Sophie Iona

Still Life Stylist and Set Designer

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About me

Freelance still life stylist and set designer.

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Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Capture One
  • Book Binding
  • Silicone Casting
  • Frame Construction
  • Plaster and Silicone Casting
  • Film Processing
  • Analog Photography and Printing
  • Styling
  • Assisting with Prop Production
  • Assistant set Designer

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    Work history

    Currently

    Photo Stylist

    Freelance

    Jan 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Styling for Still Life fashion, interiors, beauty and food imagery.

    2015

    Photographer’s Assistant

    Matthew Shave Studio

    Mar 2014 - Jan 2015
    • Freelance
    • Second Assistant to fashion photographer Matthew Shave. Daily duties include the general upkeep of the studio on shoot days, welcoming clients and organization of props. Assisting with lighting set ups using Broncolor lighting, colouramas for various set-ups and problem solving for technical and creative issues. Working within a high profile creative and technical team to produce creative commercial fashion imagery in a fast paced and pressured environment. High profile clients mean discretion is key to ensure efficient and productive shoot days. Shoots taking place on location require an essential studio pack up where thinking ahead of time is key.

    2014

    Sales Assistant

    Urban Outfitters

    Jun 2013 - Aug 2014
    • Full Time
    • Responsibilies include assisting VM place new lines and merchandising within the store. Responsible for all POS till point areas, including direct and store returns. Making sure tasks are completed on time by delegating and assisting other staff members. Leading delivery and organization of stock room and shop floor. High levels of service and customer care. Photographic work for the UO blog and website as well as social media pages.

    2011

    Photography Technician

    Franklin College

    Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
    • Full Time
    • Teaching assistant for AS and A Level art and photography students. Responsibilities included daily preparation of teaching rooms, darkroom and studio in an efficient and timely manner. Organisation of work spaces so that student areas were safe, accessible and able to be closed properly at the end of the day. Practical and theoretical support to students and other members of art teaching staff during key periods of the academic year including practical exams and presentation of final pieces of work. Providing a happy, comfortable working environment to ensure students are calm, happy and able to achieve.

    Education

    2014

    Photographic Arts

    University of Westminster

    Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
    • Photography course split 50/50 with creative practice and theoretical reading. Specialising in fashion and still life imagery.