Design Assistant at TFG Design Centre where I co-ordinate the Design Process from Creation to Manufacture Ready.
Also I am a Freelance Events Manager where I manage Fashion Show Production and Fashion Events.
Objective: To secure a creative position in Show Production, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design or a fashion related position that utilizes my education and professional training.
Education: November 2012: Events Management Diploma from Varsity College, Cape Town November 2010: Completed a three year Diploma with Distinction from Cape Town College of Fashion Design located in Plumstead, Cape Town November 2010: Diploma and Certificate in Design and Craft - Fashion (Fashion Wear) from City and Guilds, London Institute November 2005: TV and Continuity Presenting Diploma from City Varsity, Cape Town November 2004: Completed 1st Year Marketing Management at Cape Town University of Technology located in Gardens, Cape Town
Related skills: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Corel Draw, Illustrator and Photoshop. I am fluent in English and Afrikaans.
Internships: Gavin Rajah (February 2008 to October 2009) Garment creation process from client meetings, fabric sourcing, work in sample room flow, final finishing as well as events planning and coordination, fashion show production, marketing and guest relations. Fashion week preparations, window displays and in store assistance.
Employment: TFG Design Centre - Design Assistant, Menswear Design (1 March 2012 until Current) TFG Design Centre - Design Assistant, Oasis Suiting (December 2010 to 28 February 2012) Fundudzi -Craig Jacobs (October 2009 to September 2010) Manage Cape Town customer relations; assist in designing menswear for Audi Johannesburg Fashion Week 2010 The Image Police (October 2007 to January 2008) Store Manager, Provide customer service, Sales management, stock control, personal styling, staff management.
Achievements: TFG Design Centre Year-end Function at Val de Vie for 2011 Full show production of Cape Town College of Fashion Design Graduate Show 2010 & 2011 Cape Town College of Fashion Design 3rd Year Marketing Award Production of "'n aand met Sarie en RSG" Fashion Show 2010 Junior Designer for Fundudzi - Showed Menswear Collection at Audi Johannesburg Fashion Week 2010 Organizing and managing logistics for Cape Town College of Fashion Design Annual Show 2009 held at Trinni and Susanna Style in the City Fashion Week.