Thida Hawkins

Senior Lecturer (Programme Leader - Fashion Design & Technology)

Thida Hawkins

Senior Lecturer (Programme Leader - Fashion Design & Technology)

Email: t.hawkins@mmu.ac.uk

Telephone: 0161 247 2692

Academic and professional qualifications

2001 - PG Cert. Innovative Pattern Cutting - UAL, Central St. Martins

2001 - BA Hons Fashion - Manchester School Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

1998 - BTEC Foundation Art & Design - Rotherham College Arts & Technology

Previous Employment

Feb 2016 - Freelance Production & Development Consultant, London based high end womenswear brand showing at London Fashion Week - Holly Fulton

2015 - 2016 Freelance Production & Development Consultant, London based high end textile print, accessories, swimwear brand - Lisa King

2015 - 2016 Business Development Researcher, High end fashion business and operations consultancy - The Scaphan Network (Clients including: Mary Katrantzou, Sophie Hulme, David Koma, Self-Portrait, Issa, Burberry)

2012 - 2016 Guest Speaker (Seasonal Part-time) - Various BA and MA Fashion courses - UAL / London College Fashion, Ravensbourne, UCA / Epsom

2014 - 2016 Associate Lecturer (Seasonal Part-time) - University Of Southampton / Winchester School Of Art  

2012 - 2014 Creative Co-ordinator (Consultant), Representing iconic textile designer Celia Birtwell for Uniqlo SS13 – AW13/14 UT collaborations VMPD Consulting Ltd (onbehalf or Celia Birtwell)

2012 - 2015 Consultant for Licensing and Recruitment (Contracted), International Fashion agency - Denza Ltd

2012 - 2013 Production & Development Consultant, New Saudi Arabian/ London based casual wear / t-shirt brand - Oil Barrel Collection

2011 Production & Development Consultant, Independent London based high end womenswear designer - Adam Andrascik (Appointed Creative Director of Guy Laroche, Paris France in 2015)

2011 - 2016 Associate Lecturer (Ad-hoc Seasonal / Part time) BA Hons Fashion & BA Hons Fashion Design and Technology Manchester Metropolitan University

2007 - 2011 Studio Manager / Licensing & Projects Co-ordinator (Full time), London/Tokyo based high end print brand showing at London & Paris Fashion Week - Eley Kishimoto Apparel LTD

2004 - 2007 Design Room Manager / Technical Co-ordinator (Full time) Katharine Hamnett London LTD

2004 - 2005 Vintage print sourcing (Freelance)

2002 - 2004 Senior Designer (Full time), Womens & Childrenswear, Castleblair Ltd (Exclusive supplier to Marks & Spencer Plc)

Office Location

Room C2.29
Cavendish Building