Key Responsibilities: • Working closely with my clients to understand their needs • Working towards tight deadlines • Tailoring my skills for each clients needs Accomplishments: • My work has been included in exhibitions and I’ve won an award. Commissioned for posters and logo designs. I’ve sold my own designed scarves.
Key roles: • Maintaining and updating showroom displays creatively. • Travelled to various trade fairs around the country to set up displays on stands. • Researching current and upcoming trends in the home ware and gift ware market and creating moodboards. • Photographed products and lifestyle shots for the website and social media. • Assisting web curator - using Photoshop to edit and retouch photographs ready for web and print, and created cut outs for the website. • I was the direct contact for the PR representative of Gisela Graham. I had to ensure all press requests were handled professionally and to tight deadlines. • Using Photoshop to create press releases of new collections to send to members of the press. Key Achievements: • Gained experience working within a design team in an office environment. • Being able to multi task on different projects efficiently and effectively, and to tight deadlines.
Key roles: • Providing exceptional customer service • Skills in administration work • Training new members of staff on the delicatessen counter Key Achievements: • I was recognised and congratulated by management for my exceptional customer service. • Through Morrisons, I have obtained a Level 2 Diploma in Retail Skills (QCF) • Become a solid communicator, able to deal with customers articulately.
Key roles: • Sending fabric sample requests to clients • Maintaining fabric sample library • Photographing new products, maintaining showroom appearance and uploading visual displays. • Administration duties - drafting emails, managing post, composing excel spreadsheets. • Answering phone calls and taking detailed messages. Key Achievements: • The manager entrusted me to run the showroom for two days, to tend to clients requests and needs. • First hand experience visiting a client to present new fabric collections.
Graduated with a First Class Honours degree
Graduated with a Merit
I was selected to exhibit in David Shepherd's Wildlife Artist of the Year in both 2013 and 2015, at the Mall Galleries in London. My illustrations were selected from thousands of entries. I was also chosen by my university tutors to have my work exhibited at D&AD New Blood 2014 at Spitalfields Market.
Selected drawings were chosen as Curator's Choice by Gerald Scarfe CBE for the Illustration category, for Noise Festival. My drawings were exhibited on a plinth along London's Southbank. Quote by Gerald Scarfe about my work: