Creative Lives — On leaving your mark and making a job your own with Alexandra Kelly, head of creative production at GDS

Posted 15 August 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

Figuring out what career path to follow is never easy. But for Alexandra Kelly, there was no time to waste. Embarking on a string of internships, she used the opportunity to find and refine exactly what she was looking for. Her job as head of creative production at GDS is one that helps nurture and build relationships, enabling the team to produce their best work. It’s a role that has grown and evolved alongside the organisation, allowing Alexandra to make the job her own – one of the benefits of joining an organisation early on. We talk early career experiences and how her background in photography equipped her for managing people and projects.

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