Highly motivated and creative 2017 Graduate in Textile Design with Business Studies from the University of Brighton, looking for employment opportunities in design. Experienced in the design of a range of textile mediums including knit, embellishment and print, primarily for high-end and luxury womenswear.
Developing knitted concepts for AW 17 by creating knitted swatches and experimenting with compositions; sketching full-size layouts and creating detailed tech-packs to send to factories; cataloguing and archiving Pre-Fall 17 knit-downs; collating research on style details and silhouettes for AW 18.
Creating embellishment designs for garments and accessories as well as associated artworks to send to factories; collaborating with the print designer to hand draw and paint elements for print designs; digitally altering colourways for print designs; sketching silhouettes by hand and on Adobe Illustrator; creating tech-packs; maintaining design boards; responsible for selecting colours of trims and lining fabrics; assisting in fittings.
Assisting freelance designer Catherine Williams in creating knitted, crocheted and embroidered swatches.
2 week placement, working primarily within the Prorsum team; researching suitable samples from archives to be discussed in meetings; cataloguing samples using PLM computer software; making trims bibles; ensuring packages are dispatched on time.
Sketching garment designs; Knitting tension swatches; trialling different seam joins; pattern calculation; production of garments.
Working with the designers to create experimental and final samples for SS16 collection; digitally placing embroidery artworks onto flat drawings to be sent to manufacturers; sourcing trims and fabrics from central London; assisting backstage at London Fashion Week; collating research for Pre-fall 2016 and developing initial embroidery concepts.