Michael Rhodes

Undergraduate

Projects

About me

A fashion womenswear graduate with 4 years knowledge on the design and creation of garments, as well as having industry experience, in form of internships at Giles Deacon and Mary Katrantzou. I also make music and sing. I am a very outgoing person and can get on with anyone very easily.

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Skills

  • Fashion Design/patternmaking/construction/dds/illustration
  • Singer/vocalist
  • Singer/songwriter
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Machine Sewing
  • Hand Sewing
  • Music Composition
  • 2D Drawing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office

Work history

2017

Sales assistant at The Cereal Cafe

The Cereal Cafe

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Attending to customers with purchase needs • Taking food to customers • Cleaning the store • Restocking cereal and merchandise • Going on grocery runs

2016

Design Intern

Mary katrantzou

Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • Helping out with pattern cutting • Working on embroidery samples for the collection • Running out on errands assisting the collection • Working on a customised chainmail dress • Doing little samples (pockets, denim finishes) for the collection • Researching finishes for denim samples

2015

Sales assistant at Joy

Joy

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Attending to customers with purchase needs • Reorganising the stock room • Updating stock on the shop floor • Making sale recommendations to customers • Cleaning the store after the work day was over • Balancing out the till at the end of the day • Logging in the profits of the day on excel financial sheet • Locking up the store

2014

Design Intern

Giles Deacon

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • Beading samples for the collection • Taking garments to clients and customers • Working with laser cut leather for client pieces • Working to meet the daily targets

2014

Voluntary Experience

KTZ

Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Helping backstage and assisting guests as they arrive at the show. • Being on standby to help the models and dressers if they needed help with anything • Carrying packages and deliveries into the venue • Directing guests to their seats • Keeping things tidy backstage

2014

Cook and Server at Turner and Roast food stand

Turner and Roast

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Cooking the food and serving the customers • Frying burgers and chips • Pulling beef and pork • Re-stocking the fridge • Cleaning the van • Providing good and professional customer service • Communicating and working working well with the team

2014

Studio assistant to Panos Yiapanis

Panos Yiapanis

Feb 2014 - Feb 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assisting with finishing of garments. • Working with embroidery. (beading vintage silk bomber jackets) • Helping team members when necessary • Collecting packages delivered to the studio

2012

Sales assistant

Crombie

Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Delivering great customer service, working with the team to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere for shoppers. • Responsible for deliveries to clients and companies • Keeping the store clean and tidy • Organising and working in the stockroom • Using situational selling and making recommendations appropriate to the guest.

Education

2017

BA (Hons) Fashion Design

London College of Fashion

Sep 2013 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • BA Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear