Dawn Troversial

DESIGNER/VISUAL MERCHANDISER

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationPort Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsFashion Stylist - Architect - Art Director

Projects

Skills

  • Interior
  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Retouching
  • Props Assistant
  • CAD
  • Design
  • Sketching
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Designer & Art Director

Dawntroversial

Jul 2011
  • www.dawntroversial.com - Art direction across all facets of branding, image, marketing, social media & promotions, having worked for Revolve Talent, Motion&Still, Splashworks KB - Design & develop brands identities - Act as creative director & VM for stores & designers (Untitled&Co, Toronto) - Styled music video, directed shots & lighting design (Angele, TMPL, Toronto) - Costume, lighting & set design for theatre (The 24 hour Play, Edinburgh) - Acquire specific models, creative teams, costumes, location/set for photo, video & magazines - Design & develop new clothing & footwear using unique designs, patterns & techniques - Research trends, blogs, websites. Able to forecast, predict & create trends, knowing what will sell - Excellent communication & people skills, ability to multi task - Designer at the '24 Hour Play Scotland', Edinburgh - Sold shoes to The X-Factor TV Show, celebrities, magazines & in exclusive stores worldwide - Featured on WGSN trend spotting website, VICE, published ‘Ballad of’ magazine & many blogs - Spoke at the premier of ‘God Save My Shoes' at Glasgow Film Festival - Showcased my designs in many fashion shows around Scotland (Nightwalk, Bold Souls, ITCOW) - Create fashion concepts, Lookbooks & Videos for promotional material, competitions & campaigns to drive sales & gain competitive edge - Research/analyse trends, blogs, websites, predict/create trends & know what sells - Skilled at verbal and written communication, customer relationship management & public relations - Design graphics, logos, banners, set design, props, styled models and studios for editorials - Motivated & driven to push sales using effective social media platforms - Designed, developed & effectively run an e-commerce website for 5+ years - Manage sales, inventory, stock levels & customer service 5+ years

2016

Fashion Assistant & Art Director

Shapes Of Things

Jan 2016 - May 2016
  • - Art Direction for website, branding & social media, producing fresh concepts and imagery - Assisting with the design & production of unique children's textiles for a gender-neutral, adventurous and positively chic brand, fostering both creativity and a sense of style in your little one - Managing the website, updating with new products with relevant CEO descriptions&meta tags - Manufacturing a fun & edgy alternative to typical baby & children’s fashion - Using unusual materials, intriguing designs & textures to engage children & their imaginations - Sourcing local & sustainably fabrics and clothing is made in Glasgow in the design studio

Education

2014

Shoe Design for Young Professionals

Central Saint Martins

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Shoe Design

2011

Architecture

University of Strathclyde

Aug 2006 - Jun 2011
  • Architecture Design