Experienced creative and manager of digital visual artists and collections, with 5+ years industry experience across broadcast and advertising. A proven business development and partnership manager with experience in product development for video platforms. Previous research and sales experience has resulted in a keen understanding of commercial trends for visual communications. Passionate about visual storytelling and the application of this as a communication tool. Knowledgeable of international copyright laws, rights clearance and IP rights. Experience in all aspects of digital content management including digitisation processes, metadata, digital formats, analogue formats and transcoding. Full production experience, from research to post. Specialties: talent acquisition, visual aesthetics, business development, project management, creative direction, public speaking.
Video specialist, looking after a roster of key filmmakers, community partners and product initiatives. Responsibilities include content production, partnership management, key artist management, product development and video marketing. - Video Content Development; growing numbers of contributors and video submissions. - Partnership Management; sourcing and contracting new, high volume video partnerships. - Artist Support; providing art direction for key artists. Producing creative briefs for contributor community. - Product Development; managing budget and development work for key content development initiatives. - Marketing Support; producing content marketing videos. Assisting with contributor interviews. Presenting at industry events.
Set up and launched Bridgeman Footage, the video offering at the independent archive Bridgeman Images. Responsible for business development, content acquisition, marketing, sales and research. - Business development: new collection and talent recruitment. - Management: managing all footage staff and all subcontracted accounts. - Marketing: production of online trailers, managing footage homepage, producing promotional articles and advertising copy. - Sales: responsible for footage sales for top tier broadcast clients.