Scarlet Allenspach

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Swiss german (Mother tongue)

German (very well)

English (very well)

Italian (bilingual high school degree)

French (intermediate)

Spanish (basic, still learning...)

CV

Currently

Manager of Urbanroots.ch

Urbanroots is an urban gardening webshop and community, that helps garden newbies to start to grow their own veggies on balconies and terraces. 

 

Social media management for Authentica Schweiz, Urbanroots, European Youth Choir Festival, Grüner Zweig and Nuage Feng Shui.

Freelancer in Product, Web and Interior Design, Design Concept and Development.

October 2018

Permaculture Design Certificate

At the Kul Kul Farm in Bali.

August 2018

Founding of Urbanroots

Okt 2015–May 2017

Shop Manager of Soeder Store Basel

Leading a sales team of four. Training our staff regarding sustainable production and materials. Active sales person and establishing a customer base in Basel. Customer care, Indent of goods and raw materials for production.

May 2013–May 2017

Product Designer and Developer with Soeder and part of the executive board of Soeder GmbH

Design and development for a big part of the assortment from lamps, to backpacks, jewelry, shoes and so on. Creating prototypes in close collaboration with our producers. Sourcing of sustainable and all natural materials. Product photography and editing for our webshop. Quality control before and during production. 

Aug 2013–Sept 2014

Design Assistant at Stefi Talman in Zurich (Fashion Design)

Product design and development of leather accessories. Communication with our producers and carrier agents in Italy and China. Assistance for the arrangement of the Collection (deciding on color schemes, materials, foto shootings). Create Illustrations and edit photos for the retail catalogue.

May 2013

Co-Founding of Soeder GmbH 

Sept 2011–Mar 2012

Internship at FREITAG lab. ag in Zurich (Creation and Product Development)

Designa and development of a company-owned tention buckle. Research for new collections, developing a messenger backpack and accessories.

Sept 2009–June 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design ZhdK

2003–2008

Italian Art High School, Liceo Artistico in Zurich

Bilingual degree: German/Italian