Shay Adams
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Shay Adams

Fashion Global Production ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Shay Adams

Fashion Global Production ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Originally South African born, I grew up in England and pursued a career in fashion. Since graduating in BA fashion design at Istituto Marangoni, I have worked in technical design, sample development, production, digital marketing, and retail management. I’ve interned and worked for luxury designers such as ROKSANDA, Mary Katrantzou, House of Holland, ASCENO, Ernest Leoty and David Koma.
Projects
  • ASCENO Technical Designer
    ASCENO Technical DesignerASCENO was founded in 2014 by two friends, Lauren Leask and Poppy Sexton-Wainwright, with the intent to create a collection of wardrobe essentials perfectly curated to take a woman effortlessly through all aspects of her day. ASCENO’s luxury and versatile collections can be found in some of the best stores worldwide including NET-A-PORTER, MATCHESFASHION and Selfridges to name just a few. I have worked with ASCENO since 2017 as their CAD technical designer. I work with the designers to ensure t
  • Ernest Leoty Technical Linesheet
    Ernest Leoty Technical LinesheetErnest Leoty is a French brand based in London. "Our team brings together creative minds who work with French couture brands and technical experts who have designed gear for Olympic athletes. We make sportswear with a Parisian sensibility, drawing flattering lines on durable fabrics. The result is chic, feminine, and functional." I worked alongside the designer and the production manager to create a technical linesheet for their newest collection. Using samples and fabric swatches in studio, I
  • MARY KATRANTZOU Product Development
    MARY KATRANTZOU Product DevelopmentI worked with the product development manager to coordinate raw materials and fabrics, with technical packs, for sample production. I oversaw the linesheet and updated the document with the latest changes and amendments. Using DHL and local couriers, I organized deliveries between factories and the studio with materials, trims, the specification sheet and amendment notes. I kept track of deliveries and chased manufacturers for samples, using a live sample tracker. I worked alongside the producti
  • David Koma Internship
    David Koma Internship
  • ROKSANDA Internship
    ROKSANDA Internship
  • Heritage
    HeritageCollection developed in second year studying fashion design. The collection aims to merge the aesthetics of a living designer and artist of choice.
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Work history
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    Global Project ManagerDEEPWEAR
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Design development Sales Sourcing Factory auditing & negotiating Product development Production management Quality control Logistics coordination Admin & Accounting Consultation Technical files & BOM CRM, Excel and word
    ASCENO logo
    ASCENO logo
    Technical Design AssistantASCENO
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Created and edited CAD technical drawings for Autumn/Winter 2018 - Autumn/Winter 2019 Creating and amending prints in Adobe Specification sheets in Excel Assisting with critical path Design research and development Online content research Create content for online blog Edit, amend and link content on Shopify
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Skills
  • Textiles
  • Fashion Design/pattern Making
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Fashion Show Production
  • Sourcing
  • Writing
  • Concept Development Research
  • Sample Production
  • Customer Service and Sales
  • Management
Education
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    Introduction to CAD and CAM ShortcourseLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    An overview of how computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing can be applied to the traditional skills of pattern cutting, grading, lay planning and fashion design.
    Istituto Marangoni London logo
    Istituto Marangoni London logo
    B A Hons Fashion DesignIstituto Marangoni London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Bachelor's degree in fashion design studying garment construction, textile studies, CAD software, history of fashion and fashion marketing. My dissertation studied the effects the Apartheid had on the South African fashion history and development. In my final year, my graduate collection was showcased at London Graduate Fashion Week 2016, which has been published on Vogue.
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