Yinyi Liu

Production Assistant
Previous Brands
Anna Sui
Art Institute of Chicago
Giambattista Valli
Karolina Zmarlak
michel klein
Petite Studios LLC
Riz Poli
Work Experience
Studio Assistant
Aug ‘23 - Now
Riz Poli

«Assist in iconographic research, making 3D research on the mannequin, stitch trials, 'garment finishing samples; • Assistin the realization and production of the collection; • Creation of tech-packs and samples; • Assist in organize collection boards, and the studio's fabrics and textile archives.

Studio Assistant Internship
May ‘23 - Aug ‘23

+ Supported the design team across all categories from design to development. • Co-operation with the Production Department «Assisted in tech-packs, CADS, shape mock ups, and linesheets. «Assisted in design and production of stage setting for showroom; «Assisted with fittings/design reviews. «Assist with prototypes, SMS, pre-production and production samples.

Production Assistant Intern
May ‘22 - Jun ‘22
michel klein

• Creation of technical sheets; «Assist in follow-up with manufacturers and prototypes; «© Assistin fittings.

Design Assistant
Aug ‘20 - Aug ‘21
Petite Studios LLC

• Assisted head designer with prepping boards, archiving swatches and samples; • In-depth research on trends, garment detail and shape; Assisted in fittings and preparing specs tech packs; • In charge of sourcing, and communication with oversea manufacturers;

Production/Design Intern
Apr ‘20 - Aug ‘20
Karolina Zmarlak

«Assisted creative director in theme research; «Assisted head designer in the creative process; • Maintained the production schedule by entering orders, making cutting tickets, etc; «Assisted production manager in quality checking; «Assisted in communication with factories

Patternmaking/Sample Intern
May ‘19 - Aug ‘19
Anna Sui

• Assisted pattem making team in daily tasks like draping; + Communicated with contractors to ensure sample quality; «Assisted creative director and patiern makers in the fitting and specs.

Visiting Artist Program Assistant
Aug ‘17 - Dec ‘18
Art Institute of Chicago

«Assisted director with developing and implementing exhibitions schedule; «Assisted individual artists and groups during exhibitions.

Haute Couture Intern
Jun ‘22
Giambattista Valli

«Assisting premitre of the atelier in the making of Haute Couture and PAP collections; «Alteration of the haute coutures and RTW for VIP clients; + Pattern making, and draping.

Korean - Fluent
French - Fluent
Japanese - Fluent
Mandarin - Native
English - Native
Italian - Fluent
Education & Training
Parsons Paris – The New School
Master of Fine Arts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts
University of Miami
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Paris, France