Performance sportswear and fashion designer about to graduate from Aalto University. Seeking opportunities in Europe and North America. Specialities: Womenswear design, concept development, functional details, clothing construction, trend research, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Working proficiency in Finnish, English and French. Limited working proficiency in Italian and Swedish. www.annilehtosalo.com anni.lehtosalo(at)gmail.com

Work Samples

  • BA Collection

Work History

  • Design Intern at Creative Concept

    Visual research and concept development for S/S 18 and F/W 18. Designing pinnacle looks for Women’s Run and
    Women’s Training/Studio S/S 18. Designing Women’s Sleepwear S/S 18. Tech pacs. Sample making process in Under Armour’s innovation center ”Lighthouse”. Facilities’ testing, bonding techniques experimentations and producing a sample garment (patterns, sewing, bonding) in UA’s Lighthouse.

  • Brand Experience Designer

    Study Project. Created and developed brand experience solutions. Research about brand experience and developing a concept around it. Producing content to the project; video script, video visuals, video editing, presentations, reports.

  • PR and Communications Manager

    Remote work. Curating and designing relevant content (social media, PR material) and creating schedules for social media. SansSouci is a multi-format editorial project in the field of arts. Published in exclusive, numbered copies.

  • Junior Design Assistant

    Embroidery and beading design, try-outs and production instructions. Shape and finishing try-outs, visual research, working on show piece garments and handwork finishings.
    Working at the fashion show F/W 2015 in Palais de Tokyo and in the showroom in Paris. Assisting in various tasks related to garment and shoe design, production and everyday studio life.

  • Fashion Design Intern

    Womenswear RTW brand based in Helsinki. Assisting in
    visual research, pattern making, dyeing, small finishing handwork and photo shootings. Assisting in various tasks related to garment design, production and everyday studio life.

Education

  • Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

    • MA Fashion Design
    • 2015 - Currently Enrolled

    Womenswear and Sportswear collection design & development. New means of production and wearables. Minor studies in International Design Business Management; brand experience and service design.

  • Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

    • BA Fashion Design
    • 2011 - 2015

    Womenswear, Sportswear, Childrenswear and Menswear collection design and development. Pattern design and garment construction. Strong focus on materials: Weaving, knitting and printing (silk screen & digital print) courses.

  • London College of Fashion & Central Saint Martins

    • Summer Course Fashion / Sustainability
    • 2013 - 2013

    Sustainability in fashion Industry and future thinking. Design project with Nike. Developing the app “Making of” by Nike.

  • Tampere University

    • BA of Social Sciences International Relations
    • 2008 - 2011

    Major studies in International Relations. Minor studies in French Language and Art History. The degree has provided me with a deeper understanding of international phenomena, culture and trends. It has enhanced my conceptual thinking and communication skills as well as management skills. Certificat d’études politiques: Exchange year diploma from Sciences Po de Lyon, France.

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