Karyna Wallace
Karyna Wallace
Based in
London, United Kingdom
Seniority
More than 10 years experience
Resume
About

Seek the truth by observing and reading past the obvious. To seek, pursue and encounter truth while unveiling the underlying nature off all that is and was put on this Earth. Create - and be free. Copy - and be a slave of preconceived ideas. I chose the first. To climb, ascend, transcend into total s

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elf-expression.

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Freelance
Karyna Wallace Jan. 1, 2015 - Present
London, United Kingdom

working with private clients, editorial and advertising productions, styling, wardrobe management, visual arts, VM and display

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Songs of Ki
Karyna Wallace Aug. 8, 2015 - Aug. 9, 2015
Kamakura, Japan

Launch of Boro Project - an up-cycle project of Japanese textiles used in contemporary clothing

Procurement Editor in Chief
Chiyoda Corporation Jan. 21, 2013 - Jan. 10, 2015
Yokohama, Japan

Responsible for visual communication quality standards. I edit an publish corporate material

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Katazome and Yuzen technique study/Japanese textile research
Japan Nov. 1, 2003 - Jul. 1, 2014
Stylist assistant
Yodona, Madrid Nov. 1, 2009 - May. 1, 2012

Procuring and organising all samples for stylist Natalia Bengoechea, assisting her in all shoots and productions. Clients and personalities include: Carolina Herrera, Frieda Pinto, Paulina Rubio, Ines Sastre, Gianbattista Valli, Dior, Chanel, Givenchy, Celine, Chloe, N21, Balenciaga, Cartier, Bouch

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eron, Bulgari, Resgio Rossi, Rene Caovillia, Stuwart Weismann, Rochas, Vionnet, etc.

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Master Surface Design
IED Oct. 1, 2009 - Jul. 1, 2010
Fashion Designer
Hammax, Hong Kong Apr. 1, 2009 - Jul. 1, 2009

Responsible for ladies wear ready to wear design. Short term contract.

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Creative Director
Advertise Beauty Magazine, Japan Aug. 1, 2007 - Jul. 1, 2008

Responsible for the direction of a Beauty and Fashion Magazine published for Sogo/Seibu department stores; under editor in chief Kazu Sakanashi

Architecture Auditing student
Yokohama National University, Japan Sep. 1, 2005 - Jul. 1, 2006
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Japanese language
Takushoku University, Japan Sep. 1, 2004 - Jun. 1, 2005
Visual Merchandising Manager
Club 21, Girogio Armani UK Oct. 1, 1997 - Aug. 1, 1999

Responsible for store merchandising and display for all Emporio Armani stores in UK.

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Women's Fashion Design
LaSalle College Montreal Sep. 1, 1994 - Jun. 1, 1998
Fashion design
Lyse Spenard, Montreal May. 1, 1994 - Dec. 1, 1995

Responsible for ladies wear ready to wear, under the head designer

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German Language
Goethe Insitut Feb. 1, 1984 - Nov. 1, 1987
Skills

Art direction

Creative Direction

Design

Sewing

Draping

Surface Design

Illustration

Photography

Cinematography

Software skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Vectorworks

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel...)

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Lightroom

Languages

English

Native language

Spanish; Castilian

Bilingual

French

Bilingual

Japanese

Fluent

Italian

Professional knowledge

German

Basic knowledge

Portuguese

Basic knowledge

Personal details

Potentially open to relocate

Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
In house / Interim management
Collaboration
Philanthropy
Teacher