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Mary Fitzgerald

Director of Operations EMEA
London


 

Mary started her career as a receptionist at a small boutique post production house in Soho, progressing through the ranks to produce long and short form video content.

Mary then joined Ogilvy Advertising as a producer, where she progressed to running the in-house post production facility, producing all forms of moving image content from shoot management and production to post and adaptation for global brands.  

Mary helped to build a solid and successful in house production facility, offering and servicing all internal requirements from high end TVC finishing, offline editing, digital content & displays to localisation & adaptation.  During this period Mary was exposed to working with all global brands that Ogilvy Advertising group companies serviced, with all size budgets.

Mary has spent the last 7 years at Smoke & Mirrors/Tag, where she built and managed large production teams creating, adapting and localising moving image assets for global brands.  As a member of the senior management team, Mary’s role was broad – from working with internal teams on design and implementation of highly efficient best practice internal workflows to client facing tasks such as supporting new business efforts and building end-to-end localisation solutions, dealing with both client and agency stakeholders.