A diverse and focused creative. A strong team player and driven individual who is self motivated with excellent people and communication skills. A flexible and adaptable worker who is able to work with a range of artistic disciplines and within stringent deadlines and briefs. A keen learner of new skills and a pro-active creative who strives to understands core brand values. Passion for the arts, culture and music.Locked Pro Plan feature
-I was responsible for working closely with the visual manager and manager of the store and stores across the UK with building visual concepts for the store and new seasonal lines - Working with district managers and Gap Outlets European Visual Manager during the new store opening which included the CEO's visit -Working at store workshops for new product lines -Working hands on with window displays and in store displays using various techniques -Styling and creating outfits for display
Artist/ Illustrator/ Designer (Levis, MTV, Converse, GAP, Lazy Oaf, Skinny Dip) -Creative direction -Working with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator -Using Video Editing Software including After Effects, Premiere and Final Cut Pro when editing and finalising moving image -Using Analogue and Digital SLR Cameras for photo shoots and product shoots -Creating GIF's and moving image -Designing Artwork for Singles and Albums, combining digital and traditional mediums -Designing posters -Branding and logo design including hand drawn typography -Commission Work including Digital Design and Acrylic Paintings. (Clients include Levis, MTV, music artists including Ghetts) -Using Traditional Art Mediums including Acrylic Paintings, Sketching - Fashion Styling and curation when on shoots, and self shot projects. -Creating look books for streetwear brands -Being aware of Current Fashion Trends and Music -Visual Merchandising -Liaising Overseas with clients and collaborators -Creating and editing artwork for web/ social media -Creative writing and blogging -Exhibitions in the UK and abroad, creating a UK based and worldwide network of creatives. -Features in documentaries and interviews in magazines including Mass Appeal, Crack Magazine, Refinery 29, BBC Asian Network, Gal-Dem Zine -Modelled and featured in campaigns including Nike, Soap and Glory ,Skinny Dip -Panel talks including London Fashion Weekend Festival with River Island, Cambridge University.
-Assisted Senior Designer in curating new designs and collections for AW17/SS18 Menswear and Womenswear -Reviewing and feedback on sample pieces -Using Photoshop, Illustrator to create and vectorise designs for apparel -Sketching unique and innovative design mock ups in different colour ways -Creating spec sheets for manufacturers -Creating hand drawn designs, paintings and sketches for apparel -Researching and creating mood boards of current trends and styles -Assisting Visual Manager with shop floor visuals and displays -Organisation of stock
Designed wall pieces for MTV's HQ. Liaising with MTV designers and to oversee the installation of the piece. An exhibition was also held for MTV staff, where we filmed an interview on the commissioned piece for the public to view.
Designed, made and installed a window display for their Carnaby flagship store.