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Posy Amor

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsFashion Designer - Fashion Product Developer - Product Development Manager

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Design
  • Pattern Making
  • Product Development
  • Sewing
  • Technical Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

2017

Product Manager

Aitor Throup Studio

Oct 2015 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Management - Manage a team of designers and developers to ensure products are being created on time and to the high level of quality required - Schedule, manage and lead internal product reviews with the Creative Director, ensuring feedback is recorded and applied - Manage the design and development of the product branding materials - Co-ordinate the activity of the Product team with the Projects, Graphic and PR department - Induct and teach new members of staff within the department - One of two senior team members to manage the relocation and set up of the whole studio from London to Amsterdam Planning - Create the critical path for all in-house and external development and production of all garments and accessories - Pre-empt potential problems that could delay progress, work to prevent them and ensure alternative solutions are ready to be put in to action - Work on multiple projects simultaneously with both in-house and external teams Communication - Work with international brands, factories and mills on developments, collaborations and production - Source and purchase all collection fabrics and trims through research and international trade shows - Liaise with suppliers to ensure timely delivery - Source and work with UK based factories for development and sampling, giving detailed instruction and making sure feedback is applied - Manage, teach and empower an incredibly diverse, multi-cultural team of staff and interns – most of which English was not their first language Finance - Build, manage and adhere to the full departmental budget - Work with the Studio Coordinator to develop more efficient systems and data sheets to develop and analyse garment costings and profit margins - Document invoices, expenses and studio costs H-R Manage, review and shortlist applications for all new posts - Conduct interviews for all new department staff - Conduct progress reviews with staff (INTERIM) - Research and create advertising proposals for all new posts within the brand - Work and communicate with international universities to confirm placements for all students - Write reports on student placements, giving feedback on their work and progress - Manage the safety and well-being of all members of the team, including staff and interns - Write references for all staff and interns

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Fashion Design IND

University of Leeds

Sep 2010 - Jun 2015
  • Leeds, United Kingdom