I am a communications project manager with international working experience, including London, Singapore and New York. I have marketing project management and creative production experience in industries including television, film, publishing, visual arts and consumer products. Outside work, I produce digital content for my successful fashion and art Instagram. I am looking for future opportunities in creative production, communications project management and campaign planning. View my creative portfolio at gillian-daniel.tumblr.comLocked Pro Plan feature
I am the marketing project manager for Wellcome’s projects in film, television, video games and editorial projects. This includes Mosaic (Mosaicscience.com), a long-form general science online publication with over 30 million readers and the Medical Journalists’ Association’s pick for Website of the Year 2016; as well as the Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Fellowship, a one-year £30,000 fellowship opportunity, awarded to an outstanding screenwriter or director. Previous winners include Jonathan Glazer (Under the Skin) and Carol Morley (The Falling). I project manage the delivery of Wellcome’s new corporate brand, developed in-house, across its print and digital collateral, projects and partnership ventures globally. I also act as a creative producer, building a bank of imagery in line with the new style guidelines for use in marketing collateral and on the website. I identify compelling narratives in the people and projects Wellcome funds. I then conceptualise photoshoots around these stories, source photographers and produce the shoot to create intriguing imagery to showcase Wellcome’s work.
My fashion and art Instagram handle has over 3000 followers. It was rated as the second best fashion and art Instagram to follow by InStyle magazine. It has also been covered in press including Harper’s Bazaar and Buro 24/7. I have been commissioned by clients such as La Vanguardia, the main newspaper in Catalonia. I was also invited by the global art news site Blouin ArtInfo to run a spin off blog on fashion and art (Blogs.artinfo.com/fashioningart)
I write regular features for the Encounters section of this contemporary art and visual culture magazine with a global distribution of over 30,000 per issue. I source, pitch and plan my own interviews, including getting in touch with artists and their galleries. Artists I have covered include the contemporary artists James Nares and Do Ho Suh.
MA in the History of Art with a specific focus in contemporary Chinese art from the 1970s to the present day, alongside advanced courses on Western contemporary art and aesthetic philosophy. - MA dissertation looked at the intersections of performance, language and identity in the works of Singaporean artist Ming Wong
Specific focus on the intersections of aesthetics and politics in contemporary Western art, especially after the Second World War, as well as aesthetic philosophy and German Idealism. Additional courses on the history of modern architecture and late 19th -early 20th century American art and visual culture. - BA dissertation looked at Gerhard Richter's 2005 painting "September" and the visuality of 9/11.