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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPersonal Assistant - Photography Assistant - Stylist

About me

With a background in music, art, and style, I am currently engaged with fashion, a field which constantly offers challenging goals and new ways to share my creative attitude and ideas. I am profoundly organized and I’m always aiming to accomplish every task with efficiency and dedication.

Skills

  • Photography
  • Music Photography
  • Events Photography
  • Retouching
  • Social Media
  • Assisting Stylist
  • Stylist
  • Personal Assistant
  • Studio Assistant
  • Ecommerce; Retail

Work history

Currently

Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Preparing and styling products for photo shoots, ensuring the merchandise, mannequins and models presence is consistent with style guides. • Collaborate with the photography team to ensure we have all necessary products prior to shoot. • Understanding of luxury brands guidelines. • Run daily product shots at a fast pace. • Collaborating with photographers to produce high quality creative shoots. • Work in a variety of genres: fashion, still life and product photography.

Currently

Personal Assistant

The White Elephant Studio

Feb 2017
  • Well St, London E9, UK
  • Freelance
  • • Being responsible of assisting the artist during his daily routine (booking flights, conventions, accommodations, consultations and appointments). • Managing all mailboxes and communicating with customers during the artistic process, being the channel between artist and beneficiary. • Following the process that leads to the final product in every phase, supporting and assisting the artist, providing references and raw material. • Managing social platforms on a daily basis and following the criteria.

Currently

Operations Manager

Superdry

Nov 2016
  • Regent St, London W1B, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Being responsible of a team of 25 people, leading them through daily tasks and monitoring productivity. • Being responsible for training new employees and mentoring during their learning period. • Handling daily deliveries and transfers, with a particular attention in preparing new lines to be organised and displayed.

2017

Photography Studio Assistant

Packshot.com

Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • • Help with the day-to-day running of the studio, including maintenance of the studio environment and equipment. • Assist photographers, stylists and crew with various requirements such as managing lighting and camera equipment and sourcing or making props and sets. • Assist with the delivery and removal of product in and out of the studio. • Assemble product as needed.

2016

Visual Merchandiser

Superdry

Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
  • Regent St, London W1B, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Planning moves and visual strategies in order to promote and best display new and best-selling items. • Creating concept displays representing at best new collections and new trends. • Analysing sales figures and forecasting future sales volumes. • Ensuring the shop floor provides the desired image of the store. • Coordinating store displays in line with brand guidelines and strategies. • Rearranging, remerchandising and replenishing new collections.

2015

Photography Assistant

Spazio Orti 14

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Milan, Italy
  • Full Time
  • • Sorting and retouching digital images through all the steps that lead to the final product. • Positioning lights and props before and during indoor or outdoor shooting sessions. • Managing relationships with clients for photography courses held in the studio. • Maintaining and regularly cleaning all photography equipment. • Uploading photos onto company websites and keeping them always updated.

2015

Photography Assistant

Stefano Righi

Jun 2014 - Mar 2015
  • Milan, Italy
  • Internship
  • • Sorting and retouching digital images using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Managing pictures creating web galleries. • Positioning lights and props before and during indoor or outdoor shooting sessions. • Creating layouts for wedding albums and managing relationships with clients and printing suppliers. • Manually printing films and preparing pictures and frames for exhibitions.

2015

Feb 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Milan, Italy
  • Freelance
  • • Taking pictures during music and sports events. • Working closely with the web coordinator in order to promptly provide the pictures needed for social network articles. • Retouching pictures under fast paced conditions and very tight deadlines.

Education

2014

Photography Diploma

C.F.P. Bauer

Nov 2012 - Jun 2014
  • Milan, Italy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Photography

2012

Oct 2008 - Nov 2012
  • Milan, Italy
  • Bachelor Degree in Protection and Enhancement of Cultural Heritage (3 Years)

2008

Sep 2003 - Jun 2008
  • Milan, Italy
  • Technician of Tourist Services Diploma