Emma Glynn

Head of Design

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

A dedicated, driven and honest Designer ten years into an established career. Strengths lie in curating collections; creative direction, colour stories, eye for detail and carrying a brand from conception to fruition with ambitious execution.

Skills

  • Menswear Design
  • Womenswear Design
  • Styling
  • Team Management
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fabric Sourcing
  • Colour Palette
  • Creative Direction
  • Microsoft Office
  • Accessories Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Sunspel

    Sunspel

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • M

    MaxMara Fashion Group

    • B

      Blanc Magazine

      • F

        Folk Clothing

        Work history

        Currently

        Head of Design

        Folk Clothing

        Nov 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Design and manage both menswear and womenswear • Work closely with the creative director from concept to completion • Provide the creative vision that is implemented through all departments, setting the standard for quality and brand definition each season • Create inspirational and fashion forward collections, whilst having an astute commercial awareness and strong understanding of competitor activity • Oversee special projects in-line with the company brief, business plan and critical path, including an exclusive Mr. Porter capsule and artist collaborations

        2016

        Freelance Design Consultant

        Lane Homeware

        Apr 2016 - Jul 2016
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • • Consulted on the expansion of their homeware accessories range, including design direction, fabric selection, factory sourcing and cad illustrations

        2016

        Senior Designer

        Sunspel

        Aug 2013 - Mar 2016
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • • Introduced their first full womenswear range, and defined the core female customer • Successfully elevated the core product and introduced a full range for both men’s and women’s • Worked as the sole designer across jersey, knitwear, wovens and accessories, under the creative direction of Paula Gerbase • Biggest success was the license agreement with Anglobal Ltd. for the Japanese market, established from the collections I designed

        2013

        Freelance Fashion Writer

        Blanc Magazine

        Feb 2013 - Aug 2013
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Wrote articles for the debut issue of Blanc Magazine, after completing a fashion journalism course in London led by Harriet Worsley

        2012

        Jul 2009 - Jun 2012
        • Italy
        • Full Time
        • • Recruited to the Weekend line at MaxMara, Italy • Designed across the wovens, jersey and accessories over 4 collections a year • Involved in the complete design process; theme, colour and print, fittings of new seasonal styles, in-house presentation of each collection • Assisted on campaign shoots set on various locations twice a year • Became a key member of an already dynamic team

        Education

        2009

        Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) Fashion Design

        Kingston University

        Sep 2006 - Jun 2009
        • London, United Kingdom

        2006

        Diploma in Foundation Studies (Art & Design)

        Loughborough University School of Art & Design

        Sep 2005 - Jun 2006
        • Loughborough, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2010

        Student of the Year

        Kingston University