Michael Radford

Picture Assistant

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Film
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint

Work history


Picture Assistant

Wallpaper* Magazine

Feb 2015
  • • Supporting Director of Photography, Photo Editor and Online Team • Assisting on variety of projects, responsibilities include; sourcing images through picture agencies, online archives and photo libraries, researching photographers for shoots world-wide, producing and developing concepts for photoshoots, liaising with photographers and agencies; updating contact list, resizing, retouching and applying colour profiles to images; uploading content online in CMS • I have been able to take advantage of the opportunity to include my own photography in Wallpaper*, for several still-life editorial shoots for online and in print


Editorial Researcher


Feb 2014 - Feb 2015
  • • Supported Head of Editorial and Editor • Worked and responded to briefs from brands and in-house studio projects • Collaborated and developed personal and new studio project ideas • Gave monthly presentations of project development and new ideas • Produced and gave art direction on photo shoots • Editing and retouching photographs in Photoshop for multiple outputs • Worked with design department to produce web and print output for projects


Visiting Lecturer

University of Bedfordshire

Sep 2014 - Feb 2014
  • • Planned and led workshops in Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students, initiating projects and homework, providing feedback and working one-on-one with students of different learning Freedom Recruitment capabilities


Sales Administrator


Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
  • • Supported Managing Director and Office Manager in this Photographic Solutions company • Maintained good working relationships with suppliers and clients • Managed client sales from initial enquiries through to buying product and sending out orders • Coordinated and lead equipment and software workshops at leading public service and educational institutions • Assisted with company website; CMS, designing and distributing e-marketing material • Filming, editing, producing and directing films for educational use in colleges and universities • Produced and gave art direction on Ecommerce photo shoots • Editing and retouching photographs in Photoshop for web, print and e-marketing material • One of my achievements at Keyphoto was initiating the idea of their company eBay store, which saw a 5% increase in sales, broadening our customer base. I managed the budget, buying and stock inventories



Photography and Video Art

University of Bedfordshire

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013