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Tingyu Hu


Bachelor's in Fashion Design - Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY

08/2016 to 06/2020


· Assistant Technical Designer - The Kasper Group 

New York, NY

12/2022 to Present

· Prepare fit samples for the fit session and schedule model time. Assist senior staff in fit sessions on a live model.

· Ensure accurate notes/digital pictures are made in the fit session. Creating accurate fit comments after a fitting.

· Creating tech packs including measurements, grading, and construction details.

· Maintain sample closet. Interact daily with design and production teams.

· Assistant Technical Designer - Paper Cut Clothing Llc

New York, NY

07/2021 to 12/2022

· Created technical packages, measured and prepared garments for all fitting.

· Participated in fit sessions, worked with designers and production department to achieve aesthetic, communicated fit and balanced corrections to participants.


· Freelance Embroiderer - Lingua Franca NYC

New York, NY

09/2020 to Present

· Hand embroidery popular and custom phrases onto luxurious cashmere sweaters and delivered weekly.

· Participated in quality control to point out mistakes on each product for shipping. 

· Design Intern - Sea New York

New York, NY

07/2020 to 05/2021 

· Assisted in researching seasonal inspiration, artwork development including embroidery, lace, graphics, and print layouts for 3 collections.

· Organized seasonal fabrics and trims every season.

· Recolored prints and rendered sketches in prints and fabric placement in photoshop. 


· Sample Room Intern - Anna Sui Corp 

New York, NY 

01/2020 to 04/2020 

· Traced and cut patterns, managed fabric books, hand-sewed buttons for the runway show, and communicated with factories to improve the efficiency of about 30%.


· Bridal Alteration Assistant Intern - Vera Wang 

New York, NY 

05/2019 to 08/2019 

· Completed 70 more gown alteration assignments by the requested deadline. Detailed as hand-sewing, ironing, hemming gowns to accelerate team efficiency.

· Artist Assistant - Cube

Shanghai, China
06/2018 to 07/2018

· Designed gift bags for the opening ceremony of the exhibition. Helped graphic designers with logos, posters, and exhibition labels. Helped artists to complete their installations.

- Skills:

Pattern Making

Fashion Design

Industrial Sewing



Hand Sketch

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Illustration 

Adobe InDesign

Microsoft Power Point


· 'You are the Lab Rat' by Dundu.N International, Gallery 23 New York, New York, NY, May 2023


​· A Labyrinthine Journey of a BallerinaInternational Design Awards 2022 Honorable Mention in Pret-a-Porter and Garment ConceptsJan 2023

· Solitude at the OceanInternational Design Awards 2022 Honorable Mention in Haute Couture and Textile and Materials, Jan 2023

· A Labyrinthine Journey of a Ballerina, A’ Design Award 2022 Iron Award in Fashion, Apparel, and Garment Design Category, Apr 2022

· A Labyrinthine Journey of a BallerinaADC 101 st Annual Awards short-list in Fashion Design Category, Apr 2022

· Ready-to-wear collection 'Riot Romantica', International Design Awards 2021 Honorable Mention in Pret-a-Porter and Apparel CategoriesJan 2022

· Pratt Institute President's List Spring 2019, June 2019, GPA 3.67



· Labyrinthine Journey of a Ballerina’, A' Design Award - Award Winning Designs Yearbook 2022 (Designer Press, Italy, 52/X, May 2022

· Designer Interview, A' Design Award, Apr 2022

· Design Legends Interview, A' Design Award, Apr 2022

· Design Interview, A' Design Award, Apr 2022

· 'A Labyrinthine Journey of a Ballerina', Rebel Magazine, Mar 2022

· 'A Labyrinthine Journey of a Ballerina', Vanilla Issue, Mar 2022

· 'Waves Lead me to the Eternity', Spellbound Magazine March VOL XVI, Issue 7Mar 2022

· 'Waves Lead me to the Eternity', MARIKA Designer Issue 1984, Feb 2022

• Languages:

Chinese (Mandarin), English

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