Symonne Torpy

Creative Director

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  • LocationParis, France

About me

 

I am a highly driven creative spirit, with a poised pen and an eye for detail. Immersed across print, digital and the physical space, I seek diverse roles, challenging clients and lateral solutions. As co-founder of the Paris-based Leland Torpy partnership, my entrepreneurial spirit is coupled with a strict work ethic. A fresh-faced brand strategy partnership, Leland Torpy manages the development of cohesive corporate and client image rollouts. In 2014 we designed a new vision for the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education magazine, which serves as a cornerstone of the brand's corporate partner and alumni communities. Since, we have worked with the American University of Paris, rolling out a highly successful fundraising brochure and innovative recruitment materials. Leland Torpy ventured into interior design as an extension of branding in the physical space in late 2014, taking on functional and aesthetic planning and execution for the American University of Paris' Combes building in the 7è arrondissement. As an individual, quickly gauging consumer responses and analyzing the success of tactical marketing has been key to my success. From 2012-2013, I managed Panasonic's Australian expert hub, at the nexus of online community, market research and branding. In-depth knowledge of contemporary design and an ability to effectively network have granted me journalistic access to Paris Fashion Week over several seasons. My circle of contacts within the industry is ever expanding. With extensive travel experience throughout the USA, Europe and Asia, I bring an independence, adventurousness and informed worldview to my work.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Marketing PR
  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Digital
  • Blogging
  • Networking
  • Interior Design
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Fashion Week
  • Brand Creation
  • International Business Marketing Management
  • Social Media Digital Strategies
  • Journalism Copywriting Skills

Education

2016

M. Global Communications

American University of Paris

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016
  • FASHION JOURNALISM FASHION THEORY I: (UN)DRESSING THE SELF FASHION THEORY II: SENSING THE SELF THROUGH DRESS BRANDING OF SPACE: VISUAL ARTISTRY IN FASHION RETAIL YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TALK FASHION (PRACTICUM) DIGITAL TOOLKIT BRANDS AND BELIEF FASHION SYSTEM FASHION BUSINESS THE MUSEUM AS MEDIUM SELF DIRECTED MAJOR: Purchasing Contemporary Identities: Social Cohesion via a Dynamic and Influential Retail Structure

2016

B. International and Global Studies

University of Sydney

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Activities and Societies: Honi Soit, Public Speaking Society (Education Officer), INGSOC