Erika Reid


  • 2007-2008 ILM Level II Exploring Enterprise and CCEA Level III Business Enterprise, Belfast Metropolitan College
  • 2004-2007 BA(Hons) in Multimedia Arts: Animation and Motion Graphics/ Illustration (2:1), Liverpool School of Art and Design
  • 2003-2004 Diploma in Foundation Art and Design and Key Skills in Communication, Central St Martins College of Art, London


  • 2014-present development manager at Titanic Creative Management
    • creative management and training of hair, make-up and costume artists working in film, television and theatre
    • programme training curriculum, contract tutors/facilitators from across UK, Ireland, Europe and America
    • recruit members and students
    • secure funding and corporate sponsorship
  • 2013-2014 programme officer for Young at Art and project manager for Green Shoot Productions
    • managing sales, booking, clients (including contracts and fees), seeking new and building on existing partnerships and opportunities, managing finances
    • managing and implementing artistic programme, schedules and budgets, staff, writing funding applications and organising Northern Ireland tours
  • 2010 – 2013 production, project and communications manager, Music Theatre For Youth
    • project and budget management, delivery of artistic programme, staff training and line management, child protection officer, marketing and PR
  • January-July 2010   studio manager, Flax Art Studios
    • financial management, co-ordinating funding applications, programming international and graduate residencies, liaising with core funders regarding PR and marketing, company secretary for Board of Directors
  • 2009–2010   operations and administrative officer, Old Museum Arts       Centre
    • line management of front of house staff, recruitment, design and delivery of training, operation and maintenance of financial systems, maintenance and management of hiring facilities for external clients, negotiation of fees and contracts, management of box office system
  • 2008-2009     administrative assistant, Old Museum Arts Centre

freelance employment

  • 2010-2012 animation consultant and facilitator, Terra Nova Productions
    • collaborative project with writers, directors, actors and producers to develop multimedia theatre piece based on environmental/social/racial issues including animation, film and puppetry
    • devised and facilitated animation and storytelling projects with minority ethnic communities in Belfast
  • 2011-2012 arts workshop facilitator, Antiville Community Group, Larne
    • cross-community arts project for 6-10 year olds using animation, collages, storytelling, puppetry and model-making to explore local community and area
  • Feb 2010 animation facilitator, Adapt NI
  • workshop facilitator for ‘One World’ project teaching children about accessibility, inclusion and citizenship through animation and storytelling workshops for SEN schools
  • 2009-10 animator, Replay Theatre Company
    • sole animator and designer for Replay’s children’s show ‘Litter Bug’ – interactive multimedia theatre piece for primary school children
  • Nov 2009 craft workshop facilitator, Ulster Hall Belfast
    • facilitated craft workshop with 3-10 year olds, including lesson plans and workshop preparation
  • Oct 2009 project manager, Green Room Productions
    • project manager for ‘Normal’ – a staged reading – including marketing, press, schedules and box office
  • June 2009 animation facilitator, Replay Theatre Company
    • workshop facilitator in the ‘Write Now’ project, providing animation workshops over 6 weeks for school children aged 8-9 years, teaching storyboarding, animation and film
  • Feb 2009 animation facilitator, Replay Theatre Company
    • workshop to coincide with ‘Plasticine Tina’ production, working with 6-8 year olds to create clay model characters and film animations using stop motion techniques