Jemma Blundell

Photographer and Retoucher

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  • LocationBasingstoke, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Art Photography
  • Commercial Photography
  • Retouching
  • Lighting
  • Editorial
  • Word
  • Food Styling
  • Photographer
  • Prop Styling
  • Baking
  • Analog Photography
  • Organisation Skills
  • Commissiioning

Work history

Currently

Photographer & Retoucher

Lidl UK

Jan 2016

2015

Picture Desk Assistant

Telegraph Media Group

Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Prepare images for online features & slideshows Re-size images for social media Maintain picture desk filing system Returns & email PDFs/send hard copies to contributors Picture Research, captions & credits for Wildlife Beauty holding pic research Research Celia Walden column for online picture Request pictures from PR's for food & travel pages Save a digital copy of the magazine Organize and order the paper flat plan each week Call in for pictures for Stella Beauty Pages (Hit Refresh, Beauty Life, Beauty Top Ten, Stella Loves) Call in for Stella 'Book it list' pictures Occasional Online Extra picture research Occasional Flashback research Occasional Escenic Galleries depending on weekly content. Occasional main feature additional research

2015

Manager on Duty

Pizza Express

May 2014 - Jan 2015
  • I quickly progressed to Manager on Duty within this role and thoroughly enjoyed learning new skills in this area. It meant a lot more responsibility, but it taught me to understand the company from a different perspective. I was in charge of staff, cashing up at the end of the night, food stock, deliveries, checking temperatures etc. With this I was waitressing also. I believe my genuine passion and enthusiasm was recognised by my manager who encouraged me further. I was often invited to training workshops to give examples of my work experience and views on customer service. I really enjoy bonding with customers and would quite frequently receive letters of compliments from customers and regular SIS feedback. I am also proud of my average spend per head as it was always above target. I was appointed Christmas coordinator and even though we are small branch in a low footfall area we reached second place in the South.

Education

2014

Photography

University of Brighton

Aug 2011 - Aug 2014