I’ve never had a desk before. Nor a 9-5. But…
The disco ball hanging from the old oak beams is sprinkling light all over my desk as I write this.
I’ve never had a desk before. Nor a 9-5. But being at Wordley is anything except the dull stereotype of office life; this is the place where creatives reside.
The Production floor is in the attic of a converted barn (the Penthouse of Penarth if you will), overlooking quaint rooftops and a hilly Welsh skyline.
I’m fairly certain the walls are white, but it’s hard to be certain what lies behind the explosion of colourful creative projects: post-it note doodles, mind-maps, photography experiments, and even some poetry! We are a creatively diverse bunch, with our own unique journeys and stories to tell. Brought together, this creates a natural imaginative buzz which permeates every working day. Not so much in sporadic bursts of energy than a constant hum; it is the underlying clockwork under the face of the company as a whole. I consider this nothing less than a physical expression of Wordley’s creative processes. The innovation behind the works we deliver involves the connecting of many minds, leading organically to an end product which will always have Wordley’s vision and character imbedded in it, making it tick.
I was nervous that my lack of experience in production would be a hindrance, but what I’ve learned is that Wordley is unashamedly human, prioritising heart over perfectionism. It is an environment where individuality is celebrated and encouraged in the interest of professional authenticity. This is not to say that quality is forsaken; rather, I do believe it makes the work we do here all the more valuable and effective. It’s a joy to be part of this collective.
Anyway, it’s 11am, which means it’s time for the office cuppa stock-up.
Until next time.
Molly is a Production Assistant at Wordley Creative