Hannah Smylie

Teacher of Art


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    Teacher of Art


  • Fashion
  • Art Direction
  • Art Photography
  • Art Therapy
  • Craft
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Exhibition
  • Design
  • Production Management
  • Creative Direction
  • Event Execution
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Condé Nast Britain

    Condé Nast Britain

    • Publishing

Work history


Teacher of Art


Jan 2016


Art Direction for Promotion

Condé Nast Britain

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • • Live Brief; created mock up editorial layouts for a luxury E-commerce fashion website. • In house Brief: concept based research and design for magazine photo shoots and promotion themes. • Art direction; attended a promotional photo shoot for a luxury jewelry brand.


Head of Art & Design

Foleys School

Jul 2013 - Jun 2015
  • • Managing, Organisation and Administration; Assessing quality and production, managed and organised administration of the department and events production, involving; fashion, art, design and interactive events. • Leadership; Personal assessment, mentoring and development. • Professional, assertive and poised attitude when meeting deadlines. • Continual background of research into art, design, fashion and interiors: enabling market trend awareness. • Active use of social media facilities, as a means to communicate and share a variety of creative industry research. • Inspired and developed individual design concepts with a multicultural origin of students. • Designed a variety of layouts for media publications. • Attended various training events in 'Art and Design: Understanding Assessment and Effective Delivery'.


Teacher of Art & Design

Foleys School

Jan 2012 - May 2013


Art & Design Assistant

St Dunstans

Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
  • •Secondary School Art and Design Teaching Assistant •Teaching Support for ages 11-18, using key observational drawing skills. •Aided in the delivery of the International Baccalaureate for ages 15-18.


Fashion Styist & Sales Associate

Inditex, Zara

Jul 2011 - Dec 2011
  • • Used initiative in a fast moving fashion brand; managing challenging targets and working to deadlines in an efficient manner. • Analysis of the merchandise and retail market; understanding individual sales. • Thorough organisational skills in, stock room management, replenishment and display. • Problem Solving; understanding the needs and demands of customers. • Supporting and assisting other team members.


Visual Display, Fashion and Interior Stylist


Feb 2010 - Jul 2010
  • • Selected to take part in the designing of interiors for the second flagship store in London. • Showed exceptional understanding of customer service, display and meeting high standards for this boutique style brand. • Involved in the creation of front window merchandising and in store creative concepts. • Managed shop floor displays, while gaining organisational and presentation skills. • Built strong relationships with co-workers and returning customers. • Worked closely with USA team lead designers and sales floor management.


Design Assistant

Rob Ryan

Jul 2009 - Dec 2009
  • •Worked along side leading designer ‘Rob Ryan’; assisting his creative team in print production. •Involved in merchandise design and production for ‘Liberty’ London.



Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Art Design

University of Sunderland

Aug 2012 - May 2013
  • (11-18) Secondary Education


BA(Hons) Surface Design

University of the Arts, London

Aug 2008 - May 2011
  • London College of Communication, 2.1 • Contextual and Theoretical Studies • Design, Theory and Applications • Surface and Material Exploration • Collaborative Surface Print Projects • Successfully completed elective modules in 'Business Start Up' and 'Design for Industry'.


Foundation in Art Design

University of the Arts, London

May 2007 - May 2008
  • Chelsea College of Art and Design Award in Communication Drawing Award in Visual Thinking