Amanda Sheik


About me

I am an avid idea seeker, problem solver, eternal student and mystic people charmer. I am in love with, and would like to work with: - literature - writing - cinema - art - architecture - photography - fashion - music - food


  • Academic Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Production
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Affinitydesigner
  • Avid Editing
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Photography
  • Customer Service
  • Organisation

Work history



Caffe Sala

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017
  • Full Time
  • Prepared coffees and other hot drinks. Displayed great customer service, and team work.




Apr 2017 - May 2017
  • Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Prepared and served food and beverages in a Vietnamese restaurant. Worked as part of a team using my communication skills.



Oslo Hackney

Oct 2016 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Served food and beverages in an efficient manner and with a friendly, relaxed approach, evidencing great customer service. Remained calm and focused in busy periods, e.g. on gig and/or club nights.


Holiday Shop Assistant

Maxi Mat

Jun 2015 - Sep 2016
  • Sweden
  • Full Time
  • Worked in the checkout, scanning and weighing groceries, and operating the cash register. Evidenced customer service, as I responded to queries and handled complaints.


Summer Temp

Halden Tourist

Jun 2013 - Sep 2014
  • Norway
  • Full Time
  • Responded to queries from both tourists and locals of Halden, Norway – interpersonally, and via telephone and email correspondence. Actively obtained knowledge about upcoming events and activities, as well as distributing such information. Updated and wrote copy for the website using CMS, as well as translating articles into English. Organised trips and activities for larger groups. Collected and processed data regarding numbers of visitors to events, etc. along with other administrative work. Utilised the Microsoft Office suite. Enhanced my professionalism, and achieved an understanding of my role as representative of the tourist information office, the town and the country.


Sales Associate

Boys of Europe

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
  • Norway
  • Full Time
  • Sold men’s clothing and accessories. Earned communication skills by interacting with costumers and with colleagues. Participated in staff meetings, and suggested changes to better the store and its dynamics.



BA Film & Creative Writing - 2.1

University of Essex

Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
  • Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Modules included: Introduction to Literature Introduction to Film Studies Introduction to Film Production Creative Writing Skills Writing for Radio Approaches to Text Creative Writing - Theory and Practice Introduction to Screenwriting Filmmaking Understanding and Writing Science Fiction Advanced Film Production Cityscapes of Modernism Hollywood Directors