dea_loves (May 2022 - Present)
sustainability development consultant
•product development, problem solving, trouble-shooting
•studio in-house and off-site production management

•hands-on: pattern-maker, cutter and machinist

The McCahon House (Aug 2021 - Present)

collaborative producer
•produce and execute exclusive events to The McCahon House Gate Programme
•in collaboration with The McCahon House and artists in residency
•coordinate with videographers and provide direction
•produce collaborative short films with artists in residency

Harvest Deli & Teresa Cocktail Bar (Nov 2021 - Mar 2022)

all-around FOH and producer
•menu design, product efficiency and sustainable development
•rotating barista, baker and chef at Harvest Deli
•rotating chef and host for Teresa Cocktail Bar

Bestie Cafe (May - Nov 2021)

kitchen hand

•prep sufficient food for each week
•dishwashing duties
•in-cooperate my sustainability values with waste

•culinary training with head chef

Soho Thai Kitchen (Jun - Oct 2021)

commis chef
daily duties and food prep
CDP on wok and garnish sections

Freelance fashion and creative direction (Jun 2019 - Apr 2021)
freelance, berlin
manage schedule and timeline efficiently
prep wardrobe and props and final pack up
•in-charge and creative direction on set
help look after cast, models and crew whenever possible

Five Elephant Coffee & Cakes
 (Jul 2019 - Aug 2021)

specialty barista at NIKE, WEWORK and cafe all-rounder
•provide and exchange knowledge about coffee
•daily coffee analysis via cropster
•making and serving specialty coffee
•help with developments within business

Madame George (2018 - May 2019)
restaurant host & operations manager
•host and key communicator between kitchen, bar and owners
•ensure the smooth running of service and back-end
•perform front of house and bar back duties 
•share and exchange knowledge of all things food&beverages 
•customer and database management skills
•quality control on food and customer service

Allpress Espresso (2017 - Feb 2019)
barista & cafe all-rounder
•barista at Caferteria Allpress & Allpress Coffee
•share and exchange knowledge of all things coffee
•connect and build relations with communities and consumers
•quality control on food and coffee

The Return of Rad Cafe (2017)
second in charge, front of house
•team-building, supervision and communication skills
•customer relationship management skills
•quality control on food and coffee (2016-2017)
in-house communications and retail specialist
•build, create and organise content for everything online
•work with director closely to execute ideas and visions
•maintain and build relationships with clients through education on eco-living
•drive sales and achieve targets

ELISABETH KWAN (since 2013)
ongoing self-experimentation / development project
•product development & production
•business operations & marketing
•time management skills
•creative marketing and branding
•communication and negotiation skills
•interpersonal and networking skills

viction:ary (2016)
project coordinator
•timelines on multiple projects
•technical knowledge of subjects
•project planning
•build and maintain relationships
•organisation skills
•creative communication and liaison skils
•cold-emailing and strategic prospecting skills

Grana (2016)
showroom assistant
•visual merchandising
•event management
•sales & marketing skills
•strengthening of techknowledge

Mckenson Textiles Limited (2015)
senior designer and merchandiser
•quality control, from textiles/pre-production to finished product
•buying and merchandising
•retail logistics management
•factory and material sourcing
•build and maintain relationships with overseas clients, factories and workers
•communication, negotiation and liaison skills
•technical textiles and garment knowledge

Kate Sylvester (2015)
temp-contract assistant manager
•build and maintain genuine relationships
•interactive personal shopper experience

Hailwood (2011 - 2014)
brand design and marketing director
•business operations management
•sponsorship proposals and event management
•design and production direction
•online merchandising
•relationship management

Hugo Boss (2012 - 2013)
senior sales consultant
•suit construction and fitting knowledge
•tailoring and alteration knowledge
•understanding of customers' personalities
•listening and prolem solving skills

Miss Crabb (2010)
workroom assistant and the occasional patternmaker
•quality and technical control
•time management
•strengthening of dressmaking and patternmaking skils
•design and product development skills

Hong Kong Men's Uno Magazine (2010)
junior stylist to Olivia Tsang (photographer and stylist)
•strengthening of outfit coordination and styling skills
•organisation and time management skills
•in-charge of communications with PR

Bendon (2008)
bra fitting specialist
•extensive bra knowledge
•bra design knowledge

extra curricular:

mar-may 2022
fig orchard operated by Woodhamnz

fig harvester
jan-mar 2021
INDIE Magazine
fashion assistant
jun 2019 - present
fashion styling assistant (of serena pompei)

2017 - 2019
Everybody Eats - pay as you wish restaurant
front of house volunteer

New Zealand Fashion Museum
"Elle & the Youthquake Exhitbition"
selected designer

Creative Common Occupation Collective
member and collaborator

Clyne Model Management
commerical model

Queens Wharf Christmas Market
selected vendor

Auckland Art & Craft Fair
selected vendor

Remix Magazine
assistant stylist

AUT Rookie Show 

New Zealand Fashion Week

Villa Maria Cult-Couture Competition
finalist in 'flight of fantasy' section

Liz Mitchell
workroom assistant intern

Bernina Designer Awards
3rd place in 'evening wear' section


Bachelor of Design - Major in Fashion
Auckland University of Technology
(2008 - 2010)

class of 07 - majored in art:
(history, painting & printing, design), fabric technology and classical studies
Diocesan School for Girls
(2001 - 2007)