I work with various photographer's in the commercial, documentary and journalism sector helping achieve the highest quality imagery in the industry. I come alive on-set communicating as a go between art directors and photographers ensuring each project is handed over in an appropriate fashion for it to go the next stage. Before this, I was a graphic designer, building consistent website assests, data visualisations, quarterly newsletters, invites for small local businesses in Winchester, Hampshire.Locked Pro Plan feature
I work with various photographer's in the commercial, documentary and journalism sector helping achieve the highest quality imagery in the industry. I come alive on-set communicating as a go between art directors and photographers ensuring each project is handed over in an appropriate fashion for it to go the next stage.
Client: Peter Driver (Artist) Event Photographer and Retoucher Photographed his Reading exhibition titled “For a Time Such as This” in Reading. Included a formal portrait of the artist, photographing the public event and images of the 2D and 3D work.
Working only occasionally now, but was previously a full-time employee creating commercial artwork around their yacht security business. Designed company invites, client presentations. I partnered with my manager to design a quarterly newsletter, which meant producing a strong, coherent company history and brand.
Packing for various locations around ensuring my stylists had everything they need and more to make the shoot go as smoothly as possible. Organizing stock on an online databases. Communicating with the photographers and art directors ensuring the products and props were correct.
Design and branding of their in-restaurant and takeaway menu.
I would help the Photography staff maintain the photo studios. Included changing backdrops, setup and takedown of the equipment, maintain the studios' cleanliness.
Client: WSA “Framework” Team Shoot Director & Retoucher Member of the university design team for the 2017 BA Graphic Arts student catalog and Shoreditch exhibition. Shoot director and retoucher for all imagery in the studio. Attended evening meetings to discuss progress and helped set up and take down the exhibition.
Organized, executed and assisted on editorial photoshoots for their developing apparel brand.
Client: Southampton University Fashion Photographer/Retoucher Asked by the students of BA Fashion Textiles to photograph their final runway show for two consecutive years. I also retouched their images on request.
Identified and photographed appropriately styled members of the public for The Idle Man clothing website. Used my own equipment and software
Social Media Manager & Site Receptionist: Voluntarily designed new social media posts and managed the sites Facebook page to increase its customer and community engagement which saw a significant increase. Welcomed all visitors, took and redirected all phone calls/messages
Updated artist profiles on their website. I keyworded new artwork to optimize search results, made up plentifuls of presentations to promote our Artists for commercial hire, as well as run small errands around town; and of course, made great tea.
Grade: Distinction Specialism: Graphic Design & Photography