Chris Garfield

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

A highly motivated publishing professional who is experienced in the media industry. Enjoys working as part of a fast-paced creative team. Seeks editorial, production, fashion or administrative roles.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Excel
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Freelance

Various

Sep 2014
  • Assistant: -Elgar Johnson, Fashion Director at GQ Style UK, Condé Nast • Astrid Anderson SS16 & AW15 London Collections: Mens show • Christopher Raeburn SS16 & AW15 London Collections: Mens show • Canterbury SS16 campaign • Alfie Allen photo editorial • Dior Homme Beauty and Fragrance spread -Poppy Kain, Stylist at Intrepid, London • Palace Skateboards photo editorial Writer: -Wonderland Magazine • Nudie Jeans feature -Foiled Magazine • Chloe Sevigny's Rizzoli book news story • Igor Pjorrt interview feature • Julian Klincewicz interview feature • Barbra Kruger news story • The Photographers Gallery news story

2015

Editorial & Fashion Assistant

Man About Town Magazine

Sep 2015 - Mar 2015
  • Editorial Assistant: -Researched content & trends to be used as news and main stories in the upcoming issue -Covered PR events by traveling to various locations and writing articles for online coverage -Interviewed subjects and transcribed conversations -Managed and posted on social media accounts to 9k+ followers -Balanced financial budgets for Editor in Chief and Fashion Director Fashion Assistant: -Organized tickets for mens fashion week: London Collections, Milan & Paris -Brand representative at London Collections and official press days, alongside Editor-in-Chief and Fashion Director -Organized photo shoots: Optioned photographers, studios and casted models -Worked with Fashion Director to style shoots, on-set and in-office: Created appropriate looks, requested and coordinated high end designer clothes from PR agencies and dressed models on set

2015

Creative Director

Foiled Magazine

Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
  • -Ensured tone/aesthetics of visuals were consistent -Curated photographic content, wrote articles and communicated with contributors -Led layout design, printed and bound final publication

2013

Production Assistant

Publication Studio

Feb 2013 - May 2013
  • -Assisted in book production: printed, trimmed and bound books on demand using production equipment -Digitally archived entire back catalogue consisting of 300+ titles -Read and critiqued book manuscript proposals -Assisted the editors in any way possible to make business run smoothly

Education

2015

Publishing

London College of Communication

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015

    2012

    Communication Film

    Portland State Univeristy

    Aug 2008 - May 2012