People

Matt Wild
Director
Matt Wild
Director

Matt is the founder of Wild Creations, a Cardiff company creating sculpture, props and displays for a variety of creative industries.

After studying stage management at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, he worked as a set dresser for Doctor Who before starting Wild Creations 11 years ago. Having established a network within the creative community, Matt chose to base Wild Creations in Cardiff to call upon the wealth of talent within the City to work with.

Matt prides himself on Wild Creations' attention to detail, quality of build and realising the weird and the wonderful!

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Samantha Wild
Creative Director
Samantha Wild
Creative Director

Samantha studied ceramics at UWIC in Cardiff and joined Wild Creations in 2011.

Having been with the company since it was small she has first hand experience of all departments within the workshop.

Along with being a talented sculptor this gives her the ability to have an overview across everything technical and creative. As Creative Director Samantha ensures that everything that leaves the workshop is to the high exacting 'Wild Creations' standard.

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Dave Blakemore
Workshop Manager
Dave Blakemore
Workshop Manager

Dave joined the company in 2015 and as Workshop Manager makes sure that Wild Creations runs smoothly. From staffing to stock levels, Dave is in charge of running a tight ship!

Logistics are his strong point and he has planned and installed hundreds of Wild Creations over the years.

Dave's background is theatre and after studying stage management at Rose Bruford he went on to take various productions on tour internationally. What he doesn't know about rigging isn't worth knowing!!

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Cath Taylor-Jarvis
Senior Project Manager
Cath Taylor-Jarvis
Senior Project Manager

Cath joined Wild Creations in 2017 after meeting Matt whilst working for Universal on the original Jurassic Park Raptor project.

Heading up the Project management & Design team, Cath makes sure the workshop teams are fully briefed and all projects run smoothly and on time. Organisation is key and so spreadsheets are her best friend!

Cath studied Photographic Art at the University of South Wales. After university she worked as a project manager within the creative industry in London for 10 years before moving back to Wales to join the Wild Creations team.

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Gareth Wyn Roberts
Project Manager
Gareth Wyn Roberts
Project Manager

Gareth, or 'Bont' as he is more commonly known, comes from a theatre background and is an integral part of the Projects team. His stage management knowledge and expertise makes him well poised to take on theatre, TV and Film projects!

Bont is a Welsh speaker and imparts his knowledge to his team mates with his 'word of the day'!

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Working on a variety of projects means that no two days are the same

Mark Dupree - Carpentry
Mo Powell
Accounts & Administration
Mo Powell
Accounts & Administration

Mo looks after accounts and administration and as a stickler for detail leaves no stone unturned!

Everything from batteries to the companies accounts, Mo knows where to find it when the rest of us have man looked!!

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Hannah Sylvester
Prop Maker
Hannah Sylvester
Prop Maker

With a background in stop frame animation, Hannah joined Wild Creations in 2016, Hannah approaches her mould making like a scientist ensuring they are made to the highest of standards!

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Nathan Roberts
Design Supervisor
Nathan Roberts
Design Supervisor

As Design Supervisor, Nathan works with the project management team to ensure a clients' brief is translated into a complete working package for the Workshop floor to fabricate.

Nathan studied Television and Film set design at the University of South Wales and has been a member of the Wild Creations team for 5 years.

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Mark Dupree
Carpenter
Mark Dupree
Carpenter

After leaving the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Corp, Mark retrained as a carpenter and joined the team in 2015. With a fine eye for detail he is a master craftsman and as a keen bodybuilder he is pretty handy around the workshop!

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Ceri Thomas
Prop Maker
Ceri Thomas
Prop Maker

Ceri has been with the Wild Creations team since 2015 and as prop maker has a wide knowledge of our processes and techniques.

Ceri studied art and product design at the University of Glamorgan and before joining us ran her own coffee shop.

She is famous at Wild Creations for her home baked cakes which all the team benefit from!

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Alex Roberts
Finisher
Alex Roberts
Finisher

Alex comes from a car body shop background and so his attention to detail when fine finishing or spray painting models makes him perfect to work within the finishing department.

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Morgan Williams
Robot Operator
Morgan Williams
Robot Operator

Morgan looks after the 'Robot' department which consists of 3D printers, a laser cutter, a flatbed cnc and a 7 axis robot.

Morgan studied Product Design at the University of Bangor and came to Wild Creations on a study placement and has been here since graduating.

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Seb Morgan
Robot Operator
Seb Morgan
Robot Operator

Seb works within our 'Robot' department. As well as programming and the running our 7-axis robot, he also operates our flat bed cnc machine, laser cutter and the 3D printers.

Seb is a man of many talents including electronics and metalwork. As such he has earned himself the nickname of 'The Wild Creations Swiss Army knife'

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Come and work with us!

We are always on the look out for creative freelancers. Have a look at our vacancies page for any current opportunities!