Ria Sioux Byers

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  • LocationRyhill, Wakefield, United Kingdom

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About me

 

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/ria-sioux-byers-831901116

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Festival
  • Music Event
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Office

Work history

Currently

Live Events Freelancer

Freelance

Feb 2014
  • I have a huge amount of experience by freelancing as an Artist Liaison and Wardrobe Assistant at many festivals and venues since 2014 with various companies: 26th - 27th March 2016 - The Sessions at Abbey Road, Wardrobe Assistant 11th - 14th February 2016 - BBC Radio 6 Festival - Artist Liaison Manager and Trinity Centre Venue 7th - 9th August 2015 - Wilderness Festival Artist Transport 31st July - 2nd August - Kendal Calling Festival Artist Liaison for the 'House Party Stage' 16th - 19th July 2015 - Latitude Festival Artist Liaison for Theatre Stage 23rd - 24th May 2015 - Radio 1's Big Weekend Artist Liaison / Artist Transport 7th March 2015 - The X Factor Tour, Wardrobe Assistant 15th - 18th January 2015 - Bugged Out Festival Artist Liaison / Artist Accreditation / Guest List 21st - 22nd November 2014 - The Whisky Sessions, Victoria Warehouse Artist Liaison 20th September 2014 - Mint Festival Artist Liaison / Guest List 4th - 7th September 2014 - Festival No. 6 Artist Liaison / Artist Rider Manager / Artist Accreditation 24th - 27th July 2014 - Global Gathering Artist Liaison Manager for The Bunkar Stage / Accreditation / Guest List Companies include The Needs Group, The BBC, Darling Productions, Eye Of The Storm, Festival Republic

2016

Wardrobe Assistant

Freelance

Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
  • 7th March 2015 - The X Factor Tour, Leeds Arena 26/27th March 2016 - The Sessions at Abbey Road, LS Live rehearsal studio Fixing garments/ general upkeep of garments - stitching, ironing, steaming etc. Setting up and ensuring all dressing rooms are ready Acting as a general wardrobe runner Assisting with quick changes

2015

Production Office Assistant & Stage Manager

Ground Control, Warehouse Project

Dec 2014 - Oct 2015
  • December 2014 I acted as the Production Office Assistant Signing out radios and accessories Acting as a general runner Acting as support/ relief for any staff October 2015 I acted as the Room 2 Stage Manager Liaising with artists and the room 2 staff Assisting with changeovers Ensuring the show ran to the schedule Ensuring the area was clean, tidy and safe - sticking to the H&S guidelines Monitoring and solving any problems

2015

Site Office Assistant

Ground Control, Festival No. 6

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Assisting the office manager with general duties - phone calls, printing, emailing etc. Managing radios, keys, buggies, PPE and petty cash Ensuring all workers were briefed on site arrival - health & safety induction

2015

Production Assistant

Ibiza Rocks

Apr 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Planning the accreditation and accreditation sheets for the summer - distributing accreditation to staff and artists on show days Ensuring all dressing rooms/ backstage areas/ VIP/ artist hotel rooms were correctly set up Creating show documents and signage for the season Ensuring all documents and signage were distributed around the venue in the appropriate places - show times, show stop procedures, contact sheets etc. Using the purchase order system to ensure all expenditures were logged and approved Creating guest lists and acting as the guest list manager on the door on show days Assisting with the show day decor for Colada Club Acting as a general runner

2014

Media Centre Team

Iceland Airwaves

Nov 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Answering any general enquiries to do with the festival Acting as a general runner in the Harpa Venue Distributing accreditation to guests Assisting on the merchandise table Logging arrival flight packages and distributing the right accreditation & details for the festival stay

2014

Stage Manager

Long Division Festival

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Managing the stage Liaising with artists/ stage and venue staff Assisting with changeovers Ensuring the show ran to the schedule Ensuring the venue/ backstage and stage were clean, tidy and safe - sticking to the H&S guidelines Monitoring and solving any problems

2014

Promotions Team

Vision Nine Group

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Engaging the public with the #lovetheocean campaign Taking bookings for the FlowRider machine Assisted keeping the FlowRider changing rooms clean/ tidy and stocked up with necessities Communicating the campaign to the public Monitoring the campaign wall collage General promoting round the Fistral Beach site

2010

Office Assistant Intern

Neil Bowen Architects Ltd

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
  • Assisted with general office duties - phone calls, emailing, filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning etc. Assisted with CAD drawings Assisted with 2D and 3D designs - using several software to render and create finalised images

Education

2016

BA Live Events Production

Backstage Academy

Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
  • 1st Class Hons expected May

2013

Extended Diploma in Art Design

Leeds College of Art and Design

May 2011 - May 2013
  • Majoring in Fashion & Textiles Distinction Star 2011 – 2013 Further awards received: ? UAL Level 2 Award in Drawing (QCF) ? Drawing materials and methods; Level 2 ? Drawing and measurement; Level 2 ? EDEXCEL BTEC Level 2 Workskills QCF Working in a team

Awards

2013

Drawing materials and methods; Level 2

2013

Fire Safety

2013

Drawing and measurement; Level 2

2013

Pyrotechnics: Safety Awareness

2013

EDEXCEL BTEC Level 2 Workskills QCF Working in a team

2013

UAL Level 2 Award in Drawing (QCF)

2013

Event Safety Passport