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Misty Amber Rix Email: mistyarix@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 07857880381 LinkedIn Link: uk.linkedin.com/in/mistyrix/ About me I am currently a studying BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion and Communication at Southampton Solent University. I am a driven individual that is diligent with time management with No late submissions or fails during my time at University or College. I have had experience interacting with professionals in a head office environment and I am looking to achieve as much work experience as possible within London to help build on my previous skills by learning within a real business environment. My main career interests are within Buying, Merchandising and PR. Previous Work Experiences Topman I was recently given the opportunity along with 5 other students from Southampton Solent University to pitch to the Topman team my own ideas for the visual merchandising for in-store 2013. It gave me the chance to improve on my presentation skills and to experience a head office environment. Marks and Spencer I spent time with the Buyers of the toy department at Marks and Spencers head office. I was able to also experience different parts of the home department also during my time there and sat in on supplier meetings and meetings between the buyers and the creative teams. I experienced the beginning process of brainstorming new ideas for 2013. I experienced how to comp shop and its importance to the business to remain competitive. Brit-Kid/University magazine Alongside my studies I recently co-wrote an article which helped promote a new childrenswear label named Brit-Kid and its up and coming website launch. I was also part of the process of getting the university magazine to feature a piece on the label gaining them PR before the launch. My work has been selected along with 5 other students to be viewed by luxury brand Aquascutum. Qualifications BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion and Communication at Southampton Solent University – First year grade 2:1 Diploma in Art and Design – Sussex Coast College Hastings – Pass Diploma in Fashion – Sussex Coast College Hastings – Merit Pass Pass


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