Nga Le Pham

Designer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Dedicated, creative & skilled recent fashion design graduate with particular interest in textiles and sustainable practices within the fashion industry; currently seeking new opportunities to further develop industry knowledge and competence. Strong technical skills, particularly in freehand sketching, illustration and CAD through academic background from London College of Fashion and Kingston School of Art as well as working experiences with Erdem, Emilia Wickstead & CIMONE. Previously, finalist in H&M x LCF Design for Sustainability (2016), Kering Award for Sustainability (2018).

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Skills

  • 2D Design
  • 3D Design
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Research
  • Textiles
  • Illustration
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Fiverr.com

    • K

      KWD Solutions

      • E

        Emilia Wickstead

        • E

          Erdem

          Work history

          Currently

          Embroidery and RTW Design Assistant

          Erdem

          Jan 2020
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Assisting Embroidery designer Vivi Raila in designing embroidery details; photographing & archiving samples; producing placement mock-ups on accessories; digitally editing samples for seasonal Sales Book; pinning research boards for upcoming seasons; 
digitally adjusting market reductions • Assisting Print team in extracting, cleaning & developing print elements from details inside research images; assisting in meetings between the Print team and other departments, mainly Product Development and Production teams 
 • Assisting Ready-to-Wear team in the general organization in preparation for the fashion show • Assisting in daily organization of the design & fitting rooms 


          Currently

          Digital Illustrator

          Fiverr.com

          Dec 2014
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Fashion illustration, Book illustration, Typography design, CAD drawing based on customers' needs https://www.fiverr.com/theveryordinary

          2019

          Sample Room Intern

          Erdem

          Aug 2019 - Dec 2019
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Tracking the workflow within the Sample Room based on the upcoming goals and deadlines briefed by the Sample Room co-ordinator i.e. keeping track of the progress of the garments each machinist and cutter is working one and prepare patterns, fabrics/sampling fabrics, fusings and trims for the following task • Working closely with all departments, mainly Design, Pattern Cutting and Product Development teams for different stages of past, current and upcoming collections 
 • Manage the communication between the Sample Room team and other teams e.g. passing over the comment sheets from machinists to product developers and from cutters to pattern cutters and vice versa to constantly find ways to improve the sampling and production flow within the studio and with external suppliers and factories 
 • Oversee the sample machinists’ and cutters’ daily workload 
 • Checking that all equipment and machinery is running smoothly on a 
daily basis 
 • Checking and updating the stock list for sample fabrics, fusings, trims 
and stationary on a weekly basis 
 • Assisting in cutting patterns, organizing tech-packs, sourcing trims, 
conducting fusing tests and seam tests

          2017

          Design and Production Assistant

          Emilia Wickstead

          Apr 2017 - Sep 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • o Assisting in pattern cutting, cutting, sewing, and hand sewing of samples and final garments for RS18 and SS18 collections o Updating information for RS18 and SS18 techpacks o Sampling fabrics and hand-sewing for Bridal department o Producing CAD drawings for the SS18 collection o Assisting backstage during SS18 LFW and in photoshoot for RS18 collection

          2017

          Design & Production Assistant

          CIMONE

          Sep 2016 - Feb 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • o Assisting directly the creative director, Carli Pearson, in pattern cutting of samples and cutting final garments, pattern adjusting, fabric manipulation and fabric testing in preparation for SS17 and FW17 collections o Sourcing & adjusting trimmings to suit the collection o Assisting in footwear design for the SS17 and FW17 collection & making other accessories such as leather belts o Dressing up models during the show o Assisting in post-LFW design and media duties • Preparing garments for magazine photoshoots & potential business clients • Taking pictures of the garments and re-touching them for online shop and social media promotion

          2016

          Sales Consultant

          KWD Solutions

          Nov 2015 - Nov 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Assisting and enhancing customers' shopping experience at Harvey Nichols, Liberty, Fortnum & Mason and Bicester Village

          Education

          Currently

          Sep 2018
          • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

          Currently

          Bachelor of Arts with Honours

          London College of Fashion, UAL

          Oct 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • - Shortlisted Candidate for Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion - Group project displayed at H&M flagship store during LFW '16 for H&M x LCF: Designing for Sustainability campaign - Finalist for CassArt x LCF Fashion Illustration Competition

          2015

          Certificate in Higher Education

          London College of Fashion, UAL

          Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Distinction

          2012

          Singapore Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced ‘A’ Level)

          St. Andrew's Junior College

          Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
          • Singapore
          • - Scholar under A*STAR Full Government Funded Scholarship - Jacob Ballas Scholars Award for 6 distinction (AAA/AAA; 90/90)

          Awards

          2018

          Shortlisted candidate for Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion

          LCF x Kering

          • The Kering Award for Sustainable Fashion was launched in 2014 as part of the five-year partnership between Kering and the London College of Fashion. Each academic year, two of Kering’s luxury fashion brands set a brief for final year BA and MA students to respond to, which focuses on specific and real-life industry challenges. My proposal focused on preserving Vietnamese ethnic communities and the textile craftsmanship they have been producing for generations through partnership with high luxury brand - Alexander McQueen.

          2018

          Shortlisted candidate for British Fashion Council x Burberry Design Competition

          British Fashion Council

          2016

          Group project selected for display at H&M flagship store for H&M x LCF Design for Sustainability

          H&M

          • A collection made from discarded and unwanted H&M clothes was selected for display at H&M flagship store on Oxford Circus during the September 2016 London Fashion Week in order to raise awareness about sustainability in design and production.

          2014

          Jacob Ballas Scholars’ Award for six distinctions

          Saint Andrews Junior College

          • Award presented to students with six distinctions for their A level results by Singapore Ministry of Education

          2010

          • The A*STAR Youth Scholarship is a full-government-funded scholarship awarded for ASEAN students with exceptional academic performance. The scholarship is tenable for 4 years leading to the award of the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced’ (GCE ‘A’) Level (or equivalent) certificate.