Silje Lovise Gjertsen

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Art Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Fine Art
  • Creative
  • Fabric
  • Pattern Making
  • Sewing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Digital Photograhy
  • Analogue Photography
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Dealing with People

Work history

Currently

Nanny

Little Ones London

Sep 2015
  • - Working part-time as a Norwegian speaking nanny - Teaching the child Norwegian - Engaging the child in creative, playful and mind stimulating activities - Taking the child to play-dates and other social situations

2016

Nanny

Little Ones London

Aug 2015 - Jan 2016
  • - Working part-time as a Norwegian speaking nanny - Teaching the child Norwegian - Engaging the child in creative, playful and mind stimulating activities - Taking the child to play-dates and other social situations - Had to follow detailed instructions and work on my own initiative

2015

Personal Care Assistant

Uloba AS

Aug 2008 - Dec 2015
  • - Worked as personal assistant for individuals with disabilities, full time and in holidays - Had to be patient and courteous at all times - Developed rapport and trust with customers - Had to follow detailed instructions and work on my own initiative - Was responsible for the provision of medicine

2014

Waitress

The Art of Dining

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • - Worked as waitress at “The Colour Palate” - Worked as part of a large team - Worked in a high pressure environment - Was required to take orders and liaise with staff as part of a team to ensure smooth operation of the business - Required to have a high attention to detail and to be courteous at all times - Worked long hours while adhering to high standards of customer services

2014

Secret Postcard Exhibition Team

Royal College of Art

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • - Worked as part of the Secret Postcard Exhibition team - I catalogued all the artists in the exhibition onto the computer database - I was involved in hanging the exhibition

2013

Home Care Assistant

Hjemmesykepleien

May 2012 - Aug 2013
  • - Worked as a home care assistant for two summers, three months full time each summer - Learnt the necessity of punctuality and good time-keeping - Worked long hours while adhering to high standards of customer services - Required to have a high attention to detail and to be courteous at all times - Was responsible for the provision of medicine

2009

Cleaner

Orcus AS

May 2009 - Jul 2009
  • - Worked as cleaner at the airport in Bergen for one summer - Worked night shift and long hours while maintaining high standards set by management - Had to adhere to Health and Safety regulations at all times - Required to liaise with security officers in maintaing the security of the airport

2009

Costumer Service Agent

Current Communication AS

Nov 2008 - Apr 2009
  • - Worked as customer service agent for Norway-based energy supplier - Had to communicate a wide range of information in a clear and concise manner to customers - Required to speak to a wide range of customers on varying issues - Learnt the necessity of sensitivity and data capture when recording sensitive data and taking payments - Required to handle difficult situations and remain patient and courteous at all times

2008

Post Delivery Person

Posten Norge AS

Aug 2007 - Jun 2008
  • - Worked for the Post Office in Norway to deliver mail - Delivered mail by hand to individual customers - Had to work long hours while remaining polite and enthusiastic - Had to handle large amounts of sensitive information

Education

2015

MA Photography

Royal College of Art

Aug 2013 - Jun 2015
  • Photography

2013

BA(Hons) Photography

London College of Communication

Aug 2010 - May 2013
  • Photography

2010

Fashion Design Technology: Designer Pattern Cutter

London College of Fashion

Aug 2009 - May 2010
  • Fashion Design Technology: Designer Pattern Cutter

Awards

2015

Metro Imaging Prize

  • Metro Imaging Prize and Mentorship Award https://www.metroimaging.co.uk/home

2015

Worshipful Company of Painters and Stainers Award

2014

European Photography Prize

2013

Metro Imaging Prize

  • Metro Imaging Prize and Mentorship Award