Personal Details

Title

Miss

Name

Millie Simpson

Location

London and South East

Media

Advertising and PR, Magazines, Newspapers, Books, Multimedia

Speciality

Animals & Wildlife, Architecture, Art, Cinema & TV, Music, Theatre, Celebrities / Portraits, Current Issues / Social Documentary / News, General Stock / Royalty Free, History, Industry & Commerce, In-House, Natural World, People & Culture / Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Science & Technology, Medicine, Sport, Transport, Travel, Geography & Culture

Work Experience

Director of photography, art buyer, picture editor and image researcher for twenty five years based in London. I work both in-house and remotely.

Extensive research and commissioning database covering all genres of photography and including illustration and map commissioning.
Experience working with both largest scale and A list contributors and small budgets and the determination to always make each project look amazing.
Copyright clearance, licensing, project budgeting and fee negotiation.

Clients

Art buying and image searching for:

Advertising; clients include Leagas Delaney – Philippe Patek, Picet, Ballentine’s, Penfolds, Saatchi & Saatchi – HSBC, Isobel and M & C –  Legal & General.

Editorial; Director of Photography/ Picture Research for editorial high end magazines Condé Nast Tatler, RED, Aston Martin, PORT, EYE magazine, Pulp,

Corporate annual report and speciality publishing; for Nestlé, Petrofac and Rolls Royce, World Economic Forum.

Arts and Education sector; photography commissioning and historical image research for the British Film Instiute, Hayward Gallery, BBC Worldwide, Chatsworth House, Kings for Esterson Associates amongst others.

Qualifications

The London College of Printing

Languages Spoken

English

Other Skills

Adobe photoshop

Excel

Public Contact Details

http://www.milliesimpson.co.uk

millie@milliesimpson.co.uk
+44 7976 661 378

Employment Details

Company Name

Millie Simpson

Work Address

140a Evering Road
London
N16 7BD

Work Telephone

+44 7976 661 378

Current Status

Full Time Freelance

Employment History

Freelance 2010 – current
Condé Nast Tatler 2003 – 2010
Red Magazine 1997 – 2003
British Film Instiute Sight and Sound 1991 – 1997
Esterson Associates freelance picture editor 1991-1997
The Sunday Times 1990

Do you have experience in working from a prepared list of pictures required?

Yes

Do you have experience in devising own list of images from manuscript or synopsis?

Yes

Do you have experience in visiting commercial agencies to make own selection?

Yes

Do you have experience in visiting museums / libraries to make own selection?

Yes

Do you have experience in obtaining pictures from private collectors?

Yes

Do you have experience in obtaining pictures from individual photographers?

Yes

Do you have experience in obtaining pictures from outside the UK?

Yes

Do you have experience in commissioning photography?

Yes

Do you have experience in commissioning other researchers?

Yes

Do you have experience in negotiating reproduction fees?

Yes

Do you have experience in devising budget for book / project?

Yes

Do you have experience in responsibility for keeping project within budget?

Yes

Do you have experience in returning pictures to sources?

Yes

Do you have experience in using digital pictures / picture sources?

Yes

Your C.V.

2016 – present

Leagas Delaney –  Art Buyer– campaign for Pictet, Philippe Patek, Value Retail, Ballentine’s, Peroni

Saatchi & Saatchi – Art Buyer and Image searcher for HSBC Together ‘We Thrive campaign’

M & C for We Are Another Productions Legal and General ‘Own Your World’ campaign

2010-2015
Petrofacs annual report and magazine: International oilfield service company.
Nestlé: annual reports
Le Pan magazine Hong Kong; newly launched international luxury fine wine magazine
Condé Nast Contracts Publishing Canaletto Magazine: one off issue
Aston Martin Magazine: created the winning bid and launch.
Illustrated London News: Design company assorted publications and digital platforms
Rolls Royce: annual year book
Kings College; Allumni magazine
Esterson Associates: design agency EYE, Magazine of Graphic Design
PORT magazine, launch picture editor

2003 – 2010

Condé Nast Tataler

1997 – 2003

RED Magazine – Director of Photography

1991 – 1997

Sight and Sound /British Film Institute
The Hayward Gallery Spellbound exhibition Catalogue

BOOKS

Picture research and editor BFI Companion to Horror edited by Kim Newman.
Picture researched and edited the BFI Modern Classic film book series edited Rob White

1990 Picture Researcher for The Sunday Times

Rules

I have read and agree to abide by the rules and code of conduct of the Picture Research Association?