CHLOE WARD-SMITH

Multi-Product Womenswear Designer

Projects

About me

A creative and driven designer with a broad experience base and a strong, diverse portfolio. Experience working for a range of companies across international markets with Multi-product Womenswear and Accessories. Ambition to take on new ventures within design, particularly interested in new concepts & driving a new design direction within an existing company. Strong leadership skills & working methods, extensive knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & In Design, working daily with hand & computer sketches. A creative background at Kingston University with a focus on pattern cutting & construction.

Skills

  • Trend Forecasting
  • Mood Boards
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Manager
  • Illustrator Photoshop Indesign
  • Open to Challenges
  • Communcation
  • Womenswear Design
  • Trend Concept Design
  • Quality Sourcing
  • Leathers
  • Suede Sheepskin
  • Wovens Jersey
  • International Markets
  • Colour Fabric

Work history

Currently

Multi-product Womenswear Designer

Anothereight London

Feb 2015
  • Sole Designer & Creative for Start-Up brand AnotherEight London.

2014

Designer & Ladies Accessories

H&M

Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
  • Designer of Ladies Handbags & Belts, based in Stockholm, Sweden.

2013

Assistant Designer & Multi-product Womenswear

H&M

Apr 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Assisting in the Design of Womenswear for the Premium level Trend department. Sole design responsibility for certain projects & product areas.

2012

Assistant Designer & Ladies Knitwear

H&M

Apr 2011 - Apr 2012

Education

2009

Fashion

Kingston University

Aug 2006 - May 2009