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S A R A H

C U R T I S

sarah.curtis@hotmail.com
07904362464
scwomenswear.co.uk

Personal Statement
I am a hardworking, self motivated and creative individual seeking for a challenging position
in the fashion industry. Specialising in womenswear I aim to work within a Design led role as
I think this is my strongest ability, I love thinking about every aspect of design and
exploring new possibilities. I have experience of working within a fashion company and have
gained skills and knowledge of working in a faced paced studio environment. I am dedicated and
hard-working, always determined to achieve any task given to me to my highest ability. Im
organised with confident communication skills and work well within a team.

Industry Experience
Adam Lippes Manhattan, New York |2015
Responsibilities: Creating the SS16 Press Book and sending it to clients. Design Sketching,
Pattern cutting, fabric sourcing, communicating with factories, styling the look book and
helping the sales team.

Own Label |Summer 2014


Sold garments I made through Social Networking.

Graduate Fashion Week |2014


Working Front of house/ Back Stage at Salford University fashion show

Assisting Gemma Kearins with her Final Graduate Collection |2014


Responsibilities: Researching, technical drawings and making toiles.

Work Experience
National Museums Liverpool- Visitor Assistant -

2011-Present

Working in a creative environment, seeing changing exhibitions and meeting the artists.
Flexibility to working in the all 7 galleries/museums across Merseyside; showing visitors
around the venue and open/close up of the gallery.

Live Projects, Shows and Achievements


Team Leader of Carbon Fashion Group/ Show- Won Best Collection 14-15
RMIT Project; a live project with students in Chicago and Australia.
Won the Liverpool Look competition 11- work is currently on display Museum of Liverpool.
Finalist for the Design Stars Award 10 in the Fashion Accessory Category.

Education and Qualifications


The University of Salford |September 2013-Present
Course: Fashion BA (Hons) Fashion Design
Skills Gained: Proficient with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign and all
software. Fashion Illustration, Design Range Planning, Pattern Cutting and making.
Carmel College |2012-13
Course: Art Foundation | Result: Distinction
Holly Lodge High School |2005-2012
10 GCSEs A*-C including Maths & English | 4 A-Levels A*-D

Microsoft

References
Lauren Sehner- Assistant Designer - Adam Lippes - laurensehner@adamlippes.com
Bashir
AswatFashion
Course
Leader
University
of
Salford
B.A.Aswat@salford.ac.uk

Billy Ireland- Manager - Walker Art Gallery - Billy.Ireland@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk