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Zhiming Liu

Designer
About

A dynamic Fashion Designer from New York with seven years of experience, specializing in garment construction and trend analysis. Looking for luxury or RTW brands in Paris for an internship or a permanent position to elevated my career path. Available from July/September

Previous Brands
Sunrise Brands
BAGATELLE INTERNATIONAL INC. - OUTERWEAR
Lotus
Just One LLC
Work Experience
DESIGNER
Jan ‘18 - Jan ‘22
Sunrise Brands

Responsible for designing bottoms, tops, jackets and dresses. Created one-of-a-kind denim designs by hand or with local sample rooms. Created technical flat CADs and packages for both buyers and overseas factories. Created and updated specification packets including detailed technical sketches, graded measurement, specifications and construction details Participated in fittings, provide feedback and approved fittings independently or in collaboration with the Technical Designer and Senior Designer. Shopped denim wash samples with new silhouettes and/or novelty techniques in New York. Assisted head designer in developing the denim wash for each season.

ASSOCIATE DESIGNER
Jan ‘15 - Jan ‘17
BAGATELLE INTERNATIONAL INC. - OUTERWEAR

Designed and managed three private labels independently. Assisted senior designers each season for private label accounts with sketches, CAD's and TPs. Created and developed embellishment, embroidery and print designs. Sent detailed artworks along with TPs to overseas factories. Supported the head of sales and V.P. of product development with updating prints and CAD's. Created detailed design sketches and specifications for all marketing meetings for private label customers Daily communications with overseas factories and following up on all the sample requests. Attended all development meetings to present upcoming trend ideas with sourced fabrics, trims and designs. Spec fit samples, attended fittings and provided feedback. Assisted with production TPs by sending out fit comments.

ASSISTANT DESIGNER
Jan ‘13 - Jan ‘14
Lotus

Assisted designers in new product research and development projects. Created tech packs and CADs Developed and maintained the company's look book Coordinated and follow up with the overseas production team. Source raw materials, maintained the fabric/trim library.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Jan ‘13
Just One LLC

.Coordinated and follow up with oversea factories on production orders. Generated PO's using the Quantum system, making sure that they are fulfilled. Worked with the production manager to resolve issues.

Languages
Chinese - Fluent
English - Fluent
French - Basic
Location Preference
To be discussed
Work Pattern
Full-time
Part-time
Employment Preference
Freelance Assignments
Hourly Consulting
Permanent Positions
Education & Training
Istituto Marangoni
‘22 - ‘23
Master of Arts
Fashion Institute of Technology
‘12 - ‘15
Fashion Design (AAS)
Paris, FR