My motivation as a creative is to find links between stories to form a merged concept and new ideas. I am an award-winning Textile Design graduate from Dublin, based in London My skills and experience include an excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite inc InDesign. Good knowledge of fabric design including wovens and prints. I have worked at an industry level assisting in design work and collaborating with senior designers at large scale mills and with smaller businesses. I find myself thriving most when I am free to adapt and develop my skill set to realise and complete problems. While working at and expanding business such as Ray Stitch, I have broadened my job role from the shop and administrative assistant to the content developer, product photographer and writer for the website and social media. I am looking to expand my skills, learn from interesting business practice and discover where I can use my talents dynamically.
Ray Stitch is a popular fabric shop and sewing school with a strong online presence. We have a big emphasis on sustainability and responsible sourcing of materials. My position at Ray Stitch encompasses a range of roles, customer service is a vital aspect of my work and expands into content creation, product photography, website administration and social media management. Collaborating with the school team and director I develop and execute social media marketing concepts as well as frequent data analysis.
Working alongside the production manager at the weaving mill I executed product development and sample making. I adhered to strict quality control and trained others in this field. I met with production managers across the UK and studied a variety of production processes including yarn dyeing, weaving and finishing.
Wallace Sewell are a British textile design brand with their own range of scarves and homewares. They collaborate with the TATE on an annual basis and are well know to have collaborated with TFL in designing some of the famous London Underground and Overground seats. As studio assistant, I was responsible for creating woven fabric samples to perfect quality and under tight deadlines. I assisted in colour development for targeted customers. I supervised photoshoots. I carried out stock checks and bookkeeping. I updated supplier databases and calculated material quantities for production. I maintained archive information. In my market research roles, I developed new customer profiles.