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Ulrika Vinciunaite

22 years • Milan

Experience

Theatre costume counsellor

06-2017 - 08-2017 Social and cultural activitiesDuring this periods I have dressed over 300 people with over 500 costumes, measured every kid (mostly working with teenagers) Designed and made many custom clothes as was described in the script, for instance “she was wearing a rancho rose tonnes crepe with a touch a emerald on magenta” from “Harvey” as well as accessories, tailoring dresses, shortening trousers to a custom length, making 25 pockets for “Banana coat” in “Bullets Over Broadway” show Teaching kids costume design lessons as one of the major modules on camp: from how to get inspired by new ideas, how to develop the designs, make patterns, cut fabrics, sew and make their clothes. This experience gave me even more confidence of making anything a kid can imagine

Fashion Intern

01-2017 - 02-2017 Social and cultural activitiesDuring London Fashion Week I secured a ten day placement with British-Asian designer Asai creative whos process draws on his search for authenticity and the creativity that co-aims anti-perfectionism, adaptability, and reaction.  Responsibilities included sourcing and making toiles and constructing garments as I have a good skills in pattern cutting and sewing Preparing fabrics in specific ways as directed by Asai, these included destroying, overlocking and overall making them look unique Also responsible for sourcing and purchasing fabrics from around London and other general running duties Working with models to create the final fit and recording results of what need to be fixed/changed

Education & training

Fashion & Design- Naba Nuova Accademia Di Belle Arti

2017 - 2017 Metropolitan City of Milan, Metropolitan City of MilanSocial and cultural activitiesStudying advanced fashion styling, fashion design, accessories as well as fashion trends and forecasting. Designing shoes and bags for Dolce & Gabbana project, Styling fashion film inspired by Moschino, Editorial photoshoot for I-D magazine.

Fashion & Design- Falmouth University

2016 - 2019 Falmouth, Barnstable CountySocial and cultural activitiesCultural appropriation project, a diversity project where I made a medium size shirt but stylised it for a plus size model. Also made a custom pair of jeans, also made some independent projects and collaborated with fashion photography graduates.

Svencioneliai Royal Gymnasium

2011 - 2016 Švenčionėliai, Švenčionys District MunicipalityStudies / Statistics / Data, IT development, Design /UX / UI, Social and cultural activities, Journalism / PR, Consulting, Teaching, HR / Training, Chemistry / Biology / Agronomy, Chemistry / Biology / Agronomy, Personal services, Personal servicesVolunteered in many social events such as a day of tolerance, Valentines day, Christmas events. Also for our school museum wrote a historical movie script, found actors, directed it, stylised costumes and set.

Svencioneliai Arts School

2004 - 2015 Švenčionėliai, Švenčionys District MunicipalitySocial and cultural activitiesArt and music graduate

My soft skills

Innovative
Creative
Persevering
Flexible

Languages spoken

  • English

    Native language

  • Lithuanian

    Native language

  • Russian

    Professional

  • German

    Professional

  • French

    Professional

  • Italian

    Intermediate

Extra-professional Experiences

Volunteer, advertiser

Charity "Caritas"
09-2013 - 05-2016

Responsible for taking the initiative in meeting members of the public and encouraging them to donate to the Food bank and organising fundraising events around this Organising and coordinating the work of a team 30 volunteers Responsible for collating details of contributions made and ensuring donations were acknowledged and credited