Soraya Gacem

Designer / Coordinator
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Passionate designer with a high sensibility for details, and a good sense of coordination and organization.

Previous Brands
Maison Margiela
Upcycle solution
Work Experience
Coordinateur Studio / Assistant DA
Apr ‘23 - Now
Upcycle solution

- Administrative assistant to the creative director: management and organization of the agenda, travel, appointments, expense reports. - Studio coordination: application of the director's creative bief, proposals for creative concepts, distribution of missions, budget management and monitoring, purchasing management and orders. - Creation and management of documents: presentation documents , following sheets, collection plans, technical sheets, mood boards, price ranges, etc. - Coordination and monitoring of specific events and projects : booking of talents, purchase/rental of equipment, venue sourcing, catering orders, showroom organisation etc. - Monitoring and management of artistic partnerships: price of contact, organization of appointments, note taking.

Set Design & Stylist
Mar ‘21 - Apr ‘22
Self employed

Thom Browne : Freelance embroider for couture show Pierre Vaillant: sourcing products, set product development, visual development for editorial, 3D, campaigns et videoclip. ( Le tanneur / Vogue China / Dior...) Metaphore-Hermes: development of capsule collection for campaigns.

Artisanal studio assistant
Sep ‘20 - Mar ‘21
Maison Margiela

Researching in-depth inspiration of the collection Assisting with 3D and 2D for garment construction Sourcing materials, clothes and trims of the collection Developing swatches, textile treatments of the collection Assisting with the day to day tasks of the studio Researching and photoshoping of the VIP projects

Art director assistant
Sep ‘19 - Aug ‘20

Sourcing sustainable materials and garments for upcycling Experimenting and developing textiles for the collections Researching, sketching, and sewing for the differents collections Researching, photoshoping and prototyping for the collaborations ( Nike, Claudie Pierlot etc..)

Design assistant
Jan ‘18

Researching, photoshoping and sketching new design Developing technical sheets for the production Sourcing sustainable and vegan materials, partnership

English - Fluent
French - Native
Education & Training
Atelier Chardon Savard
Unknown - ‘20
Fashion creator
Atelier Chardon Savard
Unknown - ‘18
Bachelor of Science
Textile and Fashion Industry
Product development and design SUM2016 TAF.TC
L'institut supérieur des arts appliqués
Unknown - ‘15
in Applied Arts
Lycée Champs-Blanc
Unknown - ‘14
Paris, France