The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

J William Davis

Gallery Images

  • Duchess of Malfi - Charing Cross Theatre

Assisting Skills

Drawing Skills and Programmes

  • Drafting - Excellent
  • AutoCad - Excellent

Other Computer Aided Design Skills

  • Photoshop - Excellent
  • Illustrator - Very Good
  • AV/Animation - Proficient
  • 3D Printing - Excellent

Model Making

  • 1:25 Model Making - Very Good
  • 1:50 Model Making - Excellent
  • Figure Making - Very Good
  • 3D Printing - Very Good
  • Painting - Very Good
  • Creating Surfaces and Textures - Very Good

Research / Sourcing Skills

  • Period Knowledge Both Costume and Set - Excellent
  • Basic Knowledge of Construction Methods and Materials - Excellent
  • Ability to put together Digital Mood Boards - Excellent
  • Prop and Costume Sourcing - Excellent
  • Knowledge of prop houses, hire shops, local knowledge of shops - Excellent
  • Ability to keep track of petty cash - Excellent

Practical Skills

  • Scenic Art Skills - Excellent
  • Hand Sewing Skills - Very Good
  • Machine Sewing Skills - Very Good

Other Skills and Experience

Full Car/Van Driving Licence

I am an architect who has been involved in sustainable practices for 20 years

I value working with directors, other designers and producers as early as possible including being at castings and rehearsals to more fully realise the design requirements for the production.