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Emma Merry

Digital Creative Production Manager

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsProducer - Production / Project Manager

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Digital
  • Production

Work history

Currently

Digital Creative Production Manager

Selfridges

Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working closely with multiple functions within the business, the role's core responsibility is driving efficiencies throughout digital creative operations, creating the best environment to allow creative to flourish. In addition to the ongoing task of managing the workflow through the Creative Team, this role is responsible for establishing and leading an digital production team and the effective delivery of digital campaigns and photographic shoots. - Responsible for the delivery all digital creative output including editorial, social, marketing and international content - Responsible for weekly editorial and social photo shoots including organisation of locations, casting, photographers and videographers - Developed of a new strategic approach for production with detailed process flow - Ownership and management of yearly digital creative production budget - Ownership of 3rd party supplier database and relationships, responsible for negotiating rates and invoice management - Responsible for managing a team of producers and resource management for our wider team of designers and developers, from hourly/daily time management through to yearly forecasting

2017

Digital Creative Producer

Selfridges

Apr 2015 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I worked as part of the digital department to manage the efficient planning, production and delivery of digital creative projects, ensuring projects are delivered on time, on budget and at the highest quality. - Production management of longer lead time creative schemes alongside shorter lead time brand launches, seasonal events, campaigns and sales - Working closely with the Senior Digital Production Manager and project management functions across the business; striving to constantly improve digital production planning, processes and procedures - Ensure the efficient day-to-day running of the digital creative content team by coordinating and managing the team’s workflow - sourcing and communicating requirements, ensuring processes are followed, allocating and prioritising projects appropriately, problem-solving and managing change - Managing resource, the recruitment of freelance designers and developers - Responsible for project scoping and timeline management - Owner of digital steering meetings, guiding the wider team through frequently shifting project requirements

2015

Senior Creative Producer

Naked Communications

Jul 2011 - Apr 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Naked is one of London's leading creative marketing and branding agencies. My role is to oversee integrated/multidisciplinary projects from conception through to delivery ensuring they complete on time and on budget. - Ownership of Virgin Atlantic, Ebay, Danone, Mars Petcare and Cadbury accounts - Lead on budget creation, financial tracking and forecasting across all projects. Budgets ranged from 5k - £800k - Closely supported the Head of Production in the implementation of new strategic approach for production - Co-ordination of large scale pitches, working closely with the Head of Innovation and Directors to deliver strategic and creative presentations to major clients - Projects ranged from short films, events, print collateral, animations, microsites, Facebook apps, CRM campaigns through to fully responsive global website design

2011

Digital Producer

Mother London

Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Mother is a pioneering, multi-award winning creative advertising agency. I joined the digital team as Producer looking after accounts for IKEA and Stella Black. My work included: - Project Management of immersive online experience for Stella Black working closely with the events team and 3rd parties Punchdrunk theatre and Unit9. The project also included build of ticket booking functionality and delivery - Small to medium sized projects for IKEA including banner ads and microsite builds - Working with 2nd screen technology for New Look, developing a 'style your own outfit' function for users online to align with live catwalk show - Management of Mother London Christmas Twitter campaign 'Lappileaks' (like Wikileaks but scandals from Lapland)

2010

Online Marketing Manager

Design Council

May 2009 - Dec 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • The Design Council believes great design can change lives, communities and organisations for the better and their mission is to champion this standard of design. My role was to increase awareness of The Design Council’s role and activities online. My work included: - Management, strategy development and maintenance of social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo and Flickr - Management of email marketing including build, broadcast and analysis - Working with internal teams to implement creative campaigns including live online chats, webcasts and Twitter debates - engaging our Senior level staff and the design community. Increasing the reach and impact of the Design Council through increased participation and engagement with our online audiences The marketing Team made the following statements in support of my nomination for a Design Council award: In a ludicrously short space of time Emma has made a huge impact on both the team and the organisation. Her positivity and flair for the wonderful world of the web has helped to drag our digital marketing empire kicking and screaming into the present. Emma has transformed our online marketing and is so full of ideas and new approaches that she is - quietly and unassumingly - a real force for change.

2009

May 2007 - May 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working as part of the production team I oversaw T-Mobile and Sainsbury's bank online creative, co-ordinating the production of banner and email advertising, in-store multimedia (interactive touch screen and E-posters) and more.

2007

Integrated Producer

Sky

Aug 2006 - May 2007
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Working as part of the corporate responsibility team I project managed their Education and Youth focussed campaigns including management of their 'Reach for the Sky', Virtual Newsroom and Victory Shield websites. I project managed the design and build of an educational content recommendations engine microsite. I also oversaw their 'Sky Young Journalists of the Year' competition, producing the online experience, a workshop with Sky News Editors for the winners and all other production requirements.

Education

2002

Media Communications

University of Gloucestershire

May 2009 - May 2002
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • Media Communications