Greer Kyle Dennison

Freelance T-Shirt Designer & Artist

Location:Bryanston, Gauteng, South Africa
2 Skills
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Personal Details

Name: Greer Kyle Dennison
Nationality: South African
***: Female
Drivers licence: Code 8 (own transport)
Interests / Hobbies: Art, design and nature
Contact Details:

High School

Institution: The Kings School (Robinhills)
Subjects: English, Afrikaans, Accountancy, Marketing, History of Art, Drawing,
Qualification: Matric 2000
Achievements: School Sports Captain, ACS swimming team, Academics Award

Tertiary Education

Institution: London International School of Fashion-LISOF
Subjects: Design Practical, Pattern Construction, Garment Construction,
Visual Studies, Textiles Theory and Practical, Marketing,
Technical Drawing, History of Fashion, Grading, Design Theory,
Experiential Learning, Computer Design.
Qualification: 2004 Diploma in Fashion Designing
2008 Bachelors of Arts in Fashion Designing
Achievements: Design on national T.V, article in national magazine,
Finalist in Bridex Africa , designed for Guess and Estee Lauder,
Internship (Levis QA assistant)

Institution: Sierra Nevada College
Qualification: 2010 Sierra Nevada College
Achievement: Won a scholarship for a 6 week business course in USA.

Computer Proficiency:
MS Word, MS Excel, Corel Draw, Outlook Express

Work Experience:
Position: Head designer and production manager.
Company: Greer Kyle
Duration: 2001-2012
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Couture wedding dress’ and evening dress’
• Ready to wear range sold in boutiques: Just, Elle’s Boutique
• Liaising with CMT’s; booking production time, following up on delivery date
• Quality control
• Sourcing fabric
• Pattern making and grading
• Marketing
Achievement: Finalist in True Love Magazine South Africa’s Best fashion designer
Article in Cleo Magazine
Developed a sewing skills DVD for the under privileged.

Company: Zooming in on Men, Afro Café, Funk magazine, Nice Work, In Jozi,
Stylista, Kaya fm, music videos, Red Pepper, Stylista, Tramp, Two
Strangers and a Wedding
Position: Contract Wardrobe stylist
Duration: January 2009 – December 2010
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Conceptualizing, organising fashion shoots, fashion shows, advertorials,
music videos, documentaries and event production.
• Sourcing garments, props and fabric.
• Returning props and garments.
• Dressing models.
• Liaising with hair and make up artist.
• Casting models.
Company: Love Jozi and Carl Ellis (London based designer), Van Gogh
Designs, Two Girls, Icon clothing
Position: Designer, Pattern maker, Production management.
Duration: February 2010 - December 2010
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Designing for retail stores and fashion shows.
• Pattern making and grading.
• Sourcing raw materials.
• Liaising with CMT’s on construction, delivery dates and checking on quality.
• Liaising with retail stores on deliveries and checking on sales
Reason for leaving: Contracts ended

Company: Fundudzi
Position: Designer, Pattern maker, Production management.
Duration: April 2007- December 2009
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Designing for private clients, retail stores and fashion shows.
• Pattern making and grading.
• Sourcing raw materials.
• Managing garment construction, liaising with CMT’s.
• Checking on quality and fit of garments
Reason for leaving: Contract ended

Company: Dinhatex
Position: Merchandiser
Duration: February 2006 – March 2007
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Liaising with over seas buyers on the status of orders.
• Designing for international retail stores.
• Following up with factories over seas on the status of production and sampling.
• Travelling abroad to do quality control at factories and purchase samples.
• Developing technical specifications sheets for the factories to follow.
• Ensuring all delivery dates are met for orders.
Reason for leaving: I wanted hands on experience.

Company: WE (London)
Position: Assistant Designer
Duration: May 2005- December 2005
Job Description / Responsibilities:
• Designing for retail stores
• Pattern making
• Quality control
Reason for leaving: Returned to sunny South Africa.

Additional Information

My work experience has allowed me to gain knowledge and skills with in different areas in the fashion industry. I have been privilege to travel locally and internationally which has increased my knowledge. My strengths lie in finding solutions to deliver the best in every situation. I am self motivated and enjoy working in teams as well as on my own. I work well under pressure by focusing on what needs to be done to meet deadlines. I am creative, practical and organised which makes it easy to follow instructions and take leadership. I am always willing to learn as it allows me to realise my own potential therefore benefiting any organisation I work for.

Skills (2) Rating
T-Shirt Design