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Victoria Guy

Dundee, United Kingdom
Specialising in high quality design printmaking, I am a dedicated, self-motivated textile design graduate, aiming to build upon my existing experience and knowledge by progressing into the textile industry. I have gained valuable knowledge through my academic experience, and I now wish to gain further knowledge in an environment where I can challenge myself and enhance my ability to a new level.
Work Experience
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Oct 2012
Freelance
Using Sage Accounts program, helping keep track of sample stock and setting up orders for sample wallpapers/fabric.
Working on the company website; uploading product images, linking and setting descriptions correctly. Getting images of products ready and suitable to upload to the site.
Changing images on the website shop front keeping the page fresh and up to date.
Helping with artwork correction and tiling.
Bradford, United Kingdom
Jan 2013
Freelance
Freelance work for Hallmark in Bradford.
Bradford, United Kingdom
Jan 2013
Intern
Creating designs based on my current portfolios strengths. Following current seasonal trends, i created images and patterns for use on a variety of surfaces for the use of Hallmark.
This placement allowed me to push my CAD skills further and resulted in a vast production of designs unlike my previous work.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Oct 2012
Intern
Interning at Bespoke Atelier.
Helping with daily printing activities in the studio.
Prepping fabric for the designers to print on.
Helping set up repeat prints.
Mixing pigment dyes in preparation for printing.
Silk Screen washing, coating and exposing.
Helping type up and prepare news letter.
United Kingdom
Sep 2012Oct 2012
Intern
High paced design studio.
Dealing with the studios sample requests for customers and stockists. Making sure requests were posted out the same day they were asked for but also cutting wallpaper or fabric to requested sizes.
Dealing with customer orders, cutting to size, ironing, steaming, packing and posting.
Daily maintaining of the studios clenliness.
Helping the printers with ease in printing, drying, cleaning and ironing of work and samples.
Making up wallpaper sample books for stockists.
Scanning and digitally editing research work by the designers to help with creating possible future designs.
Awards
2013
Finalist for New Design Britain
2012
Design Sold.
2012
Winner of Sketch Consultancy Award