienced in designing, flat sketching, developing prints, researching trends in the current market as well as vintage, pricing, sourcing fabrics, overseeing production from beginning to end, and am knowledgeable with patterns and sewing. Experience in working with overseas production in China. 25 years of excellent customer service and building strong relationships between customers as well as associates. 11 years experience in wardrobe styling.

EXPERIENCE

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October 2018-June 2019 Assistant Wardrobe Stylist
Assistant to lead stylist for Confetti Mexico for Facebook Live, dressing host as well as guest appearances and extras. Executed styles through the lead stylist’s vision. Creating costumes as well as sourcing wardrobe from local stores, online stores and or local costume houses. Teamed up with hair and make-up to create looks for each show.

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October 2018-June 2019 Assistant Wardrobe Stylist
Assistant to lead stylist for Confetti USA for Facebook Live, dressing host as well as guest appearances and extras. Executed styles through the lead stylist’s vision. Sourcing wardrobe from local stores, online stores and or local costume houses. Teamed up with hair and make-up to create looks for each show.
Assistant to lead stylist for Confetti USA for Facebook Live, dressing host as well as guest appearances and extras. Executed styles through the lead stylist’s vision. Sourcing wardrobe from local stores, online stores and or local costume houses. Teamed up with hair and make-up to create looks for each show.

SITV – Latin Television Network
March 2009 – March 2009
Styled the 2009 Model Latina Campaign ad. Executed styles through the creative director’s vision. Researched current trends and worked closely with Los Angeles contemporary designers pulling garments and accessories. Teamed up with hair and make-up to create looks for 15 contestants/models tailoring and fitting garments.

Fallen Into Vintage – Owner/Designer
May 2008-December 2018
Owner/Dress Designer – Modern Contemporary Clothing
Partner/owner creating vintage modern looks. Social media research of vintage, bohemian and current trends. Style weekly photo shoots which consists of merchandising and coordinating looks from hair to accessorizing from jewelry to shoes. Responsible for finalizing photo edits. Shop stores weekly and source out vintage one-of-a-kind pieces at major flea markets as well as vintage rag houses. Ongoing development of up-cycled modern vintage dresses which have appeared on celebrities, celebrity stylists and top bloggers. Daily marketing through social networking.

Corina Collection Showroom – Sales Representative
January 2015-December 2018
Sales – Accessories and Handbags
Procuring & maintaining sales for Corina Collections & developing new business opportunities in designated territories. Pursuing new business with corporate accounts, boutiques, specialty stores, galleries, gift stores, catalogs, internet, jewelry stores, corporate accts (dept stores, internet, multi-chain stores, catalogs). Sending out promo materials, line sheets, catalogs to existing accounts and prospects. Regular follow up calls to Corina Collections accounts 1-2 weeks after receipt of orders. Analyze which Corina Collections accounts have not been serviced and/or need servicing—schedule road appointments/trips. Customer follow-up entries. Update Showroom Exchange with new customer order details & status. Administering & managing trade shows – California & New York; other regions as selected Showroom set up – coordinate showroom set up and appointments for Market.

Marcia Moran – Jewelry Designer
July 2017
Freelance – Contemporary Costume Jewely
Freelance design 3 collections for Marcia Moran Spring 2018. Back catalog and trend research. Flat sketching, detailed specs, story board editing and working with head designer.

Freida Rothman – West Coast Brand Ambassador
2014-2015
Representative/Merchandiser – Fashion Bridge Jewelry
Conduct visual merchandising check-ups on a regular basis following checklist guidelines within assigned regions. Identify any important special information on each door to give Freida Rothman team an edge in buying appointments and to help staff better understand each door or territory’s needs. Schedule full or half day selling visits to connect with customers and assist staff with selling the line. Responsible for hosting trunk shows scheduled by the sales director. Develop close relationships with regional, store and department managers to aid in building the relationship between Freida Rothman and department stores. Maintain constant reporting on
performance of stores with sales director.

Lois Hill – West Coast Brand Ambassador
December 2011-2014
Representative/Merchandiser – Ancient Modern Art
Conduct visual merchandising check-ups on a regular basis following checklist guidelines within assigned regions. Train staff on key elements of Lois Hill jewelry. Schedule and conduct full staff seminars with all doors. Identify any important special information on each door to give Lois Hill team an edge in buying appointments and to help staff better understand each door or territory’s needs. Schedule full or half day selling visits to connect with customers and assist staff with selling the line. Responsible for hosting trunk shows scheduled by the sales director. Develop close relationships with regional, store and department managers to aid in building the relationship between Lois Hill and department stores. Maintain constant reporting on performance of stores with sales director.

Jodi Christopher dba Intrigue
2006 to 2008
Head Designer – Young Contemporary Dresses
Dress designer designing knits and wovens. Everyday involvement with design team. Execution of monthly collections through flat sketching, sourcing fabrics and trims. Development of prints for monthly markets. Work closely with sales representatives and buyers. Head of patternmakers, cutters, sewers and worked closely with the production department. Garment approvals from beginning to end, which includes lab dip approvals, fabric strike off approvals and attended fittings until garments have been released for production. Sold to major departments stores such as Macy’s and Dillard’s.

SWAT FAME dba SPEECHLES
2005 to 2006
Designer – Junior Sportswear
Junior sportswear designing knits and wovens, bottoms, tops and outerwear. Execution of styles through flat sketching, sourcing fabrics and trims, work closely with Patternmaker, Sewers, Cutter and production department. Garment approvals from beginning to end which included lab dip approvals, fabric strike off approvals and attended fittings until garments were released for production.

LIYA CYNAMONE
2000 to 2005
Owner / Partner / Designer – Contemporary Clothing
Designed seasonal collections, flat sketching, interaction with Sales Representatives and customers, oversee production from beginning to end, shipping and receiving, pricing, sourcing of fabrics and trims, interaction with Patternmakers, Sewers and Cutters. Shipped to all “A” door boutiques such as Fred Segal and Henri Bendel and major department stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom-Savvy.

Education 1997
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising/Los Angeles • Associate of Arts Degree in Fashion Design

Key Skills
Flat Sketching Draping Power Point Excel Mac OS

Flat Sketching, Draping, Power Point, Excel, Mac OS