• Michelle G
  • Last/current workplace: Jupi
  • 32 years old from Sydney, NSW

Introduction

My name is Michelle, I have many qualifications within fashion/ clothin production. I have worked across retail, bar services and in the fashion industry (before garments meet the rack) I am hard working, reliable and punctual with a can do attitude. I am fluent in English, Romanian, basic French and a small amount of Italian.

Employment History

  • Jupi

    • Nov 2012 - Jun 2013
    Garment technician: • Creating garment specifications for offshore production • Measuring and processing all samples received to ensure they meet customer requirements • Writing up reports for offshore manufacturers/ suppliers (China/ Bangladesh) following fit • Following up and amendment of fit comments sent to suppliers • Checking labels, fabrication and trims are correct • Reading offshore inspection reports and relaying findings to offshore manufacturers/suppliers- relaying amendments where needed. • Performing bulk inspections to ensure quality and relaying findings on excel/ spread sheet • Liaising with our production team, USA team as well as our manufacturers/ suppliers on a day to day basis • Maintain strong work rapport with our suppliers
  • Trackmaster

    • Jul 2010 - Nov 2012
    Garment technician: • Recent update of all spec templates and making new templates for new customers • Creating garment specifications for offshore production • Creating production sketches using Illustrator for Specification sheets • Measuring and processing all samples received to ensure they meet customer requirements • Writing up reports for offshore manufacturers/ suppliers (China/ Bangladesh) following fit • Following up and amendment of fit comments sent to suppliers • Using Skype to fit with China/ Bangladesh to ensure alterations are made before receiving samples • Checking labels, fabrication and trims are correct • Reading offshore inspection reports and relaying findings to offshore manufacturers/suppliers- relaying amendments where needed. • Patternmaking, Digitizing, Plotting, Marker Making using Gerber • Sample cutting using the Gerber cutting machine • Performing in house garment testing- eg: shrinkage, colourfastness etc • Ensuring all garments pass fabric testing in regards to specific customer guidelines, and retest where necessary • Performing bulk inspections to ensure quality and relaying findings on excel/ spreadsheet • Follow up any store /customer complaints • Liaising with our sales team, customers as well as our manufacturers/ suppliers on a day to day basis • Maintain strong work rapport with our customers and suppliers
  • Mounties

    • Oct 2009 - Jul 2010
    Bar/ beverage services: • Bar Service • Tray Service • General Clean Up • Register Operations
  • Aung

    • Feb 2009 - Jun 2009
    Design assistant/ Patternmaker • Patternmaking • Sampling • Cutting • Grading of patterns • Design Work
  • Portmans

    • Nov 2006 - Sep 2009
    Customer Service and Assistance, Refunds Processing, Register Operation, Store Housekeeping, Weekend Assistant Manager/ Keyholder duties
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    The Reject Shop

    • Jan 2003 - Jan 2007
    Customer Service and Assistance, Refunds Processing, Register Operation, Store Housekeeping, Night fill (restocking of shelves during peak season, Stock take This role included working at other stores across TRS

Skills

  • Kitchenhand
  • EFTPOS
  • Point of Sale
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Stocking and Inventory
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Stock Control
  • Cleaning
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Garment Construction
  • Driver
  • Bar and Beverage Service
  • Womens Fashion
  • Staff Management and Supervising
  • Fashion Design
  • Pattern Making
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Shopping Assistance
  • Adobe Photoshop

Certificates

  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate
  • Responsible Conduct of Gaming (RCG) Certificate

Education History

  • Alex Beaumont Hospitality and Training College

    • Jun 2009 - Jan 2010
    One day bar training course
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    St George College/ TAFE

    • Jun 2007 - Jan 2009
    Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Maquarie Fields College/ TAFE

    • Jun 2006 - Jan 2007
    Certificate IV Fashion Design & Industry Practices
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    St George College/ TAFE

    • Jun 2005 - Jan 2006
    Clothing Production Certificate IV