Malena McQuarrie Gonzalez

set and costume designer & assistant

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsSet Designer - Art Director - Costume Designer
  • Scott Millis
  • Lucy Rose Turner
  • Will Pearson
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About me

I'm a freelance set and costume designer based in London. Previously assisted set designers, art directors, fashion designers and stylists.

Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Styling
  • Art Direction
  • Project Management
  • Set Design
  • Prop Sourcing
  • Costume Buying
  • Costume Design
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Moodboard Creation

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • RSA Films

    RSA Films

    • Film
  • Paul Smith

    Paul Smith

    • Fashion and Textiles
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    typical freaks

    • A

      Alun Davies Art Director

      Work history

      2019

      Costume buyer

      Capital FM

      Apr 2019 - Apr 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Costume buyer and stylist for an advert with Capital FM and Three mobile network. Sourced outfits according to brief. In charge of wardrobe and outfit changes on set for main actor and extras. Managed the returns.

      2019

      Art Department assistant

      RSA Films

      Feb 2019 - Feb 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Assistant to art director Grace Bailey for RSA films. Dressed the set and catalogued props.

      2018

      Fashion assistant

      Electronic Sheep

      Nov 2017 - Jan 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Assisted with admin, research, stockists and social media.

      2019

      Set/ costume assistant - Project manager

      Lydia Chan Set Designer

      Sep 2017 - Mar 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Clients: Vogue Italia, Vogue Hong Kong, Vision China, Vogue Czechoslovakia , Sony Music, Sleek and King Kong magazine, London fashion week. Assisted on producing costumes, props and sets. In charge of sewing duties , calculating and budgeting fabrics. Managed a presentation and assigned duties to assistants during fashion week. Organised Transport and manual labour.

      2019

      Sep 2017 - Mar 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Clients: M&S, Nike and Lipsy, Attitude, Esquire, ELLE and Shortlist magazine. Researched and hired props. Liaised with the photographers and creative directors. Managed set during Aluns' absence. Assisted with retouches and changes on set.

      2017

      Assistant Set Decorator

      Paul Smith

      Mar 2017 - Mar 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Assisted on creating and curating a piece for the worldwide Paul Smith fashion exhibition over the course of a week.

      2017

      Fashion Design

      typical freaks

      Mar 2017 - Jul 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • - Assisted with production of SS17 and AW17 -Pattern drafting and cutting -Assistant at the screen printing studio -Hand painted garments -Assisted on outsourcing help to finish production -Helped with design for SS18 -Assembled patterns together to then be sewed -Housekeeping duties within the studio

      2015

      Stylist assistant

      Brian Conway stylist

      Sep 2014 - May 2015
      • Dublin, Ireland
      • Internship
      • Assisted the stylist on three shoots for "The Irish Independent" and "The Social and Personal" over the course of the year.

      Education

      2016

      Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
      • Dublin, Ireland