Fashion and jewelry designer
A multi-faceted fashion designer with international experience is willing to bring new perspectives to a company, providing fresh insight into an existing market through offering exclusive and practical apparel/accessories design, and maintaining high level of professionalism in a team. Can speak several languages.Portfolio is available upon request.
HEAD CREATIVE DESIGNER /AMAPOLA EXCLUSIVE EVENTS/ BAKU, AZERBAIJAN / 01.2016 – O7.2016
Developed design concepts that met project objectives. Directed creative team of artists, graphic and fashion/decorative designers. Responsible for idea generation, proper planning, selection of supplies and role distribution. Worked with event, entertainment and marketing/PR teams in assuring quality control over projects.
INTERN / SARA AMRHEIN - HANDMADE CONTEMPORARY ART JEWELRY / FLORENCE, ITALY / 03.2015 – 04.2015
Improved look & feel of the website, designer portfolio and window display of the studio.
ART DIRECTOR ASSISTANT / JEYKHUN IMANOV STUDIO, BRAND AND DESIGN AGENCY /BAKU, AZERBAIJAN/ 12.2013 – 04.2014
Responsible for visual design of events, including creation of stand for BakuTel 2013 International Telecommunications and Information Technology Exhibition. Created magazine, brochure and calendar design benefiting to the growth of company image on the country level.
VISUAL MERCHANDISER / NOVCO GROUP OF COMPANIES / BAKU, AZERBAIJAN / 08.2013 – 12.2013
Created attractive visual display for the company retail stores, such as United Colors of Benetton, Sisley, Liu JO, Coccinelle, Iceberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Adidas and Accessorize. Selected collections for sales and provided styling guidance to the sales staff. As a result, sales increased by 30%.
INTERN / FASHION DESIGN STUDIO AT NYLANDER COUTURE LUXURY BRAND / LONDON, UK / 01.2013
Created various toiles, made hand and machine alterations on ready to wear garments. Worked on pattern and sample cutting.
ONLINE MERCHANDISER / ZIDORA E-STORE / BAKU, AZERBAIJAN / 08.2012
Maintained and updated spread sheets and database with departmental stock and sales information. Promoted best-selling items to maximize profit.
METALLO NOBILE JEWELRY SCHOOL / FLORENCE, ITALY / 08.2015 – 12.2015
Jewellery and decoration techniques certificate
POLIMODA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION DESIGN & MARKETING / FLORENCE, ITALY / 04.2014 – 12.2014
Master Degree in Fashion Brand Management
LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION / LONDON, UK / 09.2012 – 07.2013
Graduate Diploma in Fashion Design Technology
ACCADEMIA ITALIANA/ FLORENCE, ITALY / 09.2009 – 05.2011
Bachelor Degree in Fashion Design
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN / SAVANNAH, USA / 09.2008 – 05.2009
Foundation studies completion certificate
THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF AZERBAIJAN (TISA) / BAKU, AZERBAIJAN / 08.2001 – 06.2008
International Baccalaureate (IB) certificate
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Fashion illustration, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Audition, Gerber Accumark, Adobe Premiere, Pattern cutting and development, Computer skills - Microsoft Office, Apple
Azerbaijani / Turkish (native)
Diligent Team player
Time-efficient Attentive to details
fashion design, jewelry