Abi Newman

Studio Co-ordinator

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

  • Studio Co-ordinator

Projects credited in

About me

I am confident and highly organised Studio Co-ordinator with experience working within fast paced environments. As a passionate Fashion Graduate, I strive to achieve the highest standard possible, at any given task and in any situation.

Skills

  • Fashion Styling
  • Makeup Design
  • Social Media
  • Trend Research
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop/indesign/illustrator
  • Highly Organised
  • Leadership
  • Pressurised Environments

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • RANKIN

    RANKIN

    • Photography
  • LOVE Magazine

    LOVE Magazine

    • Publishing
  • Asda

    Asda

    • Non Creative Industries
  • W

    W Magazine

    Work history

    Currently

    Studio Co-ordinator/Assistant

    Next PLC

    Feb 2018
    • Leicester, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Liaising with Buyers/Assistants/Trainees across all teams to ensure samples arrive, leave and travel around the studio to gain required imagery. • Keeping the studio databases up to date, chasing missing imagery, dealing with incorrect imagery and reshoots. • To attend seasonal styling meetings with each ‘branded’ team to refresh existing brand requirements and guidelines. • Working within a small team to select models and product to shoot on a weekly basis. • To support team members on set, when styling and system advice is needed. • Responsible for all ordering and admin tasks- chasing invoices etc. • Completing daily photography set changes to ensure all shoot teams are prepped for the following day. • Attending pre-shoot meetings for all creatives and sourcing props/paints/backgrounds ect.

    2019

    Temporary Stylist

    Next PLC

    Nov 2018 - Jun 2019
    • Leicester, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Styling on ‘Branded’ WWR/MWR model sets (Working as the lead stylist on a 3-week rotation) • In depth pre-prepping involving brand research, sourcing styling items and outfit building using Filemaker. • Assuring all imagery meets Next style guidelines but also in keeps with each brand’s aesthetic and style preferences.

    2017

    Makeup Artist

    In Your Dreams

    Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Working as a Makeup Artist to generate festival glitter looks for Capital FM Summertime Ball 2017 & 2018 • Working within a team in an extremely in a fast-paced environment to complete makeup for thousands of concert attendees • Being an ambassador for Vodaphone, promoting the brand and concert competitions

    2017

    Fashion Assistant

    W Magazine

    Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • • Organising samples and finalising details for a large main fashion editorial. • Assisting each stylist on set. • Responsible for all sample related problems and PR point of contact. • Unpacking/organizing clothing rails/ steaming garments. • Dressing and attending to the models and set crew.

    2016

    Fashion Intern

    LOVE Magazine

    Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • • Assisting the fashion stylist on set with two main online feature shoots. • Unpacking/organizing clothing rails. • Steaming garments. • Dressing and attending to models and set crew’s needs. • Requests/returns of luxury clothing from well-known PR companies. • Receptionist duties. • Working within a team, whilst taking lead when assigned. • Organising shoots (sourcing locations/props) whilst working on set to make sure shoots ran smoothly.

    2016

    Fashion Week Assistant

    Various (see description)

    Apr 2016 - May 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • • Working with Matty Bovan for LFW SS17, Bobby Abley AW17, Ryan Lo AW17. • Basic hand and industrial machine sewing. • Working within a team to hit short deadlines days before and day of each show. • Working as a dresser show day, completing jobs such as unpacking/organising garments, steaming garments and dressing models.

    2016

    Feature Writer

    Grazia Middle East

    Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Internship
    • • Writing short monthly features on various subjects from fashion, beauty to celebrity news. • Following a house style in which Grazia Middle East uses to write all copy. • Working from home with short deadlines.

    2018

    Customer Service Assistant

    Asda

    Jan 2015 - Jan 2018
    • Southampton, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • • Working as supervisor overseeing the running of tasks on checkouts, customer service and kiosk during weekends. • Dealing with customer queries, complaints, and refunds on the Customer Service Desk. • Working between two different stores throughout my time at universty, varied roles to suit each store’s needs.

    Education

    2017

    First Class BA (Homs) Fashion Styling & Creative Direction

    Southampton Solent University

    Sep 2014 - May 2017
    • Southampton, United Kingdom
    • Achieved - First Class Degree

    2014

    Sep 2012 - Jul 2014
    • Kettering, United Kingdom
    • Achieved - Triple Distinction *

    2012

    Sep 2007 - Jul 2012
    • Kettering, United Kingdom
    • Achieved- 10 A*-C including Maths and English