Charlotte Ang

$16/hr
Product development & sourcing, Textile design, Packaging & brochure design
Reply rate:
-
Availability:
Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
Location:
Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Experience:
13 years
 CHARLOTTE ANG WHEI LIN Skills & Abilities Languages: Fluent in English and Mandarin Computer Skills: Microsoft Excel & Word, Abode Photoshop & Illustrator, Nedgraphic CAD system and Pointcarre ExperienceS Associate Manager, Merchandiser Intero Enterprise Pte Ltd, Retail Bed Linen & Bedding Company May 2010 – Present Product Development and Designing Study and develop concepts according to trend as well as market requirements. Create visual concept and product boards for presentation. Designs selection and development. Develop visual ideas and produce finished artwork. Packaging designing from concept to final production. Prepare design specifications for production. Liaise with production factories. Inspect strike-offs, color swatches and pre-production samples. Display set-up for product photo shooting. Merchandising Planning for seasonal purchases within set budget. Analyze and prepare costing, margin and retail selling prices. Analyze current market trends, consumer needs and competitor product through market visit and field reports from sales department. Sourcing for new materials, Follow up from sample development to bulk production. Follow up with shipment and delivery. Analyze performance of stock to determine effectiveness of the product. Ensuring clearance merchandise in progress within a set time frame. Able to communication well with all levels. Graphic Design Create promotional marketing flyers, posters and brochure. Develop the layout and prepare for printing. Textile Designer Biztex Pte Ltd, Retail Bedlinen & Menswear Company - Hallmark April 2008 – April 2010 Textile Design Sourcing for new materials, design development and packaging designing for new collection. Follow up from sample development to bulk production and delivery. New season trends and colors development. Prepare concept board. Develop visual ideas and produce finished artwork. Prepare design specifications for production. Liaise with sales staff and production factories. Graphic Design Create promotional marketing flyers, posters and brochure. Develop the layout and prepare for printing. Textile Designer Mayfran International Ltd / Friven & Co Ltd - Friven, Perrin de Rossi, DS, Elle & Karen Neuburger Mar 2004 – Jan 2007 New season trends and colors development. Prepare concept board. Develop visual ideas and produce finished artwork. Prepare design specifications for production. Liaise with sales staff and production factories. Inspect strike-offs, color swatches and pre-production samples. Display set-up for product photo shooting. Display set-up for department store counters. ASSISTANT MERCHANDISER Crystalbeam Pte Ltd – Gear For Sports Agent APR 2001 – SEPT 2003 Assist in new season development. Follow-up with lab-dips, accessories, and approval samples and bulk order shipment. Liaison with buyer and production factories. Generation of shipment documents and purchase orders. TEXTILE DESIGNER Builtlink Pte Ltd, Custom-made designer carpets for hotel, residential and office areas. APR 1997 – JAN 1998 Briefing section with salespersons and reporting to manager for designs approval. Job duties involved of yarn colors selection, co-coordinating colors with interiors and fabrics, produce design from computer and production specification. Design consultant. SENIOR VISUAL MERCHANDISER Isetan Scotts, department store OCT 1995 – NOV 1996 Job duties involved of window displays, producing new ideas for every season decoration visually. Required good fashion sense, communication skills, teambuilding skills and flexible time. Education RMIT MELBOURNE BA in Textile Design Feb 1998 – NOV 2000 MAJOR SUBJECTS STUDIED AT UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL Weave / Design Development Visual/Product/Market research Design Concepts and Development Design Translation into Croquis Technical specification Production of Samples on Dobby / Jacquard Professional Practice External Assignment Be well verse with all aspects of Textile Industry Design Art and Society Research studies in history Textile Technology Technical structures of print, knit, weave Computer Aided Textile Design Understanding different programs for weave structures Electives subjects studied at Undergraduate Level Decorative Techniques for Fashion Introduction to Pattern Design Fashion Merchandising Context subjects studied at Undergraduate Level Human Communication Virtual Reality in the Real World Visual Perception and Photography NANYANG ACADEMY OF FINE ART, SINGAPORE jun 1993 – may 1995 Diploma in Fine Art MAJOR SUBJECTS Oil Painting
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