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Rachel Clements

Textile Designer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraduate Textile Designer - Fashion Design Assistant

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About me

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.

Skills

  • Knitted Textiles
  • Knitwear Design
  • Crochet/macrame/embroidery
  • Embellishment
  • Drawing
  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Organisation
  • Time Management
  • Printed Textiles
  • Repeat Patterns

Work history

2016

Knitwear Design Assistant

DKNY

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Internship
  • 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.

2016

Design Assistant

Matthew Williamson

Feb 2016 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • 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.

2016

Textile Design Assistant

Catherine Williams

Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting freelance designer Catherine Williams in creating knitted, crocheted and embroidered swatches.

2015

Fabric and Trims Development Assistant

Burberry

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • 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.

2015

Knitwear Design Assistant

Country of Origin

Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Sketching garment designs; Knitting tension swatches; trialling different seam joins; pattern calculation; production of garments.

2015

Embroidery Design Assistant

Mary Katrantzou

Aug 2015 - Nov 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • 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.

Education

2017

Ba (Hons) Textile Design With Business Studies, First Class

The University of Brighton

Oct 2013 - Jun 2017
  • Brighton, United Kingdom

2012

A Levels (Fine Art A*, Textile Design A, English Literature, A)

Sackville School

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
  • United Kingdom

Awards

2017

Texprint

Texprint

  • Nomination

2017

Bursary

Worshipful Framework of Knitters

  • Nominaton

2017

Ethical Business Award

University of Brighton

  • Nomination