Marie-Lena Niggemeier

Freelance Fashion Designer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

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About me

I am a hard working and reliable Freelance Fashion Designer with the enthusiasm and motivation to learn new and eager to face new challenges and responsibilities. While my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set, including first-rate attention to detail and creativity, I excel at: Client relations, time management, machine and hand sewing, drawing, CAD and Photoshop software. I am an open-minded person who likes to travel and ensure consumer well-being through timeless and aesthetic designs.

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Skills

  • Fashion Design/patternmaking/construction/dds/illustration
  • Fashion Degree
  • Fashion Director
  • CAD
  • Microsoft Office
  • Drawing
  • Organisation
  • Supervision
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Trend Analysis

Companies I’ve worked with

  • G

    Goldsmiths University of London

    • P

      Preen by TB

      • R

        Roberts Wood

        • H

          Hussein Chalayan

          Work history

          Currently

          Design/Studio Assistant

          Roberts Wood

          Jan 2018
          • Full Time
          • Making show samples, altering pattern, preparing and cutting fabric, hand linking embroidery Supervising and overseeing students/interns and assisting with the above tasks

          2017

          Freelance Footwear Assistant

          Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
          • Freelance
          • Producing colour ups, mock ups, indesign specs & files, assisting Footwear Designers Dying and painting of floral embroidery for footwear collection for Paris Fashion Week Effective design management, according to deadlines

          2017

          Volunteer Assistant

          Hussein Chalayan

          Feb 2017 - Feb 2017
          • Freelance
          • Responsible for dressing of models and supporting the backstage team

          2017

          Finance Manager & Design Department Student Coordinator

          Goldsmiths University of London

          Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
          • Freelance
          • Organising and leading meetings to schedule MA Design show Assigning duties to MA show working groups Managing the financial budget for the MA Design show, data and records management Improved University policy and student’s lives by conducting annual survey project Problem solving through communication between fashion students and University Professors Representing student‘s views and concerns individually and collectively

          2016

          Junior Designer & Project Manager

          Hase & Riedel

          May 2016 - Sep 2016
          • Full Time
          • Design development for communication concepts, conducting market trend analysis Supervising a small team of designers Slashed benefits administration cost by 25% negotiating pricing and fees, while ensuring the continuation and enhancements of services. Responsible for handling the financial budget of each project

          2015

          Assistant Design Department

          Preen by TB

          Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
          • Full Time
          • Creating and producing patterns, altering existing patterns Producing samples for collection, embroidery hand sewing, dying of fabric samples Development of prints and Illustrator CADs London and Paris Fashion Week: responsible for dressing models, customer service and Merchandising the showroom; Sample Sales Assistant

          2014

          Marketing Assistant

          Kraftstoff

          Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
          • Full Time
          • Research and development of market analysis Responsible for website texts and translation of website from German into English E-commerce responsibilities such as logo design, social media posts PUBLICATION of three English styleguides for Oldtimer Events Creation of look books

          2014

          Freelance Sportswear Designer

          Oliver Sport & Squash

          May 2014 - May 2014
          • Freelance
          • Successful development of designs for sportswear collection

          2013

          Creative Workshop Leader

          C&A Germany

          Jun 2013 - Jun 2013
          • Freelance
          • Leading different creative workshops such as drawing, accessories and jewellery creation

          2013

          Design Department Intern

          Label Blame

          Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
          • Internship
          • Responsible for researching and creating reports on new trends: fashion market analysis Accountable for pattern construction and gradation of patterns Producing samples for collection Development of technical drawings (CAD); design of mood boards

          2012

          Assistant Designer

          Das Stoff Atelier

          Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
          • Internship
          • Sewing of bridal wear and accessories Responsible for customer service and counselling Producing and copying patterns

          Education

          2017

          Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
          • Fashion Critical Practice and Business of Design, Thesis: Valued Labour (2:1)

          2015

          Aug 2014 - Feb 2015
          • Fashion Design, CAD, Fashion Photography and Portuguese Language Course

          2016

          Sep 2012 - May 2016
          • Thesis: Fashion Architect - Parametricism: Progressive and sustained (Mark: 1) Final mark: 1,3 (First-class Honours Degree), Business Plan Course

          2012

          Sep 2003 - Jun 2012
          • Modules and grades, from 0 (lowest) to 14 (highest): Maths, 12; German, 12; English, 9; Arts, 13