jane skinner


  • LocationHampton, United Kingdom



  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Word

Work history



Janesville Upholstery

Mar 2013
  • This is my own upholstery business. Something that started as a hobby that has grown into a small business. However, working from home is a lonely business and I would like to rejoin a company of likeminded individuals.



Self Employed

Feb 2013 - May 2016
  • Retrained as an upholsterer to satisfy my own needs creatively as well as to fit in working around a young child. I have learned a new skill and also how to manage my time, budgeting, quoting on jobs as well as how to market a small business.


Recruitment Consultant Maternity Cover

Care of TV

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Worked as a Recruitment Consultant on a temporary contract, matching freelance and permanent agency and production company producers with London’s most prominent Advertising Agencies and Production Companies.


TV Producer Freelance

Publicis RKCR

May 2008 - Dec 2008
  • Worked on TV productions, research materials and in-house productions. Organised and attended pre-production meetings, shoots and all elements of post-production. Included preparation and reconciliation of budgets.


Video Commissioner

Virgin Records

May 2002 - May 2008
  • Commissioned directing talent both domestically and internationally to create award-winning promotional music videos with varied budget sizes to set (often tight) timescales and to control these productions to finished product; liaising between record label departments, artists and production companies; discussing treatments, negotiating budgets, booking key professionals to ensure a high quality finished film.


TV Production Assistant

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Jan 2001 - Mar 2002
  • Worked on TV and Radio productions for Audi, Bertolli, Impulse and Mail on Sunday among others. Responsible for admin, organisation and budgeting of all elements of pre and post-production, liaising with creative team, account management and production company.


Account Manager

Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Jan 1999 - Dec 2001
  • Worked as the interface between Client and Agency with Clients such as Audi, Bank of Scotland and Air Miles; taking briefs, presenting ideas and overseeing production of TV and Print campaigns.


Account Manager


Jan 1997 - Dec 1999
  • As the everyday point of contact between the Agency and the Client for Barclays Bank and Eurostar accounts, I was responsible for direct marketing communications: taking briefs from Clients, presenting ideas and overseeing print work through production to completed product, including rigorous proof-reading and management of production deadlines.



Advertising, Media and Marketing

Bournemouth University

May 1992 - May 1995
  • BA Honours



Best Video - MTV Europe

  • Justive vs Simian - We Are Your Friends


Best Video - MVAs

  • Justice vs Simian - We Are Your Friends