Set Designer Resume Template

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Greta Ressel

Email address: gretaressel@gmail.com
Web: www.gretaressel.com

Profile

Creative and self-driven Set Designer with a proven track record of success and employer satisfaction. Offers extensive experience in designing sets and managing all aspects of set execution for multiple famous theatrical plays and musicals. The 2018 Laurence Olivier Award winner with strong attention to detail, excellent multitasking skills, and well-developed teamwork abilities.

Work experience

06/2017 - present, Set Designer, The Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Designed sets and managed all aspects of set execution for more than 10 theatrical plays and musicals, for example, Angry Alan, Downstate, Waitress, and Betrayal.
  • Communicated and worked closely with directors to ensure that their vision and goals were fully met.
  • Prepared construction plans, coordinated build-out, and developed drawings and sketches.
  • Maintained relationships with vendors and production teams, provided design consultations.
  • Won the 2018 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Set Design.

Education

09/2013 - 05/2017, Design and Production, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Top 5% of the Program

Clubs and Societies: Film Society, Marketing Society, Volleyball Club

09/2009 - 05/2013, IB Diploma Program, International Christian School of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Graduated with Distinction (Grade 1 - A/excellent equivalent in all 6 subjects)

Skills

Languages
German
English
French
Computer Skills
Microsoft Office
SketchUp, Maya
AutoCAD
Vectorworks Spotlight
Interpersonal Skills
Creative
Detail-oriented
Multitasking
Problem-solving
Teamwork
Time Management

Volunteering

09/2015 - 06/2016, Costume Designer, Frederic Wood Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Certificates

07/2014, Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen, National Film and Television School (NFTS)

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