Personal Details




Jane Smith


London and South East




Animals & Wildlife, Architecture, Art, Cinema & TV, Celebrities / Portraits, General Stock / Royalty Free, History, In-House, People & Culture / Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Science & Technology, Medicine, Sport, Transport, Travel, Geography & Culture

Work Experience

Picture Research and commissioning/Video Research and Commissioning/ Audio Research and commissioning

Highly experienced, creative Media Researcher with a background in photography. Proven track record of commissioning creative assets and sourcing the best media possible within time and budget. Experienced in liaising effectively with production companies, picture agencies, freelancers, suppliers and photographers. Past experience demonstrates strong project management skills to enable delivery of high quality media for any project.


Pearson Schools
Pearson English- ELT
OUP-ELT and Schools
The Saatchi Gallery
Hodder & Stoughton covers
Marks and Spencer
Independant small Business, Velvet Fig Cakes, Read Media


BA Hons Photographic design

Lightroom 5 – Digital image manipulation and processing.
Footage format seminar – Video file formats.
Digital Image seminars – Quality control digital images.
Adobe Photoshop CS5 – Edit, create and manipulate digital images.
DSLR course – Photographers Workshop, Oxford 2012.
Taught Picture Research course -The Publishing Training Centre, London.

Languages Spoken


Other Skills

Strong organisational skills
Creative/ visual art director
Supplier management skills
Commissioning video or still production skills
People skills

Public Contact Details

Employment Details

Company Name

Jane Smith Media

Work Address

7 Crecy Walk
Oxon OX20 1UT

Work Telephone

07957 216797

Current Status

Full Time Freelance

Employment History

Media Manager- Pearson Education -2005-2010
Deputy Media Manager-Pearson-2003-2005
Senior Picture Researcher-Harcourt Education-2002-2003
Research Project Manager-The Art Group-2000-2001
Photographic Library Manager- Camera Press-1998-2000
Picture Researcher-Getty Images-1994-1996

Do you have experience in commissioning other researchers?