Steph Wheeler

Production Assistant

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCopywriter - Assistant Project Manager - Writer

About me

Interested in providing studio and production assistance for a design studio. A background in organising and administrating design projects, exhibitions, and events; with strong communication, administration, organisation, research and analysis, problem solving and visual presentation skills.

Skills

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

Work history

Currently

Production Assistant

D&AD

Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Liaising with D&AD Professional Design Award entrants and acting as the first point for contact for enquiries, cataloguing and recording all entries, quality checking award entries, liaising with judges regarding online judging process and leading judging queries, installing works for judging week/taking down, liaising with award judges and acting as judging assistant.

Currently

Art Curator

The Gallery Cafe, St Margaret's House

Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Curating and project managing a schedule of monthly contemporary art and design exhibitions; liaising with artists and the events coordinator; project managing exhibition copy and responsible for final proof of exhibition text and listings; leading exhibition installation and de-installation.

2016

Copy Editor/Events Assistant

Article 25

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Project managing catalogue for art auction 10x10 Drawing the City London including: liaising directly with high profile artists and designers, coordinating text and images from participating artists, checking descriptions for all projects and rewriting the descriptions, researching artists to develop catalogue copy, liaising directly with the catalogue graphic designer, responsible for final proof of catalogue. Writing curatorial notes of artists and designers for auctioneer to use at live auction. Providing assistance with event build, layout and art handling and overseeing of staging and installation.

2014

Co-curator/Copy Editor

Design Futures Commissioned by Design

Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Freelance
  • Co-curating a programme of talks and workshops commissioned by 100% Design; developing event programme curatorial concept; producing written copy for event stand, website and publications involving researching designers/ coordinating with designers for descriptions, maintaining a tone of voice for curated events programme, responsible for final proof of all copy. Arranging event logistics and assisting with onsite management; organising sponsors; liaising with graphic designers.

2014

Curatorial Intern

Barbican

May 2014 - Aug 2014
  • Internship
  • 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 - Apr 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • 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 curators

Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • 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

Self Initiated

Dec 2012 - Apr 2013
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • 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

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

2010

BA(Hons) Interdisciplinary Design

University of the West of England, Bristol

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010