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Theodora Silver

Design strategist & creative director

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsStylist - Creative Strategist - Creative Director

About me

A Londoner with a BBA in Strategic Design & Management from Parsons School of Design (NY). I am creative, engaging with people through design, as well as a strategic thinker. Combining skills in design strategy and communication to be the most compassionate and thoughtful in my vision. I have a diverse background of work experience in: fashion & lifestyle publications, the luxury industry, fashion styling, design, events management and creative advertising, marketing and strategy. With a naturally vivid imagination and creative flair, I hope to pursue new opportunities in experience design, creative direction, advertising and marketing.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Journalism
  • Design
  • Make-up
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Creative Strategist

MATTE PROJECTS

May 2018
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • Roles: Experience design, Content curation and creation, Social content, copywriting brand materials (brand book, guidelines, language guide, website, etc), film treatment strategy, cultural programming and strategy, Clients: Balmain, the Met Gala afterparty (The Butter Group/ Rihanna), Dolce & Gabbana, Full Moon festival, Bari Studio, Pure Barre, The Shed, Verte, Roc Nation.

Currently

Creative Director & Stylist

Freelance

Feb 2015
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • I provide creative direction, styling, makeup and production services for graduate students editorial shoots and lookbooks.

2018

Creative Strategist

The Brooklyn Brothers

Mar 2018 - May 2018
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • Freelance strategist working on projects for The Financial Times & Rémy Martin.

2018

Brand Partnerships

Refinery29

Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • Working directly below creative director and cofounder Piera Gelardi, I bounced between brand partnerships and creative strategy. Copywriting their corporate site, brand book, visual/language guides and event manifesto I also worked on a creative strategy for their mega-installation 29Rooms, concocting upcoming themes and partnerships, and writing a manifesto for the event itself.

2017

Editorial Intern

CR Fashion Book

Feb 2017 - May 2017
  • New York, United States
  • Internship
  • Pitching new stories, writing copy, building stories using custom CMS, running the editorial website, including social media platforms Tumblr & Pinterest.

2017

Content Curation

Arteviste

Jul 2016 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Website coordination, editorial, editing, brand partnerships, managing online content and event organization - art talks, supper clubs, etc.

2015

Freelance strategist

Mother London

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Benchmarking and strategy for an upcoming cosmetics line, concept strategy for installation and event.

2015

Design intern

Mother London

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Design and strategy for print/radio/ TV advertising

2015

Stylist

Diesel

Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
  • New York, United States
  • Internship
  • Support for model casting and fittings. Prep and styling of collection (Diesel Black Gold). Documenting looks, organising run of show, pre-show model prep, backstage help during show.

2013

Special Events Assistant

Masterpiece London

Feb 2013 - Jun 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Brochure development, securing advertisers, procuring luxury prizes for both a silent and live auction. Public relations and marketing, party and raffle ticket sales, sourcing and scheduling volunteers. Organising a David Bailey fundraiser for Canon Inc at the Bulgari Hotel, London. Front of house organisation of the events team.

2011

Design Intern

TOPSHOP TOPMAN

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Design team for S/S11 RTW Topshop Boutique LFW Collection and Topshop summer collection (playsuits, shorts & trousers)

Education

2017

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with hons

Parsons School of Design

Aug 2013 - May 2017
  • New York, United States
  • BBA Strategic Design & Management 3.81 GPA , Graduated with Academic Honors 2017 Dean's List 2013-2017 Dean's Scholarship 2013-2017

2013

Art and Design Foundation

Central St Martins

Sep 2012 - Mar 2013
  • London, United Kingdom

2012

Sep 2010 - Jul 2012
  • United Kingdom
  • A-Level's/Cambridge pre-u's: A* - Art A - Spanish A - Classical Civilisation B - Critical Thinking