Freelance Multi-Product Designer for Eight Hour Studio. Working with sustainable chill wear and prints. Progressing my skills in time management, doing extensive research: customer, trends, competitors, range etc. Building pieces that are inline with existing collection.
Designing wide range including outerwear, dresses and separates,. Did trend research, sourcing of fabrics, making specification sheets as well as fitting samples and alter designs. Also deciding on themes, trends and colours for the upcoming collections. Given full responsibility and learnt how to work independently as well as a team by sharing ideas and helping each other. Assisting the marketing team by constantly researching images and videos for their social media platforms and created a calendar for when to post what. During photoshoots and shows I was in charge of the Instagram account.
In the design team I helped with research for upcoming season A.W. 14/15, created CAD’s and transformed hand sketches into digital technical drawings. Also helped preparing for their SS 14 fashion show by taking part in fittings, sampling and altering designs.
In the Marketing Team I researched on Whistles competitors, analysed their CRM Programs. Worked in programs such as Google Analytics, Webmaster Tools and Link Share. I was in charge of their Facebook page that had 18,268 followers at the time
Start up course where I learnt how to build a business. Including business plan, customer personas as well as Online Business Identity: Website, Logo, Explainer Video, Social Media Channels, Content Plan and mailing lists.