Creative direction and photo production
• Picture editor for advertorial content across GNM print publications and digital platforms • Photo commissioning, shoot production and art direction for consumer branded content over GNM platforms • International shoot production • Picture research for a variety of clients and briefs • Illustration commissioning for our education and professional print supplements and online content for The Guardian • Creative development of campaign visual identity from pitch to completion • Overseeing picture budgets • In depth understanding of image rights, copyright and usage negotiation (specialising in commercial context) • Responsible for discovering emerging creative talent, shoot locations and nurturing new creative relationships.
Picture Assistant - ELLE UK • In depth high-end fashion and beauty picture research for print and online • Overseeing all daily picture and video content on elleuk.com • Shoot production (booking photographers/stylists, casting models and compiling call sheets) • Liaising closely with editorial team and creative directors • Researching, editing and resizing images for both online and print • Commissioning and briefing photographers • Sourcing and negotiating image rights and fees with international photographers and agents • Pitching and brainstorming creative concepts for shoots and all visuals • Managing and co-ordinating picture desk interns • Image content for high profile events (ELLE Style Award 2014, red-carpets) • Building galleries and homepage content in CMS
Red Bee Media specialise in the delivery and promotion of digital media and offer a complete range of services required to promote, play out and provide access to broadcast content across all media. • Researched images for a broad catalogue of UK and international channels, both for broadcast and the web • Responsible for a large number of international channels • Retouching and cropping images • Maintaining and building an expansive digital archive • Updating all picture department databases • Cataloguing, keywording and resizing all images for an efficient digital workflow
Pass with Merit.
Pass with Merit.