Cara Swindell

Cara Swindell

Integrated Producer / Project Director / Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Cara Swindell

Cara Swindell

Integrated Producer / Project Director / Creative ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a confident, passionate, enthusiastic, driven and personable character, seeking a new challenge in a fast-paced creative environment. I have 14 years’ industry experience working across retail, fashion, premium & high-street brands, print, web, press & D/OOH campaigns. Specialising in stills shoots & content films (product / studio / location / lifestyle), casting (writing briefs, managing casting & selecting cast), location scouting, multiple set shoot planning, managing set builds, managing post-production, prop sourcing & sound recordings. I am passionate about reading, interior design, styling, music, travelling, the visual arts particularly film, photography, art and popular culture, which are reflected in my passion for the creative industry.
Projects credited in
  • The National Lottery
    The National LotteryNationwide OOH campaign for The National Lottery, commissioned and produced by Adam&EveDDB with At Trayler
Work history
    Wieden+Kennedy logo
    Wieden+Kennedy logo
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Lead Producer on the Three Mobile, managing the flow of all briefs that come into the agency Excellent ability to multi-task and manage a high number of high profile projects concurrently. Consistently managing several campaigns/projects at various stages of production from creative concept, to ideation, production, post and final delivery to media agencies /clients Ability to ensure streamlined project management & maximisation of budgets Successfully managing the Creative Development into TVC, D/OOH (including bespoke sites such as Waterloo Station, IMAX, Piccadilly, Euston, Kings Cross tunnel wraps), Press & Social working to incredibly tight deadlines Engagement & partner with external talent representatives / agencies, production partners (e.g. The Mill, Man Vs Machine), photographers etc Very successful working relationship with Creative Directors, Creative Teams, Account teams Seamless & highly efficient production management of various campaigns, using 3D production, motion graphics, photography shoots Incredibly fast-paced, highly successful & efficient during COVID-19 Project Director on x2 new business pitches during COVID-19 lockdown, managing a full team of over 20 people (including senior management, 4 creative teams, designers, account management, studio (including 3D, retouching & motion graphics designers) - all over Zoom Producer on Sainsbury’s Seasonal Spring photography shoot, produced within 2 days to supply within 2 days of the shoot
  • Producing
  • Campaign Advertising
  • Print Design
  • Organisation
  • Organising Photoshoots
  • Delegate Management
  • Production Co-ordination
  • Production Budgets
  • Schedule Management
    BA Media and Cultural StudiesLiverpool John Moores University, School of Media, Critical and Creative Arts
    Liverpool, United Kingdom