V I C T O R I A L Y O N S
A recent MA Digital Fashion graduate whom through extensive postgraduate study alongside industry experience has gained excellent training with a skill set ranging from C.A.D, illustration, production, communications, print marketing, and business administration. Currently seeking roles within the creative industry that will optimize and apply the acquired skill set within a business environment.
University Of The Arts- MA Digital Fashion
2010 – 2011..
London College of Fashion- BA Honours in Fashion Design Technology- Fashion Illustration
2006 – 2009. Grade: 1st
West Herts. College- National Diploma in Fashion Design & Clothing- (DDM)
2004 – 2006.
Skilled in traditional drawing techniques as well as digital media able to formulate concepts and translate them into designs. In addition to drawn work, C.A.D skills are incorporated to construct strong visuals for various design application such as fashion print, web design etc. establishing a range of usage for successful innovative imagery.
Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Indesign/FrontPage -
Equipped with the ability of working within software packages to produce and manage designs within a digital format.
Project Co-ordination/Planning –
Efficient in the overseeing and managing projects both both independently and collectively within an organizational structure.
Able to manifest ideas from development stages into completion.
Confident in the creation of various written articles for internal and external marketing purposes; endorsed by ‘Plain Words’ business writing specialists.
Advanced CRM Management -
Able to manage interactions between customers/clients in order to build/implement marketing strategies.
C'EST CHIC – Freelance Illustrator/Designer
Fashion illustration and design commission for 2014 online store launch.
November 2013 - present.
CHAMBORD LIQUOR (Brown & Forman)- Freelance Illustrator
Headhunted and commissioned by the prestigious liquor brand to produce a series of fashion illustrations for international ad campaigns.
February 2011 - September 2013.
JOHN RICHMOND: London- Junior Artwork/Designer
Fashion Graphics, illustration and print design for Richmond mainline, X and denim collection. Spotted from my graduate show at London College of Fashion to work within this brand on menswear, womenswear and kidswear collections.
April 2009 – 10 April 2010.
TOPSHOP(Oxford Circus) -Fashion Illustrator
In store wall installation of illustrations under my name for a two week period, receiving an alumni profile on the London College of Fashion website and further viral coverage.
VAUXHALL FASHION WEEK ILLUSTRATOR-
Fashion Illustrations for designer William Tempest and will continue to illustrate collections in all his Fashion Week showings.
BURBERRY - Fashion Intern
Assistant within womenswear fabric department, sourcing and collating seasonal fabrics.
AQUASCUTUM- Fashion Intern
Assistant for international womenswear buyer Julia Benson worked in the showroom with contacting buyers, dispatching collection information internationally, aided in the production of Retail Week and Aqua Week. Additionally became a design assistant produced print work for ‘09 collection and aided in marketing the production of Aquascutum newsletter.
21st of April 2008- 25th June 2008.
LIBERTY LONDON- Visual merchandising for artist Micheal Wolf’s collection launch, produced window displays of his artistic pieces in collaboration with the V&A.
30th of April 2008.