Bradly is currently European and UK Head of Studio at Amazon, overseeing a 50,000 sq. ft studio facility, leading multi-disciplined teams in a matrix environment, including ~50 fulltime staff and 180 freelancers. This includes oversight of a $1MM per month P & L, close stakeholder communication, day to day management of creative processes, delivering cross-channel marketing assets.
He has held various positions at Amazon since 2016 including:
Head of Postproduction, where he ran a successful and ambitious project, to design, build and monetise studios for the Amazon European marketing team.
European Head of Postproduction and Studios, where Brad streamlined production to maximize financial effectiveness and create time efficiencies. He consistently delivered a wide range of successful commercial marketing and advertising assets across nine EU locales and with an annual budget of ~$400k was able to generate cost savings of $2.2MM YoY.
Brad’s strong management was instrumental in business continuity and financial management through both a global pandemic and the Brexit crisis, setting up remote, cloud-based workflows, and the strategic transition of the studio team from photography to video.
Brad began his career in the media industry in 1999 working at the BBC as a production assistant, he soon moved into technical video production at Ascent media, the largest video production group in Europe. From 2002-2007 MTV Brad worked at MTV as lead Editor delivering on MTV’s flagship titles (MTV Base, Pimp My Ride and the annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) etc.
Brad also successfully ran his own Production company, scaling his services and built a client base which includes Sky, Sony, Marvel, Disney, BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and a plethora of agencies including BBH, M&C Saatchi, JWT & Grey .
During this time, Brad led a wide range of video productions, including short films, Music videos for Calvin Harris, Dizzee rascal, Leona Lewis, Ash, Foo Fighters, The White stripes and more. Other credits include BBC’s Top gear, X factor and Got to dance as well as adverts and promotional material for brands such as Nike, Marks & Spencer, Sky and HBO to name a few.