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Adiranne Monemayor

ADIRANNE
MONTEMAYOR

Creative Studio Manager

Photo Producer & Retoucher

Art Director & Visual Stylist

Architecture & Interior Design Manager

FF&E + OS&E Procurement

IP Advocate & Collective Leader

Creative Business Mentor & Consultant

Property Manager

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Madrid, Spain. Open to relocate.

Greetings! I'm Adiranne, but most people know me as Ady. Originally from Mexico, I now call Spain home and hold dual citizenship in both countries. With 14 years of experience at the intersection of architecture, interiors, photography and art direction, I bring a diverse skill set to the creative industry.

ABOUT ME

Currently, I serve as Co-Director & Studio Manager at LGM Studio, an architectural photography firm. My role includes performing as Photo Producer, Art Director, Visual Stylist and Photo Retoucher.

      From my early days of sketching and painting to leading over 400 architectural photoshoots today, I’ve always been passionate about visual storytelling. Beyond the lens, I empower fellow creatives through personalized consultations, helping them navigate entrepreneurship and copyright management.

      I’m known for driving creative excellence, managing multifaceted projects, and seamlessly transitioning between creative and systematic tasks.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

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1

Education

2005 - 2010
5 YEARS

Bachelor's in Architecture 

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City

2

Arch. Design

2007 - 2016
9 YEARS

Formerly designed and managed architecture & interior design projects, including FF&E and OS&E procurement.

  • Freelancer Arch & Interior Design Manager (2011-2016)

  • Taller Tiliche + 3ARCH (2011)

  • Frida Escobedo (2010)

  • Dellekamp Arquitectos (2008)

  • Plaka Comex (2007)

3

Art Direction

2010 - PRESENT
14 YEARS

Created graphic, web and editorial content for brands and online & printed publications.

  • LGM Studio (2010-present)

  • Estudio Daniela Barrera (2019)

  • AV Drones (2017)

  • Galería Kurimanzutto (2011)

  • Fundación Alumnos 47 (2011)

4

Arch. Photo

2010 - PRESENT
14 YEARS

Co-Director, Studio Manager, Photo Producer, Art Director, Visual Stylist, Photo Retoucher. Lead a group of architectural photographers, providing mentorship & consultancy on creative business and intellectual property.

  • LGM Studio (2010-present)

  • Mentor & Consultant for Photographers (2019-present)

  • Collective Leader & Advocate @FAM (2019-present)

Explore my Professional Experience & Portfolio to see the versatility of my work and the impact I can make. My wide-ranging expertise and leadership in both architectural photography and design make me a valuable asset in any creative endeavor.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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Co-Director & Studio Manager

2010-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

As Co-Director and Studio Manager, I am dedicated to the meticulous orchestration of daily operations that ensure our studio runs smoothly. My responsibilities and achievements encompass:

  • Direct daily operations, increasing studio efficiency by 30%.

  • Develop new services to increase service value.

  • Manage client accounts and project portfolio.

  • Enhance photo work visibility and publication features.

  • Create compelling portfolios, sales presentations and IP documents.

  • Optimize processes & workflows, achieving a 50% studio growth.

  • Facilitate proper use of images across all communication channels through collaboration with stakeholders.

My dedication to this tasks supports the rhythm of our studio and demonstrate my deep commitment to continuous improvement.

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Photo Producer

2016-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

Immersed in Architectural Photo Production, I excel in managing tasks that drive our visual storytelling. Meticulous planning, organization and coordination are my foundation for every successful photoshoot. My role and achievements involve:

  • Plan and supervise architectural photo productions for high-profile clients, until now +400, consistently meeting objectives & deadlines and enhancing client's brand visibility, recognition and awards.

  • Direct the team and freelancers during all production phases, ensuring 100% high-quality outputs and efficient workflows.

  • Lead B2B communications with creatives, suppliers, agencies and media, fostering strong professional relationships.

  • Create comprehensive bids and closed service & copyright agreements.

  • Craft detailed call-sheets and manage project timelines & deliverables, ensuring adherence to brand guidelines & schedules.

  • Achieve cost savings via strong budgeting and logistical skills.

  • Make key creative decisions, enhancing project quality and contributing to successful project acquisitions.

LGM Studio's photography is regularly published in international specialized media about Architecture, Interiors & Lifestyle. My passion extends beyond the execution of admin tasks to the final image, crafting a portfolio defined by creativity and visual excellence. 

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Photo Retouching

2016-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

In Photo Retouching, my passion merges with precision and color theory finesse to craft visual masterpieces. My responsibilities include:

  • Excel in digital retouching and color grading, achieving 100% of project goals and consistently exceeding client expectations.

  • Create and export final artwork for diverse media.

  • Maintain an organized digital image library for image use.

Each project is a canvas where passion and technical proficiency intertwine, shaping images that tell captivating stories beyond pixels.

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Visual Styling & Art Direction

2016-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

As an Interior Stylist and Art Director for photoshoots, I craft visual narratives that resonate deeply. My work involves:

  • Conceptualize and direct artistic aspects of photoshoots, ensuring alignment with client visions and retention rates.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Curate and source items for creating immersive environments.

  • Conduct travel and sourcing trips, manage budgets and maintain inventory integrity, achieving 100% accuracy.

  • Incorporate trends and best practices in photo & visual design.

  • Select final images to ensure visual consistency & quality.

This fusion of creativity and psychological depth fuels my commitment to transforming spaces into captivating works of art.

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Collective Leadership & Advocacy

2019-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

As a Collective Leader and Advocate, I foster a collaborative space. Through educational initiatives and advocacy talks, I champion integrity and respect, empowering creatives to navigate business and legal landscapes with confidence. My contributions include:

  • Lead a collective of over 50 photographers, promoting professionalism and collaboration.

  • Implement initiatives increasing community professionalism.

  • Facilitate knowledge exchange, boosting community cohesion.

  • Advocate for copyright enforcement through talks.

I enjoy nurturing a community built on knowledge exchange and peer support, enriching our industry with expertise and camaraderie.

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Mentorship & Consultancy

Intellectual Property & Business for Creatives

2019-PRESENT

MEXICO CITY

As a Mentor and Consultant, I guide emerging talents through the intricacies of business strategy and contractual nuances, fostering their growth and success. My role involves:

  • Assist photographers in refining quotes and maximizing contract values to improve business revenue.

  • Craft bespoke business solutions and develop licensing agreements, increasing agreement clarity and copyright protection.

Each consultancy engagement is an opportunity to shape a brighter future where integrity and innovation converge for the benefit of all.

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Architecture &
Interior Design Manager

2011-2016

MEXICO CITY

As an Architecture and Interior Design Manager, I oversee every aspect of the project lifecycle, from concept to execution. Additionally, I have extensive experience in FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment) and OS&E (Operating Supplies and Equipment) procurement. My role ensures that every detail of the interior design is carefully curated and executed to perfection. My role involves:

  • Oversee project lifecycle, from concept to execution and successful completion, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets and quality standards.

  • Collaborate closely with architects and teams, managing budgets and resources effectively.

  • Manage FF&E and OS&E projects, ensuring 100% compliance with local building standards.

  • Conduct site visits, inspections and quality control checks, streamlining design processes.

I believe that successful design lies in both grand visions and the meticulous orchestration of administrative tasks.

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Architecture & Interior Designer

Freelancer for Arch Studios and Various Clients

2007-2016

MEXICO CITY

As an Architecture and Interior Designer, each day brings unique challenges and opportunities. My responsibilities include

  • Develop concepts for projects achieving client satisfaction.

  • Conduct research and create mood boards.

  • Present ideas to clients, securing new contracts.

  • Produce CAD drawings and construction details, ensuring a 100% alignment with client vision and specifications.

Every project allows me to innovate, collaborate and transform spaces into captivating works of art that exceed clients' expectations.

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Property Manager

El Gallo, Jewelry Center

2021-2023

VERACRUZ, MEXICO

In my role as Property Manager, I was responsible for overseeing the operations of a jewelry bazaar owned by the family. My duties involved:

  • Managed day-to-day operations, tenant relations and lease agreements.

  • Ensured compliance with safety regulations and property laws.

  • Managed budgets and financial reporting.

  • Implemented marketing strategies to attract tenants and customers.

My dedication to detail and effective management ensured the smooth operation of the property, contributing to its success and profitability.

Bachelor of Architecture

Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico

2005-2010

MEXICO CITY

— Organized the 1st & 2nd University Architectural Platforms as member of the Alumni Society (2007-2009).

— Digitalized, retouched and archived documents for the National Coordination of Historical Monuments.

STRENGTHS

Diverse Portfolio Proficiency

Skilled in curating visually stunning environments across fine art, high-end residential, hospitality, commercial, corporate, cultural, real estate, ephemeral and public spaces.

Strong Communication

Effective at facilitating successful project completion through collaboration with stakeholders at all levels.

Detail-oriented & Pixel-eye

Exceptional attention to detail, maintaining meticulous records for project integrity.

SKILLS / TOOLS PROFICIENCY

ADOBE CS
Adobe Creative Suite
Lightroom
Photoshop
Camera RAW
InDesign
Illustrator
Bridge
Acrobat Pro
DESIGN & PROD
Figma
Sketch
Canva
CRM
Calendars
Monday
Slack
OFFICE SUITES
iWork: (Apple Keynote, Pages, Numbers)
Microsoft Office
Google Suite
CAD TOOLS
AutoCAD
Google SketchUp
OS & DEVICES
Mac OS X
Wacom Intuos Pro (Styling Pen)
Social Media

LANGUAGES

SPANISH    >
ENGLISH   >
ITALIAN      >
Native
Proficient C2
Elementary A2

PASSIONS

Intellectual Property

Enjoy sharing IP knowledge and experience with younger creatives, determined to make its application accessible and hassle-free.

Digital Retouching

Passionate about excelling in digital retouching and color grading to surpass creative goals.

Vintage Furniture

Love exploring second-hand markets, enriching my knowledge of design history and craftsmanship.

Thank you for reviewing my online resume. I am genuinely excited about the opportunity to contribute to your team. I look forward to collaborating and bringing your vision to life. Feel free to contact me with any inquiries or project opportunities.

ADIRANNE MONTEMAYOR

Madrid, Spain. Open to relocate.
All photos by © Luis Gallardo / LGM Studio
All creative images & web design by © Adiranne Montemayor
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