Wen Hsin Lo

Freelance design consultant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Freelance Design Consultant

Wanderwithwen

Sep 2014

2016

Fashion Consultant-apparel, Footwear and Handbag

Wanderwithwen

Aug 2014 - Feb 2016
  • Collaboration; Art Direction;Trend & Market Forecasting; Range Decision;Design

2014

Product Development, Design and Apparel Senior Designer

Makalot Industrial Co.ltd

Jul 2011 - Jul 2014
  • • Fast-tracked promotion from Junior to Senior Designer within a year • Responsible for Womenswear Team and led two Junior designers • Project management of seasonal collection within tight deadlines • Experienced in competitor market and consumer research • Oversee firm’s key clients including Abercrombie & Fitch, Kohl’s and J.C.Penney • Chaired the monthly trend presentation to the senior management of the firm’s key clients • Planned budgets and worked within the company's price parameters for samplings and comp shopping

2011

Product Development, Design and Apparel Junior Designer

Makalot Iindustrial Co.ltd, Taipei, Taiwan

Jun 2010 - Jul 2011
  • • Improved client’s adoption rate from historical average of 20% to average 40% through effective trend presentation • Liaised with the senior management of fabric suppliers and internal merchandising teams • Commendable for an impeccable eye and ability to identify key silhouettes, fabric and trims with attention to details from the senior management of the firm’s key clients

2010

Apparel Design Assistant & Accessories Designer

Dita Jo-an International CO. Taipei, Taiwan

Sep 2009 - Jul 2010
  • • In-charged of accessories design and purchase • Experienced in creation of concept themes and stories for each season • Project management of samples and fittings for each season • Liaised with and styled the models for the seasonal lookbooks • Independently managed the firm’s website content • Involved in designing apparel and graphic logo for the senior designers

2009

Runway Collection Design Intern

Nicole Miller, New York, United States

Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
  • • Involved in drawing, inking flats and designing layouts for embellishments • Traced and made patterns, sew samples, source fabric and trimmings and fabric dying

2009

Outerwear, Bottoms and Dress

Club Monaco, New York, United States

Feb 2009 - Jun 2009
  • • Preparation of color standards for Lab Dips, line sheets, trim sheets and tech-packs

2008

Accessories & Handbag Design Intern

Tory Burch, New York, United States

May 2008 - Aug 2008
  • • Responsible for drawing specifications and designing layouts for Spring / Pre-Fall 2009 collection

2008

Footwear Design Intern

Donna Karan NEW York, New York, United States

Feb 2008 - May 2008
  • • Involved in the creation of four inspiration boards for Spring 2009 collection

2007

Retail Management Intern

THE Centrepoint, Singapore

Mar 2007 - Aug 2007
  • • Support the Retail Department in operational and administrative tasks

Education

2015

Brand Management For Your Fashion Label (professional Short Course

Central Saint Martins

Jul 2015 - Dec 2015
  • • Presentation of tools to move fashion designs from a product to a marketable brand through branding and PR strategies

2015

Art Direction for Fashion

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Creating the key stages of a professional commercial campaign project, from planning a photography shoot, putting together a presentation and finally presenting the concept boards

2015

Postgraduate Certificate Footwear (production Manufacture

London College of Fashion

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
  • • Design, patternmaking, sewing, construction and finishing skills of footwear at MA level using traditional and 3D model techniques, with an experimental independent design project and a completion 2 proto-closed shoes

2009

Decorative Leather Techniques, Handbag Design and Construction, Leather Apparel Design

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

Feb 2009 - Aug 2009
  • • Patternmaking, Construction and decorative techniques for handbags and apparel leather garments

2009

Associate of Applied Science Candidate, Fashion Design

Parsons, NYC

Aug 2007 - Jan 2009
  • • Learnt the process, skills, and language of fashion design from concept through production, progressing from basic drawing, draping, patternmaking, sewing, tailoring to haute couture and specialty techniques

2007

Bachelor of Science, Real Estate Managementbachelor of Science, Real Estate Management

National University OF Singapore, Singapore

Apr 2004 - Jun 2007
  • • Knowledge of different disciplines from law, urban planning and economics to valuation and finance management for real estate professionals