Robyn Coucher

Flat 17 St Swithins Yard, Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BG

07896734818

robyn.coucher@hotmail.co.uk


Education

Bath Spa University 2016 – 2019;
- BA Photography
- 1st year grade = 2:1; 2nd year grade = 2:1; Final year grade = Predicted 2:1

3 A Levels: Photography, Psychology, Biology

1 AS Level: Food Technology

10 GCSEs: Maths, English, Biology, Physics,Chemistry, Theology, French, Latin, History, Food & Nutrition


Experience

 Shakeaway, Summer 2018
o Role: Supervisor, leading a team with the daily running of a milkshake shop, keeping a clear kitchen, and food preparation.
o Skills developed: Working as a team in close proximity under pressure, being entrusted with the money and security of the shop, improved customer service, higher knowledge of food and work place hygiene.

AWE, Summer 2017

o  Work Experience with photography department
o  Role: Photographing charity events, prize-givings, and shadowing professional photographers.
o  Skills developed: Increased photographic skills, including finessing of studio lighting and Photoshop technique, professionalism of handling documents and files in a secure environment.

Freelance photography, 2015 – present

o  Role: Photographing events such as christenings, proms, and baby groups, editing images and delivery of images to client
o  Skills developed: Dealing with the time pressure of turn-around of images so that products are delivered to client in good time.Learning how to deal with large groups of people with a wide range of ages, especially new-borns. And developing my communication skills through working with the client and discussing what they want as well as working out the correct day rate. Being a self-motivated individual was also key when working freelance.

Waitress for a freelance catering company, 2016

o  Role: Working with the chef before the event, helping in the kitchen with food preparation, keeping a clear kitchen, helping to get food and equipment to event, working the event as a waitress, and then working with the team to clear up after event.
o  Skills developed: Working as a team in close proximity, listening to chef when jobs were being delegated, having to work with a time pressure for the event, further practice of basic culinary knowledge. 


Skills

-  Good organisation and planning skills, arranging exhibitions and photographic shoots;

-  Excellent communication capabilities, interacting with people with different ages and backgrounds, including sports teams and exhibitions involving large groups of people.

-  Punctual and strong time management gained from my independence at university;

-  Creativity from my love of art and studying photography at university, with a keen eye for detail;

- Technical skills, including IT, photography, website design, and MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) 

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