kiki murphy resume
B.A. from NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study, 2020
Freelance 3D Artist
+ Collaborate with musicians to dream up visuals that bring depth and story-telling to their projects
+ Sculpt, stage and animate scenes in Blender 3D for use as cover art, music videos and brand visuals
+ Years of experience in video editing software like Adobe After Effects, bringing rendered scenes to life with color editing, video sequencing and more
+ Help bring clients visions to life by freeing ideas from the bardo of their brains and moving them to the (slightly) less liminal realm of your mobile devices.
+ Requested, managed and returned inventory for editorial pulls, props and other deliveries
+ Led front of house management and meetings with clients
+ Right-hand they/them to stylist during shoots for high-distribution labels like SCMP, Nylon Germany and Vogue Italia
+ Collaborated with stylist to brainstorm visual inspiration for looks and stories
+ Displayed strong enough visual taste to be trusted styling individual looks without stylist’s supervision
Social Media Manager
+ Helped brands like Ruby and Quinn develop visual strategies to reach their target audiences
+ Oversaw creative direction and communicated with design teams to maintain a consistent brand voice across all channels
+ Sought out and maintained relationships with creators and influencers in order to bring product to new audiences
+ Became confident seeing a project through all the way from ideation to creation and execution
On-set Prod. Assistant
+ Skilled multi-tasker with experience on various types of sets including but not limited to: film sets, music videos, NYFW runways, photoshoots, etc.
+ Natural and fine-tuned ability to intuit the needs of others on set, plus a level of ease and comfort in production settings that can only come from years of being on set in various adjacent creative fields and scenarios.
+ General handiness and problem-solving skills from having taught myself a language as well as multiple different softwares, crafting and fabrication methods over the years
+ Sense of child-like wonder when collaborating with others-- frequently nicknamed 'sunshine' while assisting in set and production environments
+ Board-certified makeup artist with experience working on editorial and commercial projects
+ Confident in many special effects techniques like prosthetic making/application, airbrush painting, mold-making, small scale sculpting and more
+ Learned to love the process of getting my hands dirty and having a tangible end product to show for it
Multi Media Artist
(always & forever)
+ Life-long fascination with meaning-making from both collective and individual perspectives
+ Willingness to get lost in nearly any sort of creative alchemical endeavor; my metaphorical laboratory is always grateful for new ingredients; in the past, I've taught myself photography, poetry, digital painting, mid-journey/stable diffusion, illustration, collaging, and most recently, basic html and python.