Letitia Antoinette Stanford
Experience and Educational Highlights University of Huddersfield- Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors 2010- Present
Placement Experience Meemlable as Fashion Print Designer (Huddersfield) 1/06/1330/08/13
Fashion Print designer for women's clothing as well as general website and Image editor.
Debenhams (Ipswich) as general & visual merchandising assistant 2/04/13-13/04/13.
Merchandising for women's and children’s main display area and floor layout. Also aided with customer service, Changing rooms rotas, Stock sorting, Recovery and Personal Shopper assistant.
British Heart Foundation as visual merchandiser (Ipswich) 18/03/131/04/13.
General merchandiser throughout the entire store. Also completed daily stock sorting and floor managing tasks.
Hermione de Paula as Fashion Making assistant (London) 18/02/1315/03/13. Fashion and Accessory assistant maker for high-end women’s and catwalk shows. Assistant garment and patter cutting.
Online Portfolios: http://www.wix.com/antoinettestanford/tisha http://tiatiaamor.blogspot.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/tishales/ Follow Twitter: @TiShA03000551 Instagram: Tisha282
Marks & Spencer's Headquarters as assistant colourist (London) 19/11/12-15/02/13.
Assistant colourist consists of tasks such as: market and shop research and reports, colour and swatch boards of past and present trending colours to compare, colour matching using the colour match machine and visually. Daily trips to M&S’s colour archives to visually match and retrieve colour swatches for customers, other fashion departments and visual colour board of selective year (to come) in progress.
University Collaborations Sponsored with Turner Bianca Producing bedroom interior designs for kid’s or general bedroom collections. Wilkinson's- Trend prediction and creation of future 2014 designs. Dec,2011-12
Peer Mentoring & Pal Scheme 2006-2011 Providing educational and social guidance and support. Partaking in team guidance counselling whilst promoting ‘Anti Bullying Schemes’ in high schools.
Teaching Assistant at Murraryfield Primary School (July2007 2weeks) Interacting with both pupils and parents on a weekly basis. Working successfully as part of a team whilst developing communication and care. Engaging and putting up artistic displays as a collective effort for a creative scheme.
Kesgrave High School/college. 2006-2010 9 GCSEs rating from A-D including Textiles Technology (C)D&T 3 AS & A Levels Product Design (Textiles) D&T (B+C) English Language & Literature (C+D) Ethics & Philosophy(B+C)
Children’s Fashion and Interior Print Designer Fashion and interior freelance print designer specialising in kids garments and interior features for the home. Offering creative consultant advise for children’s fashion and bedroom or nursery print designs. → A creative, reliable and dependable individual with high attention to detail and presentation. → A culturalist, enthusiastic and aspirational ethics. → Hardworking, adaptable and approachable → Passionate and work orientated Application Software knowledge → Photoshop →Illustrator →InDesign →ApS-Ethos → AvA →Standard office applications
Further University Skills
References available on request
surface and artistic creations (development of drawing and digital print skills)
Global Fashion & Textile Sourcing
Global industry production and Awareness, processes, environmental effects and business regulations Marketing strategies, research and visual merchandising
Textile and Surface Futures
creative writing and company industry awareness Personal presentations (CV + e-portfolio collection) Print- technical and practical technique skills
Creative Progressive knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, ApS-Ethos, AvA and Standard office applications. Artistic Drawing, Print Making- Screen, Mono, Digital/CAD, Embroidery (Machine & Hand) Excellent group member and communication skills, developed through 6 years of High School, Collage and University course and schemes Unique management ability and organisational flair
Languages, Fashion and interior styling, drawing, collecting creative bits, photography, blogging, long walks, drinking tea. Listening and watching cultural movies and music; which through learn conversational terms in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.