Tracey Li

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - Present

BFA expected graduate in Spring 2012

Pratt Institute
  • Spring 2009-10 - President's Honors List
  • Cumulative GPA - 3.76

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Women’s Sportswear Design Intern

Kenneth Cole Productions
  • Designed novelty tee shirts
  • Created prints and re-colored prints
  • Assisted in model fitting
  • Sourced for fabrics and trims at the garment district
Sep 2008 - Aug 2009

Women’s Ready-to-Wear Intern

Gina DeSilva
  • Assisted in design and construction of ready to wear clothing and accessories
  • Drafted patterns and created markers by hand
  • Experimented with different fabric treatments with dyes and bleach
Jan 2009 - Apr 2009

Intern

DMA Dawn Mayo Associates
  • Helped prepare for a trade show
  • Filed documents and organized clothes
Oct 2006 - Sep 2008

Fashion Design Intern

Adrienne’s Bridal
  • Hand sewed lace appliqués and beading designs onto veils and wedding gowns
  • Aided in the design and construction of a belt for MTV's "My Super Sweet 16" show
Sep 2007 - Feb 2008

Citizen Design Intern

Hester Street Collaborative
  • Silkscreened tee shirts and tote bags for a public elementary school
  • Worked as a team to maintain a community garden
  • Guided elementary school students in visual art activities

SKILLS

Garment construction (industrial machine and hand tailoring techniques), pattern making, draping and draping, hand knitting, jewelry making, fashion illustration, technical flats by hand and Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Languages: English, conversational Cantonese, basic Spanish

AWARDS

  • YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Competition 2010 Scholar
  • Seemann-Burse Fund Scholarship for Fashion Design 2010-11
  • Won 2nd place for Kenneth Cole Production's Project Catwalk Contest
  • Ralph Pucci & Paper mannequin contest - showcased in Ralph Pucci Gallery and Macy's window display

DIGITAL WORKS

ILLUSTRATIONS