CV

 

PROFILE   

I am a 19-year-old Australian citizen, living permanently in Melbourne, I am currently studying The Bachelor of Fashion Design Honours degree at RMIT University. 

My goal is to be given a suited work position with the opportunity to grow and expand within the workforce, specifically in a part-time position that engages my creativity and communication skills. I am guaranteed to excel due to my developed work ethic and innate drive to do everything to the best of my abilities. I adapt well to new working environments and thoroughly enjoy learning new skills. I believe I am well suited for any job that requires a dedicated, young and enthusiastic employee.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

 

Part-time Waitress at the Pelican, VIC - 4 months 

  • Taking orders, Serving food, Setting tables, Clearing and cleaning tables.

  • Casher, handling transactions. 

  • Cleaning restrooms, Coffee machine, juicer, polishing silverware and glasses. 

 

Face-painting independent business. NSW. 2016 - 2018

  • responsible for transport, equipment and presentation. 

  • Completing private functions independently (ie. birthday parties etc.)

 

Face painter, Crystal Castle, Mullumbimby, NSW, 2015 - 2018

  • Face painting young children and adults.

  • Completing additional private functions independently (ie. birthday parties etc.) 

 

Assistant for meditations & workshops, Crystal Castles. NSW 2017- 2018 

  • Set up and pack down. 

  • Meet & greet 

 

Market clothing stall, synergy, 2014 - 2017 casually.

  • preparing stock for sale, stock taking.

  • cash handling and balancing the till. 

  • sales and customer service.

 

Babysitting, 2015- 2016

  • Additionally, responsible for cooking meals and light cleaning

 

Modelling 

  • Various Photoshoots and Modelling for various labels, magazines and professional photographers including, La Menta, Paradiso magazine Donatella Parcini, Future Dreamers.

 

Part-time seamstress for clothing brand “La Menta”

  • sewing labels and tags onto clothing.

 

VCGLR

  • Certificate of completion for responsible service of alcohol program (initial training) 

 

Certified barista 

  • 4 hours of hands-on machine training in 7 different coffee types. 

 

Occasional Waitressing 

  • Waitressing for various Catering businesses, serving food and beverages, occasional bar work.

 

Volunteering work.

  • Aid work, working to build an education system in Cambodia, the experience included gardening, bricklaying, garbage sorting, fence making, cement laying. 

  • Volunteering at Cambodian primary school, teaching English to local children.

 

Work experience, Shearwater preschool, 2016.

  • One week of work experience as a preschool assistant with small children ages 3-5

  • Food prep, stories, rest prep, play and generally helping out at the preschool

 

CAREER GOAL 

  •  Expand professional knowledge and training. 

  • Improve professional work performance.

  • Strengthen professional relationships.

  • Increase earnings. 

  • Gain new experience. 

  • To work for a dream company with an ethical approach.

  • Start an independent business.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS 

Art is one of my strong passions. I entered the, "It's all about the light" art expo in 2013 (Ocean Shores) and again in 2015.  The 2015 entry won the “Framers Award.” My entry in the, “Down By The River” competition held by the Mullumbimby Art Piece gallery won 3rd place in the “Under 18” category. Highly recommended for the “The longest night” postcard expo in 2018. 

Fashion design is one of my strong passions; I’ve won 7 awards in the Shearwater Wearable Arts Performance competition.  My 2013 entry, titled ”Sweet Pea” won Most Creative Use of Material. my 2014 entry, titled  “Trash Vogue” won Directer’s Choice Award and first place for my category.  My 2015 entry called  “Woman in Gold” won the Grand Prize. My 2016 entry, “POP” was awarded a “Highly Recommended”. In 2017 I entered two pieces one being a pair of boots in the single garment section winning first in its section, the other being “Morphett’e” a costume constructed out of recycled plastic bags winning first in its section and winning the youth award in the Mandurah western Australian wearable arts show. In 2018 my design ‘warrior between worlds’ won first in its section.

Byron bay library has showcased four of my wearable arts costumes in 2016 & 2017 

I have constructed my own website to further document and publicly present my creative repertoire  - https://www.oceanapiccone.com 

 

EDUCATION 

  • Early childhood- Beaconsfield state school

  • Shearwater Steiner school from starting in 2008 and graduating from year 12 in 2018

  • Currently studying full time at RMIT for fashion design. 

  • Global leadership experience - 2019 

  • Cultural intelligence & Emotional intelligence

  • Tackling global challenges, Leadership skills, problem-solving. 

  • Working with diverse teams, Resonating with others. 

SKILLS

Effective Communication Skills: Articulate communicator with an appreciation for the different communication styles required when working with other team members or with customers.

Self-driven: well experienced in time management and productivity. ‘can do’ mentality. 

 Honest and Reliable: Strong morals and ethics ensure honesty, reliability and ability to undertake tasks responsibly.

Flexible: Understanding of the need to remain flexible to support last-minute demands and changes. Comfortable in changing environments and situations, ensuring the ability to remain flexible and adaptable.

Creative skills:  Jewellery making, Fashion design, advance sewing skills, Painting, Drawing, Interior design, Costume Design, Fashion Design. I am an extremely creative person with a good eye for detail.

 

Completed First Aid certificate, Life Savers Certificate. 

 

Studio five illustration for fashion Certificate. 

Short courses experience includes jewellery, life drawing and sculpture. 

 

 

REFERRALS 

 

Sheri Piccone

Market stall owner  

0412838861                         

 

Jess

Babysitting job

0432668885

 

Renae Weller 

baby-sitting job 

0421911911            

renae@destinationbyron.com.au

 

Lindy Lou- crystal castle boss

lindylou@crystalcastle.com

66842399 

Crystal castle 

Kate Paige - 6684 3111 

Assistant Manager 

 

Chilali weller 

sewing tags & labels 

0448377827

 

Raj Kumar 

Pelican restaurant owner 

Kumarraj@ymail.com

0432990755

 

Asuka Hara .

Co-founder Future Dreamers Expressive Arts Therapist. 0475 201 753
e. asuka.amy@gmail.co

Lou, Global experience mentor. 0401720375

Est. 2015  

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