Akshitha Victor

Graphic Design Graduate

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  • LocationIlford, United Kingdom

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About me

 

I'm a graphic designer, based in London. Graduating in summer 2015, I'm looking for opportunities to challenge and develop my skills and I'm particularly interested in moving into digital design. Available to collaborate, freelance and intern. Contact me for a CV and PDF portfolio.

Skills

 

  • Branding
  • Print Design
  • Websites
  • Typography
  • Brand Design
  • CSS
  • Design
  • Html
  • Interface Design
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UX Design
  • UI Design

Work history

2014

Design Intern

Kentlyons

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014
  • I spent 2 months at KentLyons where I was involved in branding, digital, and print work for clients including the BBC, Equniti Group, Climate Coalition (For The Love Of... campaign), Johnston Press, and Yo! Sushi. I was able to implement and develop my skills in logo design, layout, idea generation, poster design and illustration. I also took the opportunity to explore brand strategy, naming and positioning, through brainstorming and discussions with the rest of the team.

2014

Design Intern

The Corner London

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Week-long intensive internship, where I was working under the design director, creative directors and strategists, primarily within branding and advertising. Clients included Beagle Street, BMW/SIXT DriveNow, Cockburn's Port.

2013

Design Intern

Nagiv8

May 2013 - May 2013
  • I spent 2 weeks working within a team of designers, with creative input on a number of live projects for clients including the British Council and University College London.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Graphic Design Communication

Chelsea College of Art and Design

Aug 2012 - May 2015
  • First Class Honours

2013

Various

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
  • I spent a semester studying in New York, at FIT. I took advantage of the American college system and the plethora of courses available at FIT, and took classes in Sociology, Aerobics and Bookbinding, in addition to design classes including Publication Design, Advanced Typography and Screenprinting. Living in New York City gave me access to the local design community, and I regularly attended talks and events such as those at the Type Director's Club and Art Director's Club..

2012

Foundation Diploma, Art and Design, Distinction

Kingston University

Aug 2011 - May 2012

    Awards

    2014

    Embassy Gardens Hoarding Competition

    • One of five winning artworks to be printed and displayed as 20m long hoardings at the Embassy Gardens construction site in Nine Elms. http://akshivictor.com/Embassy-Gardens-Hoarding-Design

    2014

    SAS London Scholarship

    • Finalist in a scholarship competition held by SAS London, with the theme of "pharmaceuticals". http://akshivictor.com/SelfScribe-SAS-Scholarship-Mobile-App

    2013

    Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC Exchange Program

    • Won a place on the 2013 exchange program to FIT, through a competition held internally within the college.