Producer / Director / Creative - Account Manager and New Business Developer. I have been responsible in the last 4 years building a growing a production company specialising in online content . 80% of the projects have been direct with client, and 20% have been through agencies. I have also been responsible for bringing in new business and running a team of freelancers, which, pending on the project can be up to 20 people. I have also Directed a number of jobs for high profile clients, such as LeapFrog, Central St Martins and Sinclair Pharma and have delivered the creative ideas for The Weather Channel and The English Cricket Board.
Initially employed as a Producer to work on the PC World commercials through the company, I went on to develop strategies and work alongside the Managing Director, ex Head of Strategy at Leo Burnett
Managing Director / New Business Development Manager. In this role I was also responsible from the outset for taking the company through a Creditors Voluntary Agreement, as the owner had run up unpayable debts. With the existing team of producers, we were able to turn around the business and turn over 1M in the first 6 months from the CVA being approved. Bermuda Shorts since then have now stopped trading due to the nature of change in the industry and the development of online content
Assistant Producer to the Managing Director in the London office of Amber Music Ltd, a well established music production company with offices in New York and LA. I produced the music on all ITV 1, 2 and 3 indents, as well as worked on commercials int he US and bespoke compositions for UK and European commercials.
A Levels and GSCE's