Shannen Maria Samuel

Fashion Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

  • Fashion Designer

Projects credited in

About me

Since graduating with a Fashion BA(hons) from UCA Epsom, Shannen has immersed herself into the world of fashion with varied roles for upcoming brands as well as releasing her own collections - giving her a diverse set of technical skills and knowledge. Shannen is now however looking for more growth and input as a designer within an established brand.

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Skills

  • Fashion Design
  • Technical Illustration
  • Fashion Production
  • Advanced Sewing
  • Hand Sewing
  • Trend Analysis
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Technical Design
  • Technical Drawing
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Pattern Development
  • Pattern Design
  • Sewing
  • Embellishment Techniques
  • Curating
  • Runway
  • Art Exhibition
  • Exhibit Design
  • Exhibiting

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • V&A

    V&A

    • Arts and Culture
  • Bacchus

    Bacchus

    • Marketing & PR
  • A

    Ama Bonsu

    Work history

    Currently

    Design & Production Manager

    LUXE 22

    Aug 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Design & Production Manager 01/08/17 - Present: Assisting brand CEO with production and design process, advising on sampling, contacting manufacturers, creating concept packages including in-depth research, fabric and material sourcing/advising, organisation and spreadsheets for several areas of the brand (manufacturers, photographers), attending regular meeting and fashion shows / trade shows.

    2018

    Operations Executive

    Ama Bonsu

    Dec 2016 - Mar 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • In my position as Operations Executive my role and responsibilities range from a wide set of areas from admin to creative. Some of my administrative tasks include liaising via email to clients, manufacturers, professionals, suppliers, photographers as well as creating spreadsheets and procedure notes in order to keep the brand in operation. I am also responsible for arranging meetings and photoshoots. The creative aspects of my role consists of creating concept boards and documents for collection representation and photoshoots, creating full technical packs and running the social media.

    Education

    2016

    BA (Hons) Fashion Design

    UCA Epsom

    Sep 2013 - May 2016
    • Epsom, United Kingdom
    • 2:1

    2016

    Sep 2013 - May 2016
    • London, United Kingdom

    2013

    BTEC Foundation Diploma Art Design

    Isle of Man College

    Sep 2012 - May 2013
    • Isle of Man
    • Fashion Pathway | Distinction