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Working with documentary and current affairs programmes, my responsibilities is to manage and oversee projects and allocate staff workload. I schedule all processes of post production from ingest, offline to final post and delivery, I use Farmers Wife for bookings management and also have experience using Xytech. I have post produced and coordinated several series for Unreported World, a Quicksilver production which TX's on Channel 4. I have worked on various 30, 60 & 90mins BBC panoramas; I have also worked with entertainment programs such as ‘Don’t tell the bride’ for Renegade productions. I overseeing the creation and delivery of AS-11 (UK DPP); I allocate workload for a team of MCR staff and am responsible for arranging the creation of all client deliverables. • Schedule booking in offline suites. • Managing final post schedules and responding to over-runs • Coordinate Dub bookings - Tracklay, V/O and Mix • Inputting all bookings into Farmers Wife The facilities aspect of my role is manage the office and building requirements. I manage front of house to the client services team and reconcile expenses, I am responsible for building management from arranging all repairs and managing supplier contracts and negotiating costs. I am the fire warden and responsible for health and safely, I run regular fire alarms and coordinate evacuation tests.
HOGARTH WORLD-WIDE - (09/12 – 12/13) Working in the bookings department when required I assisted in managing and coordinating post production of TVC’s for 15 producers, I help generate and schedule edits to the in-house offline, online, audio and VFX suites as well as studios in Bucharest. I used Farmers Wife to schedule all post production bookings; clients included Mattel, Hugo Boss, Nike, Fairy, The Sun and many more. BT SPORT - (2 Month Contract) Contracted to work with the bookings team for the launch of BT Sports, the facility consisted of 20x Avid suites and my responsibility was to schedule all edits sessions, I ensured all material were ingested by the MCR team and the deliverable requests from internal clients were met. I also Created job-sheets for EVS operators for play-outs/replays and was booking feeds for tapeless ingest from OB's. PRIME FOCUS TECHNOLOGIES - (6 Month Contract) Contracted to work in post production bookings for the broadcast & commercials department, I worked with producers on booking and allocating jobs to the in-house offline, online and audio suites. I was managing and coordinating post production deliverables which required me to administer detailed job sheet for the MCR staff, I scheduled QC’s, Play-outs, dub and clone creation of various tapes and DVD's, PAL to NTSC conversions and Harding tests as well as other tasks when required by producers and clients. I was also responsible for scheduling staff shift along with managing freelance editors, I worked with producers on managing client accounts and meeting TX deadlines; I used Xytech Systems for all bookings and scheduling purposes. ARTS ALLIANCE MEDIA - (1 Month Contract) Contracted to work with DCP bookings, I received request from national and international sites for delivery of films. I managed the duplication requests of all cinema drives, I provided clients with KDMs for access to their content via satellite delivery Other General Bookings Duties • Experience of scheduling all work on Farmers Wife & Xytech systems • Producing quotation from rate card • Arranging various VTR deck hire • Managing internal talent pool, Booking freelance editors when required • Timesheet management & General administration duties
Contracted on 1 year maternity cover • Scheduling and allocating post production projects to the in house studios which consisted of a Grading suite, 10 Avid off-lines, 3 on-lines and 3 dubbing suites. • Organising ingest workflow for edits and arranging duplications, DVD creation, Harding tests, File transfers and encoding in MCR • Generating & managing projects, job sheets and staff shifts on Farmers Wife scheduling software • Responsible for client services management • Managing the company runners, MCR, librarian, cleaners and reception staff • Providing induction, staff training and am responsible for building access cards • Coordinating and managing studio/office moves & allocations • Arranging contractors in for maintenance of Protools and Avid equipment.
• Booking and scheduling V/O sessions to Sadie studios • Audio database management, administration and data entry • Point of contact, arraigning contractors for facility maintenance • Maintain high level of service with clients, Stock management • Diary management, assisting on invoicing and billings • Archiving duties and managing company website • Organising courier / overseas shipment services / arranging travel • Updating Foreign and English voice artist demos Special Achievements: • Sound engineering using Sadie 5 • Developed recording skills to work for clients such as XBOX, SEGA, Red Bull, NHS and many more. • Was lead coordinator/engineer in the voice recognition development for XBOX Kinnect (UK regions)
Digital Arts with Moving Image and Graphic Design
BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design