Elinor McCue

Retail Assistant

  • LocationUnited Kingdom


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About me


Dedicated and hard working textile designer specialising in embroidery whose distinctive style encompasses skills which are transferable to many different aspects of design. Recent graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, BDes (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design. Creative yet precise design process, forward thinking, excellent eye for detail, colour and trend awareness. Skills: •Excellent communication and problem solving skills •Dedicated and enthusiastic attitude towards all tasks •Creative eye for colour, shape, texture and pattern •Exceptional attention to detail •Proficient in Adobe creative suite. I.e. Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator •Understanding of technical processes throughout Embroidery, Print, Weave and Knit •A sound knowledge of both hand and machine embroidery



  • Fashion
  • Drawing
  • Printed
  • Accessories
  • Textile Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Pattern
  • Embroidery and Embellishment Design
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Hand Embroidery
  • Fashion Illsutartion
  • Colour and Trend

Work history


Retail Assistant

Glasgow School of Art Enterprises Ltd

Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Carried out all aspects of retail work and shopped based activities including visual merchandising, cash handling, serving customers, stock replenishment and control while at all times contributing to the overall team success by exceeding the required standards of appearance and customer service.


Design & Production Intern

Shapes Of Things

May 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Worked closely as part of a team to design and create a collection of printed garments and accessories for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. While designing and creating a collection of garments and accessories I played a key role in the both the studio and boutique. Organisation, communication and problem solving were key. Fulfilled tasks such as visual merchandising, cash handling, serving customers and simultaneously producing more stock while at all times contributing to the overall team success.


Assistant Costume Designer

Film City Glasgow

Jul 2014 - Jul 2014



Textile Design

Glasgow School of The

Aug 2011 - May 2015



    Texprint Top 50


    • Selected as one of the top 50 new designers in the UK recommended by Texprint. http://www.artsthread.com/events/texprint15/


    Trend Bible Selects

    • Trend Bible Selects Award for Graduate Collection. http://www.trendbible.com/