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80 Commercial Road, London E1 1NZ +447848981066(Eng.) +79139707779 (Rus.) katrina-star@list.ru

Ekaterina Gerasimova Key skills: • Creative: Advanced knitwear and surface textiles design skills Advanced womenswear design and technology skills High standard freehand illustration and digital print design skills (Adobe Photoshop; Illustrator) Confident fabric knowledge and sourcing • Technical: Advanced knowledge of digital fabric print design and technology (AVA3, pattern print engineering) Developed embellishment skills Working knowledge of pattern cutting and stand work experience • Personal: Team worker and a good time manager Language knowledge: fluent Russian, fluent spoken and technical English, French: intermediate level, Italian: intermediate level.

Education: • 2009–2012, London College Of Fashion, United Kingdom Ba (Hons) Fashion Design Technology, Womenswear FDT Degree Classification: 1st Class Honors • 2005–2011, Omsk State Technological University, Russian Federation Specialist Degree Knitwear Design and Technology Degree Classification: 1st Class Honors Majors: Knitwear Design and Technology; Fashion Illustration • 2010, Contemporary fabric embellishment short course London College of Fashion, United Kingdom


Relevant work experience: • 03.2012 Alexander McQueen LTD. Print Design Department (full time intern). • 04.2011–11.2011 Alexander McQueen LTD. Print Design Department (full time intern). Duties and Responsibilities: Print and textile design development for commercial, pre and main line collections for Spring/Summer 2012. Creating engineered print placements and color-ups for Print and Embroidery departments, , assistance in design of commercial knitwear line, creative artwork for scarf and t-shirt lines, working with dies, fabric manipulation, in-depth research on topics specified by managers, assistance in the creation of mood boards. • 20.09.2010–15.03.2011 and 02.02.2012–08.03.2012 Digital Fabric Print Bureau: studio assistant (part-time intern) Duties and Responsibilities:Working with AVA3 program for fabric printing, creating a placement print from a client’s picture and pattern, creating print repeats and adjusting colours using CAD, performing the jet fabric printing process line, communication with Clients, consulting on fabrics and technical assistance. http://www.fashion.arts.ac.uk/digital_print_bureau.htm, London, UK • 20.06.2010–20.09.2010 Freelance Personal Stylist Duties and Responsibilities: Communication with clients, providing help with the choice and purchase of clothing footwear and accessories, counseling in beauty products and make-up, creating a line-up of garments to suit Customers body type, counseling on a color pallet that suits Customers skin and hair colour type. • 04.2010–06.2010 Charles Anastase Design Studio: Design Project participant (part-time intern) Duties and Responsibilities: Creating a range of designs, working with fashion print, creating moodboadrs and research sourcing. info@charlesanastase1979.com , London, UK • 07.2007–12.2008 Snow Head Company: Graphic Designer Assistant, Illustrator (full-time paid) Duties and Responsibilities: Communication with Clients, illustration design, artwork, packaging design, studio assistance, digital photography editing, project managing (Office 314, Prospect Mira street 32-B, Omsk, Russia)


Employment: • 08.2006–06.2007 Vzlet Enterprise LTD, Administrative Assistant Duties and Responsibilities: Answering phone calls, meeting visitors, editing letters, Russian to English and English to Russian translation, office work. Zavertiatva Street 36, Omsk, Russia

Achievements:

• Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery 2013 finalist (in progress) • Nina de York illustration Scholarship award 2012 Winner. • Fashion Capitals of the World (2012) ( Melburn Australia) Fashion show participant • Crafts Magazine article and photo shoot participant ( May 2012 issue) • British Fashion Council (2012) filming participant • Crane TV Pre-show filming participant (2012) • Saga Furs sponsorship award winner (2012) • Second place in RTW De Luxe category in “East-West” (“Vostok-Zapad”) fashion show competition, Russia, 2011 with Russian MA graduate collection.

Voluntary: • 03.02.2010 LCF HMP Send, Prison project and collection’s photo shoot participant Duties and Responsibilities: Creating a collection of garments that fits into the frame of ethical fashion and presenting a mini a collection as a sign of collaboration between student and women in prison (UK). London College of Fashion, United Kingdom. • 04.2007; 04.2008; 04. 2010: 04.2012 Participation in “Dress as an Art” Exhibition Duties and Responsibilities: Working on projects related to the topic of the exhibition, providing work, assistance in preparing an exhibition. Vroubel Museum, Omsk, Russia

Portfolio page : http://showtime.arts.ac.uk/Ekaterina References upon request.


CV. Ekaterina Gerasimova