Amelia James

Assistant Designer

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

  • Styling
  • Fashion Styling
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Design
  • Art
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator

Companies I’ve worked with

  • AllSaints

    AllSaints

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Burberry

    Burberry

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • RIXO

    RIXO

    • Retail
  • Self-Portrait

    Self-Portrait

    • Fashion and Textiles

Work history

Currently

Design Assistant

RIXO

Mar 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Design Intern currently creating and supporting the design team with new season prints and Artwork, as well as help production by setting up tech pack for factories, supporting fitting and measuring garments. I have also been assisting in customer care and shipments to customers. • Create first initial design tech packs, assist with the specification of product and measurement. • Creating new Digital Mockups and colour ups using Adobe Photoshop. • Working with the design team to develop print and fabric artwork, using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. • Participating in fit sessions, supporting both design and technical.

2019

CAD Assistant

Burberry

May 2019 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working on the busy new season Accessories across Womenswear, Menswear and Childrenswear. Retouching and creating new colour options for the Wholesale team. • Capturing and editing imagery of all Accessories across Womenswear, Menswear and Childrenswear. • Assisting in setting up CAD Photo Studio equipment. • Uploading images to the online digital Libary. • Resizing of all product images for wholesales. • Product design amendments as requested and creating alternative colour options and edits

2019

Sales Associate

Balenciaga

Jan 2019 - Mar 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Greeting customers who enter Balenciaga. • Stock control and management. • Assisting shoppers to find what they are looking for. • Restocking shelves and re-styling layout of store with merchandise. • Kept up to date with customer requirements and operating procedures. • carried out additional duties when and where was necessary.

2018

Design Assistant

Self-Portrait

Mar 2018 - Sep 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I was responsible for new designs creating detailed drawings on Adobe Illustrator (mockups), setting up tech packs and line sheets for the use of production. Worked closely with the Design Director to discuss new colour trends and concepts. • Helped create spring/summer 2019 RTW, seen in NYC fashion week 2018. • Creating new Digital Mockups and colour ups using Adobe Photoshop. • Working with the design team to develop print and fabric artwork, using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. • Regular updates on all line sheets and factory masters. • Personally maintained the fabrics/leather/trim archive for the Design team. • Participating in fit sessions, supporting both design and technical. • Support lookbook shoot and fashion show preparation. • Create first initial design tech packs, assist with the specification of product and measurement. • Hand drawing sketches. • Research trends and fabric to inspire new fabric prints aswell keep the teams up to date with current trends and mood boards

2018

Luxury client Assistant Intern

NewBase

Sep 2017 - Dec 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I was responsible for supporting the Client Services Director in developing sophisticated international marketing solutions. I helped build on established relationships and develop new within the global luxury brands and agencies: the client base covered all categories including travel, fashion, jewellery and luxury furnishings. Experience was gained across various print and digital media: including DEPARTURES, Travel + Leisure and Asia Tatler. I was also given first-hand experience of the media landscape in Europe, Asia and North America. Aswell including working directly with the luxury clients in our portfolio (including Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Bally, Faberge and Mandarin Oriental Hotels) on their media and marketing planning requirements. Media training attended during this period: • IAB – Creative Digital Media • IBA – Future Technology Revolutionizing the Digital Advertising Industry. • IAB – Creative Digital

2016

Jersey Men's Design Assistant

AllSaints

Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I worked with a team of professionals on the new season collection, gathering new information on current trends that would be suitable for the brand. I also worked on many tasks within the men’s jersey. Tasks included: • Regular updates on all line sheets and factory masters. • Create first initial design tech packs, assist with the specification of product and measurement. • Research Trends and keep the teams up to date with current trends and mood boards • Personally maintained the fabrics/leather/trim archive for the Design team. • Managed and updated line sheets for designer and Team.

2016

Design & Production Design Assistant

Monreal London

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Supported both creative and practical support to the Design, Production, Buying and Digital Marketing team. Tasks included: Design & Production • Personally maintained the fabrics/trim archive for the Design team. • Regular updates on all line sheets and factory masters. • Design specification for manufacturing • Checking garments and measuring before shipping • In charge of the stock room duties and location of garments • Calculating orders • Contacting new factories • Collecting new fabrics and toiles garments • Prepping room for fitting and meetings. • Research Trends and keep the teams up to date with current trends and mood boards • Create first initial design tech packs, assist with the specification of product and measurement. • Working with the design team to develop print and fabric artwork, using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Digital & Marketing • Campaign shoot prepping models and organising shoots • DHL - Packing and shipping to customers • In charge of admin within the company • Involved with PR pick up & drop off.