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Diana Dau

Creative direction (branding, design, fashion)

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Photographer - Content Designer

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About me

After I completed a Design and Business degree, focused on Fashion Design, I gradually turned to photography. I was always an active person, always on the go or learning new things. Somehow, photography stuck with me. It transcended the realms of a hobby, becoming a regular activity and bringing me the fulfillment that fashion never did. I love photography as a lifestyle and as a way of always discovering new things. I mostly photograph people that are always aware of the camera. I do not mean to capture the moment in most cases, but to create it. I think that when people are aware of the camera, the way they pose says more about them than if they did not notice the camera. One can see who they would like to be, how would they like to be perceived by people, by the way they pose. Their ego is the first layer portrayed in they facial expression, but through their eyes you can see deeper than that. In addition, the portrait says a lot about the relationship between the photographer and its subject. A great portrait photographer needs to be able to come as close as he/she would like to, without being intrusive. That requires emotional intelligence. That same intelligence can be applied within a digital marketing context.

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Short Film Acting
  • Age 18-25
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Lightroom
  • Branding

Work history

Currently

Creative Director

Jelingu

May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Jelingu Creates is a creative tech agency based in London. It offers branding, marketing, web design, app design and animation services. • Creative direction for online and offline campaigns • Creative direction for client projects (branding, advertising) • Managing content production team • Managing external teams and partners • Pitching ideas to clients and the founder • Oversee the project completion

2017

Photographer/ Social Media Creative Assistant

I see your legs, Nomad, etc

Mar 2016 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Throughout this period, I had freelance projects for fashion, hospitality and consumer brands for which I created content for Instagram and web/other social platforms as an extension of branding and marketing. I increased brand awareness, measured by engagement and followers/likes by: • Creating content for social media promotion: photograph and edit imagery in line with the brand image. • Establishing new connections with bloggers, set designers, artists and photographers for collaborations/ paid commissions. • Creating layout and design (branding material) for paid and online media • Engaging with the community (in the case of me posting on the account) • Supporting and executing growth strategy with success • Planning and managing the social media content calendar in an efficient and consistent way • Tracking and reporting social media influence

2016

Assistant to Director

Incandescent Artists

Dec 2015 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Incandescent Artists specialises in sourcing modern, urban and post war pop art and putting up pop-up events, while working closely with emerging and established UK and international artists. • Assisting with initial show ideas held at The Underdog Gallery in London Bridge • Liaising with artists via email and phone • Developing the layout of the show together with the curator • Updating and managing the guest list for the Private View opening night • Liaising with press via e-mail and phone • Sourcing couriers and assisting with the logistics of transporting the artwork • Social media promotion

2015

Curator and Exhibiting artist

CHAOS colletive

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • “Chaos: the creative prototype of harmony” was a group exhibition on the theme of Chaos. It was a self-initiated exhibition, running from 19th to 27th September, part of London Design Festival. • Creative direction for the exhibition concept • Initiating the artist collective • Successfully sourcing artists and finding the perfect venue within budget • Designing the branding material, exhibition cards, website and logo • Obtaining funding • Keeping control of the budget • Social media content promotion

Education

2015

BA (Hons) Design

University of East London

Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor's

2014

Fashion Design

Amsterdam Fashion Institute

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
  • ERASMUS/EXCHANGE STUDENT

2014

AP in Design, Technology and Business

VIA Univeristy TEKO

Aug 2012 - May 2014
  • 7400 Herning, Denmark
  • AP- Associate's Degree