Nov 2013 - Art Director -
I was commisioned to design a mexican Altar and bar for an events company.
Set Dresser - Waitrose Commercial - Stepping Stone Media
Set Dresser - Korean Food made Simple - Blink Films
Art Director - Jamie's Food Fight - Fresh One Productions
I designed and organise a village fete for one episode, including fire breathers, wrestlers and outdoor games.
July 2013 - Spring Studios Commission
I commissioned and working to a brief, I made 3 Installations for Unilever Head Offices that would stay for a period of 6 months.
Art Director - The Town that Danced Again - Shine for Sky 1
I had to dress and hire props for a street scene where members of Diversity were performing.
May - June 2013
Prop Stylist / Set Dresser- Tom Kerridge Outline Productions for BBC2
Prop Stylist - Schwartz Commercial Eye Bright Media
Prop Stylist - Punk Chef Remark Media
I also dressed the set and was on standby.
April -May 2013
Prop Stylist - Tom Kerridge Pub Food - Absolute Press and BBC 2 series
Prop maker - GBM Comic Relief Special - Optomen
October - November 2012
Art Director, Food Network Christmas Special for Pacific
I dressed and help design a kitchen set for Food Network's Christmas shows. I had to come up with different colour schemes for presenters, and filled the set with 10ft Christmas trees to create a winter wonderland look. I also blagged kitchen equipment.
June - September 2012
Art Director, Totally Rubbish - Dot to Dot Productions for CBBC
This was a show based on the idea of using recycled materials to make art. It was filmed mostly on location in and around London, and I was responsible for making and designing most of the finished artwork.
March - May 2012
Art Director, Saturday Cookbook - Optomen
I worked on this Saturday morning cookery show for ITV. I had to work closely with the Production Designer coming up with initial ideas for the set and getting bespoke furniture made. I also did the food styling for packshots.
Art Director , Science Goes Pop - Banana Split Productions
Originally supposed to be shot against a green screen, I had to recreate the backdrop artwork for a children's science show. I had to get large vinyl graphics made up, make and paint flats and also make various props. I was then in studio on standby checking continuity.
July - November 2011
Stylist, Cowboy Builders - Ricochet
Working in a small team of three I was responsible for designing, styling and sourcing products for homes affected by Cowboy Builders.
As the series budget is saved for mostly structural work, we had little or no budget for our part of the makeover so we had to blag almost everything, from sofas to kitchens.
I had to liase with tradesmen, builders and PR agences, managing schedules and deliveries.
May - June 2011
Production Designer - Sparkle Air
I worked on a comedy drama pilot about two rival airlines.
I was responsible for coming up with the look and artistic direction of the show, designing the sets and sourcing props.
January - March 2011
Art Director, Perfect - Optomen
I had to recreate a gastro pub look for this daily food programme for UKTV.
I was required to be on standby on set, draw up menu boards and re-dress the set between takes.
December 2010- January 2011
Art Director, Market Kitchen Big Adventure - Optomen
I initially helped style and dress the set with the Production Designer. There were also themed shows which required extra dressing such as recreating an old fashioned sweet shop and a royal wedding street party.
September - November 2010
Art Director, Hairy Bikers Cook Off - BBC
I was on standby in studio and had to check continuity.
I also was in charge of the food styling for the packshots and blagged kitchen equipment.
Art Director, Meals in Moments - Optomen Television
I had to buy props and source kitchen equipment to dress a kitchen set for this celebrity cooking programme.
Art Director, Mary Portas Pilot - Optomen Television
I worked in a small team sourcing props and dressing a location shoot for a new series involving clothes for women over 50 .
I had to source mannequins, clothes, mirrors and screens and create small dressing rooms.
December 2009 - May 2010
Art Director, Market Kitchen - Optomen Television
Returning to this daily food show for UKTV I was in charge of dressing the set and making and sourcing props. Themed weeks meant transforming parts of the studio into a pub, a tikki bar and a mini version of Glastonbury.
Stylist, Mary Queen of Shops - Optomen Television
I worked for a week on one episode buying and dressing a Greengrocers in Liverpool, one of a series of shops that were being revamped for the series.
January 2008 - December 2009
Art Director Market Kitchen - Optomen Television
Working with five teams, I have to source and make props and dress the set for this daily food show.
Prop Maker, Uniqlo Advertising Christmas Campaign
Working in a small team I made a variety of Christmas decorations for the the Uniqlo stores across london.
Stylist, Southern Comfort commercial - Iris
I worked with a small team styling models for a one day shoot. I had to be aware of continuity and work one to one with the photographer.
Art Assistant/ Stage Manager, Gordan Ramsay Cookalong Live Optomen Television
I worked on the live Halloween show sourcing props, dressing the set and being on standby.
Art Assistant, CBBC Poetry Pie Title Shoot
Shot against a Green Screen I had to dress the set, check continuity, help with costumes and generally be on standby.
July - September 2008
Standby Art Director, Hi-5 - Darrall Macqueen
Working in a small team designing sets, checking scripts, drawing up props lists and organising prep weeks.
November 2007 - June 2008
Art Director, Market Kitchen - Optomen Television
I worked buying and sourcing props and dressing the set for this daily food show.
May - September 2007
Art Assistant, Friday Night Project - Princess Productions
Working one to one with the Art Director I was responsible for sourcing and hiring props for various sketches filmed in studio and on location. We had to recreate various sets ranging from Big Brother to Hampsted Heath.
July 2006- April 2007
Art Director for Great Food Live and Saturday Cooks -
I work on these live shows dressing the sets, making props and food styling.
Prop Buyer and Set Dresser - Huge Designs
November 2006 - March 2007
Worked on animation pilot with a small team, model making and painting.
Jan 2005- June 2006
Art Assistant, Art Attack UK and International - Hit Entertainment
I was part of the design team and also worked on 'Big Pictures', a part of the show involving going on location and building large scale art work.
I also worked in studio on Standby.
Nov 2004 - April 200
Art Assistant, Smile - Darrall MacQueen
I worked on standby alongside the Props Master on this live children's show.
Art Assistant - Outline Productions
I worked with one other Researcher, sourcing and making props on a two day shoot, which ranged from recreating a 1950's kitchen to sourcing an American police bike.
Design Assistant, Play the Game - Darrall MacQueen
I worked with the Production Designer on this live children's game show on standby in studio as well as making various props.
2004 May - September 2004
Design Assistant, The Crust - Darrall MacQueen
Filmed at Shepperton Studios I sourced props and was the general art department runner, for a children's comedy drama based in a mock tower block in south London.
Runner, Basil Brush - Foundation Studios
Duties included preparing scripts as well as general runner duties.
2003 December - April 2004
Art Assistant, Finger Tips- Foundation Studios
I was part of the design team that came up with ideas for possible makesfor this children's art show.
Story Board Artist. AVT Production House