Lok Pin Yu

Fashion Designer / Creative Pattern Cutter

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Jewellery
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Textile Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Fashion Designer & Creative Pattern Cutter

Robert Wun

May 2015
  • • Worked closely with Creative Director in developing and producing the luxury ready-to-wear women’s collections, from concept and research to design sketching and range planning. • Translated initial design sketches into detailed 3D garments, through both flat pattern cutting and draping. • Solved technical, fit and cut problems, and assisted with styling decisions.

2014

Junior Design Assistant

Back by Ann-sofie Back

Jul 2014 - Nov 2014
  • • Assisted Chief Designer Ann-Sofie Back in developing the BACK POP AW15 and AW15 main collections of both clothing and accessories through research, design sketches, flat drawings and detail sheets. • Responsible for creative artworks and prints for the POP AW15 and AW15 main collections, as well as special projects and collaborations. • In-charged of graphic design for all posters and advertisements, which was part of the BACK ‘Allt Ska Bort’ exhibition at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden.

2014

Freelance Research Assistant

Jens Laugesen Design Advisory

Jun 2013 - Jul 2014
  • • Worked closely with Jens Laugesen to develop portfolios of research for design labels that he consults for, as well as his own projects. • Carried out research independently, and in a team, as when required, based on brief given. • Looked extensively into concept, trend, colour, silhouette, and detail, via libraries, vintage garments and accessories, online resources and more.

2011

Design & Pattern Cutting Intern

Mary Katrantzou

Apr 2011 - Sep 2011
  • • Key assistant to the Head of Technical in pattern cutting of Spring/Summer 2012 collection for London Fashion Week. • Regularly placed in charge of sample and toile making, hence developed strong sewing skills on both the industrial machines as well as hand finishes to a professional standard. • Understand cutting with a placement print.

2011

Design & Production Intern

Emilio de LA Morena

Dec 2010 - Mar 2011
  • • Assisted designer in development of Autumn/Winter 2011 collection for London Fashion Week. • Was part of research process through to sampling, toile making and garment fitting. • Helped with production work for sales orders.

Education

2014

Postgraduate Certificate: Creative Pattern Cutting for the Industry

London College of Fashion

Aug 2013 - Mar 2014

    2012

    BA(Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear

    London College of Fashion

    Aug 2009 - Jun 2012