-- Currently seeking opportunities in creative futures, trend research and development -- With a curious mind and a love of learning, I think differently, taking inspiration from unusual places and employing my creative flair and visual ingenuity wherever I can. I have a passion for portraying beauty through collections of imagery and a fascination with changing culture and attitudes. An enthusiastic explorer with a specialism in printed fashion textile design. www.sarahdancer.co.uk http://touchthetop.tumblr.com/
The Elephant Valley Project is a sanctuary set up for elephant care, local employment and is an ecotourism site for international and local visitors. Supporting the local community in Mondulkiri, Cambodia resting and recuperating working elephants, I was able to closely observe and gain an understanding of the benefits of this amazing project and assisted in its' growth by carrying out a number of ecotourism projects. This involved working in a close team contributing to community farming, and the building of facilities in order to expand the base camp accommodation.
Supporting the WGSN Mindset consultancy team in setting up & organising trend folders, archiving textiles and conducting deep desk research & written insight. Ideas generation, creative input and assistance with creating & building custom trend presentations & reports in response to briefs set by the client.
Assisted with creative decisions, e-commerce shoots, processing orders & returns, vintage repairs, restoring vintage, managing stock & online store.
Liaised with the Creative Director in re-branding fashion designer Georgina Mulholland. Hand drawn & painted designs then digitally manipulated to translate into a logo & brand illustration.
Worked on rebranding & redevelopment of bespoke bridal designers www.my-eden.co.uk. Delicately hand painted, digitally composed homepage & illustrations.
Print Design, Illustration, gif animation for Hermione de Paula's AW14 womenswear collection - hand drawing, painting & digital manipulation of womenswear print designs. General running of the studio & e-commerce assistance.