Senior Account Manager
Fashion . Photography . E-Commerce . Business Analyst . Off-shore Management For the past four years I have been working with fashion brands. Using the skills set and knowledge I have acquired, I am now looking to broaden my horizon. • Analytical approach to a business structure, successfully developing strategies to build the key foundations of substantial profitable efficiency. • Structure and build of all processes for an online retail company, Cocosa.com. • Management of large e-commerce photo shoots for Selfridges and Lulu Guinness. • Managing 10 - 12 e-commerce model shoots per week with the production of more than 2000 images ready for e-commerce and print. • Management of a hugely successful existing off-shore (sister) company with creation of a team dedicated to fashion retouching. • Assistant studio manager of 6 in-house studios and 6 photographers, successfully assessing all time values with complete hold to all scheduling. • Extensive knowledge of managing projects requiring model shoots, mannequin, product, stop animation, 360 photography and video catwalk. The ability to develop relationships with key business clients and colleagues. Possessing a proven track record of building long-term relationships with clients and ensuring that value is provided to their businesses. Able to deliver results under pressure by bringing fresh thinking to a project and by fostering long term profitable relationships with key accounts.
Skill set: InDesign . Photoshop . Illustrator . Omnigraffle . Capture One . Neo . ProAd . Microsoft Office
• Account/Project Manager • Creative Retoucher • Colour Technician Accounts: Lulu Guinness . Cocosa Selfridges . Charlotte Olympia Cult Furniture . Edenco Managing and streamlining e-commerce projects. Creative Concept and pitch work Management of 6 in-house photographic studios Staff management of 6 internal and 10 off shores.
2006 - 2008 S1@coloursystems Islington . London • Studio Manager • Hi End Retoucher • Creative Artworker • Colour Technician
Hi End retouching for various magazines Advert creation and colour profile correction.
2008 - 2012 Group FMG Islington . London
2002 - 2004 Cambridge News Milton . Cambridge
• Hi End Retoucher • Creative Artworker • Colour Technician
• Retoucher • Creative Artworker • Planner
Hi End retouching for various magazines Advert creation and colour profile correction
Cambridge News Property Magazine Producing property adverts
2001 - 2002 Graphic Facilities Bow . London • Hi End Retoucher • Colour Technician Working on a variety of magazines. Graphic Facilities was one of the largest Creative Repro houses in London.
1997 - 2001 PW Repro Sharp Farringdon . London • Scitex Scanning • Retoucher • Colour Technician • Artworker Producing the Repro for a varied amount of financial magazines.
2004 - 2006 Studio One Kings Cross . London
CHRIS Senior Account Manager Fashion . Photography . E-Commerce Business Analyst . Off-shore Management
Chris Saich Welling, Kent m: 07791938326 e: firstname.lastname@example.org