Tanya Madzima

Fashion Design Management

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraduate Fashion Design - Graduate Textile Designer - Graduate Marketing

Projects

  • fashion, sustainability, eco, global modernism, Black British Business Awards, Business Journalism, ethics, Manufacturing, Production, Trend Forecasting

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About me

Thrives in innovative, creative and passionate environments. BA (Hons) Fashion Management and Marketing graduate, specialising in trend forecasting, market analysis and visual communication. Based in London, I have four years work experience in various roles, of mixed disciplines. Throughout my education I have embarked on a number of challenges, actively engaging my creativity through conceptual and practical work, as well as undertaking live projects and briefs with industry clientele.

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Skills

  • Teamwork
  • Microsoft Office
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Arts Management
  • Sustainable Fashion

Work history

Currently

Cashier Host

Nandos Ltd

Apr 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Host and Cashier role in a people orientated, fast paced and bubbly environment. Focusing on personal and visual presentation as well as promotion to maximise sales. Key skills included strong teamwork, efficient communication and a high level of customer service.

Currently

Junior Digital Design Assistant

Osmani Interiors

Jul 2015
  • Freelance
  • Working knowledge of upholstery, hand made and design techniques. Involvement from customer’s brief to end product. Visual merchandising, promotion and sales were key to this role. A strong understanding of social media platforms, self initiative and communication are key to this role, in addition to disciplined design digital and creative software efficiency.

Currently

Receptionist

Harvey Nichols

Oct 2017
  • 8, Oxo Tower, Barge House St, London SE1 9PH, UK
  • Full Time
  • Allocating tables in an efficient way and establishing a customer base. Responding to customer requests in a efficient and timely manner. To handle minor customer complaints efficiently and courteously. Assisting the reservations team in taking and confirming bookings. Projecting a professional demeanour.

2016

Digital Copywriter

Autonomous Collections

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
  • University Way, London E16 2RD, UK
  • Freelance
  • Driving traffic to website through content creation and blogs. Ensuring consistency across all social and digital media platforms. Disciplined design, textiles and visual communication from concept through to end product and inception through to analysis.

2012

Hospitality Personnel

Michael Wisher CO

Dec 2011 - Jan 2012
  • Freelance
  • Events and Management team leader role in a professional, team orientated and busy environment, working under pressure to deliver a high standard of customer service. People skills and networking were key to this role.

Education

2016

BA(Hons) Fashion Management and Marketing

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • L'oréal Professionel Products Division. May, 2015 Addressing existing brand practices, in order to tackle personalisation. Proven ability to manage and adapt skills, working within a team in order to address a new audience, environment and international market. Key skills: Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. Visual merchandising, Branding and Digital communication. Social Media i.e. Blogging, Consumer and relevant Competitor research. Paul's Boutique. February, 2015 Conceptual rebrand of British womenswear fashion brand.Confident knowledge of relevant specialist visual merchandising techniques and processes, visual communication and teamwork in order to develop an elaborate conceptual retail space. Key skills: International Fashion Marketing strategy, Digital Marketing Strategy, Retailing trends and Forecasting research skills. Units: Fashion Buying, Merchandising, Fashion Marketing PR, Brand Management, Brand Strategy E-Commerce, Visual Merchandising, Product Development, Fashion Forecasting, Advertising, Finance, and Design Consultancy. Adobe CC4, Indesign, Photoshop, Premier and Illustrator. Microsoft Office and Excel Working Proficiency.

2014

Fashion Design and Textiles

London College of Contemporary Arts

Sep 2012 - Aug 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Final collection as inspired by the grunge chic, juxtaposed and deconstructed trends of the 80’s and silhouettes, infrastructure and mood of the 1950’s era please see: https://www.flickr.com/photos/tsmadz/sets/72157644837209855 Invited to present and speak to current students at the Post Graduate & Student Progression Presentation, 2015. Units: Historical, Cultural & Contextual Theory, Practical Project Design, Pattern Drafting, Cutting & Construction, Sewing Techniques, Garment Production & Manufacturing, Fashion Promotion and Marketing.

Awards

2015

Paul's Boutique London Group Rebrand Task Winners

University for the Creative Arts

  • Confident knowledge of relevant specialist visual merchandising techniques and processes, visual communication and teamwork in order to develop an elaborate conceptual retail space.