Nora Vai

Location New York
Bio

Model

Female Model
Projects
1 Projects

Work History

Model
APM NYC, M&P London, MP Milan, Wizard Tokyo, PMA Berlin, Model Genesis Hong Kong
2010 - Present
NYC, London, Paris, Milan, Tokyo and Hong Kong
Working with teams on editorials, campaigns, shows and e-commerce worldwide. Clients include Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Totokaelo, Moda Operandi, Mansur Gavriel, Assembly etc. I gained deep knowledge about the industry and creative processes involved, especially photoshoot production, styling, branding and social media. I've collaborated with companies on concept creation and product placement. This career taught me to constantly adapt to different environments and helped me build strong connections within the industry worldwide.
Visual Presentation Coordinator
Ralph Lauren
Sep 2012 - Feb 2013
Hong Kong
Planning window displays and interiors for stores in Asia: providing mood boards and sketches; communicating with different vendors, sourcing and handling props; working within a strict timeline and allocated budget; executing window changeovers and installations, including production of sets and on-site; dressing and styling mannequins; conducting regular store visits, making sure the visual presentation is at the highest standard and the brand image is consistent within the stores; communicating with retail and corporate office teams directly and via team site regarding product buys, deliveries, new directives, changes in creative calendar, advertising and store events; taking pictures of store windows and interiors, constantly updating team site.
Brand Manager
ELIO FERRARO gallery/store
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
London, United Kingdom
Managing boutique in Selfridges London, sourcing and pricing the stock, coming up with promotional strategies, deciding markdowns, reviewing performance, providing trading reports, communicating with press, visual merchandising, building client base, dealing with transfers, deliveries, mail order, returns, updating the website, recruiting and training staff, setting targets, ensuring customer service levels are maintained.
Writing/Styling
L'Officiel Lithuania
2007 - 2010
Organising features and writing articles, reviewing trends and industry events, planning collaborations, coming up with concepts and styling photoshoots; meeting strict deadlines.
Merchandising Assistant
BEX ROX
2008 - 2009
London, United Kingdom
Contacting stockists, taking orders, coordinating production, liaising with suppliers, managing critical paths, allocation and distribution of stock, quality control, avoiding delays, discrepancies and faulty stock, filling spec sheets, exhibiting collection in Vogue house, managing databases and spreadsheets, helping with production.
Production Assistant
BEX ROX
2008
Making jewelry, contacting buyers, exhibiting new collection in Vogue house
Image Consultant
Elite Associates
2007 - 2008
London
Working with brands such as Chanel, Reiss, Vivienne Westwood, TSE etc; advising customers on fashion trends, suitable styles and colors; managing cash.

Education

Health Coach Certificate
Institute of Integrative Nutrition
2016 - 2018
Bachelor's Degree
The University of Manchester
2008 - 2011

Skills