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Yasmin Merrin

Visual Artist

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVideographer - Visual Artist - Marketing Assistant

About me

Creatively passionate graduate of Goldsmiths University, enthusiastic about a career in the media industry. I am equally invested in continual learning of both visual and audio communication; Music, Fashion, Film, Arts and the marketing strategies used to promote them. Keen to secure a position which I can contribute to and learn from. I have excellent social and interpersonal skills, thriving well under pressure.

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Skills

  • Film/video Editing
  • Event Filming
  • Video Production
  • Fine Art
  • Digital Marketing
  • Adobe Premiere/photoshop/indesign
  • Editing Sound
  • Brand Communication
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Digital Design

Work history

Currently

Vision Mixer

RADAR London

Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Filming live music events via a desk, performing three separate roles simultaneously. I direct, operate the cameras and live-edit . The role also includes production of graphics for the website and maintenance of the Youtube channel as well as mixing sound recorded on a desk or recorder.

Currently

Production Co-ordinator

ILUVLIVE

Aug 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I manage the booking of camera operators and supervise them for up to 4 live music events a month. I direct the shoot, film, record and mix the sound and edit all performances. I edit all show footage as well as taster/teaser clips for artists’ album releases, interviews and tour footage including the recent Mobo Awards Tour. My role also includes leading all youtube maintenance, graphics for promotion and web updates via a CMS.

2016

Marketing Assistant

Big Creative Education

Jan 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I coordinated awareness events and facilitated interviews and the enrolment process. I also monitored student progession. I worked to redesign the website in compliance with existing branding guidelines, and implement new marketing strategies to assist the recruitment team. This role was focused on Graphic Design; I created all literature to promote BCE internally and externally to young people in creative industries.

2014

Visual Artist

IDEA

Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Forest Gate, London E7 8BL, UK
  • Freelance
  • Tutoring students on each aspect of the commercial art process; addressing a different 'layer' each week on a specific project, e.g. Tracing/shading/colouring/finishing, and then presenting and selling their work at the end of a term. I led the young people, developing their confidence and mine whilst initiating and facilitating my own projects.

2013

Press Officer

River Island

Apr 2013 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Assisting with consumer liaison and public outreach of the River Island product. My role included filing through daily press for mentions and missed opportunities of the brand and inputting these on a database. I was able to liaise with clients such as stylists and editors in the store and on the phone.

2011

Creative Art Director

Theatretrain

Jun 2010 - Feb 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Assisting on marketing campaigns for the Stratford franchise of Performing Arts School Theatretrain including writing copy for the website and blogging via social media to invite new members as well as promote up-coming shows locally and in the West End. I assisted the directoron researching and choosing themes for showcases, scriptwriting, casting, costume sourcing, set-design and song selection.

Education

2015

Online Marketing Diploma

Shaw Academy

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Covering: SEO, Web Design & Development, Social Media, Affiliate marketing, Analytics, E-commerce, Email, PPC

2013

BA 2:1 Hons Media and Communication

University of London - Goldsmiths

Sep 2010 - Apr 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Major: Film

2010

4 A Levels

Leyton Sixth Form

Sep 2008 - May 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Fine Art: A* Psychology: A English Language: B Music: C