Madison Sombekke

Design room manager/design assistant

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Fashion
  • Apparel
  • Assistant
  • Buying
  • CAD
  • Data Entry
  • Design
  • Fabric
  • PA
  • Product Development
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Work history


Design Room Manager

Alannah Hill

Jul 2014
  • Assistant to the Creative Director this was a dual role- design assistant and personal assistant. Design assistant: managing the design process and ensuring timeline is maintained, communicating design details to suppliers, approving and sending approval comments for all elements of each design, trend forecasting research, fabric sourcing, print sourcing, developing and editing basic print designs, generating CAD drawings of designs, creating specification packs for suppliers, ad hoc reporting, managing design team appointments and deadlines. Personal assistant to Creative director; arranging appointments with suppliers and other departments, following through with directives for PR and marketing, online merchandising and merchandise planning, managing design team appointments and deadlines.


Merchandise Planning Assistant


Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Reporting on sales performance, processing sales data, buying ranges with designers, generating range plans based on sales history and future trends, reporting on sales, generating pick sheets for suppliers, ADHOC reporting, reviewing ranges with designers.



Fashion and Textile Merchandising


Feb 2011 - Nov 2013
  • Bachelor of applied science