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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsConsultant - Opps & Admin Professional - Art Director


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  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Communications
  • Ideas Development

Work history


Senior Brand Strategist & Operations Head


May 2015
  • A diverse role encompassing the management of day-to-day operations, client-facing brand strategy, consulting and in-house art direction. Developing concepts and implementing initiatives to drive brand awareness and growth for a portfolio of creative clients including womenswear label Charlie May, luxury brand Norvegr and several independent artists and designers. Manage seasonal showrooms in Paris under the project A.D. Showroom. Sales, wholesale and e-commerce management for in-house brand BLYSZAK eyewear.


London Manager

Dinosaur Designs UK

Apr 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Oversee the operations of Dinosaur Designs UK, the first European flagship for this iconic Australian brand in business for 30 years. The sole representative of the brand chosen to relocate and assume this responsibility, managing all facets of the UK business - Retail, Operations, Merchandising and Sales Growth.


Head of Retail

Dinosaur Designs

Feb 2011 - Apr 2014
  • Oversee the entire retail operations of Dinosaur Designs, encompassing the management of 8 stores across Australia, Online and New York. Managing budgets, costs and payroll for the retail department while leading a sales team of up to 40 staff. Recruitment, providing direction, training and sales coaching to maximise results. Oversee VM strategies and installations across the business.


Location Manager

Hoyts Corporation

May 2008 - Feb 2011
  • Assistant Location Manager of one of Australia’s premier cinema venues. Responsible for running of shift, daily administration, reporting and KPI analysis. Accountable for a large number of patrons and staff at any given time and their safety, satisfaction and experience. Oversee local area marketing, community initiatives and events.


IN House Creative

Done Art Design

Mar 2007 - Jul 2008
  • In-house graphic designer and photographer to renowned Australian artist Ken Done. Manage the relationship with the Ken Done Gallery and transport of valuable artwork. Art Department management and completion of all in-house graphic design tasks.



Interdisciplinary Design, Textiles Graphic

University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia

Jan 2009 - Nov 2010
  • Master of Design


First Class Honours

University of Technology, Sydney Australia

Feb 2004 - Nov 2007
  • Design (Visual Communication)