Grant-James Povey

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Stylist - Brand Strategist

Projects

  • fashion, Fashion Editorial, photography, design, Britain, craft, Art, Cultural design, London Fashion Week, london college of fashion

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Skills

  • Design
  • Product Development
  • Technical Design
  • Embroidery
  • Apparel Design
  • Sketching and Drawing
  • Prodction
  • Pleating
  • Trend Forecasting and Research
  • Show Assistant
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Trend Concept Design
  • Fabric Colour
  • Textilesample
  • Sewing By Hand Machine
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Client/customer Interaction
  • Customer Analysis
  • Customer Behaviour
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Customer Care
  • Customer Communications
  • Customer Development
  • Visuals
  • Strategy
  • Brand Strategy
  • Brand Creative Strategy

Work history

Currently

Brand Ambassador

Alexander Wang

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • It is my role within Alexander Wang to work with daily figures and feedback as well as weekly and monthly reports to project the maximum profits in sales for upcoming seasons. Working along side a retail team and store visual merchandisers and buyers i give trainings on brand awareness and research for the season ahead to best inform the team of the new collections. Working with the visual team to create the most eye catching visuals based on popular products in sale and attending buyers meetings to provide my input as to what i feel would be best for the regular customer at our store.

2016

Brand Ambassador

Diesel Black Gold

Jun 2012 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting customers with private orders and working with personal clients, assuring that they receive the best shopping experience possible with Diesel Black Gold. Monitoring sales and working towards daily, weekly, monthly and yearly projected sales targets for the brand, whilst organising and merchandising the collection both in the flagship store and head office show room season to season. Signing each piece onto the digital system to assure that our records are regularly meet up to date for future stock counts. Working in the showroom, merchandising and assisting with presentation for media and publication appointments.

2016

Fashion Design Assistant

Matteo Molinari

Mar 2012 - Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assisting the head designer in CAD (illustrator, photoshop, indesign) with technical specs/ working drawings, sewing samples and amending patterns. Hand illustration & sketching both quick and rough designs.

2013

Fashion Design Assistant

Royal College of Art

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Studio technical assistant, helping in pattern cutting, sampling and garment alteration in fittings.

2013

Brand Assistant

Village Press Ltd

Jun 2012 - Jan 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Showroom merchandiser and sample assistant, organising send outs and sample gifting with the account managers. signing in and out any garments on the system to keep track of where the collections are sent. Making any repairs needed to samples when returned to the press office. Organising and preparing the showroom for meetings with clients both press and designers. Arranging the magazine archives, marking any adverts or shoots featuring clients.

2012

Personal Assistant

1883 Magazine

Sep 2011 - Aug 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting the Creative Director of the magazine on commercial, editorial and commissioned photoshoots, dealing with send outs and arranging designer sample call ins with PR's. Organising the showroom and sorting sample pieces and archives.

2011

Fashion Design Assistant

JWAnderson

Mar 2011 - Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting the Studio Manager with pattern cutting and producing sample pieces for the factory, along with any spec sheets using CAD software.

2010

Fashion Design Assistant

Giles Deacon

Jan 2010 - May 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting the Studio Manager with pattern cutting and producing sample pieces for the factory, along with any spec sheets using CAD software.

Education

2016

MA Fashion Design Technology Menswear

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Further developing and refining personal skill sets, tailoring them for the end of year final collection to be chosen to present at London Fashion Week on schedule. Working along side mentors from industry to best understand how to define yourself as a brand and what your message needs to present to reach your chosen market and customer.

2011

BA(Hons) Fashion Design Technology

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
  • Rochester, United Kingdom
  • Studying the technical design and marketing process, working on developing cutting and sewing techniques alongside brand development and strategy awareness.