A freelance creative working in arts, culture, media and fashion. Specialising in editorial, social media, PR and illustration. A regular contributor to Sick Chirpse, Bustle, Polyester and Sister Zine amongst others.Locked Pro Plan feature
> Producing shoots to promote new product trends. Tasks including styling, storyboarding, scouting talent and locations. > Orchestrating humorous yet factual fashion based blog copy to promote current trends and inform customers on the history of vintage clothes. > Assisting stylists with press loans. > General admin and maintenance of the press office.
> Pitch and produce compelling fashion and beauty stories, with a high focus on humour and inclusivity. > Specialising in experimental articles including titles such as: "I Tried A Backwards Cap To See If It'd Make Me Cooler", "I Proved There's No Such Thing As Taking Vintage Too Far By Wearing A Ruff For A Week" and "I Tried Applying My Foundation Using A Condom Because The Internet Told Me To".
Regular contributor for Polyester Zine: > Created collaboration tattoos for Lovebox Festival > Tarot card designed for collaboration deck with Polyester x The Coven x Dream Wife > Designed one of hand illustrated zines for the first issue > Original writing and illustrations for both web and print, including fashion week reports > Helped edit on numerous occasions, both copy and photography Regular contributor for Sister Zine: > Created a series of t-shirts for Sister based on feedback > Drawings to accompany articles > Illustrated interviews with bands, words and pictures both by me Regular contributor at The 405: > Flown to Sweden to cover the Gothenberg film festival > Interviews with artists such as Bip Ling > New music release coverage Submissions with photographer Jessica Gwyneth. > Adam Green for Foxes Magazine > The Tuts for Material Girl > Sons Of An Illustrious Father for Indie Mag Self: > "Is Our Unicorn Obsession Destroying The Planet?" For Refinery 29 > Drawing the week in news live on the BBC's Facebook channel > Commissions including t-shirt design, patch designs, business cards, logos as well as upcoming children's book drawings > Own series of t-shirts, greetings cards and temporary tattoos
> Wrote original content based on trending topics and pop culture. Included quizzes, alternative news articles, entertaining long reads, experiments and interviews with various faces.
> Created and scheduled content on a daily basis, including a weekly blog roundup of local favourites. > Assisted on creative shoots including sourcing models and props (one time even bringing in a live rabbit!)
> Original content creation and organisation of the content schedule. > Sound-boarding on production meetings, regularly pitching ideas for client briefs.
> Frequently updating Noisey, Thump and You Need To Hear This socials with current articles using original copy. > Sourced evergreen articles relevant to news and trends on that day. > Occasionally creating own images to be used on social media channels. > Often writing copy for VICEUK and VICEUKMedia. > Communicating between departments to create harmonious social plans. > Creating competition ideas to increase interaction across socials. > Making original Vine videos to promote new magazine issues and client campaigns. > Sourcing images from i-D's archive to promote the relaunch.
> Researching current and upcoming fashion trends in order to write style-based blog articles with accompanying mood boards. > Taking photos of finished designs and work in progress to use on various social media channels. > Being solely in charge of updating all social media platforms to showcase current work, attract potential customers and liaise with both clients and customers. > Creating newsletters using MailChimp.
With a first year in Contemporary Media Practice. Projects included creating a one off zine: https://issuu.com/rattihex/docs/pushy_pageant_parents_ And using the internet to inspire a piece: https://www.buzzfeed.com/hattirex/12-vintage-internet-trolls-hows?utm_term=.sp6A74dOYJ#.lna42Jgkev But my final major project took the form of a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5pdBPTJbOU
My article titled "Smells Like Teen Blaming" for Polyester Zine made Dazed's Best Of The Web list.