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|Heather Barras| A hardworking, trustworthy and dedicated final year (BA Hons) Fashion Communication undergraduate of Northumbria University. Experience in customer service, media and PR, production, photography and fashion writing. A confident communicator, with an ability to work well under pressure and quick to learn with excellent organisational and negotiational skills. A competent user of PhotoShop CS4, InDesign CS4 and Microsoft Office Suite, with a friendly, loyal and positive attitude.

Showcase Publications:

ONLINE:

- http://issuu.com/heatherbarras/docs/darcy_magazine - heatherbarras.com - http://issuu.com/heatherbarras/docs/harpersbazaar_magazine - www.culturevulture411.blogspot.com

CONTACT DETAILS:

Experience

TEL: +44 (0) 7749 475 113 EMAIL: heatherbarras@mail.com WEBSITE: heatherbarras.com LINKEDIN: http://www.linkedin. com/pub/heather-barras/66/ ba4/68a

- JANE CARR, LONDON

Production & Press Intern - 6th June 2012 - 6th July 2012

- Worked independently and as part of a team to ensure products would be ready for London Fashion Week. - Worked in the press department, contributing to social media and celebrity news. - Liased with photographers and photography directors on photoshoots. - Ran general office errands.

- FASHIONCAPITAL.CO.UK

REFEREES:

Monthly Feature Writer - September 2011- July 2012

- Independently researched and wrote monthly feature articles on influential fashion figures throughout history.

- Features were published on a deadline online each month.

- VAUXHALL FASHION SCOUT, LONDON

Front of House at London Fashion Week - February 2012

- Represented Vauxhall Fashion Scout as a Front of House member. - Organised and seated VIP guests at fashion shows. - Kept order within public to ensure timings ran smoothly. - Worked as part of a team to create goody bags and gifts for different shows. - Briefly worked backstage dressing and organising models for shows.

- PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT IN RETAIL, SPORTS DIRECT.

Sales Assistant - June 2008 - October 2011. - PROMOTIONAL ART DIRECTOR OF ‘STUD IT.’

CHRIS HODGE Personal Tutor/Lecturer School of Design, Northumbria University, chris.hodge@northumbria.ac.uk

MARK BUSH Previous Manager Sports Direct, Basildon, Essex, SS14 3HZ

- ‘Stud It.’ is a small and successful business, run by myself and 5 other team members, supported by Graduate Enterprise as part of our final year business module. - Planned, created and distrubuted all visual material for the creation and promotion of the business.

Education - BA (HONS) FASHION COMMUNICATION

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Sept 2010-June 2013. Predicted grade: 2:1 or above. - A/AS LEVELS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE(B) & PSYCHOLOGY(B), AS LEVELS IN FINE ART(C) & EXTENDED PROJECT(A*).

Palmer’s College, Grays, Essex. Sept 2008 - June 2010.


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