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£18/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Sharon
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer skills
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Typography
Levels
  • All Levels

Fashion/Apparel Illustrator offering Adobe creative suite lessons in illustrator/Photoshop based in Warrington Cheshire

Methodology

Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop Courses will help creative and aspiring artists/Designers/photographers develop their skills with a view to moving further with all disciplines. It will help you understand digital imaging and its applications, enabling you to produce a high standard of work.Many lessons during the course will be aimed at specific aspects of imaging, Including working with layers,image editing, Retouching,drawing skills,and image manipulation
These course is for people aged 18 or over. No previous knowledge or experience is required, just access to Adobe Photoshop and illustrator ( Adobe CS5 or above)

Tutor feedback and peer support will form a essential part of these courses. There will also be Individual critique and tutor evaluation of your work with support and guidance

Background

I am a designer working in the fashion/sportswear industry.I have experience teaching both Adult Learners and Art and Design students upto Level 4 in both Adobe Illustrator/In-design and Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Offering short courses teaching one-to one or small group sessions in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for online lessons : £18/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £75
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £150
Lessons offered by Sharon
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer skills
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Typography
Levels
  • All Levels

Sharon's CV

PROFILE
I am a highly creative individual but I like to work in an organised manner. I have extensive experience working within Graphic Design, sportswear and apparel design. International travel experience and extensive knowledge for taking product from design concept to production.
Skills and experience: Colour palette selection, conceptualizing/design/ style direction, trend research, construction, print/ graphics, sketches, colour boards, fit, tech packs, communicating with factories, and fabric and sample approvals. Creation of artwork illustrations/prints/embroideries in Illustrator/Photoshop. Adept designing for the women's, men's, and children's markets. Highly developed interpersonal skills with extensive IT skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe creative software and general use of the computer both Apple Mac and PC Platforms


CAREER HISTORY

Jan-2016-Present
PANWORLDBRANDS LTD
Multi-product Designer
• Responsible for conceptualising and delivering against Brand seasonal creative direction and product briefs, whilst maintaining Brand DNA
• Research and contribute in the creation of seasonal creative direction, trend overviews, colour and mood boards
• Deliver consumer focused designs aligned with allocated category or range direction, and which achieve commercial targets
• Ensure own designs have a coherent and compelling range, combining desirable aesthetics with credible performance and technical needs
• Deliver coloured CAD's which are consumer focused, trend led and commercial aligned with range
• Responsible for delivering allocated designs as needed based on seasonal or brand workload, from concept through CAD work, colour overviews, technical specifications and updates, on time against the seasonal deadlines
• Contribute towards cost saving solutions to achieve seasonal margin target whilst retaining creativity
• Deliver designs in a clear and concise format with detailed technical specifications in the required format in Illustrator/Photoshop
• Attend and present at key stage meetings, creating professional presentations to clearly portray ideas, trend research, colour and style overviews


Jan 2015-2016
O’NEILLS SPORTWEAR LTD
Graphic designer for multi-sportswear
To be aware of the trends in the Performance Sportswear market
• Knowledge of functional fabrics and product features to implement into design
• Design and develop functional, commercial and sought after ranges for Men, Ladies and Children in various sporting areas
• Maintain a good understanding of the target customer in various Sporting disciplines
• Use Adobe Illustrator confidently to communicate designs and specifications
• Liaise with Factory representatives, team members; communicating clearly and concisely
• Work within a team as well as on own initiative
• Look out for new research possibilities and potential areas of growth within Performance Sportswear


JD SPORTSFASHION PLC
Sept 2014-Jan 2015
Blacks/Millets
Sole Designer for Outdoor apparel and fashion brand Peter storm /Lifestyle- One Earth
Men’s/Ladies and Childrenswear
• Manage workload and ensure all deadlines are met
• Keep abreast of new season fashion and trends
• Creation of artwork and sketching development of all technical apparel
• Attend product development meetings, set-up of story and colour boards
• Source and cut fabrics under the direction of product developers
• Liaise with team members on critical path
• Store and file patterns/print and all apparel artwork
• Assist with costings and spec sheets
• Check fabric and sample orders against tech-pack specifications
• Produce style sheets for current and new season ranges SS/AW

TOUCHLINE EMBOIRERY LTD
Nov 2013-Feb 2014
Graphic designer
• Design logo’s client’s artwork and run laser cut machines for heat transfers
• Create Embroidery files and run embroidery machines
• Extensive use of coral draw to design apparel ranges

JD SPORTS-KOOGA RUGBY
Bespoke Designer
March 2012 –Oct 2013
• Significant experience designing bespoke range and team-wear garment graphics for Men’s/Ladies/junior sportswear products in a related retail environment
• Provide excellent customer service to a broad range of retailers and end users
• Create detailed design specifications together to send to the factory
• Competent using Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop CAD programmes
• Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels
• Ability to work independently
• Manage and mentor Assistant Designers when required
• Confident communication skills
• Experience of delivering to tight deadlines
• Naturally enthusiastic and energetic with the ability to deliver solutions
• Strong attention to detail, Proactive and capable of using own initiative
• Ability to demonstrate flexibility towards demanding and varied workload
• Ability to work across a number of reporting lines

CHESTER COLLEGE-PHOTOSHOP TUTOR (2012-Present)
• Adult learning/ Teach photo manipulation techniques using CS5 Photoshop software on Apple-Mac computers


EUROFORM
Executive Graphic Designer
Mar 2011 – February 2012
• Advertising and marketing campaigns
• Product design literature/brochures
• Corporate identity/collate business cards letterheads /Logo designs for product
• Trade posters
• Technical Product specification brochures
• Trade magazine adverts
• An inspirational and passionate member of the team, whilst keen to develop within a fast paced environment
PAINT N PRESS WORKSHOPS
Sept 2009- Mar 2011

• T-Shirt designs using fabric inks and heat-press techniques to create unique indivual t-shirts
• Teach learners to make textiles based products in order to develop their design, pattern/printing and sewing skills.
• Adult Printing and hand-made book workshops
• Artistic development of pre-school and reception class children
• Themed workshops designed to challenge and explore children's artistic nature from an early stage

PRIESTLEY COLLEGE
January 2009 – April 2011
• Adult community based workshops using basic numeracy/literacy skills
• Adobe Photoshop Nightschool course for Adult Learning

WARRINGTON COLLEGIATE COLLEGE
Sept 2009-2011
• Lecturer in Arts and Design (BTEC Fashion/general art design/production and theatre
WHISTON HOSPITAL CRECHE
OUTERSCHOOLS ART CO-ORDINATOR
2000-2006

• Staff management, administration, strategic planning of artistic activities, health and safety

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

• Halton College F.E * Diploma in Art and Design * A Level Textiles and Graphics (1988-92)
• Stockport College of H.E * BTEC HND in Illustration for Print (1992-1994)
• Suffolk University BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation (1994 – 1995)
• Warrington Collegiate * Adult and Further Education Teachers Cert (1997-1998)
• Manchester Metropolitan University(Masters Degree in design and Art Direction) 2005-2006 P/T Certificate stage
• Warrington Collegiate College Graphic Design HND (2006-2008)

• St Gregory’s RC High School-8 GCSE’s A-C

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