Currently I am working on building my profile as a new upcoming fashion illustrator. My goal is to collaborate with big names in the fashion industry such as ASOS, TOPSHOP and URBAN OUTFITTERS to design and illustrate T-shirts and other fashion accessories. I achieved a 2:1 BA (HONS) Fashion Communication and Marketing degree. I developed and crafted my own unique signature in fashion illustration and become aware of how to place concepts in the fashion market place.
Currently working as a retail sales assistant at Ben Sherman. The purpose of my role is to meet daily sale targets through consistent delivery of excellent customer service in line with Ben Sherman’s high company standards. My responsibilities and main duties are to maximise sales by providing a professional level of customer service at all times, keeping the store at a high level of visual standards, rearranging and replenishing new stock (styling mannequins, updating window displays etc.) speaking to customers by phone – customer enquires and orders, coordinating store display inline with brand guidelines and strategy, working within a team to achieve targets and commercial goals
Completed a 2-month contract as a Buyer admin assistant in the Dorothy Perkins brand. Tasks included working in sample management where I kept sample libraries up to date, preparing sample boards for meetings, labeling and tidying new samples and sending sample approval comments. Other tasks included updating systems, filing paper work and producing jewellery descriptions and images for the Dorothy Perkins website. Whilst working as a Buyer admin assistant I learnt about the management cycle of an order, which involved contacting suppliers to ensure an on time delivery for approved samples, adjusting of delivery dates and sample alterations. I also learnt how to use the company’s product database confidently and helped give ideas and opinions on next season’s looks and styles.
Recognising and embracing the technological changes in Fashion Visual Communication and Marketing areas, developing an understanding of marketing and promotion and how to place concepts within the market place through marketing strategies. Producing a personal signature within illustration and design. Gaining strong skills in styling, visual communication, trend researching and contemporary culture.