Becky Lyon

Programme Lead x MA Art and Science Student

Projects

Skills

  • Events
  • Writing
  • Project Management
  • Trend Theme Research
  • Concept and Ideation
  • Trend Forecasting and Research
  • Trend Concept Design

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  • Four23

    Four23

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    • Design & Creative
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    Trendstop

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      Idea Generation

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        Global Color Research

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        Work history

        Currently

        Programme Leader

        Four23

        Jan 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time

        2013

        Cultural Programmer

        Idea Generation

        Jan 2016 - Nov 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Creative programme development connecting brands with audiences through culture. The role involved relationship building with creative’s as well as developing and implementing strategic proposals for clients. [Projects] Pitched and devised a programme of 'Ideas for Breakfast' brunches featuring cultural innovators at the W London hotel. Worked with stakeholders at EMI and Spotify to realise an exhibition celebrating Blur's 21st Anniversary at the LondonNewcastle Space in just under four weeks Developed content for empty retail empty property for Jones Lang LaSalle. Highlights included The British Biscuit Festival, the world's first kinetic Christmas tree, a chocolate waterfall with Bompas + Parr and an exhibition of The Stone Roses. Steering group member of the Shoreditch Fringe Festival 2012, managed sponsorship and curated a series of art and music parties for lead partner Desperados Curated and managed a 'Digital Salon' for Beck's exploring Augmented Reality in the creative arts for The Green Box Project Independent 'Sketchbook Social' and scent events at House of Wolf in Islington.

        2013

        Project Manager

        Trendstop

        Nov 2012 - Jan 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Temporary project assistant at Spark+Mettle, a youth-focused social enterprise with a focus on helping marginalised young people flourish in meaningful work and life pursuits by focusing on 'soft skills'. I curated a fundraising event with cultural and social influencers and held an experiential one-off event called Flourish Fest at The Book Club in Shoreditch on zero budget.

        2010

        Trend Researcher

        Trendstop

        Apr 2008 - Dec 2010
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Key researcher and producer across Consumer Trends & Lifestyle sections of the forecasting site and mobile app, Trendstop Trendtracker. Process included collating and decoding research from a variety of sources from media scanning to attending events in London, Paris and Milan.

        2016

        Freelance Trend Researcher

        Global Color Research

        Apr 2008 - Mar 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Trends research, innovation features, city guides, design, arts and lifestyle reports.

        Education

        2008

        Fashion Promotion and Communication

        Southampton Solent University

        Aug 2005 - Apr 2008
        • Southampton, United Kingdom
        • Trends, Writing, Marketing, Fashion History