Lisa Wynne

Lisa Wynne

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Design / Outdoors / Sustainability.

I grew up in a leafy (rainy) seaside suburb of Dublin city, Ireland's sprawling capital of culture and commerce. I attended the National College of Art and Design when I attained an Honors Degree in Fashion Design. After working independently and for a wholesale ladieswear supply company in Dublin, I moved to Japan with a position in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. I currently tea

More Than A Recovery - Ishinomaki

More Than A Recovery

The Snow Is On The Mountains

In the future

Ambition

In the future

I want to do things, care about things, and make things. I’m passionate about getting outside, protecting the playground of nature, and creating innovative, quality, and useful things.

Aug 2017
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Nov 2017

Peace Boat

4 months

GET English Teacher

Aug 2017 - Nov 2017

I volunteered with the Japanese NPO, Peace Boat, as an English teacher on the organization's 95th Global Voyage. I was one of ten experienced language teachers on the GET (Global English/Espanol Training) team on board the Ocean Dream, as we circumnavigated the globe between August and November 2017. As well as collaborating on various events for students and the wider passenger community, I was re

Interview about working with Peace Boat, The Irish Times.

Nov 2017

Interview about working with Peace Boat, The Irish Times.

Nov 2017

Jan 2012
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Aug 2017

L WYNNE

6 years

Designer and Maker(Intern)

Jan 2012 - Aug 2017

My own brand of luxury ladieswear began with my university graduate collection, entitled "Japonisme" for the Autumn/Winter of 2012. After working in a high-street supply company for 18 months, I decided to return to a craft-approach by working on a small scale and producing luxury garments by hand, from design development and sampling, through to cutting, sewing, and finishing. Both my AW 2012 and

The Snow Is On The Mountains

Jan 2017

The Snow Is On The Mountains

Jan 2017

Tohoku roadtrip: summer excursion off the beaten path

Mar 2017

Tohoku roadtrip: summer excursion off the beaten path

Mar 2017

Gassan; Moon Mountain

Dec 2016

Gassan; Moon Mountain

Dec 2016

People I'd Like To Work With: Vivienne Westwood

Nov 2016

People I'd Like To Work With: Vivienne Westwood

Nov 2016

Follow The Spiders

Dec 2016

Follow The Spiders

Dec 2016

Islands In The Sun

Jan 2017

Islands In The Sun

Jan 2017

Sea & Summit: Yuza and Mount Chokai

Nov 2016

Sea & Summit: Yuza and Mount Chokai

Nov 2016

On Irish Rugby

Feb 2017

On Irish Rugby

Feb 2017

100% For The Planet

Dec 2016

100% For The Planet

Dec 2016

People I'd Like To Work With: Bree Wijnaar

Dec 2016

People I'd Like To Work With: Bree Wijnaar

Dec 2016

Pia

Pia

L WYNNE AW14

L WYNNE AW14

July 2014
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July 2017

English Language Assistant

July 2014 - July 2017

Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) of English at Senior High Schools in Yamagata Prefecture: I was recruited via the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, this teaching role is also one of cultural exchange, bringing to the table not only my native English and teaching skills, but my Irish and European identity too. My main role is to Team-Teach English lessons with Japanese teachers of Englis

July 2012
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July 2014

Ojou-sama

3 years

Designer and Maker(Intern)

July 2012 - July 2014

- Inspired by the playful Lolita lifestyle subculture which originated in Japan, Ojou-sama celebrated the key elements of the fun style in a bright range of accessories and clothing. - Handmade by the designer, Ojou-sama products were carefully and precisely finished, using both new and upcycled materials.

Aug 2012
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Jan 2014

Assistant Designer

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014

• Working as part of the five-person design team for the company's biggest account, a UK supermarket fashion brand. Researching and building multiple fabric/trim packs from trend-led ladieswear stories, up to four phases per season. • Co-ordinating the production of sample garments to strict deadlines by liaising with the designer, pattern maker, cutter and machinist.

Nov 2012

National College of Art and Design

BDes (Hons) Fashion Design

Nov 2012

2.1 (Upper second class honors degree)

May 2011
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Sept 2011

Design Intern and Sales Assistant

May 2011 - Sept 2011

An internship which provided design, sampling/production, and business experience, with an ethical fashion brand. I spent the summer of 2011 working with company founder and designer Sophie Rieu, in The Garden of Unicorn in Greystones; the studio and boutique of Unicorn Design. Location: Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Republic of Ireland.

June 2007
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May 2010

GameStop

3 years

Sales Assistant and Key-holder(Intern)

June 2007 - May 2010

During my time as Sales Assistant at GameStop Ltd, I was also called on to take key-holding responsibilities including the end-of-day cash up, opening and closing the shop, receiving and shipping stock, supervising staff and delegating tasks. I worked part-time during college semesters, and worked extra hours in peak seasons and to provide holiday cover.


Skills and qualities

Administrative Skills

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Event Planning

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Teamwork

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Teaching English

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Peer Training

0

Publications

More Than A Recovery - Ishinomaki

Apr 2018

More Than A Recovery

Mar 2018

Interview about working with Peace Boat, The Irish Times.

Nov 2017

Tohoku roadtrip: summer excursion off the beaten path

Mar 2017

The Snow Is On The Mountains

Mar 2017

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Accomplishments/Portfolio

Pia

L WYNNE AW14

Awards and Certifications

日本語能力試験N3 / Japanese Language Proficiency Test N3

July 2016


Languages

English - Native, Japanese - Conversational, Other - Conversational