Sarah Balmont

Assistant Designer Balenciaga

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

  • Assistant Designer Balenciaga

Skills

  • Pattern Cutting
  • Sketching
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sewing
  • Hand Sewing
  • Design
  • 3D Design
  • Draping

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Storm Management

    Storm Management

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • Louis Vuitton

    Louis Vuitton

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • M

    Maison Margiela

    • G

      Giles Deacon

      Work history

      2016

      Creative Intern

      Louis Vuitton

      Mar 2016 - Oct 2016
      • Paris, France
      • Internship
      • Full-time, studio maroquinerie design assistant to head of show accessories. Assisting with design for both defile and permanent collection. Responsibilites: inspirational researching, developing 3D ideas , launching bags with factories and through industrial department (following complete process). Scale 1 drawings by hand, using illustrator to create files to send to factories and also using photoshop.

      2016

      Creative Intern

      Maison Margiela

      Oct 2015 - Feb 2016
      • Paris, France
      • Internship
      • RTW design assistant intern full-time, assisting head designer with the AW16 collection. Assisting in all fittings with John Galliano, alongside the head of the atelier and STAFF international atelier. Responsibilites: Inspirational research, design input, draping of garments, fabric sourcing, also using photoshop to create renderings and launch sheets. Also, running general organisational tasks in the studio such as fitting records book and show books. Helping backstage at shows.

      2014

      Creative Intern

      Giles Deacon

      Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Full-time internship, later part-time. Responsibilites: creating hand embroidered samples for the SS15 collection, hand stitching and constructing garments for private sale and show pieces. Repairing damaged garments and embroideries. Also, completing organisational tasks within the studio.

      2013

      Creative Intern

      Antipodium

      Dec 2013 - Dec 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Part-time intern. Responsibilites: helping out in the studio with patternmaking and fabric sourcing. Also, archival tasks within the studio.

      2013

      Creative Intern

      Emaliomada

      Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Design assistant intern full-time, assisting the head designer with his first collection and launch of the label. Responsibilities: pattern cutting and development, making toiles , fabric sourcing , design input and sampling. Helping part-time up until the launch of the collection and backstage at the AW14 show.

      2009

      Creative Intern

      Storm Management

      Oct 2009 - Oct 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Part-time work experience. Responsibilities: Assisting model bookers with updating portfolios, chaperoning models to castings, magazine and press archiving and model scouting

      Education

      Currently

      MA Fashion Design: Womenswear

      Central Saint Martins

      Oct 2017
      • London, United Kingdom

      2017

      BA (Hons) Fashion Design: Womenswear

      Central Saint Martins

      Sep 2013 - Jul 2017
      • London, United Kingdom

      Awards

      2017

      The Theory/Helmut Lang Scholarship

      Central Saint Martins