Alexandra Raines

Leather Associate

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Textile Designer - Garment Technologist
  • Marko Tadic
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About me

Experienced designer and textile manufacturer. Skills include CAD development using Adobe packages, trend research and analysis, pattern cutting, alterations and fixtures. I have a background in Knitwear, Wovens and Jersey. Graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2018 with a degree in Fashion Knitwear Design and Knitted Textiles.

Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Sketching
  • Trend Analysis
  • Bespoke Commission
  • Communication
  • Teamworking
  • Microsoft Office
  • Presentations

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • People Tree

    People Tree

    • Fashion
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    Chinti & Parker

    • R

      Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

      Work history

      Currently

      Leather Associate

      Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

      Aug 2018
      • Chichester, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • • Working with high-end luxury design, where standards and pressure are high. • Sewing the leather interiors for the cars using industrial machinery, where attention to detail is essential. • Working as a team to meet daily tight deadlines. • Constantly creating innovative ways to stay on top of our target and meet the company’s requirements.

      2017

      Junior Designer

      People Tree

      Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • • Researched and analysed current trends, providing input to the design process. • Creating mood boards for meetings with management and staff. • Created technical drawings using Illustrator and Photoshop. • Assisted on photoshoots, organising models and making sure the shoot runs smoothly.

      2016

      Junior Designer

      Chinti & Parker

      Jul 2016 - Dec 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • • CAD development of collections • Created exclusive designs for specific retailers such as Net-A-Porter and Shopbop. • Collaborated with the official Moomin Company to create an exclusive range for AW17. • Assisted on photoshoots, including their Summer 2017 Campaign shoot at the National Theatre. • Assisted in garment fittings, making notes and adjustments where needed. • Worked closely with marketing and web team to collect data on past/current products, taking this information into consideration when designing for the new season.

      Education

      2018

      Sep 2014 - Jul 2018
      • Nottingham, United Kingdom