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I am a creative, organised and ambitious individual who would love to progress in a career within PR & Marketing and Design. I have over seven years worth of hands on retail experience, have interned with several successful design companies and have a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Textile Design from a Top British University. From this I have developed my ability to research and develop large scale projects from start to finish. I have gained insight into multiple parts of a working business from the shop floor to head office and have strengthened my analytical skills reacting directly to sales reports and figures. I am computer literate, fluent in Adobe Software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign as well as Microsoft programmes. I am a great communicator, both verbally and written, a team player and come with bundles of energy and passion that would suit a high paced environment.Locked Pro Plan feature
• General Studio organisation. • Assisting the pattern cutters with tracing and alterations. • Hand sewing and embellishments. • Preparing and delivering materials to London based manufacturers. • Quality checking fabrics, prints and embroideries. • Assisting with print placements and Lay plans. • Basic studio errands. • Preparing materials and trims for international manufacturers.
• Sourcing fabrics and trims. • Textile experimentation for Spring Summer collection. • Digitalising Pattern pieces. • Digitalising technical drawings and designs. • Shoe and sock designing and research for collaboration with major sportswear company. • Delivering Autumn/Winter show invitations to press, buyers and guests. • Assisting and sourcing items for Autumn/Winter 2016 collection showing at London Collections Men. • Hand sewing and repairing garments. • General studio errands. • Preparing stock for sample sale. • Organising and archiving previous collections. • Dresser at London Collections Men, responsible for one complete look.
• Assisted in the development of the Spring/Summer 2015 Collection up until its presentation at London Fashion Week. Early development of the Pre Fall 2015 collection and the development of Mary Katrantzou’s A-Z limited edition sweaters and T-shirt’s. • As a Print intern I was involved in research, design work on Illustrator and Photoshop, digitally cleaning images and engineering prints onto pattern pieces working closely with the heads of the Print department.
Company specialises in illustrative prints designed for silk items. As an intern I was involved in the daily running of the business. Some design work on Illustrator.
Third year core units - • Practice - Design Identity and synthesis • Theory - Dissertation Second year core units - • Expanded Practice • Practice - Design and innovation • Professional communication • Theory - Contemporary contexts First year core units - • Concept and process • Textile contexts • Theory – Key concept • Introduction to study in higher education
• Textile Design A-level: A • Fine Art A Level: A • Philosophy A Level: C • History AS Level: C • Arts Award Gold: Level 3 Certificate in the Arts
• 11 GCSE’S A*-B
Selected as one of the top 50 textile designers by Texprint 2015 from students across the UK.
Selected as one of the final 6 participants in a denim innovation project in collaboration with VF corporation.
Judged on the quality of my research and colour exploration by Zandra Rhodes, Mary Restieaux, Chloe Sayer and Hilary Simon.
Work selected by Trend forcaster Philippa Wagner to be showcased on her design blog.