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Widad Kazma

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Designer - Marketing Consultant - Business Development Consultant

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About me

A versatile and experienced team player and self-starter, with a portfolio career across the Creative, Education, FMCG and Startup sectors. Worked as a Creative Consultant, Designer and in Marketing on a Freelance basis since graduating from university in 2014.

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Skills

  • Design
  • Adobe Graphics
  • Branding
  • Communication
  • Digital
  • Admin
  • Events
  • Busienss Development
  • Marketing
  • Time Managemen

Work history

Currently

Kitchen Designer

Wren

Jul 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Designing Kitchens for the nuber 1 UK Kitchen retailer.

Currently

Creative Consultant & Designer

Freelance

Jan 2012
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Worked for leading organisations as well as startups and individual clients to create eye catching branding/ creative materials through graphics, packaging and product design - Drafted creative business development and marketing plans and strategies - Used digital design skills to create marketing communications for websites and multiple social media channels - Tailored artwork from conception through to delivery based on client’s guidelines, budget, mission and vision

2017

Marketing Assistant

Bentalls, a Fenwick Store

Oct 2016 - Feb 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Supported the central marketing team to ensure Bentalls Kingston, Bentalls Bracknell and Windsor has relevant brand and product presence across Fenwick.co.uk - Managed requests from the central marketing team for product suggestions to support Fenwick.co.uk content - Supported the Marketing teams email comms calendar, as well as managing the design and build of emails - Worked with buyers to ensure correct brands and products are represented - Supported Social Media programme both internally and externally

2017

Visual Communication & Graphic Design Teaching Assistant

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2016 - May 2017
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Supported, mentored and taught on the Graphics pathway on the Foundation course

2016

Sales Advisor & Visual

New Look

Aug 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Full Time
  • - Ensured products are well displayed and visually merchandised - Served customer service & handled payments

2016

Marketing

Unilever HQ

Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Assisted the Marketing team in the development of Unilever’s key ice cream brands such as Wall’s - Worked with agency contacts to coordinate the delivery of exciting summer marketing campaigns in a busy and forward focused environment - Undertook primary and secondary market research and analysis for the Multinational Consumer Goods Company - Reviewed and made Social media recommendations based on Shoppers Marketing Insight and current market trends

2016

Sales, Design, Branding and Marketing Manager

Breeze Café

Jul 2015 - Mar 2016
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Worked on the merchandise, interiors and furniture; renovation and launch of the new and modern business start-up - Managed full media/ marketing, design, branding and merchandising of the business - Administrated and managed a high customer service, flow of sales, orders and stock in a luxury and customer facing role - Overlooked production, invoicing, expense handling and bookkeeping

2015

Trustee, Executive & Events Officer | Campus President

UCA Students’ Union

Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Elected to represent the views and opinions of the student body at the University with full confidentiality - Managed the administration, budgeting, democracy and running of the Union across all 4 UCA campuses as well, as leading the new merchandise and design project - Chaired the Clubs and Societies Committee and represented the Union at the university’s Equality and Diversity Committee - Liaised with different university boards, from Governors to different university Faculties and Departments - Assisted the Interim Chief Executive and Quality Manager in interviewing and recruiting staff and a new permanent CEO - Reviewed the Union’s Bye-Laws, constitution, KPIs, strategic plan, mission and vision statement with the Executive team

Education

Currently

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2011
  • 21 Ashley Rd, Epsom KT18 5BE, UK
  • Design & Fashion; Contextual Studies, Digital & Popular Culture

2011

UAL Art and Design Foundation Diploma

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2010 - May 2011