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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsTeacher - Salesperson - Creative Designer

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Skills

  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Garment Construction
  • Weaving
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Administraion
  • Higher Education Experience
  • Hand Sewing

Work history

2017

Sales Associate

Rebus Signet Rings

Apr 2017 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As part of this signet ring company I successfully achieved a high standard in luxury customer service. Whilst assisting customers with bespoke artwork designs during private one to one consultations or via email, I was also responsible for processing online orders using Magento and Brightpearl retail software. My role also entailed of managing post and assisting my manager and boss with daily tasks. We all worked as a team as it was essential to converse throughout the day, building our trust for one another and the strength of the business.

2017

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • During my time at this small jewellery workshop I was responsible for all customer service, including management of the workshop. I managed all financial aspects with weekly updates on Quickbooks software. I would assess the daily work load of finished and unfinished work, pioritising and allocating. My experience here was a clear insight into the everyday running of a small workshop within the trade giving me the chance to expand my knowledge in the jewellery industry.

2016

Graduate Academic Assistant

Middlesex University

Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As a Graduate Academic Assistant for the Fashion Textiles course, I assisted with admin, managed timetables and registers. I solely designed and delivered practical workshops for the students allowing me to share my skills and knowledge through extra support and one to one tutorials. I supported tutors during technical lessons and attended training in learning and teaching, providing me with support and techniques to practice within my role.

2013

Studio Internship

Maria Grachvogel

Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • By shadowing and assisting the Head Designer, I was provided with a hands-on experience and introduced to an extensive array of creative ideas. I improved my machine and hand sewing skills as I was taught new techniques. I spent some time researching and creating moodboards for the collection. I was trained to use Zedonk; a fashion and design computer filing system and I had the pleasure of assisting the team at their London Fashion Week Show 2013.

2014

Sales, Customer Service and Admin

Magic Moments Bridal

Feb 2010 - Dec 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • During my time here I delivered bridal consultations and customer service throughout appointments and fittings allowing me to develop my people skills. I managed payments and orders as well as assisted in the studio with machine and hand sewing. I gained the trust of my employer to run the business solely on a day-to-day basis, whilst still learning new skills and developing known techniques by an experienced dressmaker.

Education

2014

Fashion Textiles

Middlesex University

Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • BA Honours Fashion Textiles. Upper Second Class Honours.

Awards

2016

Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

The Higher Education Academy