A conscientious and passionate worker who will aspire to achieve the best results possible. Previous employers have found me to be very reliable and a valuable employee who can manage great responsibility and multiple projects. I am a creative individual who continuously strives to be innovative and forward-thinking. I have an enthusiasm and drive to keep learning new skills and developing myself. I have excellent written and verbal communication skills and pride myself in being able to easily interact with different people and build relationships.
Having demonstrated my ability and value as an intern, I was offered a role upon designer Xsenia Runa founding a new luxury womenswear label. Within this role I am responsible for a vast array of tasks and have demonstrated on a deeper level my professionalism and great potential for further growth. As the company consists of only the director and myself, I have played a key role in all aspects of launching a startup business and have been hands on with every area of the business which required attention. My responsibilities include: - Assisting the designer. - Running the business day to day. - Responsible for all book-keeping and communicating with the accountant. - Interviewing and coordinating interns. - Realisation of print artwork from original photography through to finalised digital print files. - Coordinating orders. - Liaising with clients. - Brand marketing. - Managing development and upkeep of website. - Organising regular events. - Management of social media. - Developing new editorial photography content with creatives for regular press inclusion. - Coordinating samples and stock quantities. - Calculating all costing and price points for styles. - Involvement with pattern cutting, toilling, and cutting finalised patterns from fabrics ready for production.
- Generating print designs - Production of digital lookbooks and liasing with printers through proofing to final outcome. - Managing social media - Purchasing fabrics - Toile production - Making small pattern alterations according with changes identified on toiles - Copying patterns - Assisting on photo shoots and events - Organising garments and patterns within the studio, along with any other miscellaneous tasks the designers required to be carried out.