Katy Dixon - Production Designer

When did you first join Cascade Productions?

August 2014. 

 

What is your job and what does it entail?  

As an event manager my role involves juggling multiple tasks, attention to detail, creative thinking, and delivering projects on time and to budget. Making sure clients and crew are happy throughout the process!

 

What’s one thing about your job that people don’t know?

You have to be prepared to take on any job - big or small - even it it's arduous and tedious. 

 

What’s the best part of working at Cascade?

You're never on your own - if you're stuck on a problem there is always someone who's happy to help you solve it. 

 

What’s the best part of your job?

No day is ever the same.

 

What’s the most challenging part of your job?

Learning to love excel!

 

Name one of the most memorable events you've been on and why? 

A music festival - during the day people were entertained by a science festival and wowed at night with a spectacular show and projection onto a telescope. A unique, successful and very memorable event!

 

What’s the best advice you've ever been given?

Work hard and stay humble. 

 

Describe the event industry in three words.

Energetic, interesting, demanding. 

 

Describe yourself in three words. 

Creative, investigative, kind.

 

If you could swap jobs with anyone on the team for one day who would it be and why?

Michael so i could learn how to be an editor for a day!

 

If you could work on any event in the world what would it be and why?

The opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games – what an amazing challenge and it would've been great to work with Danny Boyle!