Edward Akinrinmade

Curator, Art Director

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Culture, Criticism & Curation student at Central Saint Martins

Skills

  • Art Curation
  • Art Galleries
  • Art Journalism
  • Art Criticism
  • Art Direciton
  • Design
  • Film
  • Photography
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Music Artwork

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Somerset House

    Somerset House

    • Arts and Culture
  • YCN

    YCN

    • Education & Research
  • Art Fund

    Art Fund

    • Arts and Culture
  • urban outfitters

    urban outfitters

    • Retail

Work history

2018

Front of House/Invigilator

Somerset House

Sep 2018 - Sep 2018
  • Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN, UK
  • Full Time
  • Supervise the public throughout their visit • Observe and implement all fire safety guidelines outlined by Somerset House • Answer visitor queries and specific questions about the project • Provide assistance and information to visitors with specific access requirements • Comply with the Health and Safety policy applicable to the site and report any safety issues to the Front of House Manager • Attend staff training session/s prior to the opening of the project as required • Maintain good levels of housekeeping on site for the duration of the project • Deal with visitors collecting pre-booked tickets, and field enquiries related to ticket bookings

2018

Retail Assistant

urban outfitters

Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
  • Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 7GF, UK
  • Freelance
  • Delivered a positive, friendly experience by engaging the customer through conversation and service. Upheld Customer Connection at all times and adopt a ‘customer first’ ethos. Live the company brand values. Enhanced the customer experience by focusing on customers and not on projects during prime time selling hours. Always expressed enthusiasm and passion when interacting with our customer. Engaged with the customer on product. Contributed to the overall environment in the store by being positive, respectful and helpful to others. Upheld Company standards and act as a positive role model to peers. Upheld store merchandising and cleanliness standards. Ensured that merchandise is ticketed and the sales floor is well stock. Supported sales by assisting in merchandising and display projects. Exhibited a familiarity with current product and trend awareness. Demonstrated proficiency in job knowledge (i.e. tills, shipment tasks, and fitting room guidelines). Exhibited awareness of loss prevention guidelines and comply with all inventory control measures . Adhered to Company Health & Safety regulations at all times. Worked productively within the team and take initiative to work with others toward a common, collaborative goal. Communicated positively and effectively with peers

2017

Assistant curator/ Gallery Assistant/Intern/ Invigilator

The Square Gallery, London

Jul 2017 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Contacted regular and new clients, selling and organising the transportation of artworks and insurance. Helped develop the new website and managed social media accounts. Assisted in creating a series of future exhibitions, projects and instillations. Worked alongside the Head curator/Director on the realisation of projects with artists, lenders and arts institutions. Delivering modern and contemporary exhibitions and commissions. Oversaw the production of catalogues. Organised an inventory system, routine enquiries and maintained databases. Acted as an invigilator during exhibitions. Provide support, research during the development stage of a project through to its realisation. Assist with private views. Represent the Gallery networking on behalf of the company.

2016

Canvasser/Promoter

Safestyle UK

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
  • Guildford, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Engaged with customer’s in a sincere and friendly manner. Built relationships with customers. Contributed to team success by exceeding weekly sales goals. Greeted potential customers in a timely fashion, while immediately determining their needs. Organised and scheduled consultations between potential customers and surveyors.

2015

Stock manager/ Sales assistant

Princes of London

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Edgware Rd, London W2 1DH, UK
  • Full Time
  • Customer assistance and styling by recommending merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences. Managing and Arranging stock and displaying sales items, till operating (handling cash and till floats). Welcoming and engaging with customers in a sincere and friendly manner, as well as answering telephone enquires

Education

Currently

BA(Hons) Culture, Criticism Curation

Central Saint Martins (UAL)

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom

2015

10 GCSE's A*- C including Maths, English, Science (Double Award), Fine Art , French

Oldswinford Hospital school

Sep 2013 - Jul 2015
  • Stourbridge, United Kingdom

2017

3 Grades at A Level English Lit & Lang (B) Art (B) Politics (C)

Oldswinford Hospital school

Sep 2012 - Jun 2017
  • Stourbridge, United Kingdom

Awards

2013

ESB Level 2 Debating

English speaking Board

  • ESB Level 1 Award in Debating gives late primary and early secondary school pupils an opportunity to endorse their talent for debating and improve their skills. Debating is an essential life skill and an aid to develop soft skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership. All of ESB’s schools qualifications are mapped to the UK National Curriculum and are proven to increase attainment and confidence in speaking and listening.

2013

ESB Level 1 Award in Speech (Grade 3)

English speaking Board

  • The ESB Level 1 Award in Speech (Grade 3) promotes oracy and is designed to develop learners’ presentational skills and build their confidence in self-expression. The target learner group is Year 8 students. The qualification is mapped to National Curriculum requirements in Spoken English at Key Stages 3. All assessment is external, in your school at a time to suit you.

2012

ESB Level 1 Debating

English speaking Board

  • ESB Level 1 Award in Debating gives late primary and early secondary school pupils an opportunity to endorse their talent for debating and improve their skills. Debating is an essential life skill and an aid to develop soft skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership. All of ESB’s schools qualifications are mapped to the UK National Curriculum and are proven to increase attainment and confidence in speaking and listening.