Charlie Marden
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Charlie Marden

Marketing OfficerLondon, United Kingdom
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Charlie Marden
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Charlie Marden

Marketing OfficerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A creative and motivated individual, I am an experienced communications and fundraising assistant looking and ready for an opportunity to use my knowledge, education and professional experience to the benefit of a creative environment. I am an upbeat, self–motivated person with a genuine desire to help others and solve problems to achieve ambitious goals. I have interests in visual arts and culture, media, design and music and welcome opportunities to lean on these passions to produce informed and engaging work. I consider myself a fast learner unafraid of challenges and am keen to develop my skills and career within a creative and varied role.
Projects
  • Whole
    WholeA moving image set design and production piece, Whole is an observation of opposition . Acting as a study of functioning differences that exist as necessity, the piece engages with relationships between the conscious and subconscious, past and present and the real and the surreal, exploring these contradictions through the presentation of divided space   With a physical root in absurdist theatre, the split space has been created around the married couple featured in Eugene Ionesco’s The Chairs,
  • Box no. 6831
    Box no. 6831Set design and production piece showing the interior of the ornithologist. Based on his lonely hearts advert placed in 2006, Box No.6831 stands as both an interior portrait and an exercise in articulation via disassociation. With classic and contemporary set designs as well as philosophical and cinematic influences at its centre, this work endeavours to show case the art of construction in the accessibly visual area of the domestic environment. Interaction and the paradoxical notion of the cons
  • A Room of Her Own
    A Room of Her OwnSet design and production piece depicting the living room of Jane Turner. Based on a letter written by her in 1981 and found 30 years later in 2011, A Room of Her Own is an observation of interpretation with theme of construction, the found and absence at it's centre. The piece exploits Jane’s physical absence from the frame, leaving the audible power of object and its presentation with an authentic however constructed domestic space to communicate her identity; what is left is an observation of
Work history
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    Communications and Fundraising AssistantHelp Musicians UK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Working across the Communications, Partnerships and Fundraising teams at Help Musicians UK, I am solely responsible for all in-house design for charity events and marketing materials as well as managing brand use and crafting impactful and effective calls to action for our supporters. I am the main support for the Event Organiser at Help Musicians UK, taking on responsibilities including venue and logisitical research as well as handling supporting communications activities such as design and production of promotional materials, event photography and contributing to social media.
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    Senior Sales and Visual Marketing ExecutiveAnthropologie Europe
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Whilst with Anthropologie EU, I worked across the Sales and Visual Marketing teams to deliver ambitious and exciting visuals throughout the year in line with the stores brand and ensure consistency throughout several London strores. Alongside this I was required to excercise excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills managing a small team of assistants to drive sales to meet targets. My duties predominantly included producing artwork, sculptural and in print, in line with the companies brand, copywriting for various digital communications as well as helping to conceptualise the layout and design of the store floor with the Head of Visuals.
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Skills
  • Event Logistics
  • Artist Research
  • Copywriting
  • Photography
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Collaboration
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Digital Design
  • Print Design
  • Branding
Education
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    BA (Hons) Photographic ArtsUniversity of Portsmouth
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Gained a First Class BA Hons in Photography with a focus on photography, videography and set design
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    ABC Diploma in PhotographyLondon College Communication
     - London, United Kingdom
    Gained a Distinction in Professional Photography Practice with a focus on film photography and digital image manipulation
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Awards
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    University of Portsmouth logo
    Visual Culture Award for Academic WritingUniversity of Portsmouth
    I received the above award for my dissertation at degree level on The Psychological and Emotional Response to Photography