-Contribute to the development of seasonal collections. - Follow through the process of manufacturing from the sample stage to production. -Solving production line and development problems. -Research technical processes to enhance product development. -Day trips to China. - Fine tuning patterns, finding faulty features and amending. - Trend forecasting. -Designing
-Worked between teams within the footwear division. -Day trips to China including factory visits for quality assurance and product development -worked 2 days a week in the Shenzhen office working directly with the product development team -Helped to create a SOP for a new client -Involved in management meetings and reviews
- 30 hours per week divided between the boutique and Myer department store. - Interacted with customers daily, and gained retail experience selling shoes on the floor, thought quickly and took action to ensure customer needs were met. -Developed skills on in house computer databases, filing systems and company procedures. -Observed how department store and boutique shops communicated internally, handled merchandise, customer relations.
Shoe pattern making, design and trend forecasting
BA, Fine Arts degree