• Experienced Studio Operations Director within the luxury E-commerce Industry. A proven history building, leading and inspiring diverse high-performing teams to achieve commercial success on a global scale. Driving revenue through high-quality Creative content and customer experience.

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  • Director of Studio Operations, Burberry
    Nov 2016 - Present

  • New responsibilities incorporating Studio Production and Post Production for E-commerce Product Imagery. Management of Post Production for Creative Image, Film and CGI. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations, Creative Media & Marketing.

  • Responsibilities include:
    • Developing and building Studio operations
    • Creating and developing high-quality, inspiring and engaging content

  • Director of Post Production, Burberry
    Apr 2014 - Nov 2016

  • An evolution of my previous role. Responsible for the Post Production teams within the Creative Media Department. Overseeing Post-production work across Stills, Film and CGI.

  • Responsibilities include:
    • Post Production of Creative Image Assets; Mark-up, feedback and Re-touching
    • 3D Visualisation team: Model and Render assets for Beauty, Fragrance, Watches and Accessories Product categories. Create CGI elements to be re-touched into Campaign Images and film shots
    • Film Post Production: Edit, Grade and Compositing including VFX, Beauty, Roto and clean up
    • Out of Home Campaign creation working alongside Creative Media's Digital team and an Adaptation Post House
    • Collaborate with Creative Media’s Event Production team on large format screen visuals for Events
    • Reporting directly to the Senior Vice President for Creative Media

  • Senior Manager of Film Post Production, Burberry
    Apr 2011 - Apr 2014

  • Managing a Post team through the end-to-end workflow of creative development, storyboard, shoot, offline edit, grade, composite and clean-up work. Achieved in collaboration with Project management, Production, Art Direction and External production houses such as The Mill, Framestore, MVP and Absolute.

  • Responsibilities include:
    • Campaign films
    • Large format Event screen visuals
    • Content creation for Burberry's social media, Internal and Partner Comms platforms
    • Content support for the global 'Retail Theatre' platform including personalised RFID content instore
    • Film presentation collateral for Burberry's CEO and CCO at high profile speaker engagements

  • Digital Design Manager, Burberry
    May 2009 - Apr 2011

  • Overseeing the establishment and growth of the Digital team within the in-house Creative Media Department.

    Responsibilities included:
    • Online Media
    • UX and design development of the e-commerce platform
    • Management of the video content creation including Seasonal Campaigns, Event video content and highlights edits
    • Content creation for social media strategies including first live streaming of runway show direct into Facebook and Burberry.com
    • Luxury fashion industry first selling direct from the runway

  • WGSN: February 2005 - May 2008

  • Initially employed on a freelance basis, I worked as a graphic/web designer for the online trends consultancy and fashion information site WGSN.

    Primary tasks included:
    • Updating and maintaining the Trends directory, providing important seasonal information for the high-end apparel and accessories markets.
    • Design and layout of bespoke Seasonal Fashion reports, coding the pages in html and uploading them onto a content management system.
    • Presentations collateral incorporating film for international seminars
    • Large format fashion film POS for display stands at international trade fairs such as Bread & Butter

  • CANVAS8: Aug 2008 - Mar 2009

  • Complete design solution for Canvas8 a global information service for the advertising community

    • Site wireframe and navigation
    • Web programming designed for integration into a content management system
    • Integration with Rich media content
    • Brand identity and guidelines
    • Video and multimedia content
    • Design for print and marketing material

  • WGSN: Jul 2008 - Dec 2008

  • Creation of seasonal trend films for sales and marketing use. The work included a motion graphics film that celebrated the company’s 10th anniversary.

  • MARK WATSON: Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

  • Design solution for Mark Watson, Creative Director and Trends Consultant

    • Brand identity and logo
    • Site design and coding in HTML, CSS and Javascript.

  • REDWOOD GROUP: Jul 2008 - Aug 2008

  • Asset creation for the redesign of the Parenting Club on Boots.com

  • FIRETRAP: Feb 2005 - Jun 2008

  • Series of short films produced using a blend of live action footage and still images. Edited to custom-written music and projected at Firetrap's Runway show. Film capture, edit and DVD authoring for wholesale buyers.

  • SMALL JAPANESE SOLDIER: Oct 2004 - Nov 2004

  • Completed a range of creative projects whilst at the boutique Agency

    • Re-brand of the UK National Bike Show following its relocation from Birmingham NEC to Stoneleigh • Direct Mailer to send to the company’s clients to indicate it was moving premises
    • Design solution for the 2004 MTV Awards in Rome
    • developed a series of handset covers for mobile firm Orange

  • Education

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication, Leeds College of Art and Design

  • Software

  • • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Adobe Suite

  • References available upon request.

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