Holly hmiddouche

Set designer / Graphic designer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Set Designer - Props Specialist

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About me

I am a recent graduate from Camberwell College of Art, although I have graduated in graphic design I have been working over a variation of fields including art direction, events, set and prop design. Since graduating I have worked with a number of set designers in New York City as well as in London. Additionally I have experience in set building and window display. I am able to take the initiative when required and respond to direction as necessary. I am extremely approachable, have great communication skills and pride myself on having a creative and conceptual mind. I am a natural team player who feels comfortable taking on a leadership role when required. I have added some of my previous jobs to this profile, for my full CV or Portfolio please do not hesitate to ask.

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Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Set Deisgn
  • Props
  • Set
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Still Life Photography

Work history

2017

Set Designer

The Gaurdian, The Fashion

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working with an assistant my role included: Being In charge of designing the set for the photo-shoot; sourcing flooring, making backdrops and prop collecting. Weeks prior to the shoot date I was working and communicating with the production team, stylist and photographer. Additionally I was in charge of managing the budget and preparing the estimate of all costs. Finally, building the set with my assistant and changing and adjusting the set throughout different looks.

2016

Assistant Set Decorator

Nike

Nov 2016 - Nov 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • Working in a team of four, my main responsibilities included: Planning and the construction of two completely separate sets that were being filmed at different points over the course of three days. Being continuously aware of any changes 
or markings being made to the set by models/dancers. Liaising with the photographer and producer to collect any new materials off-set and have options available at the ready if it was decided that a different aesthetic was required. Cleaning, adjusting and changing the set when I felt it appropriate in between still life shots and filming of the product. Set Designer: David White.

2016

Assistant Set Decorator

Kate Spade

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • For the Kate Spade SS17 campaign my main responsibilities were: Adjusting a series of new season Kate Spade
bags to a blanket that had been designed to fit over the camels hump. As we were working with a live animal on this advertisement in the middle of New York City we had to be extremely careful when dressing it. Discussing with the creative team at Kate Spade how they would like the bags to appear in the shots and make sure this choice was executed exactly. Keeping all of the bags and accessories from falling off the animal and making any adjustments when needed. Additionally, looking after all Kate Spade products and when the filming was completed, returning them to the production team as they were given to me and the rest of our team. Set Designer: Robert Sumrell

2016

Assistant Set Decorator

W Magazine

Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • Working as first assistant to Mila Taylor young for two fashion stories for W Magazine my responsibilities included: Prop and set prep days before the shoot. Researching locations and a variation of props and objects that would be suggested to the rest of the creative team at W Magazine. Building a series of walls for the shoot, painting them then liaising with the photographer on how the set should be arranged for each look. Working closely with the production team to support attempts to re-style the shoot within the time scale we were given to complete the photo-shoot.

2016

Assistant Set Decorator

Selfridges

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working with one other set builder our responsibilities included: Working closely with another set builder after being briefed on the creative concept for the Gareth Pugh window display for Selfridges. Cutting wood, sanding, plastering, and painting. Having a great eye for detail as some of the set had extremely intricate aspects to it. Working to a tight deadline, as there were only two of us working on this job, communication and being able to take direction was key. Set Designer: Thomas Petherick

Education

2016

BA(Hons) 1st Graphic Design

University Of The Arts London

Nov 2013 - Jul 2016