Esme Callaghan

Interior & Exhibition Designer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Based in London, I am an Interior and Exhibition designer, creating luxury spaces for Sotheby's, Open Art Fair, high-end hospitality establishments and many more.

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Skills

  • Art Direction
  • Production Design
  • Sketchup
  • Brand Identity
  • Spatial Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Illustration

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • 4D Projects

    4D Projects

    • Design
  • Wonderland Agency

    Wonderland Agency

    • Events
  • The Walt Disney Company

    The Walt Disney Company

    • Media Production
  • MAMA Festivals

    MAMA Festivals

    • Events

Work history

Currently

Interior & Exhibition Designer

4D Projects

Sep 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Key areas of responsibility: • Lead creative, producing and presenting initial concepts to clients, through to developing the design and creating floor plans, 3D renders and delivery of the final design. • Lead client liaison for duration of projects. • Liaison and coordination with production and build teams. • Sourcing finishes, fixtures, furnishings, fabrics, lighting, hardware & accessories. • Reaching out to suppliers, including briefing to acquiring formalised quotes through to managing on-site. • Timeline and milestone planning.

Currently

Freelance Creative

Essy

Jun 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • 
Services included:
 • Interior design for commercial properties. • Creative Consultation, assisting clients with the creative rapport to manufactures and suppliers. • Branding and re-branding logos, and companies overall aesthetic. • Creating still graphics and illustrations for social media content and digital promotional material
. • Styling, sourcing and dressing for luxury events, including private functions and weddings. Clients include: Pitch by Kenny Tutt, London School of Coffee, Be Chocolat by Michel Clement (Selfridges), Hurley House, Source London, Herbert Scott, Royal Albert Hall.

2019

Graphic Designer

World Forum Disrupt

Apr 2019 - Jul 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Key areas of responsibility: • Designing bespoke logo's and graphics for WFD separate events, all in-keeping with the brands aesthetic. • Creating social media visual content. • Video editing and integrating motion graphics for published content. • Designing printed media including flyer, booklets, timetables and posters for multiple events. • Working across multiple events, co-ordinating design and print to be delivered accordingly.

2019

Junior Producer

Wolf Collective

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Key areas of responsibility: • Reaching out to suppliers, including briefing to acquiring formalised quotes through to managing on-site. • Involved in the creative process for all projects and pitches and work to provide creative and logistical solutions to ensure event successes. • Working alongside Accounts team to ensure payments of sales invoices at received and supplier invoices payment terms gave been met. • Being an integral part of the creative team sourcing furniture and props in line with the brand guidelines. • Understanding the brands aesthetic to create a 3D environment that embodied the narrative of the event. • Prepare internal and external written briefings for clients and for team implementation • Liaison, negotiation and coordination of venues, third party suppliers and team. • Encourage team environment in which best creative work can emerge and encourage sharing of responsibilities. On Site • Onsite dressing and styling to ensure delivery execution • Onsite event delivery and event execution to include installation and in some cases dismantle.

2019

Interior & Branding Designer

Pitch Foods LTD

Jan 2018 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Key areas of responsibility: • Designing full branding for the restaurant. This included creating the brand’s identity, designing the logo, menus and Illustrations as well as designing the interior and exterior of the property. • Preparing detailed working drawings, designs and plans to communicate designs to the client, suppliers, joiners and shop fitters. • Understanding the clients’ needs to develop design concepts and establish final briefs. • Sourcing finishes, fixtures, furnishings, fabrics, lighting, hardware & accessories for a four-story building. • Sourcing appropriate suppliers to continue the brands aesthetic, including florists, print suppliers and ceramics. • Continued creative consultation for the development of the business.

2018

Event Assistant

Wonderland Agency

Jan 2018 - Aug 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Key areas of responsibility: • Being an integral part of the creative team sourcing furniture and props in line with the brand guidelines. • Understanding the brands aesthetic to create a 3D environment that embodied the narrative of the event. • Reaching out to suppliers, including briefing to acquiring formalised quotes through to managing on-site. • Involved in the creative process for all projects and pitches and work to provide creative and logistical solutions to ensure event successes. • Working alongside Accounts team to ensure payments of sales invoices at received and supplier invoices payment terms gave been met. • Prepare internal and external written briefings for clients and for team implementation • Liaison, negotiation and coordination of venues, third party suppliers and team. • Encourage team environment in which best creative work can emerge and encourage sharing of responsibilities. On Site • Onsite dressing and styling to ensure delivery execution • Onsite event delivery and event execution to include installation and in some cases dismantle.

2017

Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I designed the Christmas window display for Be Chocolat's Brighton shop situated in the South Lanes. Inspired by Swiss Alps and homely chalet's , the display featured in Viva Magazine's December issue.

2017

Costume Designer

The Walt Disney Company

Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • In collaboration with Walt Disney Studios UK I designed and realised a costume that was inspired by their 2017 live action re-make of 'Beauty and the Beast'. The costume was made through sustainable methods including; up-cycling, craft preservation and zero waste pattern cutting . Zero waste pattern cutting was achieved through Adobe Illustrator and laser cut technology. The costume was exhibited at a preview of the film at the Mondrian Hotel London and at a Press Event hosted by Disney at Central Saint Martins. The costume was also displayed in a social media promotional film which has now been viewed over 33,000 times on Walt Disney Studio UK's Facebook page.

2016

Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
  • 1 Handyside St, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK
  • Freelance
  • In my final year I designed the third year Drama Centre London BA Acting production of ‘Love and Information’. The role included weekly meetings and presentations to the director and the production team. My role was to visualise and organise the execution of the set design.

2017

Set Assistant

Bestival Ltd

May 2016 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • For the past year I have worked as a part-time intern for Kathy Woolley who is the Head of the Creative Studio for Bestival. The role included prop making, set painting and wood work. As well as being employed to set dress corporate events in London such as the Metro Party and Perfume Awards, I also worked as part of the creative team at Bestival 2017, dressing the site and painting props.

Education

2017

BA Hons) Performance Design and Practice

Central Saint Martins

Oct 2014 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom