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Katy Conover

Archivist & Licensing Manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsResearcher - Digital Content Analyst - Project Manager

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Theatre
  • Exhibition
  • Costume Design
  • Project Management
  • Sewing
  • Proofreading
  • MS Office
  • Writing
  • Curating Content

Work history

Currently

Archivist & Licensing Manager

Derry Moore Photography

Jun 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2016

Digitization Coordinator & Curatorial Assistant

Victoria & Albert Museum

May 2015 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2015

Europeana Fashion Project Officer

Victoria & Albert Museum

Jul 2014 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2014

Oct 2013 - Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2013

Assistant Curator 'Clothworker's Centre'

Victoria & Albert Museum

Oct 2012 - Mar 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2012

Researcher and Analyst 'Projektleitung Design vs. Defence'

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH an der Universitat Potsdam

Apr 2012 - Apr 2012
  • Potsdam, Germany
  • Freelance

2012

Exhibitions Research Assistant 'Hollywood Costume'

Victoria & Albert Museum

Jul 2011 - Oct 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2016

Library Assistant

Victoria & Albert Museum

Jan 2010 - Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2009

Executive Assistant

Reading International, Inc.

Aug 2008 - Aug 2009
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time

2008

Costume Shop Manager

Pearl Theatre Company

Aug 2006 - Jun 2008
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time

Education

2011

Master of Art, History of Design

Royal College of Art

Oct 2009 - Jul 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • The History of Design course was a 2-year full-time taught program with a final disseration of 25,000-30,000 words. My dissertation was titled: Fashion in Conflict: World War I, Haute Couture, and the Fashionable Body.

2003

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Knox College

Sep 1999 - Jun 2003
  • Galesburg, IL 61401, USA
  • Major: Theatrical Design (Costume and Lighting), Minor: Spanish Senior Research Project: ‘The Great Depression: Clothing and Social History’ (culminating as the Costume Design for ‘John Steinbeck’s: The Grapes of Wrath’)