I am a creative, highly motivated and positive individual with a successful track record of project development and creating immersive environments for live events. My ability to effectively time manage and prioritise a busy workload is evident through my portfolio of project management and production. I thrive in dynamic, fast paced environments that require me to think on my feet; working as a team to achieve a common goal. My self-initiated project work has taught me self-discipline and the ability to work in a solitary environment.
Independent arts and music festival with an emphasis on interaction and creativity 2014 – Spectacle Production Assistant: • Working with the NMENTS (Non-Musical Events team) to safely produce a number of parades, fire performance, the paint fight, ‘The Saturday Night Spectacle’ and ‘The Burn’. 2016 – Present – Creative Production Coordinator/Member of the arts board: • Working with the creative team with HR, production coordination, procurement, design development, funding applications and arts procurement and commission. • Onsite production management and coordination of creative installations • Commissioning intriguing and up and coming artists for the onsite installations.
Concept driven festival venue featuring at Boomtown Fair, Secret Garden Party and Glastonbury Festival, and a number of venue based events including Wonkavision 2014 NYE party and internally produced events Creative Producer: • Concept development, design and delivery of up to 6000 capacity stage • Budget creation, management and implementation. • Venue design and art direction, pre-production, procurement and onsite production and assembly. • Working with the technical team to creatively implement sound and lighting design • Risk assessment, method statement and management of venue in a high-risk environment. • Producer and creative director for 2 promotional videos.
Creative agency that develop brand activations for high profile cients including Instagram, Facebook and Google. Creative Producer: • Budget and creative pitch formulation against creative briefs set by client • Client and venue management and liason • Project implementation and management from planning to installation, live management and derig
Production agency specialising in the screening of cult classic movies, and building immersive worlds that surround them. Projects I have completed include: Producer for the latest SCX production, The Handmaiden at Troxy, Pre-narrative Producer for Moulin Rouge and Producer an internal event for Cadbury to launch the new Milk Tray Man. Producer: • Concept development and detailed narrative production in a fast paced and high pressure environment, inline with tight budget and timelines. • Venue management and liason • Management of £150K budget, and detailed production timeline • Managing the creation and development of secret cinema website • Production of concept newspaper that outlined keys to ‘unlock’ further immersion in the world. • Management of theatrical, costume, hair and make up and art department teams • Creation of contracts for cast and employees
Experiential pop up agency who fuse catering, immersive theatre and set design to create events based on both self directed briefs, and those dictated by external clients. During the 6 weeks I was with Shuttlecock I produced an event for Singha Beer, a birthday party for a private client and a self directed project called Cockney Knees Up. Two events were within a day of each other, and so tight turnarounds for build crew and props were required. Creative Producer: • Prop sourcing, procurement and turnaround for 3 complex and highly detailed productions • Conceptual design and installation of Thai New Year themed set, and 1960s pub style set • Theatrical brief and costume sourcing for cast of 10 • Production management of installation, turnaround and de-rig
Creative production agency, specialising in live events in museums and art galleries in London. During my 3 years I was promoted from AV Administrative Assistant, to Technical Project Coordinator, and finally to Production Designer doubling my salary and gaining knowledge of all elements of operational, technical and creative design and production. Key skills gained: • Operations management including crewing, scheduling and transportation. • Detailed knowledge of audio systems and basic knowledge of video and lighting systems. • Concept development, design and construction of creative proposals for high profile clients. • Budget management and delivery. • Understanding and implementation of regulations for working in venues of historic interest.