Aisha Edwards

South East

Expertise and experience

9 years experience in Retail Buying. Areas of expertise including Procurement, Contract Negotiation and Marketing. Experience covering the UK, EU, Far East and Asia Regions. Possessing a track record of consistent savings without compromising on product quality. An excellent communicator with negotiation skills.

Acomplishments

As a energetic individual with an extensive background in Art, Fashion and Business. I am proactive and have good commercial awareness. Developed and brought to the market AW12 Knitwear and Shirts, that sell at high volumes and surpassed estimated sales by performing 145% to last year, 124% to budget and 136% to estimate. I was integral in selling up to 24,000 units of teen girls leggings that was the best selling recorded week. I am self-motivated, enthusiastic and a good team player, whilst also able to work independently to a high standard.

Projects and Hobbies

Carried out 6 months Work Experience as a Cad designer for Contemporary company Milliken Carpets using Photoshop and Adobe illustrator. From this experience I gained transferable knowledge and skills to my current role for Marketing and Manufacturing techniques.

Participated in a surface pattern design project for Dulux. Designed a hand painted surface pattern design to use as a co-ordinate design for wallpaper, Curtains and Cushions.

Marketing Partner for Manni Clothing. Up and coming Manchester Streetwear Clothing label. Website coming soon.

  • Work
    • Retail Buying, Marketing and Designing
  • Education
    • BA Honours Textile, Fashion and Surface Pattern Design