Ryan Gamba was born and raised in Tokyo moved to Canada at the age of 15. He graduated with honours from George Brown College in 2014 with a diploma in Fashion Management. Throughout his studies in both high school and college he fell in love♥ with fashion and worked in various leading retail stores and companies.
In 2010, during his summer holiday he returned to Tokyo and worked for UNIQLO as a store associate. During his high school years in Canada he worked for URBAN OUTFITTERS as a sales associate/key-holder, where he developed his knowledge of fashion, excellent customer service skills and strong leadership with his fellow colleagues.
In 2013, Ryan interned for STANDARD APPAREL, a leading apparel wholesale agency as a showroom coordinator. He worked closely with the Marketing and Insight Business Manager and Sales Representatives of the company. The company distributes leading brands including Fred Perry, Oliver Spencer, AIGLE, HBC, Gloverall and Sunspel.
Before graduating from his program in winter 2014, he worked as a promotional manager for the CITY DOWNTOWN boutique. He managed 13 people and performed all promotional activities including (student newspapers, email, brochures and internet), publicity (news coverage and product reviews) and sales promotions while supervising his team members. He ensured open communication with his store team and maintained a positive attitude and kept a high moral with his store team.