Fashion Designer

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Fashion Designer Resume Sample

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Creative, customer-focused, and performance-driven sales professional with well-developed experience acquired from comprehensive years of experience in diverse areas encompassing Fashion Show coordination with garments, music, models, and runway set-ups; window display concept design and installation; and merchandise display and management. Poised to utilize solid background in fashion industry to excel in a position within clothing design or magazine setting, which allows the execution of creativity and implementation of knowledge in clothing design, construction, pattern making, and selection. Possess the ability to perform challenging tasks with precision and attention to detail. Experienced in coordinating training programs, organizing events, and creating brand awareness to accelerate expansion and boost productivity. Articulate communicator with proficiency in English and French, and working knowledge in Italian, Spanish, and Japanese languages. Technical savvy; skilled at using MS Excel, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Key Expertise

  • Merchandising, Production, and Design
  • Customer Service Management
  • Innovative Apparel Design
  • Personnel Management and Development
  • Garment Construction, Fabrics, and Trims
  • Problem Identification and Resolution
  • Event Organization and Management
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Fashion Show Production
  • Leadership and Team Building



  • Coordinate the strategic execution of seasonal lines and production of patterns; management of brand imaging and packaging, technical design, and source textiles; and conceptualization of future seasons’ collections as well as sourcing and writing line sheets
  • Administer the manufacturing of garments, sketch collections while running and editing websites, blog writing, online visuals, and social media management
  • Display unsurpassed leadership and guidance in overseeing styling, photo shoot, fashion show production, and travel while working with modeling agencies, photographers, hair stylists, and other shoot producers and fashion show producers
  • Manage the inventory, ensuring the completeness and orderliness of stocks in boutiques
  • Gain comprehensive experience in online store management along with strong knowledge of fabrics, garment construction, sewing, technical drawing, measuring, and fitting
  • Apply superior leadership skills in handling customers, employees, and vendors
  • Conduct extensive research on trends and attend fashion events, trade shows, competitive shopping, and fashion shows around the US

Notable Contributions:

  • Invited to serve as guest teacher at more than 10 high schools in Minnesota for their fashion design and fashion merchandising classes
  • Performed well as guest speaker for numerous entrepreneur and fashion seminars across Minnesota
  • Conceptualized innovative ideas and utilized excellent presentation skills in developing a clean, sophisticated, and aesthetic designs
  • Drove the team to be featured in numerous fashion shows on a national level, including shows in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Mercedez-Benz New York Fashion Week, and Minnesota Fashion Week
  • Led efforts in publishing company in several papers and magazines, including Plymouth Magazine, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, The Knot, Vita.MN Magazine, The Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, Essence Magazine, The Upload Vlog, and City Pages

STORE MANAGER | 2004-2005

  • Supervised and monitored daily operations of boutique, including running eBay online store, uploading pictures of new products, updating site, sending off garments, packaging garments, and communicating with online customers
  • Closely worked with various clients to provide their garment needs
  • Planned and organized monthly store events along with floor merchandising and display arrangements

Notable Contributions:

  • Updated and created ready-to-sell goods for boutique on eBay
  • Gained recognition as top seller of summer 2004
  • Served as coordinator of several fashion shows and participated in DC design community

INTERN | 2005-2006

  • Actively engaged in fashion shows and many other fashion events, setting up pop-up store, dressing models, packaging garments for shipping, communicating with retailers, handling monetary sales at events, and packing and unpacking garments for transfer to events

Notable Contributions:

  • Delivered exemplary service that led in selling $400 worth of clothing at one event in three hours
  • Directed photo shoots, styling and dressing models for the runway


SERVER | 2008-2011

SERVER | 2008-2009


Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising | 2008
Concentration in Design, Construction, and Entrepreneurship
Graduated magna cum laude

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