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Yasemin Chin

Accessories and Footwear DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Yasemin Chin

Accessories and Footwear DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced footwear and accessories designer seeking new freelance or full time opportunities. I have over four years experience in the fashion industry and have worked for retail high street brands including Oasis Fashion and Ted Baker.
Work history
    Assistant DesignerOasis Fashions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Designing a range of accessories based around monthly design packages and seasonal core ranges including accessories for occasion, loungewear and holiday shop - responsible for designing all forms of footwear which include - heels, flats, sandals, trainers and boots. - other areas of experience include soft accessories/warm handle- scarves, hats and gloves, gifting including washbags, keyrings and bag charms. - designing styles for Oasis collaborations • Designing monthly collections using Adobe creative suite (e.g. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) to create range plans. • Designing and altering print artwork • Designing styles for press and look book shoots. • Liaising and working closely with the buying team to design and produce product which is suitable for the Oasis customer • Maintaining communication levels between designers, buying and garment technologists • Attening weekly fit sessions for all product. • General administration using Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suites. • Collating seasonal trend research by completing shop comps and looking at seasonal catwalk shows. • Ensuring all key critical path dates are met through prioritisation of administration and escalating delays when necessary. • Working with other departments to produce inspiration boards for range packages. • Attending selections for monthly design packages for accessories. • Daily contact on development of ranges with international and UK suppliers. • Attending supplier meetings for footwear, soft accessories and gifting. • Attending company weekly sales.
    Design AssistantOasis Fashions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Designing a range of accessories based around monthly design packages and seasonal core ranges including accessories for occasion, loungewear and holiday shop - all footwear - heels, flats, sandals, trainers and boots. - all soft accessories/warm handle- scarves, hats and gloves. - gifting including washbags, keyrings and bag charms. - other categories involved in include socks, slippers, sunglasses and umbrellas. - designing styles for Oasis collaborations (e.g. the Fitzwilliam Museum and Natural History Museum) • Designing monthly collections using Adobe creative suite (e.g. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) to create range plans. • Designing and altering all print artwork for the accessories department including creating placements and all over repeats • Designing styles for press and look book shoots. • Liaising and working closely with the buying team to design and produce product which is suitable for the Oasis customer • Maintaining communication levels between designers, buying and garment technologists • Attening weekly fit sessions for all product. • General administration using Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suites. • Assisting my manager when needed with hand bag development including print artwork and covering the department when necessary. • Collating seasonal trend research by completing shop comps and looking at seasonal catwalk shows. • Ensuring all key critical path dates are met through prioritisation of administration and escalating delays when necessary. • Working with other departments to produce inspiration boards for range packages. • Attending selections for monthly design packages for accessories. • Daily contact on development of ranges with international and UK suppliers. • Attending supplier meetings for footwear, soft accessories and gifting. • Attending company weekly sales. • Working independently weekly and as part of a team by providing support to my manager.
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Skills
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Art
  • Textiles Design
  • Print
  • Footwear Design
Education
    BA Fashion DesignDe Montfort University
     - Leicester, United Kingdom
    Grade Attained - 2:1
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    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignKingston College
     - London, United Kingdom
    Grade Attained - Distinction