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Megan Elliott

Editor/Creative Director

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArtist - Editor - Creative Director

Projects

  • Visual Art, magazine, Magazine Design, Adobe InDesign, Fine Art, art criticism

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  • digital painting, graphic design, logo design, fonts, poster design, music art, Album art, brand concept

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About me

An extremely driven and creative Fine Art student, studying at City & Guilds of London Art School. The founder, manager and editor of an arts magazine, Assemblage. An avid reader, with a strong eye for detail. Passionate about the arts, philosophy and psychology, particularly enjoying research-led projects. Currently looking for a summer internship where I can continue to develop my writing, editing and research skills.

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Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Fine Art
  • Digital Artist
  • Research Administration
  • Customer Service and Sales
  • Administraion
  • Editing
  • Arts Writing
  • Research
  • Adobe Photoshop/indesign/illustrator
  • Microsoft Word/excel/powerpoint/office

Work history

Currently

Editor/ Creative Director

Assemblage Magazine

Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • - Founded a student-run arts magazine, that provides a space for innovative thinking and creativity - Organise and lead team meetings, co-ordinating staff members and ensuring cohesion - Proof-read, edit and finalise all content, offering advice to all contributors - Use Adobe InDesign to create the magazine layout and logo, ensuring a high quality final product - Write content, on topics such as the perception of ‘woman’ online - Obtain rights to use materials from galleries, artists or other publications - Source funding for the magazine by liaising with the Head of the Fine Art department - Create and manage the magazine website, www.assemblagemagazine.co.uk - Set-up social media pages for the magazine; in the process of developing a marketing strategy

Currently

Customer Support and Buying

Thread

Oct 2016
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • - Deliver a consistently high standard of customer service, acting as a first point of contact - Respond to and resolve support tickets, including: orders, deliveries, manufacturing defects, feedback, returns/refunds, fulfilment issues, subscriptions and other general questions - Buy from various third-party suppliers and vendors, often handling numerous different deadlines

Currently

Artworker

Goodbye Grace

Aug 2016
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • - A freelance digital artist for the band ‘Goodbye Grace’; design all logos, fonts, digital artworks and layouts for album covers and posters

2016

Temporary Administrator

Reed Specialist Recruitment

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Developed and honed administrative skills at South Thames College and TFA, an interiors company - Enrolled students, carried out transactions, issued ID cards, advised on courses and handled general queries - Acted as Office Administrator at TFA Interiors. Created and managed Excel systems, to track staff qualifications and compliance; compiled Operation & Maintenance manuals and Risk Assessment Method Statements for all projects, helped with deliveries, answered phones and carried out other general administration duties

2016

Temporary Administrator

Zee TV

Dec 2015 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Swiftly picked up a new computer operating system, to input data for advertisements aired - Worked to a 100% accuracy rate and scanned the system to correct any mistakes previously inputted; this was highly important as the channel would lose money for inaccurate data

2016

Tutor

SELF EMPLOYED

Nov 2015 - Nov 2016
  • London, UK
  • Freelance
  • - Conducted research to plan creative lessons to tutor students of varying ages - Carried out study visits to museums, to give students a different approach to their learning - Successfully aided students to excel in specific exams, such as the 11+ and GCSE’s

2015

Resourcer & Compliance Administrator

Reed Specialist Recruitment

Mar 2014 - Sep 2015
  • Full Time
  • - A regional administrator, assisted four different branches - Conducted audits for all branches, checking candidate compliance - Responsible for the temp desk whilst the consultant was on sabbatical – sourced and interviewed candidates, successfully filling job roles - Conducted Market Presence Reports, researching the industry to evaluate the company position - Handled all candidate references, adhering to a strict schedule to ensure these were secured in time for candidates to enter bookings - Acted as the first point of contact for Reed, greeting candidates and clients at the office, answering the phones and taking on other ad-hoc general administration duties

2014

Sales Assistant

Bershka River Island

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014
  • Full Time
  • - Delivered excellent customer service - Kept up-to-date with key trends and made sure I was well presented at all times - Assisted on tills - Tagged clothes and tidied shop floor - Assisted with stock management and deliveries - Helped customers in fitting rooms and with any queries at the store

2011

Retail Worker

Build-a-bear Workshop

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
  • Full Time

Education

Currently

Fine Art

City Guilds of London Art School

Oct 2015
  • Fine Art (Painting) with a History of Art component

2015

Foundation Studies In Art Design

Oxford Brookes University

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Distinction

2013

LLB Law

University of Nottingham

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Certificate of Higher Education (2:1)

2012

A Levels

Vyners School

Sep 2005 - Jun 2012
  • A Levels: Art & Design (A*), Mathematics (A*), Psychology (A) AS Level: Further Mathematics (B), Chemistry (C) GCSE: 10 A*-A, 1 B