UBC Creative Director Bags First Recruitment Offer Coming out of 2019’s University Fashion Week’s National Recruitment WeekSkynation Media, UFW 2019.
While many might be unfamiliar with Canada’s University Fashion Week, an expanding coordinated national event based, grassroots driven platform focused on curating as well as connecting local Canadian grassroots fashion entrepreneurs and influencers with a range of affordable, subsidized, and accessible resources. It hasn’t stopped UFW as a novel idea to expand into more communities while attracting a growing number of Creatives looking to become Season 2’s next UFW Icons. Unlike Season 1 of the platform going through a wide range of issues pertaining it’s first expansion year, this wasn’t the case for Season 2 with 2019’s Creative Director callout seeing a total of 30+ applications, the highest in UFW’s early history! Skynation’s management associates believe this traction is due to the notoriety the platform is seeing from successful designer brands that have made their mark with visible resources gained from incubating and showcasing themselves at UFW. From influencer models and Creative Directors who are making their own names in various creative fihttps://jackieamsden.com/2015/11/12/let-the-sequins-fly-sfu-fashion-week-takes-on-vancouver/elds and artistic capacities, to seeing designer brands starting to grow an influencer led support networks, or photographers adding more models to their roster to increase their portfolio and time for print shoots, reach, and audience. It seems, no matter how you look at it, the business and networking opportunities this platform produces is ever growing. While Friday marks the end of National Selection Weekend, one confidential CD applicant would gain the attention of the founder and stand out during recruitment and secured an early offer. Although all decisions are currently confidential till official releases are out, what we do know is that she’s a student from UBC, UBC is ahead coming out of selection weekend. This candidate would impress the lead curator and founder Kayode Fatoba conveying both her understanding of UFW’s triple bottom line, stakeholder relations and more while being solutions oriented at growing the overall position of this special stakeholder event.