• Sourcing fabrics for the AW17 kids trend book. • Image sourcing for Home and Kid’s Trend Books. • Researching consumer and cultural trends for the Kids Insight Report. • Styling and creating imagery for the Trend Reports. • Assisting with client presentations. • Creating spreadsheets on Excel, layouts on InDesign and editing photos on Photo- shop. • Answering the phone, handling client and customer queries.
• I was given the responsability of sourcing fabrics and trims. • Handling e-commerce sales on Shopify and archiving stock using Excel. • Helped with quality control and liasing with manufacturers in Portugal. • I was responsible for marketing through social media platforms. • I helped to make the SS15 collection, cutting and hand sewing details. My time at Ostwald Helgason gave me insight into how a fashion company works, from buying, production and making to sales and customer service. I had experience in each of these sectors and fell confident that I can transfer these skills to a range of different jobs.
• Trend forecasting and marketing • Business planning • Pattern cutting • Industrial machine sewing • Conceptual research and design • CAD design on Illustrator • Styling for photoshoots • Machine and hand knitting • Presentation skills both live and re- corded • Collaboration with photographers • Textile methods - dying, puff binding, silk screen print, digital print
Concept research, life drawing, textile printing, etching, 3D wood and metal work, illustration, fashion design, fine art painting, clay sculpture.