Amber Sardinha
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Amber Sardinha

Fashion DesignerLiverpool, United Kingdom
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Amber Sardinha

Fashion DesignerLiverpool, United Kingdom
About me
Final year Fashion Design student at Liverpool John Moores University. Holding an academic excellence scholarship and voice representative experience. Freelance fashion designer and artists located across the UK (London and North West). Experienced illustrator, designer and manufacturer. Last showcased a unisex collection at Cheshire Fashion Week. Actively seeking Fashion Design roles. Former assistant store manager in retail with a demonstrated commercial and creative knowledge to the fashion industry at both high end and high street levels. Three years managerial experience including visual merchandising and styling. Previously worked with Camp America as an arts and crafts specialist. BRIT School graduate in Acting and Make up. Email: ambersardinha@hotmail.co.uk Instagram: @ambersardinha_fashion
Projects
  • Creative shirt
    Creative shirtFirst year university project to design and manufacture a creative shirt. Using processes such as creative pattern cutting, design and garment manufacture. The shirt was inspired by Liverpool's Chinese community and celebrates the culture the city has to offer in reflection such as areas like China town. The photoshoot wanted to express the design focus but also showed an opportunity for unisex styling. The shirt expresses unconventional themes in comparison to the standard white shirt
  • Repeal X Russia
    Repeal X RussiaA first year university project researching the Repeal movement in Ireland. The movement is based around abortion laws for women and the fight to be allowed an abortion despite religion and societal beliefs. Combining this research with Russia and the brutal male gangs. Using a mixture of skills such as screen print, embroidery, pattern cutting and garment technology. The direction of the photoshoot was to depict the outfit as unisex to speak a message to both males and females and educate peopl
  • Psychosis fashion design
    Psychosis fashion designA personal summer project designing a menswear collection inspired by mental health in males. Using fashion design as a creative platform to open up conversations and share the history behind long term mental health. Using my social media platform to showcase art and designs and connect with males across the world experiencing mental health difficulties.
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Work history
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    Artist & Fashion DesignerAmber Sardinha Fashion
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance fashion designer and artist located in London and North West England. Specialising in mixed media illustration. Fashion designer in men's and womenswear with demonstrated knowledge to pattern cutting, designing, illustrating, portfolio and manufacturing. A sustainable and inclusive approach to fashion design. Founder and creator of Amber Sardinha fashion brand since 2019.
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    Assistant store managerNew Look
     - Kingston upon Thames, United KingdomFull Time
    Successful proven history of career progression and delivering strong brand values. Consistently delivering company and store KPI's and driving sales throughout my teams. Key roles would include Visual merchandising lead, recruitment, styling, customer service, training team, profit and loss and stock handling. Demonstrated supporting different regions in store management.
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Skills
  • Fashion Degree
  • Fashion Design
  • Illustration
  • Manufacturing
  • Microsoft
  • Management
  • Art
  • Fashion Brand
  • Fashion Menswear
  • Fashion Drawing
Education
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    BA (Hons) Fashion DesignLiverpool John Moores University
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Fashion design undergraduate holding an academic excellence scholarship and previous experience as a voice representative. Modules include streetwear, tailoring, garment manufacturing, contextual studies, portfolio and sketchbook. An insight into digital designing using CL0 3D, photoshop and illustrator. Brand collaboration with Unilever (Dove). Travelled to Shanghai as part of a summer school programme where duties would include styling, manufacturing, accessory design, fashion show directing and modelling and other cultural experiences such as calligraphy and site seeing.
    BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Acting
     - London, United Kingdom
    Studied at the infamous BRIT School for performing arts and technology. Acting and makeup A Levels achieving D*D*D* in both. Modules included Shakespeare, contemporary acting, scriptwriting, directing and children's theatre. Makeup modules included face and body painting, Special effects makeup and catwalk makeup. I also studied my GCSE's here with all grades from A*-C.
Awards
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    Academic Excellence ScholorshipLiverpool John Moores University
    Academic excellence scholarship for fashion design for three consecutive years at Liverpool John Moores University.
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    Diamond & Platinum customer service awardNew Look
    Diamond & Platinum customer service awards for exceptional standards at New Look. Recognised across regions across the UK.
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