Leigh-Anna Garwood

Visual Merchandiser

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Drawing
  • Interiors
  • Lifestyle
  • Still Life
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Illustration
  • Styling
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Merchadising

Work history

Currently

Visual Merchandiser

John Lewis

Aug 2012
  • Delivering market leading visual merchandising, display and presentation standards. Communicating effectively with a cross functional team of Visual Merchandisers, Stock Management and Selling Partners to deliver inspirational displays, strong stock availability and target beating sales results. To use expert knowledge of the market place and current trends to develop the department’s performance. Driving brands forward through innovative visual schemes and concepts. Responsible for effective and efficient utilisation of store space. Coordinating store display in line with brand guidelines and strategy. Re-merchandising for store promotions and seasonal changes. Working to store deadlines.

2012

Pop-up Exhibition Designer

Bougie Macaron and Tea

Apr 2012 - May 2012
  • Creating a concept, design and set up for pop-up retail/exhibition space for client Bougie Macaron and Tea for the event Experimental Food Society, on Brick Lane (2012).

2012

Freelance Assistant Stylist

Avoca

Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
  • For this role I worked closely with Retail Design Director Andy Luckett in styling and setting up pop-up concessions. I solely managed 3 John Lewis concessions: Oxford St, Sloane Square and Stratford. Responsibilities consisted of implementing requests from Head Office and displaying new products to their best advantage to increase sales.

2011

Illustration & Installation Work Experience

Containerplus

Aug 2011 - Aug 2011
  • Working with illustration company ContainerPlus creating an installation within studio for event held by London Design Week (2011). This position consisted of sourcing materials, drawing life-size objects and photographing the event.

Education

2013

Design for Graphic Communication

London College of Communication

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013

    2012

    Illustration

    Camberwell College of Arts

    Aug 2010 - Jun 2012