Ella Jayes

Location Los Angeles

Creative Director & Photographer

Creative Director Visual Artist Entrepreneur
1 Projects

Work History

Freelance Editor
Jul 2019 - Present
Greater New York City Area
Writer / Photographer
May 2017 - Present
- Research events + artists around the globe. - Write interview-based articles. - Photography + event coverage. - Produce photo + video shoots. - Content creation for Milk social platforms - 809k followers. - Facilitate + produce features for other contributors. https://milk.xyz/contributors/ella-jayes/
Hospitality / Studio Coordinator
Jan 2017 - Feb 2019
Greater Los Angeles Area
- Client research + communication. -Organize events + manage guest lists for the studio. - Reach out to brands + companies + services + hotels for corporate partnerships. - Administrative duties: emails, overall management, etc. ... See more
Freelance Producer
Feb 2019 - Present
Maison Cléo, Miista, Orseund Iris, Emory Bee, Comme Si, Milk.xyz
Editorial Director / Creative Strategist
this generation
Nov 2017 - Present
Greater Los Angeles Area
In 2015, This Generation was born to address the lack of information on how to get to where you want to go. Our aim is to develop a widely accessible and comprehensive view of the fashion industry. We believe this is one of the many steps for creating a more diverse incoming (this) generation. In November 2018, we relaunched as a media company with team members based worldwide. Our interviews feature a wide range of individuals: from those who are just starting out, to those who are more established; collectively they make up the industry we are in today. Previous Roles: Contributor, Editor, Senior Editor - Conduct interviews. - Research + contact members of the fashion/art industry. - Photograph interviewees. - Edit interviews for final publication. - Oversee contributor's edits for final publication. - Manage and follow-up with contributors and editors.
Contributor, Obsessee
Clique Media Group
May 2016 - Jan 2018
Los Angeles
- Content creation for Obsessee platforms (Snapchat, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook for 44.8k followers). - Write articles. - Create playlists. - Create video tutorials and reviews.
Style Contributor
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Greater Los Angeles Area
Assistant Stylist
Elizabeth Bass
Jul 2016 - Apr 2017
Los Angeles
- Script breakdowns and research. - Create 'Mood Boards' for characters. - Costume shopping, studio rentals, and returns. - Talent fittings and photo documentation. - Create presentations.
Personal Assistant
May 2016 - Dec 2016
Los Angeles
- Schedule and conduct meetings, shoots, and interviews with models, interns, and corporations. - Manage social media accounts. - Office management. - Scout and cast models for content (Autre, Badlands 777, Botanica Workshop, Chloé, Glossier, Oyster, Solarium, Toms, Urban Outfitters, Numéro Homme, Vice). - Engage photographers and crew for projects.
Social Media Marketing Manager
Victoria Jackson Cosmetics
Jun 2013 - Jan 2016
- Researched and engaged with influencers about product promotion. - Maintained online presence for 12k+ Facebook followers and 4k+ Instagram followers. - Created graphics and content for social media sites using Powerpoint, Keynote, and PhotoShop.
Theatre Attendant
Los Angeles Philharmonic
May 2015 - Aug 2015
The Hollywood Bowl
* Seat patrons * Answer questions * Check tickets * Control area * Take tickets * Monitor speed ramps * Clear aisles before show * Collect cushions * Assist with buses * General duties as assigned * Operate 2-way radios * Keep accurate time records and abide by the meal and rest period policy
Beth Hoffman
Jan 2015 - May 2015
San Francisco Bay Area
After taking Audio Production with Beth Hoffman at USF, she invited me to become her intern for her podcast "Food for Thought". - Researched topics concerning agriculture, food policy, and immigrant worker rights. - Scheduled and conducted interviews to be used in podcast. - Logged and cut rough tape for a sound editor. - Researched music to use concerning the topic of each podcast. - Interacted with lawyers to ensure correct rights and clearances for media content.
Social Media Marketing Manager
Lisa London Casting
Jul 2014 - Sep 2014
- Managed social networking sites for the promotion of Lisa London's guide-book "From Start to Stardom". - As a direct result from content on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Kolidr, book sales doubled in the first month.
Sales Associate
American Apparel
May 2013 - Aug 2013


Media Studies
University of San Francisco
2013 - 2016
The American University of Paris
2015 - 2016
Sorbonne University
2019 - 2019
Notre Dame High School
2009 - 2013