Resume

Career Highlights

2021

DESIGN THINKING TRANIER

ice cream architecture

Delivering Workshops for Innovating Communities

Remote

Direct, design and deliver Workshops in Design Thinking to community groups in rural Ireland. The groups are focused on individual challenges, such as promoting Biodiversity, tacking Climate Change, developing an Arts Centre, or designing sustainable Tourism solutions.

Facilitate workshops using Google Jamboards and Miro, to involve participants in group exercises using the Design Thinking principles.

Write workshop content, summaries and and reports to support the course journey. Write long-format blog posts and shorter format content to communicate the project across digital and traditional media.

2020

FOUNDER

Casa Ethica Ltd

An Online Marketplace & Community

UK

Founded & created an Ethical Marketplace & Community for 70 Purpose-based brand owners and Artisans to connect, gain support and grow their business sales.

Delivered a curated collection of Workshops with Industry Experts to aid growth for brand owners both educationally and financially in a sustainable manner.

Creative Direction & Brand Development across Digital platforms and Marketplace Website and Member's Area using Wordpress and Elementor.

Currently Developing Version Two of Casa Éthica

2019

DESIGNER

UPAVIM

A Fair Trade Co-operative

Ciudad Guatemala, GT

Managed Design, Production & Exportation, implementing a sustainable procedure for future designs with the Guatemalan Head of Design

Educated women in digital skills, from the foundations of email writing to Photoshop & Illustrator skills enabling them to have more self-autonomy in design

 

Collaborated and nurtured connections with traditional textile artisans, and raw material producers

2018

PROJECT MANAGER

Millington Associates

Events, Pop-Ups, Window Displays

London

Project managed design, prototyping, production and installation on a highly detailed global scheme for Penhaligons Christmas 2018. Co-ordinated all In-Store and bespoke window displays throughout Europe, Asia and the US

Project managed Behind Every Great City run of Window Displays for Harrods to visually elevate the story of the Women who run London, from Suffragette to modern day lass.

Rapidly turned around a Press Launch for London Fashion week followed by a run of UK regional windows for Aspinal of London’s collaboration with designer Giles Deacon.

2014 - 2018

PROJECT MANAGER

Creative Services 

Displays & Exhibitions

London

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Design and installation for Clinque. Including tester stands, exhibition stands and mall sites to cleanly showcase the product and to create a workable space for Clinique Consultants.

Sourced specialist materials for Tory Burch and Anya Hindmarch. Both brands used traditional techniques to create displays and Press Events ahead of the curve.

 

Prototyped creative solutions for Charlotte Olympia, many including mechanical movement.

Created luxe window schemes for Charlotte Tilbury with consistency in material, colour and finish.

Education

2004 - 2007

UNIVERSITY OF PORTSMOUTH

Portsmouth UK

BA (Hons) Creative Arts with English Literature & Language

2:1

2002 - 2004

CHICHESTER COLLEGE

Chichester, UK

A-Levels: A* Spanish, A* English, A* English Literature & E Chemistry

AS Levels: A* Dance, D Music Technology

Professional skillset

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Teamwork & Collaboration

Adobe Creative Suite

Content Writing

Languages

English (native)

Spanish (proficient)