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Work experience

Oct 2012Present

Assistant Technologist, R&D

Mast (Far East) Industries
  • Responsible and Assist the R&D team for sourcing new concept and raw materials to support projects andfollow up the execution of the project plans related
  • Support Hong Kong Launch Design Team for the "In-season" technical development of new component withspecific reference to foam pads and wires 
Oct 2011Aug 2012

Marketing Associate + Inspirational Runner

Nike Inc, Hong Kong

Part-time in Field Marketing

  • Assist brand marketing supervisor in planning and executing sports campaigns
  • Deal with agency/ vendors/ production house for marketing operations and events 
  • Monitoring event helpers to make sure a smooth operation of events 
  • Handle admin work for brand marketing supervisors
  • Trained by  Ekin - Equipped with full range of Nike Products knowledge
Nov 2010Nov 2011

Retailing Representative

Valentino

IFC Central Branch 

  • Responsible for coordination and administrative support of the shop 
  • Responsible for follow up order and liaison with customers
  • Demonstrate good hospitality to customers
  • Demonstrate Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
Oct 2010Oct 2011

University Nike Icon UNI (On-campus Marketer)

Nike Inc. Hong Kong

1 of the 16 University Students appointed by Nike

  • Injected the Nike  ' Just Do it ' spirit in university 
  • Drove Nike Global marketing strategy in university
  • Initiated Marketing Strategy in university
  • Worked closely with the Marketing Dept. , to develop go-to-university strategy
  • Trained by  McCann Erickson in creative thinking 
  • Trained by Razor Fish for digital marketing esp. on Facebook and Web
Jun 2011Sep 2011

Internship - Technical Design

Mast Industries (Far East) Hong Kong

 Technical Design of Victoria's Secret - Pink  

  • To support the department technical design, assisting in the technical development of styles and applications of all quality standards relating to fit and construction.
  • Create product technical specification/comments to communicate requirements to vendors for fit and construction and assisting in technical pre-production work relating to fit and construction.
  • Participate in pre-production meetings with Technical design on bulk styles
  • To support for wear testing feed back comments evaluation.

Education

2010Present

BA (Hons) in Fashion and Textiles

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Related Coursework 

Sportswear Design and Manufacture (A+),  Intimate Apparel Production Technology(B+) , Intimate Textiles and Accessories (B+) , and other Intimate Apparel related courses

20082010

Higher Diploma in Fashion and Textiles

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • GPA: 3.78 out of 4
  • Awarded Distinction

Related Coursework:

Colour Control,  Fashion Trend Analysis, Product Quality Evaluation, CAD in Fashion and Textiles, Textiles Product Development.

Global Exposure

MC talented

References

Simon Wat -NIKE Marketing Director

"Nigel has demonstrated that he is extremely responsible and organised."

Biyanka Fernando - MAST Technical Design Manager

"He was very organized and willing to learn. He was skillfull to catch the work within very short period of time."

Joeye Lee- NIKE Brand Marketing Manager

"High sense of responsibility 

can work independently 

detailed minded when planning and executing the events."

Summary

  • Outgoing, detail-oriented graduate in Fashion and Textiles with extensive work experience in the fashion and textile field.
  • Outstanding, creative mind and warm and extroverted personality.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly in new environments.
  • Proven leadership, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills, especially in networking and building rapport with coworkers, superiors and clients.

Now seeking to develop a career in the field of intimate apparel or sportswear development and marketing field

Honours

Champion Team of the Retail Futures Challenge - World Retail Congress 2012

  • global business planning award 
  • business planning on innovation, omni-channel and creativity (competing teamNew York, London, Mumbai and Tokyo

Outstanding Peer Mentor - Student Affairs Office HKPU  2009-10

  • recognition of the tremendous effort in the mentoring programme

Winner of Epro Fiber Functional Fashion Products Design Competition & Scholarship 2009

  •  an integrative project of design,production and marketing of sportswear design

Head's Honour List of Institute of Clothing and Textiles of Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2008/09 

  • recognition of outstanding academic achievement 

Winner of Nokia Travelling Scholarship 2009 (Germany)

  • Create an innovative travel application for Nokia phone users 

The Most Outstanding Academic Achievement Award - Student Affairs Office HKPU  2008-10

  • recognition of sportsman with outstanding academic result

Extra-Curricular Activities

PolyU Student Ambassador           HKPU 2010-2012

  • Proactively helped in outreaching activities such as Info Day, School Talks and many other activities and represented the University in various outreaching event

Police Mentorship Programme           Hong Kong Police Force 2011-2012

  • Participated in various projects of the Force during the summer and inder the supervision of a Senior Inspector

PolyU Rugby Team Vice Captain            HKPU 2010-2012

  • Represented the University in various intercollegiate games

Peer Tutor & Mentor Programme            HKPU 2009-2011

  • Tutored 3 junior students in various Fashion and Textile courses
  • Assisted students to achieve course requirements and to become self-learners

Volunteering in Organic Farmers           World Wide Opportunity of Organic Farm (WWOOF) 2009-2011

  • A progamme that linked volunteers with organic farmers, and share more sustainable ways of living