Curriculum Vitae - charlotte daw

email: charlottedaw@btinternet.com  mobile: (+44) 7972167946

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Next Ltd - Graduate Womenswear Print Designer

August 2018 - Present

  • designing and developing Next’s womenswear collections, producing original, hand rendered print designs that represent the very latest fashion trends 

  • reworking and modifying bought and vintage artworks ready for production using CAD

  • working closely with garment designers, suppliers, buyers and merchandisers to ensure that the seasonal collections meet the quality and aesthetic requirements of the garment and fabric

  • ensuring completion of multiple tasks and projects to meet story and production deadlines

  • collating design research, through understanding of historical influences and current trends in fashion and the decorative arts

  • updating design boards for each season as required 

  • providing administrative support to the design team, including tasks such as day to day department requests and logging samples 

  • supporting with general studio duties to ensure the smooth running of the department

New Designers Ltd. - Exhibitor

June 2018 – June 2018

  • exhibiting final degree show collections with other Leeds Arts University graduates at London Business Design Centre

Michael Kors - Sales Associate

October 2016 - June 2018

  • recommend products that meet and satisfy customers needs

  • provide an outstanding customer experience 

  • create relationships with customers that become clientele

  • develop excellent product knowledge and share with customers

Premiere Vision Paris - Designer

January 2017

  • designed six designs for a childrenswear collection to be exhibited at an international trade show

  • responded to the WGSN SS/17 trend: Garden Explorer, Edgelands

EDUCATION

Leeds Arts University

September 2015 - July 2018

Upper Second Class Honours BA (Hons) Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design