Eve Dawoud

Freelance Editor and Picture Researcher

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Research
  • Proofreading
  • Social Media
  • Archive Research
  • Picture Research
  • Archive Maintenance
  • Budget Timeframe Management
  • Microsoft Word Powerpoint Excel Outlook
  • Fee Negotiation
  • Copy Editng
  • Book Editing
  • Adobe Indesign Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Researcher & Editor

ME

Jul 2015
  • A freelance researcher and editor I co-ordinate projects on style and popular culture.

2015

Picture Researcher & Contributing Author

What WE Wore: A People’s Style History

Mar 2012 - Dec 2015
  • Assisted photographer Nina Manandhar with the What We Wore archive and book. This included archiving material, oral history interviews, planning content for social media and website, picture research and writing.

2015

Interviewer & Writer

Portobello Recollection

Aug 2010 - Nov 2015
  • Interviewed people who had contributed to the musical history of the Portobello for the public art project website.

2015

Picture Researcher

Time Out

Mar 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Sourced images from the Time Out archive and external sources for print and online.

2015

Guest Speaker

University of Westminster

Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Delivered a lecture on self-publishing to Photographic Arts students

2015

Customer Care Agent

Time Out

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
  • Liaised with colleagues and external merchants to resolve time-sensitive queries via phone and email. Also prepared reports with Excel as required for internal use and suppliers.

2014

Editor

Prestel Publishing

Aug 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Project managde the publication of high-quality, illustrated books on style and popular culture for an international market.

2012

Exhibition Research Assistant

Sneaking INTO Fashion

Mar 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Assisted curator Tory Turk in realising the Sneaking into Fashion exhibition.

2011

Editorial Assistant Internship

Thames and Hudson

May 2011 - Jun 2011
  • Assisted editors with their projects this entailed research, fact checking, and producing reports.

2010

Archive Assistant

Photographic Youth Music Archive

Aug 2009 - May 2010
  • Working for the world's premier specialist image and research library for global youth culture, lifestyle and music I conducted picture searches for clients, uploaded and tagged content and assisted with hanging an exhibition for the relaunch of Streetstyle by Ted Polhemus

2008

Project Assistant

Fashion in Film Festival

Sep 2007 - Apr 2008
  • Visited archives including the BFI and Deutsche Kinematek in Berlin to conduct picture research for the festival book If Looks Could Kill.

2007

Archive Manger

Katie Hillier

Apr 2007 - Jun 2007
  • Conceived and implemented an archival system for Katie’s accessory designs, reference collection and magazine archive.

Education

2009

Fashion History and Theory

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2005 - Apr 2009
  • - Graduated top of my class with a First Class Honours degree, my dissertation 'Who Were the Teddy Girls?' was awarded a 93% grade. - Using a series of photos by Ken Russell as a starting point for an investigation on the Teddy Girl subculture my dissertation included original interview material with women in the 1950s subculture and revisionist subcultural theory to reflect on the style of the 1950s Teddy Girls and establish their place in the cultural history of London. - Completed a Diploma in Industrial Studies in my 3rd year. I undertook internships at Fashion in Film Festival, POP Magazine, Vestoj Journal, Katie Hillier and Katerina Jebb.