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Sinead Devlin

Embellishment design assistant

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Hand Drawing Skills
  • Embroidery and Embellishment Design
  • Sampling
  • Embellishment Techniques

Work history

2017

Embellishment Design Assistant- Going Out Dresses Design Team

ASOS

Aug 2016 - May 2017
  • Mornington Cres, Kings Cross, London NW1 7RH, UK
  • Freelance
  • Creating embellished samples for the new Salon collection using vintage and archive inspiration. Creating one-off press pieces based on catwalk trends. Sourcing components, fabrics, and colours, as well as creating new season colour palettes. Producing digital and hand drawn artworks for embellishment and embroidery designs. Liaising with suppliers in India and Hong Kong- preparing design packs for production. Attending fabric and supplier appointments at the start of the season.

2016

Embellishment Design Assistant

Emilia Wickstead

Feb 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Freelance
  • Embellishing complete runway looks in the run-up to the A/W 2016 LFW show, using Swarovski crystal on wool and jacquard fabrics. Completing production orders for luxury retailers from the S/S 2016 line, involving motif creation and placement. Hand finishing techniques on bespoke client work and bridal dresses to the highest standard. Creating bespoke embellishment to a brief for celebrity/press purposes.

2016

Embellishment Design Assistant

Mary Katrantzou

Dec 2015 - Aug 2016
  • Freelance
  • Completing production orders for luxury retailers, ensuring quality control and continuity of design. Repairs on show samples for the MET ball exhibition, returning them to their original standard. New season sampling and creative experimentation. One-off custom orders and bespoke projects.

2014

Embroidery Intern

Mary Katrantzou

Jan 2014 - May 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • An intern involved solely with the embroidery design team, working on creative samples, textile manipulation and experimentation, Illustrator work, colour and placement options for production pieces, liaising with factories and aiding with repairs for the show and separate fashion shoots.

2013

Sampling Intern

Roksanda

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Internship
  • Accurate cutting out and hand finishing of final samples and toiles. Repairing and preparing embroideries. Precise pattern tracing and copying. Creating technical packs for the production units. Assisting at fittings and photo-shoots, and LFW show venue for S/S 2014. Creating the large-scale installation in the brand’s first London store. Aiding the design development of childrenswear, knitwear and swimwear lines.

2013

Production Intern

Erdem

Jan 2013 - Feb 2013
  • Internship
  • Quality checking garments and fabrics. Accurate tracing and altering of patterns. Assisting with hand sewing and embellishment techniques. Steaming and preparing garments for luxury retailers. Liaising with suppliers and production units.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Fashion Design

University of Westminster

Sep 2011 - Jun 2015
  • Harrow, United Kingdom

2011

Art and Design Foundation Diploma, Distinction

Leeds College of Art

Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
  • Leeds, United Kingdom