ZSUZSI PADGETT – ART DEPARTMENT

An attentive and dependable worker, the work I produce is well considered and high quality.

Having completed my formal education, I am now keen to gain more practical experience within the Film and TV industry. 

Receptive to new concepts, I wish to continue my learning journey as my creative career gains traction, and I am determined to add value and find my niche. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

MARCH 2019

Lime Pictures | Hollyoaks | Art Department

Channel 4 | Production Designer: Julian Perkins

OCTOBER 2018

Lookout Point Ltd | Gentleman Jack | Art Department

ITV | Production Designer: Anna Pritchard

 

EDUCATION

JULY 2021:

MA GRAPHIC DESIGN, NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

-             Pass with Distinction

JULY 2020:

BA (HONS) DESIGN FOR FILM AND TV, NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY

-             1st Class

JULY 2017:

ACCESS TO HE: ART, DESIGN AND FASHION, NCN

-          Grade Distinction: Attained in all modules.

EMPLOYMENT

JANUARY 2018 – JUNE 2020

Student Ambassador, Nottingham Trent University

Handling face-to-face queries regarding Design for Film and Television BA(Hons) course at University open days.

 

JUNE 2019 – SEPTEMBER 2019

PPI Claims Handler, Capital One

Assessed claims against the business for Mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance, settling or declining claims as appropriate, in line with a range of criteria.

 

JUNE 2018 - SEPTEMBER 2018

Project Worker, Nottingham Play Forum (‘Playworks’)

Facilitated a business development project by researching different markets in order to identify opportunities for growth and/or fund-raising, compiled a database of my research to enable the charity to pursue avenues where appropriate.

 

JUNE 2003 – AUGUST 2017

Various Roles, Capital One

Assisting and assessing Customer Queries, Complaints, Disputes and Claims against the company.  Required detailed understanding of consumer legislation, ability to assess under a given criteria, research and investigate customer allegations. Attention to detail, organisation and appropriate communication all critical.

           

ABOUT ME

I returned to education in 2016 and graduated from NTU’s Design for Film and TV (BA) in 2020. I used the opportunity of lockdown to pursue a Masters in Graphic Design, which I completed in 2021.

I am approachable, friendly, and open to feedback. I thrive on problem-solving and enjoy detail. My best work is produced when I have structure in place, which naturally leads to good time management.

My background provides me with a professional attitude, ensuring effective collaboration with various stakeholders, which enables me to be a valuable communicator across teams. 

Creative Skills:

- Hand Draughting

- Digital Draughting

- Model Making

- Graphic Design

- Prop Design

- Prop Lists

- Script Breakdown

- Illustration

- Set Dressing

- Story Boarding

- Recce Packs

- Research

 

Practical Skills:

- DBS Checked

- Driving License

Computer Literate:

- Microsoft Office

- Adobe Photoshop

- Adobe Illustrator

- Adobe InDesign

- VectorWorks

- SketchUp

- Cinema 4D (Novice)

 

             

Soft Skills:

- Superb attention to detail

- Resilience

- Teamwork

- Initiative

- Communication

- Flexibility

- Passionate

- Head for finance