Lorraine Hong

Freelance Footwear Specialist

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

A creative individual looking for an opportunity for a career change. Graduated from LCF footwear design course and earned master degree in 2015. I was previously working as a sales consultant with top luxury retailers in the world. I have increased sales from Chinese and Asian customers. My active, outdoorsy lifestyle has equipped me with physical and mental stamina for the fast changing fashion industry; my administration and team communicating skills are highly beneficial for the busy studio. Aspiring to be a designer in the diverse footwear industry, and bring people more sustainable and functional designs.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Presenting
  • Client Services
  • CRM
  • Design
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Sales Support
  • Relationship Management
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Technical Drawing
  • Multi-tasks Management Skills: Leads Groups
  • Time Management Scheduling

Work history

Currently

Freelance Footwear Designer

Miss Lorraine Hong

May 2014
  • - Sketching all designs from initial concept to final pattern - Travelled internationally and domestically for trend and inspirational research - Communicated with the overseas factory to execute all sample development, including material and embellishment sourcing, pattern corrections and last development.

2016

Suit Specialist NBS Project

Christian Dior

Mar 2016 - May 2016
  • Working in men's formal wear / MTM / CRM / Training - Assist clients with formalwear requests - Understand fabric compositions, tailoring process and suit constructions - Client networking and referrals - Give training to team members

2016

Contracted Store Customer Advisor

Ermenegildo Zegna

Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Working in men's ready to wear / formal wear / CRM - Understand and promote the new season products - Customer aftercare - Relationship management by writing personalised notes/ emails - Customer networking and referrals

2015

Sales Consultant

Ermenegildo Zegna

Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Working in men's ready to wear / formal wear - Understand the product benefits and advantages - Customer care and relationship management - Be involved in stock control and stock management - Keep shop floor and office tidy and organised

Education

2015

Fashion Footwear Design

London College of Fashion

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • Fashion Footwear Design

2013

BA(Hons) Textile Design

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • Textile design specialised in knitwear