Marie Gallagher

Designer - branding, marketing, lingerie, fashion.

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Skills

 

  • Design
  • Strategy
  • Merchandising
  • Creative Direction
  • Production
  • Concept
  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Entrepeneurship
  • Research

Work history

Currently

Founder

Lick and Promise

Jan 2016
  • Full Time
  • Launched an e-commerce brand, making and selling modern kimonos, in a range of textural fabrics. Independently designed, developed and implemented all aspects of the business.

Currently

Sales Person

Kate Spade

Jul 2015
  • Full Time
  • Progressed from boutique to flagship store on Regent Street, selling premium fashion accessories. Gave exceptional customer service with recognition from individual customers verbally, via email and social media. Assisted with visual merchandising changes and stock organisation, as well as trained new members of staff, including management.

2015

Brand Manager

Training Bricks

Feb 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Freelance
  • Established a new creative identity for an online elearning company. Progressed into a brand development role, working across marketing and sales, creating materials to guide customers through the sales funnel.

2014

Sales Person

Bravissimo

Jun 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Full Time
  • Bra fittings specialising in D+ cup sizes, with personalised advice of fit and styling based on customers needs and wants. Gave a friendly and efficient customer service experience in a fast passed environment.

2014

Assistant Production Coordinator

Bordelle

Nov 2013 - Mar 2014
  • Freelance
  • Coordinated in-house and factory (UK and overseas) production of lingerie range. Oversaw the in-house team of machinists and interns, ensuring garments were made on time and to standard, based on needs of sales and logistics.

2014

Sales Person

Myla

Aug 2010 - Jan 2014
  • Full Time
  • Advised on lingerie products in a high end, luxury environment, through gaining an understanding of customers needs and wants, both in terms of product and lifestyle. Moved between teams in London boutiques as part of the cover team.

2013

Lingerie Designer

Goose Design Ltd

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Freelance
  • Worked with an international lingerie company aiming to become leaders in ‘fit innovation’ in the industry. Focusing on bras and shapewear, independently took the project from initial research to presentation of new design concepts.

2012

Assistant Brand Manager

Triumph

Aug 2011 - Jul 2012
  • Internship
  • Carried out a university placement at a major international lingerie brand. A diverse and involved role that included creative and strategic branding, global product merchandising and management of brand marketing.

Education

2013

BA(Hons) Fashion Contour

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
  • Lingerie design, pattern cutting, production, marketing, branding, concept and historical studies.

2007

BTEC National Diploma Fashion Design and Textiles

Uxbridge College

Sep 2005 - Jun 2007
  • Fashion design, pattern cutting, construction, styling, illustration, concept.

Awards

2013

Winner - London College of Fashion Innovation Award

University Of The Arts London

2013

Finalist - Deutsche Bank Award for Creative Enterprise

University Of The Arts London

2011

Winner - Gilly Hicks design project with London College of Fashion

University Of The Arts London

2011

UK Finalist - Triumph Inspiration Award

University Of The Arts London