Sarah Kelsey

Sarah Kelsey

Los Angeles, CA, US



A creative, resourceful and innovative Art Director and Project Manager with ten years of short form, long form, event and commercial experience.
I have worked for BBC America, and multiple independent production companies including as a partner at Good Egg Media and I have designed looks and sets for a plethora of clients including HGTV, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, TV One, PBS and PBS Kids, Rosetta Stone, Proctor and Gamble as well as, The New York Film Academy.

In November 2010 I moved to LA where I have either been in my workshop working on a line of furniture and light fixtures I am calling "industrial organic", building props, managing projects or on set making things beautiful and dynamic.




Big Table Media, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Producer & Set Designer

On & Off Camera designer, conceptualizing and managing DIY projects, sourcing materials and final set decoration implementation.

Jan 2011 - current

DesignphileLA, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance Producer I Art Director I Set Designer

Design and build props, sets and furniture, as well as produce, art direct and manage shoots for an assortment of broadcast, commercial and private clients, including Rosetta Stone 2011 re-brand and storefront design.

Nov 2010 - current

Good Egg Media, Washington DC, Art Director I Project Manager I Partner

Partner in small production company for four years where I art directed and managed shoots and crews for on-air promos, webisodes, campaigns and events, as well as short form and long form programming for a variety of broadcast, commercial and agency clients.

Feb 2007 - Jan 2011

Big Fish Entertainment, Washington DC, Field Producer I Field Director

Produced 1 hour of a 3-part documentary series Need for Speed and 1 hour documentary special The Science of SpeedEaters for National Geographic Channel.

Jun 2006 - Jan 2007

Sirens Media, Washington, DC, US, Field Producer I Development Producer

Field produced HorsePower: Road to the Maclay for Animal Planet - 6X60 and developed series ideas and arranged spec shoots to pitch additional series concepts to networks.

Apr 2005 - Jun 2006

BBC America, Washington DC , Associate Producer

Launched BBC America’s original production department with The Telly a half hour entertainment news program about key channel programs. As well as produced behind the scenes specials, red carpet specials and weekly promos.

Jan 2003 - Apr 2005


University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Bachelors, Communications w/ PR focus

Sep 1998 - Dec 2002

Areas of Specialization