Abbie Rigby

VM/Creative Assistant, Seeking Graduate Opportunities

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About me

 

I am an enthusiastic and ambitious individual who has recently graduated with a First-Class Honours in Fashion Promotion. I am currently seeking hands-on experience which will enable me to broaden and develop my skills within a challenging London based role. I am currently looking for opportunities in the fashion and lifestyle industry that will enable me to showcase my strong communication skills, my ability to work in a fast paced environment and be an effective team player. Furthermore, I am looking for a role where I can learn and grow within a brand.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Basic Visual Merchandising
  • Creative
  • Attention to Detail
  • Highly Organised and Motivated to Work Under Pressure

Work history

Currently

Visual Merchandiser

TOPSHOP TOPMAN

Sep 2016
  • West Midlands, UK
  • Full Time
  • Working at Topshop has allowed me to become apart of a exciting and sociable team within a brand new store in the West Midlands. As a visual merchandiser/creative assistant it is my responsibility to help inspire and connect with Topshop's customers through inspirational outfits builds and help create an easy to shop environment. Being part of the visual team allows myself to contribute to a fun and dynamic culture to help deliver a world class visual proposition and one of the best places to work on the high street. Responsibilities: - Understanding Topshop's local competitors and tailoring outfit builds to suit the customer profile - Manage my time effectively, prioritising workload, putting the customers needs first, to ensure VM/Creative tasks do not impact service levels - Playing a part in the successful delivery of the Model Store with the builds on mannequins, merchandising, placement of vinyl stickers, painting/touch ups of plinths and displays thought the store as well as ensuring the stores standards are to the highest level - Responding well to constructive feedback to help develop within the role.

Education

2016

BA(Hons) Fashion Promotion

University of Central Lancashire

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016
  • Preston, UK
  • Grade Awarded: First-Class Honours Modules include: PR, Marketing, Styling, Photography, Trend Predictions, Branding, Visual Merchandising, CAD and Design History.