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A thriving, young, creative mind, currently working in fashion retail and looking for the opportunity to break out into the world of visual communication. Lived in London for 3 years since graduating from the University for the Creative Arts, studying Fashion Promotion, specialising in Styling/Art direction/Branding. Since, work experience has given the opportunity to work in many facets of the fashion industry, such as, Styling assistant, Marketing and Media assistant, Trend researcher, Promoter, Graduate Teacher and currently Visual Merchandiser for the British Heritage brand 'Barbour'. "I am now in search of the place that defines me as a person, where I can bring my experiences to a new platform and share creative thinking with others, encouraging people to stop and look.'
Key holder for Carnaby Street branch. In November 2013 transferred to flagship International store in Piccadilly as an in-store Visual Merchandiser and promoted to Supervisor position August 2014. Duties include mannequin styling, window dressing, prop design and floor layout all of which require extensive product knowledge. Also trained new members of the team interested in visual merchandising and everyday standards.
Assisting prop stylist with graphic layout of magazine which took place in an editorial shoot
Sourcing clothing and styling the French trio 'We Were Evergreen' for new music video 'Leeway'. Sponsored by Topshop/Topman.
Assisting teachers with Fashion Promotion first years by introducing the course and answering questions. The teachers were given responsibility for their own classes of students which required organisation and discipline.
Working with an online vintage business helping to enhance their online presence and sell a range of products through buying, styling, sourcing, blogging and uploading images and copy onto various sites.
Researched trends and up and coming designers for styling pages. Assisted on styling shoots and delivered returns to agencies.
Helped stylist and photographer by setting up shoots, steamed clothing and made sure things were running smoothly and everyone had what was required.
Steamed designs for London Fashion Week showcase. Put together press pack and handed out at event whilst telling people about the collection. Worked on the bar in the evening.
I specialised in Art Direction/Styling/Branding and achieved a high 2:1 The course entailed:- -Promotion -Marketing -Branding -Styling -Journalism -Art Direction -Short Film production -Creative IT skills -Presenting -Photography -Graphic Design
Nominated for top 50 of young entrepreneurs in Creative Challenge 2011. My idea was the create an online portfolio of all current university students studying fashion/photography/styling/make-up so that students can share and help each other out by building a community for test shoots etc. http://creativechallenge.info/new-home-page/
Business plan nominated by lecturer to enter Per Aquum Marketing award. http://www.gfw.org.uk/blog/graduate-fashion-week-catches-up-with-per-aquum/
In final year at university my work was chosen by Oxo Tower to represent my course final exhibition on the 'Whats on' poster July 2011
Volt magazine issue 8 ran a competition for anyone who wanted to re-design Rankins front cover shoot. Rankin judged the entries and I was the chosen winner (the all gold entry in link below) http://trendland.com/volt-magazine-cover-contest/
MySpace TV show 'Freak'. Won competition where I sent styling shoot photographs which allowed me to assist stylist and help on set of show.