Since graduating from Middlesex University with BA in fashion communication and styling last summer. I have continued to successfully manage my personal projects alongside my work commitments showing myself to be self-motivated, organized and capable of working under pressure. I have a clear, logical, creative mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion whilst having an eye for detail. I am a reliable, trustworthy and hardworking individual. I’m hungry to learn and progress my career within the fashion industry.
Duties: • Visual merchandiser for London stores – Covent Garden (Flagship), Newburgh st, Seven Dials, Coal Drops Yard & Shoreditch. Wholesale – JLP, Debenhams & HoF. • Window/ wall display co-ordination and set up. • Producing visual merchandising guidelines. • Floor plans for new product launches • Showroom exhibitions • New store opening exhibition set up visuals and styling • Collaboration launches: Raf Simmons, Akane, Comme des Garcon, Miles Kane & Amy Winehouse.
¬ Position: Creative and styling assistant team leader February 2019 to present Duties: • Creating concepts for in-store creative experiences • Curating research and ideas displaying them using mood boards for upcoming launches and season changes • Vinyling graphics for display launches • Styling and mannequins • Creating window displays • Assisting Visual Merchandising day to day
The Horrors Cover shoot 2018 for Foxes Magazine • Fashion assistant to the stylist and photographer • Assisting the setup and take down of photography equipment • Checking in clothing • Preparing clothing and dressing members
• Styling assistant for Jorja Smith 2018 UK tour • Sourcing clothing • Clothing checking in / out
Fake Tan company launch shoot for Boots UK. • Styling assistant • Clothing checking in / out • Sourcing props • Sourcing clothing • Model preparation • Art Direction input
¬ Position: Fashion and creative assistant - November 2017 to March 2018 Duties: • Creating a detailed inventory of clothing obtained by the magazine. • Assisting stylists Toni Blaze and Kamran Rajput on photo-shoots • Checking in and out clothing items from designers and PR companies • Researching and requesting items of clothing for shoots from brands/ PR companies
¬ Position: Photography assistant - 2017 Duties: • Assisting the photographer • Assisting the art direction of shoots • Assisting the set up and take down of photography equipment • Checking in clothing • Preparing clothing and dressing models
¬ Position: Acting Assistant Manager November 2018 – February 2019 ¬ Previous position: Supervisor / Senior Sales February 2017 – November 2018 ¬ Previous position: Sales Assistant – November 2016 – February 2017 Management duties: • Dr. Martens On the Road Magazine – Art directed and submitted an article with images about my store for the upcoming issue. • VM lead of outlet stores • Staff management e.g. rotas and hiring • London store openings • Working in all other London Dr. Martens stores such as their European flagship stores Oxford Street and Camden. • Supporting the manager in the day to day running of the business • Customer service skills (100% mystery shop rating) KPI targets met
Duties: • Working alongside a professional senior graphic designer • Art directing photos and text to finalize the layout of a publication
Art direction pathway – Middlesex University London • Free lance styling, photography and art directing – collaborating with other creatives on photo shoots and creating content for zines. • Curating a fashion show with fashion design students. -Being the production director of the show allowed me to thrive in other skills I have such as time organization and being able to swiftly deal with issues that arise abruptly. Also finding models, acquiring clothing and coming up with a concept for the show. • Art directing and creating publications such as books and zines to display my work.