Jacinta Wolfe-Murray

Jacinta Wolfe-Murray

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Nov 2014

ART TECHNICIAN Freelance Contract - London

The White Wall Co Ltd

Various Contracts : The BP International (Painting) Portrait Prize,  The Taylor Wessing International (Photographic) Portrait Prize (both for The National Portrait Gallery), The 1:54 African Art Fair @Somerset House, Jimmy Choo Vices Launch @One Mayfair.

  • Fabrication and installation for Mat Colishaws crystals for Jimmy Choo Launch. 
  • Liaison with NPG staff/photographers/couriers re international submissions for competition.
  • Meet and greet artists and gallerists, receive submissions and answer queries.
  • Set up/break down of catalogue areas for over 4000 portrait entries.
  • Unpacking, hanging, lighting and storage of art work.
  • Art handling for panel of judges.
Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

STYLIST ASSISTANT Freelance - London

PUSSPUSS MAGAZINE
  • Stylist Assistant to Magdalena Bryk (fashion editor) for ALLEYCAT shoot.
  • Photographer : Jon Gorrigan.
  • Labels: ASHISH, MARNI, ZADIG and VOLTAIRE, MIU MIU, HOUSE OF HOLLAND, ACNE, BURBERRY.
Jan 2014 - Jan 2014

STYLIST ASSISTANT Freelance - London

Elite Model Management London
  • Stylist  Assistant to Jeanie Annan-Lewis for Elite Special Bookings Division - promo video. 
  • Director : Marie Schuller - SHOWstudio
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013

STUDIO MANAGER + HEAD STYLIST - London

BRANDALLEY

Luxury ready to wear, home wares and accessories - ecom website.

STUDIO MANAGER + HEAD STYLIST  - London  2012-2013

  • Managed the ready to wear and product studios.
  • Scheduled and booked photographers, stylists and models (+appropriate casting for brands).
  • Liaised with HOD's of production, buying and retouch teams.
  • Recruited and trained new freelance staff.
  • Maintained and strengthened external agent relationships.
  • Created in house style guide for new website.
  • Managed studio budget and invoices.
  • Increased shoot efficiency by 30%.
  • Negotiated reduced model rates by 20%.
  • Reduced freelance costings by £3000pcm.

STUDIO ASSISTANT MANAGER + JUNIOR STYLIST 2011-2012

Supported role of Studio Manager on half day basis each day.

  • Styled looks for ready to wear shoots in keeping with individual brands.
  • Liaised with buying team for individual brands and created in house style guides for quick reference.
  • Art direction for product styling shots for website, email content and external marketing.
  • Selected and styled looks for external marketing for The Guardian.
  • Photographed, managed and filed model castings.

Brands: CALVIN KLEIN, LAGERFELD, JOSEPH, DOLCE & GABBANA, CHLOE, MARC JACOBS, LEVIS MADE & CRAFTED, HERMES, FRENCH CONNECTION, CHARLIE, JUICY COUTURE, AMANDA WAKELY, LANVIN, FENDI, MISSONI and more.

STUDIO ASSISTANT + DIGITAL PICTURE EDITOR 2010-2011

  • Selection of best images for use on website. - software: Adobe Bridge CS4 and Capture One.
  • Organisation and purchase of studio stock and styling supplies.
  • Assisting photographer with general studio and light fixing tasks.
  • Ensuring timely preparation of images required by Retouch Team.
  • Streamlining procedures for digital filing, image storage and team communication to ensure efficiency and minimise error.
  • Understanding of all aspects of prepping and styling, maintaining integrity of product in both prepping and re packaging.

Dec 2008 - Jul 2010

Head Concierge - Sydney, Australia

Regents Court Boutique Hotel

Boutique Art Deco Hotel targeted at creatives.

Aim: To restore customer service to its former glory. Achieved via: 

  • Creation of online journal for staff to communicate re guests and their unique personalities and requirements.
  • Logging all feedback from regular guests to improve their quality of stay.
  • Hosted in-house soirees rather than outsourcing.
  • Sourced new national/international clients within the arts.
  • Negotiated reduced rates with key clients for bulk bookings.
  • Instigated and facilitated independent studio owners to merge with hotel when on periodic leave to benefit both parties.
  • Creation of guest compendium with "insider tips".
  • Conducting supervision of cleaning and undertaking cleaning and general maintenance when required.
  • Dealing with problems with patience, compassion and a smile.

Key clients included Sydney Opera House, The Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Theatre - Company B, Kennedy Miller Productions -Dr D Studios

Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER/CONSULTANT Freelance -  Sydney.

BIG RICH MEDIA

 (start up company specialising in live streaming)

  • New Business
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures 
  • Marketing and Publicity
  • Corporate Listings/Client Database
  • Research
  • Clients included MBF/BUPA
Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

PRODUCER + 1st AD + CAMERA ASST + CAMERA OPERATOR - Fox Studios, Sydney.

SILVER SPELL (Morgan Christie)

Working with independent Director/Producer, Morgan Christie. 

  • Research and development on feature film based on a multiple award winning novel.
  • Attained USD$10,000 cash prize for international film competition (FILMAKA/Cisco - digital cribs) We invested this finance to attach one of Australia’s top screenwriters and the screenplay was pitched at Cannes Film Festival.
  • Another collaboration between Morgan and myself for Tribeca Film Fest, won Grand Jury Prize (1st) for “Perfect Peaches”, awarded return trip to both Barcelona and NY plus meetings with YOPLAIT’S Marketing Department.

Commercial clients for corporate work included: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), MX Magazine, BUPA Australia.

Nov 2005 - Mar 2008

SENIOR PRODUCER + PUBLICIST + WRITER - Canberra.

SilverSun Pictures

Original member of start up full service digital production agency.

  • Producer on national/regional TVC’s, public and private sector corporates, music videos, short films and training videos -  from concept to completion. 
  • Management and retention of largest client account of 720k/anum.
  • Responsible for initiating and implementing SOP across the company.
  • Project Manager for successful company rebrand (Images Online to SilverSun Pictures), marketing, publicity and launch.
  • Copywriting/Scriptwriting/Tender Writing/Grant Applications.

Account management: The Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR), The Couch Creative Agency (McGrath Ford Campaign), Success Mortgage Brokers, Jack Watts Currie Advertising and Zoo Creative Agency.

Jun 2004 - Nov 2005

Junior Producer + Scriptwriter + Editor - Canberra, Australia.

The National Recording Studio NRS

Involved in new local TV channel at established production agency.

  • Producer/Editor/Script Writer on “Short Talk” (short film program) and “The Base” (music program) amongst others aired on Channelvision – TRANSact’s free to air television station.
  • Six hours worth of new material was produced and aired every week by a team of approximately 8 crew.
  • Partly responsible for casting, producing, writing, editing and assisting in upload and review of final stream.
  • Some studio camera work and directing for interviews.
  • Editing software: Final Cut Pro. (MAC)
  • Junior Producer/Camera Assistant on various TVC's and government corporates videos.
  • Research for documentaries, writing for company website and press releases.

Education

Education
1995 - 2000

B.V.A

Griffith University Film School (formerly QLD College of Art)
Subjects covered: Photography, Scriptwriting, Set Design, Film History, Visual Arts Theory, Management & Professional Practice, Sound Design, Animation, Drama & Direction. Awarded entry in a class of 15 students for a highly competitive and intensive film course. Griffith University ranks in the top 5 per cent of universities in the world and Griffith Film School (Brisbane) is the largest film school in Australia.
Jan 1992 - Jan 1994

St Ursulas College - Toowoomba, Australia

Dramatic Arts, Visual Art, Film and TV Studies, Media Studies, Ancient History, Science, English.

Skills

Skills

Client Relations

Highly developed client relation management.

Customer Service Management

Exceptional customer service and proven repeat patronage.

Brand Management

Television

Hospitality Management

Experienced managing cafes and hotels with up to eight staff.

Product Marketing

Adobe Bridge

Fingers like lightening when editing 3000 images/day down to 300.

Corporate Video

Experienced in scripting, interviewing and producing corporate shoots for TVC's, internal web streams and websites.

Film Festivals

Worked on multiple award winning film festival shorts and been selected for many film festivals screenings. Applied and won funding grant for SilverSun Pictures to host Canberra Short Film Festival. (ongoing)

Negotiation

Brilliant negotiation skills eg garnering sponsorships, budget flexibility with clients, cost reductions and discounts B2B and B2G.

Mac

Owner and confident operator of Mac for 15 years - not a complete whizz on all creative suites but good basic knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Word.

Luxury Goods

3.5 yrs experience in both handling and styling luxury products.

Model Casting

Excellent casting for brand appropriate models.

Feature Films

Experience with research & development, writing and pitching to financiers, preliminary attachments, above the line and below the line budgets, schedules and script development.

Capture One

Sound knowledge of Capture One - experienced with colour matching, skin tones, treatments and processing.

Digital Media

Highly experienced in producing digital media from concept to completion for multi-platform use (eg TV, website streaming). 5+ years working in digital studio environments.

Pre-production

Highly regarded for creative input, effective scheduling and flexibility - familiar with Agile and Scrum methodologies.

Image Editing

Advanced understanding of editing process and story telling for film in various genres. Highly skilled at picture selection for photographic work. Adobe Bridge CS4.

Creative Direction

Strong creative vision, sense of style, colour and composition. Experienced with communicating vision to clients or interpreting theirs.

Creative Writing

Excellent creative writing and copy editing skills and proven ability in writing compelling copy for a range of audiences.

Social Media

Excellent at developing short and engaging content, sharing and networking. Experienced with LinkedIN, Facebook and Pinterest and good capabilities with Twitter and TUMBLR.

Styling

Highly experienced in styling for luxury brands for ready to wear, home wares and accessories.

Project Delivery

Great at scheduling = great at delivering. On time to budget. High level of experience in concept to completion project delivery.

Digital Photography

High level of experience as digital operator for tethered/untethered shooting to Bridge and Capture One. Experienced in shooting for castings. Sound knowledge of lighting.

Directing

Some experience directing commercially for TVC's, corporate videos and voice overs.

Fashion Photography

HIgh level of exposure to fashion photography and understanding of the studio environment. 3+ years in studio shooting daily.

Production Schedules

Experienced in flexible and intelligent planning with contingencies in place. Knowledge of Movie Magic Scheduling. Scheduled cast and crews of up to 50.

Pre-production Planning

Very experienced in client liaison and working on creative concepts, resource allocation, scheduling and budgets.

Music videos

Accomplished in production of many music videos in various roles esp : Producer, Art Direction and First AD - predominately shot on film 16mm or 35mm.

Writing

Accomplished writer in the following fields: scriptwriting, funding applications, tender proposals, sponsorship grants, pitch documentation, copywriting and creating clear and concise standard operating procedures. Excellent interpersonal communication via email.

Post Production

Very experienced working with editors and clients in film post production. Good knowledge of FCP and understanding of motion graphics.

Film Production

Experienced in producing short films and music videos on 16mm and 35mm.

Short Films

Worked on many award winning shorts in various roles.

Casting

Great deal of experience with casting brand appropriate models for fashion and in casting actors for corporate, comedy, drama and voice overs.

Producing

Very experienced with end to end producing in both commercial and independent films.

Photography

Great eye through the camera. Experienced with both film and digital cameras and B&W film processing.

Photo Shoot Production

Shoot producer for film stills, bands, fashion and homewares. Studio and location.