Yu Chi Chen Resume
Jewelry and Accessories Design
Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Fashion Institute of Technology
Field of Study: Jewelry and Accessories Design

Yu Chi Chen Resume

EDUCATION:

- Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Accessories and Footwear Design Entrepreneurship
Sep 2018 - May 2020
•GPA: 3.82/4.0, Minors: Art History, 3- Dimensional Design
•Honors: Dean’s List (2018-2020)
•Relevant Coursework: Accessories Design and Fabrication, Exhibition Display, Brand Entrepreneurship

- Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York
Associate in Applied Science Degree, Jewelry Design
Sep 2016 - May 2018
•GPA: 3.8/4.0, Activities: Taiwanese Student Association (2016 - 2018)
•Honors: Dean’s List (2016-2018), PHI THETA KAPPA Honor Society (2018)
•Relevant Coursework: Jewelry Design and Fabrication, Gemology, Jewelry Industry Seminar



WORK EXPERIENCE:

- Accessories Design Intern
Thom Browne, Inc.
Feb 2020 – Jun 2020
• Developed Accessories Collections and gained knowledge on design timeline of the brand.
• Observed latest fashion trend, inspirations and created color palettes for upcoming seasons.
• Edited tech-packs, material sheets and layouts for oversea manufacturing.
• Participated in preparing for the Fall Winter 2020/2021 Paris Fashion Runway Show.

- Capstone Diamond International
Jewelry Design Associate
Jun 2019 – Jul 2019
• Designed and produced jewelry for customers based on provided theme, inspirations and gemstones.
• Developed the design by hand sketching and rendering and send the final layout to customers for review.
• Constructed jewelry model with Rhinoceros 5 and generated actual goods through 3D printing technique.
 • Utilized professional gemology intellectual on the selection of materials for the completed piece.

- Monica Professional Belts and Leather Goods
Design and Factory Assistant
Jul 2018 – Aug 2018
• Gained experience and understanding about the manufacturing process and operation of the company.
• Participated in the development team to create accessories and acquired basic knowledge of leather retail.
• Observed trends and provided new design ideas for upcoming products as well as projects.
• Participated in the marketing team to build up comprehensive understanding on the trading of raw leather.

Jewelry, Accessories, Design, Assistant, Artist, Creative