JEE YOUN SIM

CO-FOUNDER

I’m a sustainable driven fashion designer interested in enhancing innovative business strategy — researcher in the fashion market and trend that are confirming consumer behaviours and market validation.

 

Education:

2019 - 2020

University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion

MA Fashion Entrepreneurship and Innovation

-Graduated with Distinction, First Class Honours

2015 - 2019

University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion

BA (Hons) in Fashion Design and Development

-Graduated with Merit Plus 2:1, Upper Second Class Honours

-Certificated IPF with First Class Honours (Design & Business Pathway) in 2016

2010 - 2013

University at Albany, State University of New York

BA in Art History

-Minored in Economics

-Transferred to University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion (UAL:LCF), International Preparation in Fashion Design & Business pathway (2015)

Contact:

  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
 
 

Experience:

2020 - Present

Su-Re

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

- An online platform for bridging the gap between sustainable suppliers and designers by offering educational toolkits and paired app
- An international sustainable fashion community, based in London and Seoul, S.Korea

2019 - Present

J-ardin

Founder and Creative Director

-A sustainable fashion brand optimised in inclusive design through reconstructing the vintage

2018 - Present

Something for Nothing

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

- Sustainable Design Consultancy Lab that creates innovative business models incorporated with social resilience

2020

Seoul National University

Visiting Researcher 

-TCEAI (Transdisciplinary Center for Education x AI): A centre that researches on implementing AI to other disciplines for the better education system under Seouln

-KSDS article publishing (Jun 2020)

2020

Heem

Director of Branding & Business Development

- A fashion social technology to enhance manufacture transparency that based in Bilbao, Spain, London, UK and Seoul, South Korea
- An international entrepreneur team in support of IBM, Ternua, MTA and UAL

Oct 2019 - Feb 2020

FSC Outdoor Alternatives

Product Designer and Brand Developer

- Sustainable outdoor recreation gears for adults and kids for FSC Juniper Hall
- Customised functional-wears by sourcing ethical and recyclable fabrics

Jun 2019

On the Island by Marios Schwab

System Management Consultancy 

- Freelanced consultancy in an industrial system management of resort-wear brand based in London, UK and Milano, Italy

Feb - Jun 2018

ASOS White Project

Finalist design candidate for Womenswear 19 A/W Collection
- Aim to create for ASOS's new premium line, expanding consumer profile

Dec 2017 - Feb 2018

River Island

Strategic Designer

- Womenswear 18 A/W Collection
- The project is for expanding consumer groups by targetting Millennials and Gen-Z focused and analysing their life trends for affordable occasion wear

2016

Stephen Jones

Product Designer

- Creating a matching Resort-wear Collection for Stephen Jones Millinery's 2017 Haute Couture Collection

2016

JUM

Concept Developer and Designer

- Brand and product development for the people with visual impairments
- Inclusive design by enabling the audio reading and braille for tags and care labels

2015

LXX LONDON

Creative Director

- A visual communication consultancy in fashion styles for emerging musicians:

providing marketing tools through creating daily ready-to-wear and performance outfits

2014 - 2015

MODS FASHION

Pattern Developer and Constructor

- Bespoke tailoring and sampling office at Seoul, South Korea

Sep - Nov 2014

One's Refractions

Participating Artist

- 3D installation at a collaborative project with the artists in different fields
- Exhibited at Broom Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Skills:

Business Modeling and Branding
Coaching in Leadership
Project Schedule and Management
- Garment Construction :
    - Industrial machines 

    - Hand stitching

    - Quality control
- Pattern Construction :
    - Industrial to personal client patterns in Womenswear
    - Garment design

- Proficient in Adobe Ps, Id & Ai
- Proficient in MS Office

Interests:

- Arts

- Flower Books

- Puzzles

- Desserts:)

© 2020 SOMETHING FOR NOTHING