Tilly Kaye

production assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Garment Costing
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Garment Construction
  • Garment Development
  • Fitting

Work history

Currently

Production Assistant

French Connection Ltd

Jun 2014
  • Assisting the head of womenswear production with all aspects of the production process, including pricing, data entry, comparison shopping, negotiating, tracking and managing sampling and production, handling unforeseen problems, leasing with design teams, country offices and buyers to ensure desired outcomes and critical path are met. Representing the department during fittings to ensure garments are kept within margin. Producing swatch books for each season which involves illustrator and photoshop to compile every sketch and fabrication into a concise book and be constantly updated to reflect the changes. Communicate and action all changes to all buyers and factories/country offices.

2014

Assistant Intern to Head of Womenswear

Tom Ford

Feb 2014 - May 2014
  • Fixed term position as part of a team of studio assistants. I was often working on embellishment design, artworking digitally and by hand, working on the stand, stitching and developing samples. I also worked on many of the bespoke garments from draping on the stand to hand embellishing with a multitude of materials.

2014

Intern to Head of Design

Matthew Williamson

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014
  • Assisting the design team, specifically the embroidery designer, with artworks, samples, and developing new techniques. I was encouraged to use my initiative with new ideas and embroidery developments with India, lots of which went through to full production.

Education

2012

Fashion Design

Bath Spa University

Aug 2009 - May 2012
  • Fashion Design Womenswear