James Childs
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James Childs

Managing DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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James Childs
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James Childs

Managing DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I’m a self-starter driven by creativity & experiences that create a positive impact. I graduated with a 1st Class Honours in BA Journalism from the London College of Communication and in 2017 received PRINCE2® Foundation certificate.
Projects
  • Art Jam
    Art JamArt Jam is a paint party where guests can paint, listen to amazing music, and grab their favourite drinks. Our DJ will be providing the best Hip Hop, R&B and music to get your creative juices flowing.
  • Pop Brixton: Made Youth Market
    Pop Brixton: Made Youth MarketThe Pop Brixton Made Youth Market is marketplace for young people between the ages of 15 and 29, who knit, bake, crochet, paint, mend, sew, illustrate, tinker or have a service or product to sell. This market involved promoting the market to young people, organising and collating information and lastly communicating with businesses leading up to the event and on the day.
  • New Material (Channel 4 x Livity)
    New Material (Channel 4 x Livity)New Material is an event series created by Livity & Channel 4's 4Talent. It's a youth-led events series aimed at inspiring 600+ diverse young people from across the UK to feel motivated about their future careers within the media industry, and to understand the opportunities available for them at Channel 4. The events will be taking place from September to November in Birmingham, Derry, Nottingham, Leeds, Glasgow and Bristol. I acted as the Events Manager and my role involved sourcing and secur
  • Live Painting at LCC
    Live Painting at LCCDIFFЯNT hosted a live painting session for LCC staff with UAL students and alumni Kourtney Paul and Jada Bruney. The theme of the session was well-being to tie in the LCC Well-being Day. We encouraged staff to paint something that makes them feel happy as alumni provided extra support and guidance.
  • Inside Out: Lambeth Country Show
    Inside Out: Lambeth Country ShowAt the Lambeth Country Show, over two days I managed the market stall at Inside Out. Inside Out was an area set up by Livity consisting of an art installation, market, and stage. It showcased young talent and was organised by young people. Some of the tasks I did include; setting up and taking down the tables, chairs, and banners in the market stall area, allocating spaces to businesses and providing general support, creating a WhatsApp group for communication, helping with business signage and
  • Art Jam (Afrofuturism theme)
    Art Jam (Afrofuturism theme)After a successful debut in April DIFFЯNT is back again with another Art Jam in BeatBox! Art Jam is London’s best live art and exhibition experience where guests can create artwork next to London’s best emerging visual artists, this time around the theme is Afrofuturism.
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Projects credited in
  • DIFFRNT: Art Jam at Boxpark Shoreditch (Grime Theme)
    DIFFRNT: Art Jam at Boxpark Shoreditch (Grime Theme)We turned Boxpark Shoreditch's BeatBox into a live art party with a twist! The event featured spotlighted emerging visual artists and some of the biggest tunes R&G from the amazing DJ N.E. Girl. This event was sponsored by the Shoreditch based art supplier GreatArt and artists on the night included Host Denieka, DJ N.E. Girl from Conceited Sounds and visual artists Bethany Mellor, Cole Holder, Djofry Makumbu, Jada Bruney, Kourtney Paul and Ruby See.
  • DIFFRNT: Live Painting Session at LCC
    DIFFRNT: Live Painting Session at LCCThe event description is 'LCC staff are invited to a live painting session hosted by art agency DIFFRNT and UAL alumni & students. The theme of the session will be wellbeing to tie in the LCC Wellbeing Day and staff will be encouraged to paint something that makes them feel happy with extra guidance from alumni.
  • DIFFRNT - Art Jam
    DIFFRNT - Art JamAn amazing art event hosted by @Diffrntart - The night will consist of several artists creating worked inspired by the year 2000s with music played by the talented DJ collective T-One. Location: 18 Valentia PI, Brixton, London SW9 8PJ
Work history
    Art Paths logo
    Art Paths logo
    Managing DirectorArt Paths
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Art Paths is an art agency that supports visual artists, we do the following: • Monthly Art Jam (at Boxpark), Art Workshops and Art Exhibitions. • Bi-Monthly Art Box designed by different artists & sponsored by GreatArt with art materials. • Business School teaching artists how to manage their business side of being an artist. • Acting as agents for artists to support them in achieving their goals.
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    IT Communications OfficerUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London Rd, London SE1 6LW, UKFull Time
    I handle all IT related communications, marketing and social media. The role involves working with designers to create print and digital content, communications and marketing material on behalf of the IT department for students and staff. I also work with IT Projects team and technical teams as a communication liaison to produce campaigns and manage and produce content on the website, intranet and social media.
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Skills
  • Digital
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Content Creation
  • Culture
  • Socail Media
  • Editorail
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Business Strategy
  • Planning
  • Creative Entrepreneur
  • Copywriting
  • Digital Agency
  • Event Coordination
  • Event Management
Education
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    First Class BA (Hons) JournalismLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London Rd, London SE1 6LW, UK