Alastair Nicol

Vogue International Photographic Manager

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsArt Director - Creative Director - Photographer

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About me

Creative producer, art director and photographer, with extensive experience in editorial and commercial projects covering print, digital and social media on an international level.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

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  • Technology Will Save Us

    Technology Will Save Us

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    • Other
  • TOPSHOP TOPMAN

    TOPSHOP TOPMAN

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    • Fashion
  • Karla Otto

    Karla Otto

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    • PR and Communications
  • Oliver Sweeney

    Oliver Sweeney

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    • Fashion

Work history

Currently

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for commissioning creative imagery/illustration to accompany editorial: idea conception, art direction, project development/management, communication, negotiation, hiring photographers, budget management, retouching. Management of high profile special projects including all street style and fashion weeks content. In house photographer and mobile videographer on digital editions (websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, WeChat, Weibo, Line, etc. accounts) of 13+ Vogues, in 10 different languages: British Vogue, Vogue Paris, Vogue Italy, Vogue Germany, Vogue Russia, Vogue Spain, Vogue Mexico + Lat Am, Vogue China, Vogue Taiwan, Vogue Japan, Vogue India, Vogue Australia, Vogue Brazil. External facing, creating relationships with PR teams internationally to secure global editorial exclusives.

2017

Digital Picture Editor

British Vogue

May 2016 - Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for all digital imagery: editing, retouching, preparing and liaising/hiring photographers, photo agencies, ensuring visual consistency to engage the reader. Working under high pressure deadlines, embargoed news stories, fashion events, reactive pieces. Photograph/video for social and online channels, creating bespoke content and creating the visual identity and strategy, reviewing analytics and acting upon findings. Developed the teams focus on Instagram, using stories and other methods to create a growing following of over 2m. Liaised with contributors, from our editor-in-chief to celebrity stylists to ensure exclusive and interesting content was delivered to our viewers. Photographic work has been published internationally within the print magazine and online outlets. Media Link : https://digiday.com/uk/british-vogues-2-million-instagram/

2016

Creative Editor

Oliver Sweeney

Mar 2015 - Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for photographic, videography, art direction, creative visual merchandising and any other creative touch points for the brand.

2015

Communications Coordinator

Jack Wills

May 2014 - Mar 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Responsible for consistency of brand across stores internationally. Produced a portfolio of guidance, print and online, which was be used for visual uniformity. Setting up model stores, photographing, writing copy, designing print, production and delivery. Project and budget management. I set up store windows and helped with creative process design. Attended and assisted on campaign/look book shoots.

2014

VM Print & Communications Coordinator

TOPSHOP TOPMAN

May 2013 - May 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Started at Topman as the Brand Communications Assistant and was quickly promoted to Visual Print and Communications Coordinator. Main responsibilities included print development, art direction and project management, communicating globally the marketing and sales strategy to customers. Liaising across the whole business, from Marketing Director and CEO to store staff. Being the sole contact between stores and HQ for merchandising information, including writing, subediting. I wrote, photographed, edited and outsource printed communications for sites/stores internationally to ensure consistent brand visual and marketing schedule.

Education

2012

BA (Hons) Photographic Arts

Falmouth College of Arts

Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
  • Falmouth, United Kingdom

Awards

2013

Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop

Falmouth College of Arts