CV

CV

 

EDUCATION

 

September 2014- June 2017                                                                       Edinburgh University

August 2010- 2014                                                                                        Edinburgh College

August 2005- August 2010                                                                         Leith Academy

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Performance Costume BA (Hons)                                                              2:1

HND – Theatre Costume Interpretation-                                                  Merit

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma – Fashion and Clothing-                    Distinction

BTEC First Diploma – Art and Design –                                                     Merit

 

FILM/ THEATRE WORK EXPERIENCE 

 

July 2017

Destinations 2017 (Barge House) – Exhibiting costumes from Degree Show (ECA).

 

June 2017

Gobland for the goblins – Making masks for production for Edinburgh Festival.

 

May 2017

Degree Show (4th Year Hons). Designed and constructed costumes for models as well as organising music for showcase.

 

August 2016

Helped source costumes for Neon Eye Productions for the film “From the Hill I can see everything that ever happened to us here”.

 

December 2015

National Galleries Scotland Dance Event for Roy Lichtenstein’s Art Exhibition. Designing and constructing costume for dancer from Edinburgh College as part of collaboration between the College and ECA’s dance production.

 

January – April 2015

Co-Designer on independent Student film “Sands”.

 

June 2014

Silent dance production for collaboration between Dance Department and Costume Department (both Edinburgh College). Duties included designing costume and constructing fellow designer’s costume.

 

19-29 November 2013

When I was at college I undertook two weeks’ work experience at the Kings Theatre in Edinburgh helping out with the Pantomime (Peter Pan). Duties included helping with fittings for actors and dancers as well making alterations to the costumes

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

July 2014- August 2015

Shop assistant at Claire’s Accessories. Duties included serving customers at the counter, sorting and putting away stock and dealing with customers.

 

July 2013

Dresser for Marks and Spencer’s Road Show, EICC, Edinburgh. Duties included helping the models with quick changes.

 

March 2011 – September 2011

Filer, Burness LLP, Edinburgh. Duties included sorting and putting away filing.

 

KEY SKILLS

 

  • Works well under pressure
  • Flexible and able to work to tight schedules
  • Able to adapt to different situations when required
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Good organisational skills
  • Not only able to work alone but enjoy working as part of a team
  • Reliable
  • Friendly and outgoing

 

OTHER SKILLS

 

  • Design
  • Pattern cutting
  • Costume construction
  • Sewing
  • Costume Maintenance – adjustments, mending and pressing
  • Textiles
  • Millinery
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • In Design
  • Microsoft Word