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About me

- Experienced artworker working within the luxury property sector - Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office packages on both Mac and PC platforms, and iWorks - Immaculate presentation with unfaltering attention to detail and a good eye for colour - Fully dependable and adaptable - A keen linguist with exemplary interpersonal skills - Well-presented with a positive, kind demeanour


  • Visual Arts
  • Picture Editing
  • Administration
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Customer Service
  • Bridge
  • Mac and PC

Work history


Artworker (previously Customer Service Designer)


Jan 2016
  • Full Time
  • - Consolidates copy and supplementary visual content (i.e. stills, stock imagery, cartography, infographics and floorplans) to deliver print-ready artwork for the luxury property sector - Manages updates and amendments for both templated and bespoke brochure designs, keeping within brand guidelines and budgets in largely time-pressured circumstances - Monitors and confirms quality, accuracy and consistency of artwork, from both the design and in-house image processing teams, in addition to a national network of photographers - Retouches images to a precise and consistent standard - Establishes and maintains strong relationships with a large client base - Identifies and troubleshoots issues with service delivery


Helpdesk Analyst

Cambridge English Language Assessment

May 2013 - Dec 2015
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Responded to ESOL and admissions tests enquiries regarding exams, products and services, using Zendesk customer service software - Supported the global network of exam centres in the administration of exams


Creative Services Assistant

University of Southampton

Dec 2012 - Jan 2015
  • Winchester, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Prepared Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files, and processed bespoke laser cuttings - Assisted with large format, flat-bed and wallpaper printing - Answered enquiries regarding paper stock, colour correction, materials and file preparation



Graphic Design Short Course

University Of The Arts London

Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Pass


Graphic Arts: Photography

University of Southampton

Sep 2012 - Jun 2015
  • BA (Hons) in Graphic Arts (Photography): First Class Honours.


Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design: Photography

Arts University College at Bournemouth

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
  • Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design: Photography - Double Distinction


International Baccalaureate Diploma

Impington International Sixth Form College

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 29 Points, including English Language, Psychology and Visual Arts at Higher Level and Extended Essay graded at A