- Maidenhead, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
I am a senior jewellery designer and brand consultant with over 10 years experience working in the fashion-costume-sterling-fine jewellery industry. In the past I have worked withmore...I am a senior jewellery designer and brand consultant with over 10 years experience working in the fashion-costume-sterling-fine jewellery industry. In the past I have worked with multiple high street stores such as Next, Accessorize, Marks and Spencer, Oasis, New Look, Monsoon, River Island, Hobbs and ASOS. I have also worked with higher end boutique/fashion brands such as Biba, Kit Heath and Martine Wester.
I also have a BA(hons) degree from Central St.Martins for Silver Jewellery Design and Silversmith.
Area Covered: Fashion/costume jewellery design and fine jewellery design
Job Title: Jewellery Designer
Description: Freelance jewellery designer for various design companies selling to High Street customers. Recent collections have been submitted to ASOS, River Island and Monsoon.
Previously I was employed by Paula Designs and was the head designer and responsible for the design and development of the Martine Wester Jewellery Collection, leading to its highly successful growth. Also head designer for the Next account, achieving up to 7 styles within the top ten sales list and the “Number One Best Seller” for two years consecutively. Also during my employment at Paula Designs I contributed jewellery collections for other accounts such as New Look, Marks and Spencer, Oasis, Accessorize and Biba. I am very competent in sourcing components and findings from the UK, Europe and the Far East. Chasing sample development and production samples from the Far East. Identifying key looks and trends for each season. Developing new collections and ranges for each specific customer depending on their brief and forward trends. Drawing design specifications for the Far East and working directly with the factories to assemble new sample ranges, as well as making samples myself. Participated in numerous sample buying trips to Europe and America and the Far East.
Degree: Ba (Hons)
Field of Study: Jewellery Design and Silversmith
University / College: Central St.Martins