Qualifications & Work Experience
How to use power tools and various ways of joining wood | Blackhorse Workshop UK | 5 days July 2018
Interior Design course | The Design and Arts College of New Zealand | 2006 - 2009
Developed skills in order to produce high-level documentation and technical skills to present my ideas to clients.
Created themed projects based on historical and contemporary styles, trends, textiles, and fabrics.
Business studies and digital communication.
Laws and regulations, construction standards, and building regulations.
Learned ergonomic standards within residential and commercial spaces.
Produced hand-drawn and 3D images of lighting plans, floor plans, elevations, and cross-sections to scale.
Software packages: Archi cad, Photoshop, Excel, Microsoft Office.
Interior Design assistant | Design Team Ltd New Zealand | March 2008-August 2008
Assisted designers on high-end commercial projects. Completed design for a high-end restaurant throughout all stages.
Site visits. Check measurements. Prepared mood boards, and floor plans.
Self-taught: Sketchup, InDesign, Rhino and special effects makeup.
Prop Stylist | U Studio, UK | December 2019
Photoshoot for Axe.
Christmas Elf | Plant Designs, UK | December 2019 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Erected 20, 10, 5 foot Christmas trees. Fitted artificial garland to staircases and banisters.
Junior Prop Modeller| Olympic Productions, UK | Two weeks November 2019
Art Department, Runner, Driver | Biscuit Filmworks, UK | One week November 2019
A short film, "Don V's Lighting". Tasks include, driving a lorry from London to Glasgow, prop making, prop dressing/styling, cash buying, art department, assisting producers and directors with any needs.
Junior Prop Modeller | B25, UK | February - October 2019
Designer | Disco Dust London| January 2019
Designed and constructed pop up shop for The Top Drawer trade show.
Art Director & SFX makeup artist| Knotted Films, UK | July 2018
Kick starter, "Penumbra".
Junior Prop Modeller |Warner Brother Studio, UK | May - December 2018
"Wonder Women 1984". I worked with various materials and art mediums such as fibreglass, clay, wood, metal, expanding polystyrene, styrofoam and airbrushing methods.
Additionally, I frequently operated various machinery and power tools such as angle grinders, drills, jigsaw, bandsaw, and table saw.
Furthermore, I worked in the mould room building gun moulds and worked with chemicals such as fast cast, resins, silicone, latex, expanding foams and fibreglass, in order to develop and bring my designs to life.
Through this experience, I have gained and developed skills such as how to use a lathe, laser cutter, and welder.
Art Department |Boomtown, UK | May 2018
Painted signs and flags.
Designer | Disco Dust London| May 2018
Designed and constructed pop up shop for The Spirit of Christmas trade show.
Food stylist and P.A |Cylinder, UK |May 2018
M&S summer photoshoot.
Set Dresser |Shuttlecock, UK |April 2018
Street food market, psychedelic forest and retro boxing match theme party.
Junior Prop Modeller| Legendary Productions - Shepparton Studios, UK | February 2018
"Detective Pikachu" Pokémon Film.
Constructed prop pipework using silicon moulds. Sanded and detailed props. Dressed sets.
Set Dresser |Shuttlecock UK |February 2018
Elemis skincare product launch.
Junior Prop Modeller | Universal Pictures - Pinewood studio UK| January 2018
"Jurassic World 2".
Relabeled food products. Fixed graphics to control panels. Painted signs.
Art Department | Elixer Pictures UK| January 2018 CLICK FOR IMAGES
The Music video for Lilly Allen featuring Giggs, "Trigger Bang".
Looked after artists. Dressed sets. Standby art department.
Set Dresser | Shuttlecock UK| December 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Set dresser for forest-themed privet Christmas party.
Set Dresser | Shuttlecock UK| December 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Set dresser for winter in Japan theme event.
Set Dresser | Shuttlecock UK| November 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Set Dresser for an event at the Argentine Ambassador's Residence.
Host Events UK| January 2016 - 2018
In the office: sourcing and interviewing new staff.
Onsite events: Events manager, mixologist, waitress, administrator, marketer, host, high-end promoter for conferences, and VIP nights etc.
Venues such as Selfridges, Harrods, Deloitte, KPMG, The Design Museum, Imperial War Museum, The Natural History Museum, Tate Britten, The Vaults, and sports stadiums.
Artist | IMG UK| October 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
The Natural History Museum Ice skating rink.
Sanded and detailed kids life-size penguins. Painted 1400 numbers on skate boxes.
Set Dresser | Shuttlecock UK| October 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Assistant builder and set dresser for the Lidl supermarket Christmas press event.
Scenic Painter, Assistant Builder, Prop Maker, Set Dresser| NVS Music Croatia| August - September 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Outlook and Dimensions festivals
Created effects such as rust, concrete, and wood. Dressed and painted stages. Made fake palm trees using a cherry picker. Weathered barrels. Lifted/screwed flats to stages. Screwed large signage to flats. Designed and built props for four Captain Morgan’s boat parties and ensured a quick two-day turnaround.
Prop maker, Set dresser, Standby Props | National Film & Television School UK | July 2017 CLICK FOR IMAGES
A short film "Blood Type".
Created rust effects on various surfaces. Aged wood. Built various size rocks from polystyrene. Worked with silicon molds, fiberglass sheets, plaster, artex and expanding foam.
Cash buyer |BBC UK| April 2017
The comedy television show "Back".
Set Dresser, Cash buyer, Runner |BBC UK| March 2017
The comedy television show 'Swings & Roundabouts".
SFX makeup artist | Ravensbourne University UK| February 2017
Short film "Dream".
Set dresser | Southwark Playhouse Theatre UK | January 2017
Theatre production "School Play".
Fixed laminate on surfaces, dressed space and painted backdrops.
Creative| Hattie & Flora UK | December 2016
Teaching children how to make Christmas decorations over the Christmas period.
Set Dresser|Darling and Edge UK|December 2016
Artist | Tea House Theatre UK | December 2016
Painted 10 foot Christmas theme backdrop for the Christmas Cabaret Theatre Production
Production Designer’s Assistant and Set Dresser|Blair Barnet Production Design UK |November 2016 CLICK FOR IMAGES
Nat West television episode Money Bite.
Sourced materials, edited graphics, and painted props.
Artist | IMG UK | November 2016 CLICK FOR IMAGES
The Natural History Museum Ice skating rink. Detailed kids life-size penguins.
Creative| Fine Line Events UK | September 2016 CLICK FOR IMAGES
The Golden year's photoshoot.
Collaborated on styled shoots. Location scouting assistant. Designed room settings. Sourced materials. Dressed event space.
Interior Designer | Wilson Fink UK |February 2014 - January 2016 CLICK FOR IMAGES
I worked with residential clients, as well as architects, interior designers, and contractors on tenders as large as 15 flats. Designed briefs, pitched ideas and discussed all aspects of the project. Presented 3-D designs using Cart kitchen software. Produced electrical, lighting plans, 3-D sketches, appliance quotes, sourced finishes, and materials. Project managed all aspects through to completion.
Truck Driver |Maca Mining LTD Australia | November 2012 - October 2013
Two weeks on, one week off, driving 150 tonnes, 777 Cat, 777 Komatsu, 785 Cat dump trucks and Moxy water carts in extreme conditions. Heavy rigid synchromesh truck license held.
Interior designer and visual merchandiser| Taste Living Australia | January 2011 - November 2012
Furniture Designer and colour consultant | Natuzzi Australia | February 2010- December 2010
Colour Consultant | Dulux Paints New Zealand | October 2008 - December 2009
Creative | Mozzi Screen and Sign New Zealand (Parents business for 25 years)
Printed T-shirts. Assisting with designing new logos. Applied signage to surfaces.
Prepared screens using chemicals and inks. Prepared and edited stencils.
Assisted with the maintenance of production, inventory, and ordering.