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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsJewellery Designer - Fashion Jewellery Designer - Luxury Jewellery Designer

About me

A highly experienced Jewellery Designer with a track record of designing Jewellery and accessories for the UK High street. With knowledge of on brand styling and a keen eye for detail, I can tailor my product styling to meet your needs. I am efficient with time management and can work to a fast pace or any tight deadline.

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Skills

  • Adobe Phtoshop
  • Adobe Illustrater
  • Microsoft Office
  • Analysing Trends
  • Trend Forcasting
  • Technical Specification
  • Manufacturing Knowledge
  • Factory Knowledge
  • Factory Liaison
  • Efficent

Work history

Currently

Freelance Jewellery Designer

Peter Black Footwear and Accessories

Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • PBFA is a supplier of accessories and gifts to the U.K. High Street, Europe and the U.S.A. Providing both Soft and Hard Accessories and branded Giftware for some of the High streets leading names i.e. Boots. • Devised product range for Pandora AW18-19 Campaign • Build a range alongside Pandora's 9 seasonal themes • Worked with Head of Design to create presentable lookbooks for product development • Created full technical packs to be sent to the far east development teams

2017

Jewellery Designer

Jon Richard LTD

Mar 2015 - Jul 2017
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Alongside their website, Jon Richard has concessions in over 140 Debenhams stores throughout the UK and trades in several countries across the Middle East. They provide Fashion, Costume and Fine Sterling Silver Jewellery to the High Street. • Devised colour and product direction for seasonal trends on Fashion Brands - presented to CEO, Directors and Managers. • Daily communication with overseas suppliers. • Periodical travel for product development and inspiration. • CAD and hand making of Jewellery, both in house and on site in Far East factories. • Managed freelancers and Design Team in absence of Design Manager on Maternity leave. • Built ranges and collections alongside buying teams. • Presented regular trend updates and ensured timely responses to fast fashion trends. • Worked across fashion, costume and Sterling Silver brands – including; Butterfly by Matthew Williamson, J by Jasper Conran, Betty Jackson Black, Principles by Ben De Lisi, & Lipsy.

2015

Jewellery Designer

Peter Black Footwear and Acessories

Sep 2013 - Mar 2015
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • PBFA is a supplier of accessories and gifts to the U.K. High Street, Europe and the U.S.A. Providing both Soft and Hard Accessories and branded Giftware for some of the High streets leading names i.e. Boots. • Devised colour and product direction for seasonal trends on Value Fashion Brands. • Worked with Account Manager and Product Developer to build profitable collections and ranges. • Daily communication with overseas suppliers. • Periodical travel for and inspiration. • CAD and hand making of Jewellery in house. • Presented seasonal trends and product direction to Concession partners. • Worked across Value fashion jewellery for F&F at Tesco and Accessories at Dunnes Stores which was sold on concession basis. • Devised Branding, Packaging Design and POS signage for Accessories at Dunnes Stores.

2013

Assistant Jewellery Designer

Icon Live LTD

May 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Icon Live was a supplier of Fashion Jewellery to the U.K High Street. Working on both concession and retail basis they were responsible for Jewellery at French Connection, Next, Oasis, Lipsy e.t.c • Lead a team consisting of 2 Assistant Designers and 2 Design Assistants to complete the SS14 Range of products for the Junior collection of ‘Value’ Clients. Aimed at 10-14 yr old Girls, Supplied to Tesco, Asda and Sainsburys. • Oversaw the general day to day running of the Design Assistants and Interns. Taught and instructed on Adobe software within the team. • Worked on high profile accounts such as Kardashian Kollection. • Designed for F&F at Tesco, George at Asda, Tu at Sainsburys, French Connection, Oasis, Lipsy.

2013

Jewellery Designer

D and X London

Sep 2011 - May 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • D and X is a Wholesale supplier of Fashion Jewellery and Accessories. They sell Online through their website and their shop but predominantly through trade shows. They supply to the U.K., Europe and the U.S.A. Clients include Topshop Jane Norman Dunnes Stores and Reiss • Created the brand Annabelle Walker and subsequently all the products and displays for trade shows. Annabelle Walker was created to form a point of difference to the main product range D and X were currently supplying. • Responsible for the look and feel of the brand Lucky Alice. Designed the Gifting Jewellery and Carded Packaging, Trade show displays and Website look and feel. • Oversaw Junior Team members and aided their professional development within the industry. • Consulted on buying and development trips to the Far East for various brands.

Education

2010

BA (Hons) Applied Arts for Enterprise

CCAD Cleveland college of art and design

Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Middlesbrough TS1 2HJ, UK
  • Top up year to obtain a 1st Class Honours degree. Specialised in Ceramics, Textiles and Jewellery making.

2009

Foundation Degree in Fine Art

TyneMet Collage

Sep 2007 - Jun 2009
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Foundation degree in Fine Art Practice.