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Ursula O'Connor

Freelance Surface Print Designer

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsTextile Designer - Creative Graphic Designer - Illustrator

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Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Ned-graphics
  • Illustration
  • Colour
  • Colour Separation
  • Graphics
  • Fashion
  • Textiles
  • Bespoke Textiles
  • Packaging

Work history

2016

Textile Designer

Stuart Peters Ltd.

Oct 2014 - Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Creating and developing top-selling repeat and print placements in established supplier. Clients included M&S, Tesco, Amazon Fashion etc. • Colour reduction and artwork separation. Colour standard and pantone matching for colour accuracy. • Trend analysis and layout design of shop and catwalk reports • Daily communication with Far East factories, liaising with merchandising teams to ensure prints adhere to retailer’s standards for colour and print registration. • Frequent internal meeting with account and design managers, as well as external meetings with buyers.

2014

Textile Designer

Sanders Textiles

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014
  • Full Time
  • • Designing original print designs for retailers and high-street suppliers. Clients included RomanOriginals etc. • Interpreting vintage and store-bought prints for design development. • Executing pattern and placement repeats within set screen sizes. • Colour separation using NedGraphics software, colour matching sample hangers with paper CADS.

2014

Textile Designer

Eyefix International

Feb 2014 - Aug 2014
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • Print design for contemporary womenswear brands, Clients included: Macy’s, Hoss Intropia, Vero Moda, Triumph, Speedo.

2014

Designer

Milkprint LLC.

Jan 2010 - Oct 2014
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • • Print design for contemporary womenswear brands. Clients included: Paul & Joe, River Island, Forever 21, Victoria’s Secret. • Stationery print design for greetings market. Designs frequently purchased by Paperchase and used on broad product range.

Education

2007

B A Hons Fashion Design

Limerick School of Art and Design

Sep 2003 - Jun 2007
  • Design concepts; Technical pattern cutting and Construction; Knit textiles and Construction; Presentation layouts and Illustration; Professional practice and Market Research.These are taught through workshops, demonstrations and projects which cover children’s wear, women’s wear and men’s wear. Drawing, I.T. and Critical and Contextual Studies are also covered. Students partake in market research trips to Dublin and London and also participate in selected competitions and exhibitions.