My passion lies within the art & design industry and I am currently studying BA(hons) Cordwainers footwear design & development at London College of Fashion.
I.T. – Microsoft power point & excel, CAD knowledge in Adobe photoshop/illustrator and Autodesk sketchbook pro.
Research – Building various primary and secondary sources to apply to the task, compiling shop reports as well as building trend, market and conceptual research.
Design – Hand sketching/line drawing, rendering images, pattern cutting.
Technical – Specification sheets, range plan sheets, awareness on leather and various materials, clicking and closing, machine sewing and hand lasting prototypes.
Nicholas Kirkwood Studio, London, 2/2011
Gained an insight into a luxury footwear design studio, assisted the designer in adjusting the designs prior to London Fashion Week. Adhered randing to sole edges and altered the insoles to match the uppers and heel piece.
University of the Arts, London College of Fashion, London, 9/2009 - present
Qualification currently undertaken – BA (Hons) Cordwainers Footwear Product Design & Development
Havering College, Hornchurch, Essex, 9/2008 - 6/2009
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Pass)
Nominated class representative, duties included meeting and greeting visitors and advising upcoming students and organizing exhibitions/open days with fellow class reps.
Sir George Monoux College, Walthamstow, London, 9/2006 - 6/2008
BTEC National Certificate - Art and Design (Merit/Distinction)
AS Level – Photography (Pass)