David Cobbald

Fashion Assistant

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  • LocationSutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Music
  • Art Direction
  • Administration
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Songwriter
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Song Writing
  • Assisting
  • Song Mixing
  • Styling Assistant
  • Top Line Conceptual
  • Song Composer

Work history

Currently

Musician

Freelance

Aug 2012
  • As well as my Songwriting Degree, I am a professional musician. I gig, record, produce, write songs and rehearse with several bands, ensembles and acts – Usually as a keys player or a vocalist. My music has been featured in the short film ‘G O’clock’ due for release in 2016.

2016

Assistant Stylist & Fashion Assistant

Freelance

Aug 2013 - Jan 2016
  • • Assistant to Misty Dee Griffiths – Stylist (Oct ’15) I assisted Misty Dee Griffiths for a 90’s menswear shoot collaborating with the photographer Jamie Kendrick for Pause Magazine. For this shoot I was mostly based in the studio liaising with Modelling Agencies and PR Companies as well as prepping the clothing for the shoot and for returns. • Assistant to Bradley Palmer/Anders Sølvsten Thomsen – Stylist (Aug ’15) I have done freelance work with Bradley Palmer (assistant to Anders Sølvsten Thomsen) for two shoots for GQ Style China. During this time I was organising the couriers for pick-ups and drop-offs from PR Companies and then organising the clothes on the days of shooting. • Assistant to Christopher Preston (Sep ’13 – Oct ‘15) I have worked as an assistant stylist for Christopher Preston (Menswear Stylist & Fashion Editor for Hero Magazine) on many shoots, music videos and celebrity appearances. I helped Christopher with fashion ideas and the styling of the models as well as the steaming and preparation of the clothes for each shoot. As well as the practical assistance I also help with his emails and admin work, which included liaising with PR Companies to have the clothes delivered and returned.

2016

Writer & Contributor

Oh My Quad Magazine

Aug 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Due to my interest in fitness and going to the gym I started to freelance write for OMQ. I have reviewed and experienced several new ways of working out as well as new products from start-up companies. This has improved my writing style and my ability to look for new things on the market.

2015

Writer & Contributor

Iammusic.tv

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Since April I have been writing reviews for IAmMusic.TV. My reviews have consisted of singles, albums, live gigs and festivals. Here I have improved my writing skills as well as working to ensure an online presence is achieved when on site at festivals. This has also improved my knowledge on the ever-changing music industry and enabled me to have a good ear for what will do well in months to come.

2015

Stock Associate & Visual Assistant

Club Monaco

Jul 2014 - Sep 2015
  • I worked at Club Monaco (under the Ralph Lauren Company) in Notting Hill as their only stockroom associate. Here I have gained experience in Stock Flow, Cash Loss, Admin, Computing and also Visual Merchandising because I was an assistant to the Visual Merchandisers within the store. I have also gained experience in presentation of stock and sending out stock to other stores with BCCP.

2014

Sales Advisor

Arcadia

Jun 2013 - Jul 2014
  • Working in Topshop Oxford Circus as a Part Time Sales Advisor greatly improved my customer service in a professional environment and enhanced my performance under pressure. I also gained experience and skills in areas such as Personal Shopping, Styling, Admin, Social Media, Visual Merchandising and Cash Loss.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Songwriting

BIMM London

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • Songwriting, Production, Industry, Performance, Business and Recording