Dinah Body

MENTORING

 

I offer coaching and mentoring for emerging brands, established designers and artists. As a designer and artist I have over 25 years of successful experience in the industry. During that time I have worked in house, freelance and for the last 14 years as a consultant for many prominent brands. My designs are commissioned and licensed world wide and my work takes me to trade shows around the globe. With a BA and MA in Design, I have also taught and lectured at numerous Universities.

 
 

Portfolio Review - 1 hour

Would you like someone with an experienced eye to review your portfolio? This session will give you a chance to step back and evaluate the direction of your work and where you are heading. I will give you honest and constructive feed back. The aim is that you will leave the session with actionable steps to creatively move your portfolio forward, develop existing and new collections and have a plan to reach your career goals.

This session will give you insight into how to sell & licensing your designs as well as an informed indication of pricing. With over 15 years experience in the freelance and licensing world I am happy to share my information and help you find the best route forward to capitalise on your designs.

Prior to our meeting I will review your portfolio, website, social media and marketing. You will prepare your own list of goals for the session. My review together with your goals will form the basis of our discussion.

Brand development - 1 hour

For emerging brands, established artists and designers, graduates or graduates one year on. Would it help to have a fresh view on your work from an experienced design professional? This one-to-one session will give you a chance to step back and evaluate the direction of your brand and where you are heading.

We can look at range planning, pricing structure and marketing opportunities.

Prior to our meeting I will review your portfolio, website, social media and marketing. Before our meeting you will have considered what you want to achieve from the session. My review together with your goals will form the basis of our discussion.

The aim is that you will leave the session with actionable steps to move your designs and brand forward, to capitalise on potential and reach your career goals.

Follow up review - Repeat booking - 1 hour

Come back and review your progress. Would it help to catch up every three months? This session is aimed at reviewing your progress, setting new goals and keeping you on track to achieve them.