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Studio Assistant (Photography)


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  • Art Direction
  • Lighting
  • Still Life
  • Photoshop
  • Capture One

Work history


Studio Assistant

John Lewis

Aug 2014
  • * Manage sets , organising all photographic equipment making sure it is stored correctly and the studio is running efficiently. * Repairing and maintaining equipment and arranging PO's . Communicating with Logistics for delivery and collection of repairs on time. * Working alongside stakeholders including: Production , Image Production execs, Retouch, Sample Management and Logistics. * Help/list all downtime of sets. Raise any problems on the issue log, also highlight directly to those involved. aim to resolve all problems and generate ideas create working groups. * Achieve set targets by manager. Help/increase speed and efficiency over time of shoots.


Studio Assistant

John Lewis PLC

Jul 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Working for John Lewis head office I have been part of the Creative Omni Channel Operations team. Assisting on set, liaising with stylists, set builders, photographers, creative directors and management. I have rapidly acquired new and developed existing skills. Lighting a variation of photographic sets from product cut out to interior lifestyle. Whilst supporting stylists with relevant props, adhering to the style guides. I am confident using a range of equipment and software including: Capture one, Photoshop, Canon, Nikon, Elinchrom and Manfrotto.



BA(Hons) Photography


Aug 2011 - Jun 2014
  • Photography - Fashion