Meera Patel

Buyers Assistant

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityCurrently available for full time jobs.

Skills

 

  • Advanced MS Office Skills
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Basic Pattern Cutting
  • 1+ Years Experience as a Pa/admin/coordinator
  • Ability to Prioritise and Multi-task to Meet Deadlines

Work history

2016

Opps & Admin Professional

Marks & Spencer

Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • Buyers Admin Assistant with experience working across several departments in both womenswear & menswear, these included high profile brands such as Twiggy for M&S, Best of British and the Archive by Alexa Chung collaboration. Acquired the skills required for working in a fast fashion brand, Limited, where a short lead time required prioritisation, working to tight deadlines in order to meet launch dates and maximise sales. Most recently having worked in men's Suits & Jackets department working in a supply chain which included working directly with fabric mills, and working on several critical path lead times based upon the production country of origin.

2015

Volunteer

Alpine Public School

Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Uttarakhand, India
  • Full Time
  • Teaching grammatical, written, and conversational English to students aged between 10- 15 years through planned textbook lessons, group activities such as role plays and interactive games. The initiative was to build the confidence of students by encouraging them to speak in English more frequently. Here I gained an insight into the methods of teaching and the educational system at a school in rural India. One which has began to adopt modern technologies such as interactive whiteboards to enhance knowledge imparted to children.

2014

Creative Intern

Ada & Nik

Jul 2014 - Oct 2014
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • A hands on role assisting in developing and designing the range for AW15 working in line with the 'dark matter' aesthetic of niche menswear label Ada + Nik. Conceptual research was a key responsibility in order to drive the design development, and fabric sourcing forward.