Kimberley Westwood

Art & Events Assistant

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  • LocationMitcham, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • CAD
  • Design
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Styling and Directing Photo Shoots
  • Trends
  • Socail Media
  • Communication Presentation
  • Styling Product/shoots And Vignettes

Work history

Currently

Art & Events Assistant

The Sound Lounge

Aug 2012
  • • Duties include customer services, booking bands’ rehearsal and recording slots  • Curated independent pop-up art gallery and sourced artists and designers. • Manage and run ‘Crafternoon’ workshops such as tie dye and macramé knotting. • Promote and market the events on social media

2015

Production & Social Media Assistant

Finchittida

Dec 2014 - Dec 2015
  • Production Intern at up and coming jewellery brand Highly involved in all aspects of production- cleaning, polishing, making jewellery, packaging, labelling and posting out to customers  • Updated and managed social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest  • Screen printed bespoke commercial packaging and tote bags   • Assisted on fashion shoots for advertising campaigns  • Created content for Finchittida website on fashion trends and how to wear Represented the business at trade shows, pop up shops and external events. 

2012

Junior Print Designer

H&M

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
  • An awarded paid work placement at H&M Head Office in Stockholm based across Women’s Every Day and Divided collections • Designed prints that were featured in H&M Conscious range, and divided S/S 2013  • Identified target markets for designs, looking at factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status  • Researched fashion trends, created mood boards and sourced Pantone colour swatches for print samples  • Quality control analysing print samples for design errors against the original art work and checking sample colours

2011

Assistant Print Designer

Silken Favours

Mar 2012 - Apr 2011
  • • Assisted and designed a selection of prints • Working with a tablet to hand draw a live trace imagery for the print illustrations Re-touches to the A/W 2013 collection colouring in and scaling motifs

2011

Junior Print Designer

Yanny London

Dec 2011 - Jan 2011
  • Assistant print designer working with a range of high end fashion brands in garment production • Main role was with Yanny London S/S in preparation for Shanghai Fashion Week 2012  • Researched current trends, created fashion print mood boards, sourced and collected fabric swatches  • Created prints using hand drawing patterns scanned into the computer  • Constant contact/ meetings with Yanny on progress and improvements to make on designs  • Working with the production team, stewing, finishing garments on brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Aquascuum and Jonathan Saunders 

2008

Art Teaching Assistant

Arttes for Kids

May 2008 - Nov 2008
  • • Art gallery front of house and teaching assistant • Supervising both child and adult art lessons • Creating leaflets and posters to advertise the events in the gallery

2008

Art Craft Assistant

The Colour House Theatre

Dec 2008 - Jan 2008
  • • Running an outdoors summer craft workshop for children in Merton Abbey Mills • Organizing and conducting craft sessions, such as canvas painting and card making

Education

2013

BA(Hons) Textiles

Chelsea College of Art and Design

Jan 2010 - Aug 2013
  • Digital Print/ Screenprint

2010

Foundation Degree Art Design Textiles

London College of Fashion

Jan 2009 - Aug 2010
  • Textiles