Ellie Simons

Content Creator and Writer

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

  • Creative Content
  • Copywiting
  • Beauty
  • Creative Makeup
  • Social Media
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creative Skills

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Hunger Magazine

    Hunger Magazine

    • Media Production
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    Laura Mercier

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      The Braid Station

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        Leni's Model Management

        Work history

        2018

        Junior Editorial Assistant

        Grazia Middle East

        Sep 2018 - Dec 2018
        • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
        • Internship
        • - Daily pitches and feature writing for the digital magazine site - Assisting with styling and shopping pages for the magazine - Keeping to tight daily and weekly deadlines - Organising the Great Grazia Foundation Challenge - Interviewing industry brands and professionals, including Val Garland - Social media management with the magazines Facebook and Instagram, as well as keeping track of weekly social reaches

        2018

        Fashion Intern

        Hunger Magazine

        Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • - Assisting the womenswear and menswear teams with shoot preparation, and research, as well as on set - Finding new, young designers for the magazine to collaborate with - Calling in samples and liasing with PRs - Collecting and returning samples from PR companies

        2017

        Hairstylist

        Aussie Hair

        Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Providing braids for festival goers in a fast-paced environment - Marketing the Aussie brand through providing knowledge to customers about their newest products

        2016

        Oct 2016 - Dec 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • - Social media analytics. - Communicating with a team. - Designing and creating model cards.

        2017

        Beauty Consultant

        Laura Mercier

        Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
        • Southampton, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Having knowledge of the brand, products, and make-up. - Finding products that suit clients and demonstrating on them. - Providing make-up consultations for customers. - Having knowledge of make-up trends.

        2015

        Director and Braider

        The Braid Station

        Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
        • Southampton, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • - Responsible for developing and coordinating the business. - Overseeing and finalising all creative decisions (braiding styles, menus, leaflets and social media layouts). - Building a team. - Creating braids upon customers requests and to suit their hair type. - Working in a fast-paced environment. - Having knowledge of key trends. - Delivering high quality customer service.

        Education

        2017

        MA Creative Direction for Fashion and Beauty

        Southampton Solent University

        Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
        • Southampton, United Kingdom
        • Modules included: - Concept Development - A unit that focused on developing innovative products and methods, to then be presented to industry brands, such as IBM. - Creative Direction - A unit that collaborated with IBM to finalise and realise the outcome of the proposed product from Concept Development. - Major Project - An opportunity to demonstrate the technical and creative skills through which I created an innovative beauty publication, BARE magazine.

        2016

        BA Honours Make-Up and Hair Design

        Southampton Solent University

        Sep 2013 - Jul 2016
        • Southampton, United Kingdom
        • Modules included: - Freelance and Industry Management - A unit that covered the importance of promoting skills and services within the creative industry and to clients. - Make-up and Hair for Fashion and Beauty - A unit based around a chosen brand to create new versions and ideas for that specific brand. - Professional Context - A unit that focused on the future of the fashion and beauty industries and trend forecasting, encouraging one to learn around the subject and put it into practice within aspects of work.

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