Louise Adjei

Visual Arts

  • LocationEdgware, London, United Kingdom


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About me


I am seeking a great career opportunity where I can really invest and grow with a team, sharing a mutual vision and love for the Arts and all things creative. I strongly believe I can bring something special and unique with nearly a decade of work experience in retail and fashion involving sales, visual merchandising, management responsibilities and events/store openings; over six months now consist of work in the art field. Currently a Team Leader in a charity organisation, I work with youths and young adults. I have learnt to develop my skills of communication and problem solving and, consequently, see myself as an individual who deals incredibly well with responsibility and targets in a designated time. Travelling is significant in my life. I love to indulge in new experiences and environments; in search of inspiration and wisdom. Exhibition visits create wonderful opportunities for me to explore places around me. This (with other things), I share through blogging. As a Painter, my artistic nature and creativity has allowed me to expand out of the canvas into styling and a range of independent projects. The importance of being open-minded has really created many opportunities for me, to branch out into different disciplines. In combination, working for over seven years (across an array of companies) has enabled me to establish great relationships and connections and has provided me with many learning opportunities; equipping me with various well-developed forms of communication. My experiences have highly benefited me in excelling targets in previous employment, networking and motivating others but most importantly; self-development and the development of others around me.



  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Customer Services
  • Design
  • Direct Sales
  • Creative Thinking
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Curation
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Communication Presentation
  • Organisation and Coordination Skills

Work history



Graffik Gallery

Jul 2015
  • Sales Research Excel spreadsheets Public Relations and networking Production; Stretching canvas and handling loaned art work Curation (resident artists and external shows) Events and stencil workshops with corporate companies, organisations and children's parties Representative at Moniker Art Fair, Press Release of Disney's 'Descendants' Administration and receptionist Presenting


Work Placement


Jun 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Final year of study work placement. Start-up company. Pop-UP store in NW London. Promotion and selling works of local artists and designers from various practices. Social media and online platform development. Sourcing clients to rent space within the facility of the store. Sales in products. Opening and closing of the store. Maintenance Event organising and promotion


Sales Associate

SMCP Group: Claudie Pierlot

May 2013 - Jun 2014
  • Sales on commission One-to-one styling and consultation e.g. Alteration advice Visual merchandising: regular changes of floor arrangement. Window and floor displays Expansion of company and store openings: independent stores and department store set-ups Responsibilities in opening and closing of stores: key possession and dealing with daily intake and expenses Administrative responsibilities Events and PR engagements in-store: brand promotion and communicating with personalities from various fields Stock control and maintenance: Sale prep. Pressing garments, replenishment, stockroom and deliveries Extensive research and product knowledge in trends, product manufacturing and competitors


Sales Driver & Cashier

Office Shoes

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  • Role as a sales associate: Sales on commission Representative of the Office Shoes identity with great awareness of current trends Achieving high sales index per customer Floor merchandising and window visuals Customer service at high standard (no matter store traffic) Phone orders, reservations and store-to-store services Stock room maintenance Awareness of competitors and similar/alternative market In-depth product knowledge Role as Sales Driver and Cashier: Building professional relationships of trust with the customers Using developed knowledge of products to push sales on behalf of the sales associate Motivating the sales associates and finding hidden opportunities for sales More involvement in visual merchandising Knowledge of best-sellers, available/unavailable stock, fashion inspirations and publication features of our products Trusted responsibility in access to tills (store opening and closing) Processing of transactions Point of contact between the customers and staff



Peter Jones/ John Lewis Partnership

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Temporary position in Peter Jones, Sloane Square. Role included: Exemplary customer service and assistance Children's school uniform fitting Shoe fitting and training on accurate measuring of shoe size Stock replenishment Online sales Floor maintenance Cashier/Till


Casual (administrator & Documentation Filler


Sep 2006 - Mar 2008
  • Showroom assistance and direction Handling confidential information and financial details Interviewing the customer and gathering private information for credit check and application Point of contact between customer and salesman



Kate Kuba Ltd

Apr 2007 - Feb 2008
  • Roles in boutique; Sales on commission High-class customer service and approach Shop floor cleaning and maintenance Visual merchandising input Assistance in other stores Stock control and transitions Good understanding and knowledge of products and competitors



BA Painting

Camberwell College of Arts

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • Fine Art discipline with studio practice and contextual studies. Cross-discipline interaction (Photography, Illustration, Sculpture) Independent projects: exhibitions, production and curation Extensive exhibition visits and private tours Artist talks and discussions Participation in talks and debates Reading groups Digital and creative workshops



University Of Greenwich

Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
  • Working with various software; computer-aided design. Studio based practice and portfolio work Contextual studies with History of Architecture and applied arts. Real-time and site-specific projects Group and independent projects Gallery and Museum visits Model-making and 3D workshops Hand-drawn axonometric, isometric and scaled elevation, section and plan drawings. Fine art, photography and animation modules



St Jame’s Catholic High School

Aug 2004 - Jun 2006
  • Fine Art- A* Science (Double Award)- A* Mathematics- A English Language/Literature- B/B Information Technology- B Religious Studies- B Design Technology- C Physical Education (Short Course)- C