Tailor professional with extensive knowledge of the fashion industry, offering 8 years of experience in tailoring and retail manufacturing. Enjoy helping customers find the best fit for their body type and building customer loyalty.
Fluent in Russian and Ukrainian
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe, Wordpress, Social Media, Base Camp, STS, ADS, SAP, EnVue, JDA, PivotLink, FullCircle, EPICOR
Skilled problem solver
Motivated team player
Alteration Tailor, 09/2016 to Current Alterations And Much More – Sunny Isles, FL
Fit and study basted garments on customers and mark areas requiring alterations.
Repair and replace defective garment parts, including pockets, pocket flags and coat linings.
Let out and take in seams in suits and other garments to improve fit.
Take up and let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts.
Press garment, using hand iron or pressing machine.
Ensure all merchandise is ticketed correctly and returned to the client in a timely manner.
Owner/Head Tailor, 07/2010 to 06/2016 Lilidjan – Philadelphia, PA
Oversaw daily operations, including opening and closing, managing workload, conflict resolution and interactions with customers and coworkers.
Designed and sewed ballroom competition-ready dresses, prom and black-tie event dresses.
Created ballroom competition pants and shirts for men and boys.
Altered clothing to fit individual customer needs.
Repaired defective garments.
Shortened or lengthened sleeves and legs, expanded or narrowed waist and chest, raised or lowered cuffs, and shortened sleeves from shoulder on jackets.
Completed alterations on a timely basis to insure delivery to customer by promised date.
Performed quality control on completed jobs to detect defects.
Provided ongoing guest service, including giving fashion advice.
Developed short and long term plans to increase sales and productivity.
Organized racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store.
Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.
Alteration Tailor, 03/2009 to 07/2010 Today's Men – Philadelphia, PA
Performed and completed alterations/tailor fittings, as well as special requests for customers.
Took measurements of customers and recorded their sizes.
Fit garments on customers and market areas requiring alterations.
Steamed and ironed fashion items in preparation for customer.
Followed through on customer needs in a timely manner.
Trained and served as a peer coach for new tailor associates.
High School Diploma: May 1984 Mukachevo #7 - Mukachevo, Ukraine