Pepper Chikezie

Pepper Chikezie

Founder and Director, The AssemblyLondon, United Kingdom
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Pepper Chikezie

Pepper Chikezie

Founder and Director, The AssemblyLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A visually creative individual with strong experience as a Creative Content Creator, Researcher, Producer and Brand Consultant. I'm a seasoned fashion professional with a track record in delivering Creative Direction and innovative content strategies and projects. For 3 and half years I was responsible for rebranding and managing Africa's First and foremost 24/7 African Fashion Channel (SPICE TV) on Terrestrial (ONtv) and Digital Satellite TV reaching 44 Million viewers across Africa. Through actively working and engaging with the fashion and creative eco-system in Africa and the diaspora for 6 years and my passion for supporting entrepreneurs and startups, I was lead to found The Assembly Fashion Innovation Hub with the aim to empower and develop local talent for global success.
Projects
  • Nneka The Pretty Serpent - Costume & Wardrobe
    Nneka The Pretty Serpent - Costume & WardrobeHad the pleasure of Designing the Wardrobe and Costume for Nollywood Classic - Nneka The Pretty Serpent. Through my organisation we also trained and developed creative talent in costume and wardrobe for film. The film can be streamed on Netflix.
  • SPICE TV HONOR Awards
    SPICE TV HONOR AwardsFashion Show Producer Curated & Produced Fashion Show Presentations at the SPICE Honours - Awards Ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria. Designers Showcases; Kenneth Ize (NG), David Tlale (SA), Chulaap (SA), Orapaleng (SA), Torlowei (NG), Pepper Row, Arinze Orizu, Endi Martin, Red Button (NG).
  • Bloom & Bloom Fashion Editorial
    Bloom & Bloom Fashion Editorial
  • FAB MAGAZINE FASHION EDITORIALS
    FAB MAGAZINE FASHION EDITORIALS
  • Tiwa Savage - Ife Wa Gbona Music Video
    Tiwa Savage - Ife Wa Gbona Music Video
  • Celebrating Iconic African Fashion Designer, Deola Sagoe
    Celebrating Iconic African Fashion Designer, Deola Sagoe
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Work history
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    FounderThe Assembly
    Lagos, NigeriaFull Time
    The Assembly is a community and platform impacting and supporting the Fashion + Creative Eco-system through consulting and providing access to resources, mentoring and creating networking opportunities.
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    Head of ChannelSpice TV
     - NigeriaFull Time
    General Management of SPICE TV, Africa’s first 24hr Fashion Channel on DStv (Digital & Terrestrial) 44 Million viewers across Africa, with strong focus on creative and commercial brand development. Developed 30 +original programs and vision for TV & Digital content platforms. The Art, Creative Direction & Management of channel content and brand assets (Digital & Social Management, Events, Website, Promotion, Content & Campaigns).
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Skills
  • Creative Arts
  • Digital Expertise
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Fashion Styling
  • Production
  • Brand Creative Strategy
  • Copywriter
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Community Management
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA, Strategic Fashion Marketing & Management University of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Award: Distinction Final Year Dissertation: Nigerian Fashion SMEs & Entrepreneurship
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    BA, Culture, Society & CommunicationsUniversity of Birmingham
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Award: 2:1 Final Year Dissertation: Distinction | President of the African & Caribbean Society