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Amelia Moss @patsyandash
Senior Sweater Designer/ Senior Design Manager
Manchester, United Kingdom
I am a determined, motivated individual with a passion for design. I have excellent IT skills and advanced knowledge of a variety of packages. I am successful in time management, prioritizing and multi tasking. I am actively pursuing a position that utilizes my acquired skills to date.
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URBAN OUTFITTERS - AW2013-14
I am determined, motivated individual with a passion for design. I possess advanced communication and listening skills, I am successful in time management, prioritising and multi tasking a professional workload. I am actively pursuing a position that utilizes my acquired skills to date.
C.A.D. Gerber and CS 5
Tex Design and Micrografix
Outstanding hand drawing skills
PV and Pitti trade show experience
Determination and motivation
Great time management
Prioritising and multitasking
Enthusiasm and focus
Work placement: at John Lewis Design Studio Victoria, London – November 12 – Dec 12 – researching sweaters, specing garments for suppliers, illustrating knitwear collections for cashmere, wool, angora blends, colour matching.
Freelance Design Consultant / Trend Researcher Hong Kong and UK – Jan 08 – Dec 11 – Trend forecasting and awareness, mood boards and concepts, design presentations, collaborations and detailed shop reports and analysis.
Senior Manager – Design (Sweaters, Cut and Sew) – Li and Fung, Hong Kong and New York – Jan 07 – Jan 08 - Managing 7 designers, set performance standards, project plans and timelines. Allocating tasks, monitoring daily operations, providing guidance training and development opportunities, problem solving and motivating. Forecasting global market trends for product categories, providing design direction to the design team. Reviewing and approving designs, allocating production and sampling. Presenting to customers, providing updated market information and sourcing products/ materials.
Freelance Designer – Dewhirst – Feb 06 – Jan 07 – Developing specific techniques for embroidery for men’s jersey, shop reports and design boards.
Knitwear Designer – Stuart Peters Ltd, London. Jan 05 – Feb 06 – Designing ranges of knitwear targeted at high street brands, yarn research, sourcing spinners, theme boards and colour palettes, liasing with factories, in house design and market research.
Junior Designer – Matalan Plc, Skelmersdale. Sept 02 – Jan 05 – Women’s knitwear and jersey design, casual and formal, including prints, embellishments, embroideries and beadwork.
Design Room Assistant – Sara Lee Courtaulds, Nottingham. Sept 00 - Jul 01 - Assisting the senior designer, preparing samples for scheduled meetings, studio task including pattern cutting and colour boards.
Wigan and Leigh College – OCR CLAIT IT users
Central St. Martin’s – Knitwear for fashion
UMIST – Garment Technology
Nottingham Trent University – BA (hons) Textiles – Knitwear Design
Pagefield School of Art Specialising in Textiles – BTEC National Diploma Art and Design
Interests – Auctions, horse racing, allotments, home interiors and the great outdoors.
REFERENCES AND PORTFOLIO AVALIABLE UPON REQUEST
St Martins, London
- Professional certificate Knitwear
- 2009 - 2009
Knitwear for fashion
Nottingham Trent University
- BA (Hons) Textiles - Knitwear
- 1998 - 2002
Trained using hand flat (1.5gg -14gg) and computerised machinery.