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Hayley Gibson

Print and Surface Designer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsJunior Artworker - Surface Pattern Designer - Illustrator

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About me

As a graduate of Printed textiles and Surface pattern design, my interests lie with exploring new techniques to develop into contemporary patterns. With a vast range of interests comes the desire to always be challenging new ideas and design subjects. This has been enhanced by working within a print studio, attaining the skills to create commercial designs suitable for the fashion industry. Throughout my degree my drawing styles have developed with focus on graphic and textural outcomes. My graduate, gender-neutral collection pushes these techniques with a contrast of illustrative graphic florals and geometric, mark-making textures.

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Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Creating Moodboards
  • Trend Research
  • Sketching and Drawing
  • Photographic Styling
  • Textiles Methods/design/repeat/print
  • Pressurised Environments
  • Print Digital Design
  • Commercial Fashion
  • Team Leadership

Work history

2016

Junior Fashion Design

Fusion (Tahlullah) Print studio

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Working alongside the design team, drawing and creating commercial digital designs to a weekly deadline. In addition to trend led research, technical administration of the designs and styling.

2016

Studio assistant

Eyefix Designs, Textile Studio

Feb 2016 - Mar 2016
  • Southwark, London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Selecting designs suitable for each client brief and finalising fabric samples for trade shows. Analysing trend research to compose concepts and moodboards for freelance designers.

Education

2017

Ba (Hons) 2:1 Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design

Birmingham City University

Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Completing a degree in Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern design, has led to overcoming constant challenges through diverse briefs and design specifications. Throughout, my interests have grown in applying new surface techniques, particularly textural, and experimenting further in Photoshop. I’ve grown as a designer to develop my technical skills, acquired from work placements, confidently creating repeat tiles and accurately producing designs suitable for the fashion market. Embracing numerous workshops has widened my skillset, particularly developing key drawing styles and has focussed my interests on the photographic and textural outcomes.

2014

Foundation in Art and Design Specialising in Fashion and Textiles

Bedford college

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Bedford, United Kingdom
  • During an Art and Design foundation I attained a variety of skills in all areas, techniques such as laser cutting, 3D construction, graphic design, fine art, life drawing, mixed media design, screen printing and CAD. Once specialising in Fashion&Textiles I focussed my skills on printing techniques, fashion visualisations, pattern cutting and garment construction.

2013

OCR Level 3 National Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Sharnbrook Upper School

Sep 2011 - Jul 2013
  • United Kingdom

2011

level 2 - 11 A-C grades, inc Art, English, Maths, Science

Sharnbrook Upper School

Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
  • United Kingdom

Awards

2017

NEC furniture show

Colour Hive

  • Printed fabric designs selected for NEC furniture show.

2017

Mix magazine Punk trend

Mix magazine

  • Digital trend design chosen and displayed in Mix magazine.