UNDER CONSTRUCTION

EDUCATION

 

Parsons The New School For Design, New York, NY

Aug 2009 – May 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Industrial and Product Design

Concentration: Accessory and Soft Goods Design

SKILLS

 

Bilingual Communication Skills: English, Korean (verbal and written)

Technical skills: Sewing, Wood-Working, Leather-Working,

Model-making, Concept Sketching, Ideation Sketching

Mac and PC platforms

Microsoft: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, RetailPro, SAP, Outlook

Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design, Aftereffects, Dreamweaver

CAD Modeling: Graphite V8, Solidworks, Rhinoceros

CAD Rendering: Flamingo, V-Ray

Skills: Organized, precise, perfectionist

EXPERIENCE

 

Rugged Equipment - Manhattan, NY

Assistant Designer, Octoboer 2013 - Present

 

Prada - Manhattan, NY

Retail Operations Analyst, January 2014 - October 2014

Organize opening activities for conversion process (Uniform Orders, Supplies,

Packaging) and provide details to opening support

Collect/Organize information as needed and requested by Central HQ

Update / maintain uniform distribution in SAP and master orders to Central HQ

Collection / reporting of KPI’s (CRM, VIC Evolution, UPT, AVT, (Inventory reporting)

Streamline communication needs between corporate and Retail / Store Operations

Collection of GM schedules / reporting monthly to VP of Retail / Store Operations

Monitoring/Approval of controllable expenses

 

Net-A-Porter Group - Mahwah, NJ

Customer Care Advisor, Nov 2013 - Jan 2014

Handled customer inquiries / Offered customers product services

Performed administrative functions, updated client account history

Communicated brand standards

 

Issey Miyake USA Corp - Manhattan, NY

Retail Operations Intern, Jan 2013 - Apr 2013

E-commerce set up and operations

Created sell-through reports

Performed inventory, brand and item performance analysis

Organized purchase order entries, order confirmations and shipment tracking.

Provided retail business department support

Participated in store operation related projects and store events.

Assisted seasonal mailers, catalogues, CRM in retail system.

Prepared for cross-functional projects with wholesale

Marketing, merchandising and store management.

Tradeshow assistant seller- Jacob Javits Center

 

Gypsy Warrior Boutique - Ridgewood, NJ

Production Intern, Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

Assisted merchant buying tasks

Organized and prepped inventory and stock

Performed inventory and brand performance analysis

Maintained showroom and style room samples

Tradeshow assistant buyer- Jacob Javits Center

 

Moussy – Manhattan, NY

Brand Ambassador / Retail, Sept 2011 – Nov 2011

Informed customers of brand history

Maintained stock, product inventory, and floor visuals

Performed inventory analysis and sale progression

 

Gracia New York – Manhattan, NY

Graphic Design Assistant, Oct 2010 – Dec 2010

Edited catalog and magazine layouts

Designed graphic layouts for posters and advertisements

 

Anna Sui – Manhattan, NY

Production Intern, Sept 2010 – Nov 2010

Assisted production department

Provided assistance for other departments

Gathered and organized style sheets for collection

 

 

 

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