Martina Stefkova Simeonova

Fashion Designer


About me

Recent graduate from fashion design, producing a commercial womenswear collection based on modern sport, swimwear and athleisure. Most developed skills include pattern cutting, research, design development, colour story development, commercial fashion forecasting, CAD/ Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, production technical packs, business development, time management, organisation, material sourcing and production.

Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Fashion Design/patternmaking/construction/dds/illustration
  • Fashion Degree
  • Commercial Fashion
  • Sportswear
  • Swimwear Design
  • CAD
  • Drawing-painting-fashion Illustration
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Garment Construction

Work history


Production Assistant

Matthew Williamson

May 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Internship
  • Responsible for solely running the production department over three weeks of the starting period. I updated the critical path on Excel, BOMs, organised logistics, lialised with factories, conducted garment quality checks, shipped wholesale orders internationally and rectified arising problems.


Stage Management/Caller

Brighton Fahsion Week

Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Freelance
  • Stage Management/Caller – Responsible for the smooth running of the show by organising backstage crew and making sure staff and models are co-ordinated within the schedule of the show as well as assisting the producers and choreographer of the show.


Design Assistant


Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Internship
  • Digital Marketing – Added experience in working with textile pattern designer and fashion designer by creating high quality CAD presentation packs. Responsible for design concept development of the brand’s upcoming collections. Sourcing contacts and obtaining information to optimise the quality of the products and garments produced.



Brighton Graduate Fahion Show

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Freelance
  • Responsible as assistant to the graduate’s London and Gala fashion shows as backstage model dresser and runner. Operated in constricted environments rapidly to meet time schedules.


Assistant to Designer Student

Linh Doan

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Internship
  • Responsible as assistant for production of fashion show and supervision of photographic shoot; consulted with project participants including event organisers and production/construction technicians. Operated to tight deadlines and rapidly learnt time-planning to deliver successful event and publicity materials.



BA(Hons) Fashion Design with Business Studies

University of Brighton

Oct 2013 - Jul 2017
  • Production of women’s sportswear collection. I conducted relevant research, design and pattern cutting skills with international material sourcing and production, as well as collaborations to produce an exciting, market-targeted collection. Excelled my skills at event organising by gathering professionals in the industry for marketing videography and an editorial shoot.


A Foundation Degree in Design and Applied Arts

UCA Epsom

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Foundation Degree specialised in Fashion Design



KNYTTAN Jumper Design Award


  • Created a textile pattern design for a wool jumper.


Off the Hook Magazine Cover

Off the Hook

  • Created fashion marketing concept that was featured on the front cover and six page article in October 2013 issue.