Design Assistant – Part time
05.2018 – 06.2019
During my time at SISSEL EDELBO I took part in different parts of the design process, but mainly worked in India, including 3 trips, visiting suppliers. I took on several responsibilities, which resulted in skills within:
- Tech Packs
- Print Development
- Project Management
- Fabric sourcing
- Quality Assurance
- Pattern construction
Back at HQ the Quality Assurance continued through remote communication.
I also assisted in the leadup to, and during photoshoots, and took on any Ad Hoc tasks that were available and/or given to me at the time.
Resulting in partial responsibility for selecting fabric for each product for various collections.
Due to performance, I was offered a part time job as Design Assistant after the internship.
DEN DANSKE DESIGN- & HÅNDVÆRKSEFTERSKOLE
Substitute teacher – Part time
12.2016 – 12.2019
08.2016 – 10-2016
During my time as a substitute teacher, I had a lot of responsibilities with teaching and scheduling. My main function was teaching various fashion- and pattern making classes, where I assisted the students in creating wearable garments from a sketch.
Furthermore, I worked as a part of the teacher staff during evening- and weekend shifts and events.
I obtained skills within following:
- Planning and execution of classes
- Teaching methods
- Pattern construction
- Machine handling
- Design techniques
Resulting in an increased level of education.
Due to performance, I was offered a part time job as substitute teacher after the internship.
SUSTAIN:AR TALENT PROGRAMME
As a part of my final PBA exam at VIA University College, I participated in a talent programme held by VIA Design in cooperation with MANND and Copenhagen Fashion Week. The programme focused on sustainability, and was a new concept for presenting fashion products. As a result, I was chosen among a group of students, who were selected based on their competences and use of materials.
The output of the programme was working with AR and photogrammetry technology and to have my bachelor project showcased at the SUSTAIN:AR app and as a digital event as a part of Copenhagen Fashion Week.
DESIGN MEETS PHOTOGRAPHY
During my bachelor’s degree at VIA University College, I participated in a competition held by VIA Design and Medieskolerne Viborg. The competition was a part of Medieskolernes photography students-exam, where they had to choose the designers’ they found most inspirational. I gained recognition among some of the students and was picked by photographer Mads Nordvig Borup.
Resulting in a photoshoot and a vernissage of the selected photograph.
LOUISE KRISTIANSEN x BETTY BITSCHSLAP
A collaboration with the drag queen Betty Bitschslap, where we co-worked on the design development of an outfit for Copenhagen Pride. Furthermore, I developed the patterns, did fittings and alterations and sewed a complete outfit of 4 pieces. The outfit were showcased as a part of Betty Bitschslaps performance at the main stage at Copenhagen Pride in front of 30.000 people.
VIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Bachelor’s degree Top-Up, Fashion Design
2019 – 2020
Academy Professions Degree, Fashion Design
2017 – 2018
Garment Technologist, Vocational degree, Fashion Design
2013 – 2016
SILKEBORG BUSINESS COLLEGE
HHX – Marketing, Spanish and Innovation
2009 – 2012
Clo 3D - Beginner and Practiced Course
2020 & 2021
- The 2D tools for pattern drafting and a look at how simulation works
- How to sew pattern pieces together to create a 3D construction on an avatar
- Work with colours, graphics, topstitches, fabric, trim etc.
Deloque - Introduction
- Introduction to Deloques features and possibilities within a design- and technical perspective
- How to set up a product with fabric- and trim, measurements and tech packs.
- Work with all the components that complete the product/collection