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Photo Studio Ops Live in NY with Lauren Stefaniak Smith

Chief evangelist at Creative Force
Director, Creative Operations

Summary

We welcome back yet again Lauren Stefaniak Smith, who recently served as chair of Photo Studio Ops for Henry Stewart’s smash hit New York event, which is crazy to say was even bigger than London back in March, but it was. Lauren and Daniel tackled the subject of onboarding and training for creative team members, which has as many elements to it as there are distinct creative roles, but as usual, Lauren knows exactly how to break it down.

About the host

Chief evangelist at Creative Force

Daniel Jester is an experienced creative production professional who has managed production teams, built and launched new studios, and produced large-scale projects. He's currently the Chief Evangelist at Creative Force but has a breadth of experience in a variety of studio environments - working in-house at brands like Amazon, Nordstrom, and Farfetch as well as commercial studios like CONVYR. Creative-minded, while able to effectively plan for and manage a complex project, he bridges the gap between spreadsheets and creative talent.

Director, Creative Operations

Lauren Stefaniak is a seasoned director with over 10 years of experience in creative studio operations, project management and process engineering at industry-leading fashion and beauty brands. With a fact-based and forward-thinking approach, she delivers cost reductions and time savings while ensuring quality output. Lauren is committed to delivering results through open, honest communication, and excellent follow-through.

Connect with her on LinkedIn.