As a Fine Art Graduate (Kingston School of Art 2:1, Upper Second) I am seeking a career in the industry that combines my creative interests and experience working in a business environment. My ideal working environment is a fast-paced, dynamic one and I would enjoy working for a growing and innovative company. I have experience working in a variety of roles, both in an office and client facing.Locked Pro Plan feature
Responsible for supporting the sales and production team within the office. Responsibilities include: Preparing and labelling sampling to send out to customers. Knowledge of fabric pattern design, fashion trends by season and material quality and composition. Experience matching pantone colours to CAD ready for production. Creating swatch cards and hangers for the customers and JRC range. Photographing and logging new fabrics. Arranging and tracking couriers locally/overseas. Providing general administrative support. Covering the sample coordinator, contacting customers via phone and email.
Selected to cover Cezanne, Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, Tacita Dean and Victorian Giants. Responsibilities: Issuing tickets and promoting membership scheme Providing information about the gallery, portraits and exhibitions Sending daily reports to the Visitor Services Team Dealing with enquiries and helpfully directing visitors Working with other departments including the Education team and ‘Drop-In-Drawing’ classes Continually monitoring the floors Working alongside the Security team, using radios Experience training new members of staff Key Skills Acquired: Able to interact with clients and all levels of staff in high pressure environments Confident and professional when dealing with visitors, consistent high level of customer care Capable of working without supervision and able to use own initiative Able to operate effectively in an arts or heritage background
Sorting and updating shipping documents Writing up assurance letters, BOM’s, packing data charts Emailing suppliers in Asia Sourcing data Visual merchandising Creating and building maquettes for trade show
Responsibilities: Organising stock levels Serving customers in a fast-paced environment Key skills acquired: Responsible Serving Training Certificate Till knowledge/ experience
After my placement on 9th May I was offered a position in their Wedding and Private Events department. Responsibilities: Networking with high-profile suppliers Taking enquiries, finding, booking and organising entertainment. Working with the venue to ensure set-up/ timings Contacting clients by phone and email including the top 50 wedding venues in London Auditioning new acts, co-ordinating events Representing SC at Kew Gardens Wedding Fair Participating in ideation meetings and auditions Designing presentations - updating, adding new content - Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word Overseeing events at venues such as Kew Gardens, Banqueting House, The V&A, Natural History Museum and Middle Temple Key skills acquired: Organisational skills Communication skills Time management
What was involved: Input data onto Umbraco (CMS programme) for new website launch Updated and proof read blog posts Planned and researched information for new website launch Attended meetings Mounted presentations onto boards in design department Used photoshop to edit company profiles What I gained: Increased IT knowledge - Umbraco, Photoshop Ability to communicate with staff in all departments Knowledge of typography and design
A consultancy based project led by Kingston University. Peldon Rose implemented our ideas on their website; we were presented with an award. Responsibilities: Researching new and emerging technologies - Virtual Reality, Digital Marketing, Web Page Analysis Liaising with the client through interim meetings, email and phone Designing and constructing the report - Photoshop, Google Drive, Umbraco, Microsoft Word Presenting to Peldon Rose Key Skills acquired: Presentation skills Ability to work closely and efficiently and to confidently build relationships with people Time management and ability to prioritise tasks from fitting in work around my studies Training - articulating my skill-set
Also worked in fragrance, accessories, womenswear, menswear and home. Responsibilities: Merchandising and display Operating tills, monitoring stock levels Working for concessions such as Dior, Clinique, Lancôme, YSL, Estée Lauder, Guerlain, Clarins. Key skills acquired: Despite no previous beauty training I was recommended to represent Clarins Experience in all departments of the store Ability to handle complex complaints
What was involved: Produced magazine layouts Shadowed members of the department What I gained: Basic knowledge of 3D Design Basic insight into the working environment
Upper Second - Fine Art
Fine Art: A, Graphic Communications: A, English Literature: C, AS Psychology: B
11 GCSEs graded 2 A*s, 6 As, 3 Bs. A in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English Literature. B in English Language. B in Mathematics.