KEY SKILLS • Knowledge of industry standard design tools: Mac OS, Light room, InDesign, Photoshop etc. • Ability to prioritise and juggle multiple projects within tight deadline • Strong conceptual thinking • Picture research • Knowledge of digital asset management, photo mechanics and Scene 7, capture one • Excellent presentation and communication skills. • Strong shoot production and coordination skills • Assets on demand – currently doing testing for Adobe on behalf of Mothercare. • Ability to produce imagery for different platforms such as web, social media, banners. CRM, Print (catalogue/ books/ magazines), press.
I currently work as an image assistant for Mothercare PLC, producing photography for the whole company. • Quality control of imagery that goes online • Key brands worked on: Julien Macdonald, Little Bird, Baby K, Mothercare own brand. Key areas of the company I have work on are home and travel, kids fashion and maternity fashion. • Managing the image database through scene 7 • Communicating design visions and rationale clearly to photography suppliers and design teams through style guides, mood boards and retouch notes. • Retouching of lifestyle imagery • Develop and frame creative concepts according to creative brief requirements. • Managing and directing of shoots on time • Assisting on the catalogue – in charge of approving all brand pages • excel – updating the amends, proofing and range list so that enrichment know when imagery is available to put online.
Responsibilities include lifeguarding and supervising the gym
• Approval of digital and physical content entered in to the awards • Coordinate and curate the D & AD festival • Jury and invigilate for the judging process and festival • Digital content assistant for the website and other media platform • Production of D & AD annual
I have been doing weekend reception cover on a casual basis for their Kennington office. My main task being answering and managing the phones. Attending to letting client’s needs. Adding potential clients to the database and booking them in for viewing. Managing the weekend office diary.
The Kennel Club Picture Library – Picture Desk Intern o Picture research o Scanning and restoring old images using Photoshop o Water marking and cropping images for press o Archiving digital and print photos o Metadata- key wording o Photo mechanics o Negotiating prices, and terms and conditions, of image licensing between the client and photographer o Photography Production involved in Crufts
Organising press loans and returns Mail outs and chasing credits Sourcing items or styling props for the picture desk team Creating mood boards in Bridge for model casting and shoot locations Fashion returns Taking part in photoshoots Concepting ideas and creating visuals using Photoshop Picture research using various picture libraries and agencies Booking couriers Maintaining and organising the image archive
Photographing and filming the clothes for the website Building online galleries Keeping the fashion cupboards organised Sorting out and pricing the old stock for the Christmas sale Administrative work Work as a fitting model for the fashion designers
Teaching the class different art techniques such as screen printing Offering one to one help for those with learning difficulties Mentoring several lower six form and GCSE’s students to help them obtain the best possible grade they could achieve. This has helped me develop excellent skills in being able to direct and mentor a group, as well as developing my communication skills.
Doing a combination of graphic and interior design. Helping with the rebranding and designing of JD sports, Liverpool branch. Skills developed: Researching and cost pricing product for the interior Visual presentation skills by creating mood boards that efficiently represent the idea. Concepting ideas quickly