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									         EXAMPLE 3 - CHRONOLOGICAL SKILLS CV

                             NATALIE SIMPSON
                     10 Blackburn Close, London, E10 7RB
                               tel: 020 8998 8332
                        email: n.simpson@hotmail.com
                             www.nattysimps.com

PERSONAL PROFILE
A flexible, enthusiastic & hardworking graduate with excellent communication
and time management skills, available for work as a Costume Design Assistant.

EDUCATION

1996 - 2000 LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION
BA COSTUME & MAKE-UP FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
 Developed high creativity & excellent research and design interpretation skills.
 Gained a high standard of technical skills in: pattern cutting; embroidery;
  surface decoration & beading; surface treatments; stretchwear; tailoring for
  menswear
 Developed good time management skills: met all coursework deadlines
 Say something about your projects and final degree show, and give
  information on any collaborative work you’ve undertaken with employers as
  part of your degree show
 Could also include any positions of responsibility held e.g. course rep

1994 - 1996 St IGNATIUS COLLEGE, TOTTENHAM
A Levels: French A, Art B, English D

1989 - 1994 LEYTON HIGH SCHOOL
Gained 7 GCSE’s including ‘A’ grades in Maths, English and Art.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Summer 1999 EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL
Worked as sole costume designer for ‘Birth of Man’, the Festival entry of the
Edinburgh University Footlights.
Duties and skills:
 Worked within a very tight budget & developed excellent financial
  management skills: negotiated with local fabric suppliers to obtain cost
  reductions
 Liaised closely with direction & production teams and the choreographer in
  developing costume design: developed good teamwork & negotiation skills
 Dealt with inexperienced and nervous actors with tact and diplomacy:
  developed good interpersonal skills

EMPLOYMENT
1996 - Present WH SMITH, Tottenham
Part-time Sales Assistant
Duties & Skills:
 serving customers & dealing with customer enquiries & complaints: developed
  good communication and interpersonal skills
 responsible for till operation & cashing up at the end of the day
 monitoring & replenishment of stock: gained good organisational skills
 promoting WH Smith’s loyalty card: worked as an effective team member &
  helped to achieve store targets
 developed the ability to work under pressure in this busy retail sales
  environment


INTERESTS
Don’t call this section ‘hobbies’. This is your chance to show what an
interesting, rounded individual you are! This section is particularly important if
you haven’t had much employment or work experience. Avoid just listing you
interests: giving details gives a ‘flavour’ of who you are & can give the interviewer
something to go on.

OTHER SKILLS
 Familiar with Windows 95, Excel, Photoshop
 Able to drive: hold a clean current driving license
 you could also include any other languages spoken in this section, OR in the
  personal profile at the beginning if this is a strength you want to highlight.



References available on request

								
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