Description

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE
Womenswear Designer-Canvas Collective September 2021- Current

Worked with sole responsbility on design for womenswear
Produced research and multiproduct design packs for various brands to generate sales

Attended various sales meetings to pitch designs to name brands
Liasing with overseas factories to advise on fit comments and design specs Working closely with brands to re-develop existing styles as well as new

Freelance Designer at BrainChild

Designing multi procut for start up brand

Graduate Fashion Week 17th June 2021

3 full garments designed and constructed by myself shown at GFW
All garments selected to be sold in Harvey Nichols Manchester part of UOS concession

Paid internship- Pretty Little Thing March 2020 (ended due to COVID)
Produced research and trend packs for the design team
Assisted in fittings of samples
Proactive member of the team involved in day to day running of tasks

New York Fashion Week 2020
Selected to show an outfit constructed and designed by myself showcased as part of cohesive UOS collection
Runway event showcased in Harpers Bazaar, WGSN, Livingly and Women ES

Salford University Collaboration at Future Lab Shanghai, West Bund, Fashion event December 2019 • Denim Garment and jeans constructed and designed by myself selected to showcase

Denim Drop Milan November 2019

Selected to showcase denim capsule collection
Assisted in setting up and promoting the event
Very successful pop up exhibition, attended by Italian Vogue and Diesel Featured on Italian Vogue

Assisting a final-year student in the making of their final collection February-June 2019
Toiling pieces of the collection
Assisting in producing patterns for several complex garments including checking and matching print

Back stage dresser-UOS Graduate Fashion Show June 2019
Assisted with back stage supporting all aspects of show prep, looking after model welfare,

checking garments and running order to ensure smooth running of event

Work Placement Bibian Blue Barcelona June – July 2018

Helping with the production and making of bespoke orders
Styling on location shoots and assisting as a fit model for collections
Assisting with the running of the shop selling ready to wear pieces
General running and assisting with any day to day tasks
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Good understanding of industrial machines for fashion
Garment construction, making garments using industry machines
Making and adapting patterns to my own designs
Proficient in all Adobe and Microsoft packages including Illustrator and Photoshop
Design skills with a range of media including traditional and CAD
Clear knowledge of trends using forecasting resources such as WGSN
Fluent in complete fashion production
Ability to style garments and full outfits
Interaction with a manufacture in China ‘B-Bax’ creating a technical drawing pack including measurements, instructions and details to produce a finished ready to make garment
EDUCATION
2018 – 2021 University of Salford: BA (Hons) Fashion Design Upper 2:1
2016 – 2018 The Northern School of Art: BA (Hons) Costume Design
2014 – 2016 The Northern School of Art: BTEC Extended Diploma MMD
2007 – 2014 Teesside High and Preparatory Public School 8 GCSE’s including B in English Language and Literature and C in maths