Lizzie Murray

Lizzie Murray

Director of Studio at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

About me

15+ years experience working in Design & Creative Services in various positions.
Strong creative background, combined with strong organizational and management experience.
Enjoy the creative process and working with diverse teams.

Specialties: Concept Development & Art Direction
Project Planning & Management
Client Relations & Business Development
Creative Project Production
Understanding the creative process


Director of Studio
Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 2016 - Present (4 years)
Making awesome things with awesome people, just in another office.
Design Studio Manager
Amsterdam, Netherlands
February 2014 - August 2016 (2 years 6 months)
Making awesome things with awesome people.
Creative Director
People Make Places
June 2013 - August 2016 (3 years 2 months)
Managing Director: Creative Director & Producer
April 2008 - June 2016 (8 years 2 months)
Duties included:- client relationship management- project budgeting, scheduling, and management- project creative direction & concept development- company management
Anywhere Studios
2012 - December 2013 (1 year 11 months)
Crisscross Creative
March 2004 - December 2006 (2 years 9 months)
Duties included:- client relationship management- project budgeting, scheduling, and management- project creative direction & concept development- HR & recruiting- company branding & marketing- company Profit & Loss
Multimedia Designer & Creative Project Manager
January 2001 - December 2003 (2 years 11 months)
Commissioned work includes:- a 1-year contract with Freehills (Ausralia's largest law firm). Working on-site as a Graphic Designer, my duties included: brand development, graphic design, & print management- a 2-year contract as web manager for Hardware Corporation, a music tour & festival organiser in Melbourne. My duties included: project management, graphic design, & managing the website content- web consulting for Dusk Cinema - Australia's (then) largest outdoor cinema producer- design of various marketing collateral, direction of photo shoots, brochures, CD artwork, branding, etc..
February 1994 - January 2001 (6 years 11 months)
Commissioned work includes:- profiles and coverage of Australian and International musicians, including Daft Punk, Jeff Mills, Underground Resistance, CJ Bolland & Christian Smith- coverage of music events & festivals- advertorial and editorial photography for magazines- promotional photography used for marketingI also worked on my own photography portfolio and participated in various art exhibitions


Business Japanese

2007 - 2008 (1 year)

Advanced Post Graduate

2001 - 2002 (1 year)

Bachelor of Fine Art

1994 - 1997 (3 years)

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