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Curriculum Vitae

Abigail Phillips 12 Ash Grove Bryntirion Bridgend CF31 4EE Mobile No: 07733318615 Home Tel: 01656658379 Email: abigail_twin@hotmail.co.uk Blog: http://printsandplanets.tumblr.com/ Portfolio: http://issuu.com/abstwentyeight Date of Birth: 28/06/1990 Place of Birth: Nuneaton, England Citizenship: British Origin: White Sex: Female PROFILE An ambitious fashion promotion graduate with an eye for fashion accompanied with a unique style of writing. My strong diction is identified by wit and enthusiasm which is reflected in my personality. I am driven and highly motivated, and enjoy working in a team as well as independently in order to succeed as a fashion journalist. My eagerness to learn and desire for new and exciting projects, fuels my creativity and innovation. I am a punctual and reliable individual with efficient skills who is dedicated to fulfil a career within the industry and confident in doing so. EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Sales Assistant- Monsoon/ Accessorize, Bridgend 2006-2007 Sales Associate- GAP Outlet, McArthur Glen, Bridgend 2007-2008 Sales Associate- GAP, Cardiff Oct 2008- Dec 2008 Intern- Beyond the Valley, London Fashion Week & Design Festival Sep 2010 Sales Associate- GAP Outlet, McArthur Glen, Bridgend 2008-Present (Includes providing excellent customer service, visual merchandising and till trained)


EDUCATION • •

University of Glamorgan: Cardiff School Of Creative and Cultural Industries – The ATRiuM – Fashion Promotion BA Hons 2008 – 2011 Comprehensive School: Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari 2001-2008

University of Glamorgan Atrium Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries: Fashion Promotion BA (Hons) 2.1 A-Levels: Media Studies,Textiles: Art (AS Level): English Literature:

A B C

GCSE: Sociology,Textiles: A* Welsh Literature, Welsh Language, English Language, Mathematics, Information Technology, Religious Education, Art: A English Literature: B Science: CC

SKILLS & AWARDS Grade 3 Dance in Modern Jazz Design Experience: Final Major Project (A Journalist’s Portfolio)- A university project inspired by the British Journalism Industry. A collection of articles proposed for four different British fashion and lifestyle magazines. Each is written in their style and manner and emulates their features and layout. Agent2Magazine-Currently I am one of Agent2Magazine’s voluntary writers. Here is a link to one of the articles I have written for them.

http://www.agent2magazine.com/london-fashion-week/vauxhallfashion-scout-ones-to-watch-women/. Tellusfashion.com- I am also a voluntary writer for tellusfashion.com where I write a number of articles for them.


Design Skills: Journalism Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Digital Layout, In Design Styling Marketing Photography Final Cut Pro Visual Merchandising Presentation skills I web

LEISURE INTERESTS Remaining active is a prerogative of mine and attending the gym, swimming and dancing helps me to maintain a healthy lifestyle and is a form of escapism. Reading fashion literature sparks my imagination, providing me with inspiration for my own writing. I also enjoy keeping a blog up-to-date of my latest work, opinions and inspiration I have looked at. Languages: English and Welsh (fluent) REFERENCES References available on request Angela Biggins The Atrium Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries University of Glamorgan Emma Reeves Gap Outlet McArthur Glen Sarn 01656667137

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