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Alexander Fitz-Simmons

Creative Director | Producer | Marketing & Communications

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Art Director - Fashion Production Manager - Senior Manager of Business Development

Projects

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Do you really want to delete project Maison Martin Margiela AW 13, 14, 15 and SS 13, 14, 15?

Skills

  • Project Managment
  • Broadcast Media
  • Content
  • Fashion
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Marketing
  • Busines Strategy
  • Brand Communication Planning
  • Campaign Production

Work history

Currently

Head of Creative

Haute London

Oct 2016
  • London, UK
  • Full Time
  • My experience as creating and producing fashion identity: Directing the design and development of creative materials – including digital assets, print advertising, catalogs, and videos that support brand image and position and speak to target audience. Leading the creative team through clear communication, leadership and motivation to produce high-level creative graphic and digital solutions. Achieving brand marketing objectives, ensuring assets are created on time and within budget. Researching and determining the brand identity style cultivating trends and inspiring imagery and translating through work relevant to naturaliser and target consumer. Managing the selection of production manager, photographers, models, wardrobe, stylists, product styling, and budget management for all photo shoots. Directing the international use of imagery and creative solutions to assure a consistent global look for the brand. Supporting of high-level leadership through the design and development of new business initiatives and presentations. Quality controlling and sourcing materials for the sampling phase of creating the collection. Lead in hiring designers and bringing together team for collection

2014

Operations Manager

Fashion One Television

Dec 2009 - Aug 2014
  • Hong Kong
  • Full Time
  • I managed and developed a team of talented coordinators who support the workflow for the acquisition and design of all creative elements of our service and collaborated with brands and companies to create exciting, groundbreaking original programming for the network. I have professional experience in Engineering, Localization, Product, Data Science, Acquisitions and the versatility to work with other cross-functional teams to solve problems and innovate solutions to help teams manage a high volume workflow. I am an avid user of both right and left brain thinking to push the bounds of creativity and scalability. My experience with branded content: Worked closely with Director of brand content and partnerships to drive and develop brand partnerships and video content for the entire Fashion One Television and Bigfoot Entertainment portfolio. Developed marketing content strategy consistent with business and brand objectives Managed implementation of key content initiatives, working with content partners including Fox Network, Marvel and Warner Bro's and internal cross-functional teams. Developed and maintain strong direct relationships with content partners and agencies. Managed relationship with content creators and distribution platform (online and TV network) My experience with partnership branding: Evaluate and recommend strategic partnerships to Fashion One Television and Bigfoot Entertainment marketing teams. Managed day to day relationship with partners and coordinate the activities with my Chief Executive Officer closely with Brand Managers to develop key partnerships to drive brand/product awareness and engagement for both parties. My experience producing fashion and lifestyle content: Developed and executed the global plan and distribution strategy for all Fashion One Television and Bigfoot Entertainment initiatives. Manage existing relationship with talent, brands, companies, creatives, press and investors. Manage and monitor production budgets. Work with PR companies, fashion brands, creatives, and press to maximize reach and engagement for all parties. Determine and monitor KPI’s. Support logistics and organization of events for Bigfoot Entertainment including The Sundance Festival, The Oscars, MTV Europe Music Awards and global fashion week events. Maintain deliverable dates and be accountable for deliverance of brand materials worldwide on time and budget.

Education

2010

BA Contemporary Media Practice

University Of Westminster

Sep 2008 - Sep 2010
  • London, UK
  • Skills in the core media for Contemporary Media Practice: moving image; photography; digital and interactive media; studios and equipment; editing and post-production; professional working with actors, locations and media content. Practical projects; creative working and developing ideas; pitching; group and solo working. Media Explorations: experimental practices, exploring the traditions and futures of the core media. Introduction to Contemporary Media Theory: the core theory essential to an understanding of contemporary media, culture and arts. Media Representations: theories and practices of representation in the arts and media. Media Frontiers: practical work that explores and tests the boundaries of current media, choosing from moving image, photographic and interactive media. Convergent Media: responding to the varieties of convergence in producing and consuming media through a practical project. Live Projects: work experience, commissions, curating and live events. Critical Perspectives on Media: advanced approaches to the analysis of media, leading to a focus on a chosen media tradition. Research and Synthesis: developing your own interests in theory and analysis, leading to defining a subject for your final year dissertation or extended research essay.