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Sarah Ahn

Freelance Fashion Illustrator & Drawer

Location:New York, New York, United States
Phone: 3103101680
2 Skills
Sarah Ahn (Um)

2005- 2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fashion Design
Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, California¬

FREELANCE DESIGNER October 2011- Present
-Flat sketching, draping, and hand basting muslins
-Specing knit and woven garments: sweaters, tops, pants, skirts, jackets, and dresses
-Creating tech packs and detail sheets for factories overseas
-Assist in styling, photographing looks, and outdoor shoots for ad campaigns
-Follow up with vendors for fabric/ trim sourcing and lab dips
-Work on graphics with re-coloring prints
-Create image layouts for company ecommerce web
-Shopping report for latest trends and silhouette references
-Online purchase: stock check, packaging, and shipping

BE COOL Inc. April 2011- October 2011
-Assist Directors and work with co designers on developing new trend, color palette,
concept, and designs
-Flat sketching and Illustrator flats for tech packs
-Work with pattern makers and sample makers for 1st sample development
-Contact factories in China via email and phone for fabric sourcing and follow up
on development samples
-Contact fabric and trim vendors locally to source new items
-Shopping report and sample buying
-Attend fittings and fit modeling
-cost sheets: calculate yardage, trim usage, sewing, and send out cost
-Attend Vegas Magic show and help with modeling samples and helping customers

BCBG MAXAZRIA RUNWAY July 2009- April 2011
Design Associate
-Assist with layouts and developments
-Worked with Fabric dept. and vendors to source fabric and trims
-Worked on line sheets (PDM) for production and release process
-Create fabric boards and help create fabric treatments
-Attended styling, mid-styling, and NY fashion week
-Worked with patternmakers and sewers during garment development stage

NIKE June 2008- August 2008
Design Intern
-Helped design apparels for college campus wear and men’s coach collection
-Swatched fabrics and collected materials for the target season
-Created VAPs and flats (layout page of the collection) on illustrator
-Attended fittings, meetings with the marketers, graphic and tech designers

MIR 101 June 2007- August 2007
Design Intern
-Worked with the designer, pattern maker, and sample maker
-Helped with sample cutting and fabric treatments
-Created spec sheets
-Created graphic designs for dresses and shirts

SARAH & MONICA May 2006- August 2006
Design Intern
-Helped the designer with flats
-Created samples and dye swatches
-Organized show room and styled the mannequins
-Dealt with customers, introducing them to new and hot items
-Visited shopping centers for samples

Crew member/ dresser

2005-2009 Otis Fashion Scholarship for Excellence
May 2009 Band of Outsiders thimble award

Computer: Photoshop and Illustrator, Web PDM, Excel
Hand skills: rendering, technical flats, pattern drafting, and sewing
Language: fluent in Korean
Skills (2) Rating
Fashion Illustration