Steph Hirst

Visitor Experience Assistant

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Critic
  • Exhibition
  • Budgeting
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Proofreading
  • Event Organisation
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Freelance Curator

Freelance

Aug 2014

2014

Co-curator

Design Futures Commissioned by Design

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Co-curating a programme of talks and workshops commissioned by 100% Design; developing event programme curatorial concept; arranging logistics; organising sponsors; liaising with graphic designers; producing written content for event stand text, website and publications; leading promotion via social media platforms and assisting with onsite management at the event.

2014

Curatorial Intern

Barbican

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Assisting the curator with research for The World of Charles and Ray Eames; administrative tasks; compiling information documents, bibliographies and timelines for publications; creating curatorial research folders; collating object checklists; developing budget spreadsheets and experienced using the art gallery exhibition database Rapid.

2014

Project & Curatorial Assistant

Design Museum

Dec 2013 - Mar 2014
  • Assisting the curator with exhibition organisation and administration for Designs of the Year 2014; generating exhibit lists and exhibition spreadsheets; contacting lenders and designers for display requirements, loan agreements and transport requirements; providing organisational support working to schedules for the planning, installation and de-installation, including completing exhibit condition reports and careful object handling.

2014

Events Assistant & Research Intern

Double Decker

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Driving research for film content to be showcased at the Tailor Made event. Organising logistics and assisting visitors with event information.

2013

Curator & Co-project Manager

Freelance

Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
  • Curating and co-project managing the one-off food event, contacting venues, organising sponsorship and promotion, carrying out design production, as well as working on the event installation and de-installation.

Education

2014

MA Curating Contemporary Design

Kingston University in Partnership with the Design Museum

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

    2010

    BA(Hons) Interdisciplinary Design

    University of the West of England, Bristol

    Aug 2007 - May 2010