Sophie Fishel

Engineer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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About me

A skilled and creative individual with extensive experience working in events design construction and project management. A collaborator with a calm approach to problem solving. Motivated by the power of visual design and its role in shaping culture and community. Seeking new roles to build upon my creative skills. Commended for ‘being very organised and incredibly efficient, a calming influence, pleasure to be around and pre-empting problems and resolving them’ of own accord.

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Creative Event
  • Exhibition
  • Internet Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Wordpress
  • Web Content
  • Event Planning
  • Communications
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Set Building
  • CS Package Suite
  • Project Management
  • Administration
  • Set Construction
  • Set Design
  • Events

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Maestra Events Ltd.

    Maestra Events Ltd.

    • Events
  • M

    MDM Props

    • T

      Tarver Productions

      • I

        Ideas Generation

        Work history

        Currently

        Oct 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Metalworking and construction on fabrication projects for a variety of international clients. Role includes: - Working closely with the Lead Metalworker to ensure project management and delivery is timely and to the highest quality -Reading and interpreting technical and construction drawings

        Currently

        Marketing & Communications Officer

        London Sculpture Workshop

        Nov 2013
        • Harrington Way, Woolwich, London SE18 5NR, UK
        • Freelance
        • Providing weekly administrative, marketing, and programming support to London Sculpture Workshop, working closely with the Director of LSW to ensure the smooth running of the workshop. Role includes: -Administration support through answering email queries -Mailing duties including composing and sending emails via Mailchimp and Google Mail, including Newsletters and updating members on upcoming scheduled courses -Marketing upcoming news, events and workshops through social media platforms inc. Twitter, Facebook and Hootsuite -Diary Management via hard copy and Google -Documenting short courses and events through photography and film making and editing -Listing and advertising short courses through websites such as Artjobs, ArtRabbit and CraftsCouncil etc -Programming upcoming courses -Managing databases using Excel of contacts -Receipt filling and handling petty cash -Website management including generating content and editing (via Wordpress) -Providing assistance with writing fundraising applications

        2019

        Set Builder & Fabricator

        MDM Props

        Mar 2015 - Oct 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • A variety of freelance roles across the creative sector as a gallery technician, set builder and art fabricator: • Art Fabricator for MDM Props (April 2016- January 2019) Project management, artist liaison, and art fabrication. Working from technical drawings, to strict deadlines on a range of projects. Clients include Frieze Art Fair, Bear Grylls Adventure Experience, Anish Kapoor and Zak Ove • Production Assistant for Matter Design LTD (Various 2019) Production and installation of interior shop fits and large scale outdoor productions for clients such as The Rosewood Hotel, Barclays British Summer Time and Alyxx • Gallery Technician for Sadie Coles Gallery (May 2017) Art handling and installation of John Bock works

        2013

        Development & Administration Assistant

        Scottish Sculpture Workshop

        Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
        • Lumsden, Huntly AB54, UK
        • Internship
        • Assisting with the day-to-day running of the workshop including office administration and project administration: Role included: -Administration duties such as printing welcome packs and visitor sheets as well as taking minutes in meetings and managing messages for all staff and emailing appropriately -Working closely with The Curator of Programmes and Facilities to provide project assistance, including attending meetings with external stakeholders, organising transportation, filing project applications and attending events -PR outreach including writing press releases, newsletters and blog posts -Liaising with artists and the local community to assist with project and event planning -Setting up meeting rooms for visitors and courses -Answering telephone and email queries about the workshop and upcoming events

        2015

        Assistant Supervisor & Prop Maker

        Tarver Productions

        Sep 2011 - Mar 2015
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Working in an extremely fast paced environment to strict time deadlines, producing professional, high quality props: Role included: -Mould making (Silicone/MDF/Fibre Glass) Casting (Fibre Glass & Biscuit/Black/Cushion Foam) and painting props for Film, Theatre and TV Productions. -Using strong time and project management skills, in addition to working to extremely changeable briefs, solving creative problems and keeping an awareness of stock levels at all times. -As Assistant Supervisor I ensured junior staff were working to deadlines and maintaining high standards of quality. (Inc. Macbeth, James Bond: Skyfall, Les Miserables, KickAss 2, Fast & The Furious 5, Game of Thrones, All you need is Kill, Thor, World War Z, Matilda theatre production, Poirot etc)

        2011

        Gallery Assistant

        Ideas Generation

        Jul 2011 - Oct 2011
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Administrative, receptionist and event duties to assist with the running of the gallery: Role included: -Responsible for upkeep of client facing areas -Copywriting for blog posts and PR outreach including writing Press Releases -Providing excellent customer service to visitors by working on the reception desk; providing information on exhibitions and art works on sale and answering telephone queries -Administrative duties such as maintaining endorsements on Excel database, drafting and printing gallery log in sheet for visitors and tidying the reception area -Events assistance including printing guest lists, setting up spaces, welcoming guests, providing support to The Gallery Manager and de-installing equipment

        Education

        Currently

        Higher national certificate

        British Academy of Interior Design

        Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Incrementally developing the advanced techniques and deep understanding of the industry that I need to succeed as an interior designer, including learning software, creating mood boards, technical drawings and researching FF&E choices.

        2020

        Level 3 Diploma in Massage

        Gateway Workshops

        Sep 2019 - Mar 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • -Studying common diseases and dysfunctions of the body -What is meant by the "Holistic Approach" -How to carry out a client consultation including the importance of client care & ethics - Health and Safety - Including First Aid skills and appropriate hygiene -Anatomy & Physiology -How to set up in Business and relevant business awareness skills -Breathing & relaxation techniques and awareness of stress management skills

        2016

        Jan 2016 - Mar 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • This three month course covers the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, the course packs a huge amount of information and hands-on practice.

        2011

        BA(Hons) Fine Art Sculpture (first Class

        The University of Brighton

        Aug 2008 - May 2011
        • Grand Parade, Brighton BN1, UK
        • An exciting hands-on course taught from specialist workshops at Grand Parade campus. I received an in-depth education in the creative, intellectual and practical knowledge of sculpture and explored the distinctive nature of contemporary sculptural practice. Group discussions, student-led seminars, written assignments and exhibitions were key aspects of this course. It supported experimentation with a rigorous and well-informed critique.

        2008

        ABC Diploma in Fine Arts

        Camberwell College of Arts (UAL)

        Aug 2007 - May 2008
        • London, United Kingdom

        Awards

        2009

        Artists Without Studios Award

        Ben Uri Art Gallery

        • Receiving a grant and producing a sculpture to exhibit and discuss at The Ben Uri Gallery