• In charge of point of sale. • Managing till transactions • Stock control/display /merchandising • Advising customers on styles/colours/sizes etc. • Key holder responsibilities to include opening and closing of store & cashing up. • Training new members of staff • Organising all filing of paperwork and POS • Health and Safety Training
• Working in an internationally acclaimed design studio as part of a team of textile designers • Preparing fabrics for client meetings. • Using Illustrator to compile designs for bespoke printed, woven and embroidered carpets and textiles to be sent for manufacture in India and Nepal. • My role required an in-depth understanding of colour, pattern/design concepts, construction techniques and a variety of materials (including wool, silk, mohair, linen, hemp and viscose yarns) that worked well with the established styles that are unique to Vanderhurd. • Communicating with Vanderhurd’s international client base via telephone on a daily basis, allowing me to develop a confident professional personality.
• Working as part of a team of artisans in the atelier of British couturier Nicholas Oakwell. • Working to strict deadlines from the designer in the run up to and presentation of his Autumn/Winter collection at Claridges. • Dressing and fitting models ready for catwalk. • Hand stitching, pattern drawing and beading. Working to high standard of craftsmanship and elegance that Nicholas Oakwell Couture is renowned for. • Personally delivering couture dresses, and collections of fabrics and hats to Harrods, stylists and clients. • Responsible for preparing and organising the showroom ready for visits from elite international clients. • Travelling around London sourcing fabrics, skins, accessories etc.
Specialising in Wovens
Specialising in 3D/Textiles