Alterations Specialist Resume Samples

As an Alterations Specialist, the individual will make sure the customer’s garments are well altered as per the needed specifications and measurements. Typical work activities listed on the Alterations Specialist Resume are – altering the clothing to fit the customer, repairing defective garments, following alteration or repair tags or marks on garments, examining tag or garment and determining necessary alterations; removing stitches from the garment, using ripper or razor blade, shortening or lengthening sleeves and legs, maintaining drape and proportions of garments, trimming excess materials, using scissors; resewing garments, using needs and thread, repairing or replacing defective garments parts; fitting garments on the customer to determine required alterations; and solving alteration customer service issues.

To become one, the individual should be skilled in using all types of sewing machines and have good manual dexterity, they should be able to perform non-selling responsibilities including POS terminals, accessing computers, and counting money. Flexibility to work retail schedules and physical stamina to move and lift to 10 pounds are also needed. While formal education is not mandatory, possessing related work experience is a must for this role.

Alterations Specialist Resume example

Alterations Specialist Resume

Headline : Alterations Specialist who leads diverse teams to achieve company goals. Ambitious individual who cultivates positive customer relationships through clear and helpful communication. In-depth knowledge to serve, assess, anticipate and meet multiple guests' requirements at high quality standards Motivated sales associate, bringing extensive call center experience in inbound, outbound and blended environments.

Skills : Customer Service, Warehouse/Inventory Distribution/Shipping Clerk, Professional Tailor/Seamstress.

Description :

    1. Altered clothing to fit individual customers and repaired defective garments by following alteration or repair tags or marks on garments: Examined tags or garments to ascertain necessary alterations.
    2. Removed stitches from the garment, using ripper or razor blade.
    3. Shortened or lengthened sleeves and legs, expanded or narrowed waist and chest, raised or lowered collars, and inserted or eliminated padding in shoulders while maintaining drape and proportions of garments.
    4. Trimmed excess material, using scissors.
    5. Re-sewed garments, using needle and thread or sewing machine.
    6. Repaired or replaced defective garment parts, such as pockets, pocket flaps, and coat linings.
    7. Fitted garments on customers to determine required alterations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Alterations Specialist Resume

Objective : An experienced fashion designer, seamstress and pattern drafter. I recently obtained a Bachelor Degree- Fine Arts, Fashion Design, Cum Laude and my focus was to gain computer aid design (CAD) skills. Rresponsible, loyal and hardworking individual and would love the opportunity to work in fashion development or in fashion manufacturing.

Skills : Management Experience, Sales, First Aid, General Office, Leadership, Customer Service, Relationship Building.

Description :

    1. Provided exceptional customer service throughout multiple fittings.
    2. Timely and professional alterations of bridal, formal, and semi-formal gowns.
    3. Ensured customer satisfaction through positive interactions, providing information to customers.
    4. Promoted from customer service to alterations specialist after 2 months.
    5. Managed several difficult customers with a smile and good communication.
    6. Used Alterations and sewing skills.
    7. Attentively executed finishing touches on each dress including steaming, pressing, spot cleaning, bead check, and re-checking alterations that were completed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Alterations Specialist Resume

Objective : Educated and talented fashion designer with diverse background and experience. Has strong ability to creatively find solutions to problems and difficult situations. Quick and capable learner who has increasingly taken on responsibility due to excellent work performance.

Skills : Sheet Metal Helper, Housekeeping, Stocking, Deli,.

Description :

    1. Focused is on 'one-stop shopping' for all wedding needs.
    2. Worked with alterations team to complete fittings, sewing, steaming and all alterations functions.
    3. Performed fittings for customers on a regular basis, paying close attention to detail while keeping customers satisfied.
    4. Creatively outlined the most effective way to sew each dress post-fitting in order to achieve a perfect fit.
    5. Actively worked to expand knowledge of sewing techniques, focusing on education of fittings and bustles per David's Bridal's specifications.
    6. Continually followed up with additional fitting(s) as needed to ensure customer satisfaction.
    7. Consistently performed additional customer service duties including answering phones, appointment scheduling, and answering questions from customers and in-store Bridal Consultants.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Fine Arts

Alterations Specialist Resume

Summary : Responsible for Opening and Closing shop; front end operations including receiving and filling orders, payments and pick-up scheduling, and also Supporting consumer engagements, and also Responsible for managing high volumes of alterations with limited time.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Wix Website Builder, Facebook, Twitter.

Description :

    1. Repaired designer gowns.
    2. Performed fittings and give professional advice obtaining to fit and aesthetic needs.
    3. Obtained and exceeded productivity requirements.
    4. Problem solved and customer compliments pertaining to work ethic and courteous demeanor Skills Used Operating Industrial sewing machines and Industrial serger machines.
    5. Successfully altered bridal gowns and special occasion dresses attaining an accurate fit.
    6. Altered bridal gowns and special occasion dresses.
    7. Professionally steamed, pressed, and spot cleaned all gowns and dresses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Alterations Specialist Resume

Headline : To obtain employment within a company where I can make positive contribution as well as utilize my skills and abilities with added opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Skills : Excellent Writing, Communication And Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Supervised alterations team and performed opening and closing procedures.
    2. Created schedules based off store needs.
    3. Trained new employees, Processed large volume of orders daily.
    4. Oversaw work of team members to ensure efficient quality.
    5. Worked in a team environment to create a successful alterations room.
    6. Assisted in store grand opening.
    7. Promoted to alterations supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Liberal Studies

Alterations Specialist Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Alterations Specialist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Acquired extensive training and experience in sewing and designing from my over 25 years of working on my own as a seamstress.
    2. Designed and dressmaking Make appointment and customer checkouts Additionally, able to follow protocol when it comes to various housekeeping rules and adhere to all health and safety standards.
    3. Trained in the Health Care area, which has exposed me to different techniques of health care in the organization.
    4. Recorded specific alterations instructions for adjustments being made to dresses.
    5. Altered wedding gowns and brides maid dresses on Brother industrial sewing machines to fit each individual women by shortening hems, reshaping the bust/ armholes and taking in or letting out the sides of the garment.
    6. Performed fittings with clients consisting of pinning where alterations were to be made and taking the clients measurements to ensure a quality fit.
    7. Scheduled appointments over the phone and in-person for brides, bridesmaids, mother of the bride/groom and flower girls.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  MS

                  Alterations Specialist Resume

                  Headline : Seeking a challenging career that utilizes my current skill set yet also enriches my knowledge, giving me the opportunity to be part of a team that contributes toward the growth of the company.

                  Skills : Customer Service, Retail.

                  Description :

                    1. Preformed various alterations as needed, including taking in or letting out bodice of gown, hemming, taking in, letting out or adding straps to gown, and anything else the customer may need or want.
                    2. Experienced in altering bridal gowns, bridesmaids' dresses, mother of the bride/groom gowns, prom dresses, pageant dresses, other formal gowns, as well as flower girl dresses.
                    3. Scheduled fittings and follow ups for customers as necessary.
                    4. Re-beaded dresses as necessary, or added additional beading at customer's request.
                    5. Fixed any damaged seams, or zippers and performed minor cleaning to dresses as necessary.
                    6. Added French bustle to bridal gowns at the request of the bride.
                    7. Steamed bridal gowns for a finishing look for their pick up.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  GED

                  Alterations Specialist Resume

                  Objective : A highly qualified applicant looking for a position with a company that will offer room for growth and advancement; where the skills I have can be an asset and where I can learn new skills. I have thirteen years of experience managing projects from their conception to the delivery of the finished product.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Sewing, Customer Service, Housekeeping.

                  Description :

                    1. Fitted and pinned customers to achieve a fit that best suits the customers' needs.
                    2. Steamed and pressed Wedding Gowns and Bridal or Special Occasion dresses.
                    3. Fitted gowns and special occasion dresses to enhance customer satisfaction.
                    4. Experienced in hand and machine sewing techniques for a variety of fixes.
                    5. Knowledged of sewing zippers.
                    6. Knowledged of garment construction.
                    7. Maintained/exceeded productivity standards.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        Associates Of Science

                        Alterations Specialist Resume

                        Objective : Seeking an Alterations Specialist profession an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                        Skills : Planning Skills, Customer Service.

                        Description :

                          1. Fitted and pined customers to achieve a fit that best suits the customers' needs.
                          2. Altered garments so that they fit the customer according to pinned fit.
                          3. Made and followed up on appointments for customers in the appointment book.
                          4. Operated the cash register to process alteration payments.
                          5. Checked inventory and order supplies as needed.
                          6. Pressed Wedding Gowns and Bridal or Special Occasion dresses.
                          7. Conducted dress fittings with brides, mothers of brides, bridesmaids, flower girls, and prom-goers.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Communication

                        Alterations Specialist Resume

                        Headline : An Alterations Specialist position involving teamwork, initiating new ideas and setting goals for a growing organization focused on long-term sustainability.

                        Skills : Customer Service, Leadership.

                        Description :

                          1. Restored beading and lace by hand on gowns to the original style of the garment per the customers' expectations.
                          2. Properly cleaned and steamed gowns for ready-to-wear use.
                          3. Customized and altered the fit of a gown and a dress to exceed the customers' expectations.
                          4. Maintained and improved daily on productivity, which includes fittings, sewing, steaming, cleaning and quality control of garments, to meet deadlines of customers scheduled appointments.
                          5. Interacted with customers to build a lasting relationship to understand their needs, to create a positive environment that supports success-enhancing change and growth.
                          6. Performed fittings for bridal gowns, bridesmaid and mother of the bride gowns, special occasion dresses, and flower girl dresses.
                          7. Completed alterations on wedding gowns, bridesmaid and mother of the bride gowns, special occasion dresses, and flower girl dresses.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS