A Graphic Designer and Illustrator based in Brighton, UK. Working at a local advertising and marketing agency. He's driven to learn. He aims for new ideas. He looks for surprises! He truly admires the process of design as much as the end result. He pushes his work to make a real impact on the audience, by solving a problem from multiple perspectives. Website: alfiestevensonkelly.com
- That Odd Orienteering CoThe Goal Revitalising orienteering in the UK, through a new brand that plans to have varied competitive courses across the country. Using a contemporary visual design system to help increase the awareness and popularity of the sport to a broader audience. The Audience The traditional customer for the brand is a sports enthusiast that practices all year. By spending large amounts of their free time training they become focused on their performance and data from race days. They desire to see i
- Lockdown Poster SeriesDuring the United Kingdom's second lockdown I set myself the challenge to create a poster once a day for a week. I wanted to feel less attached to work and be able to produce quick solutions in a short time. This poster challenge allowed to be open and experimental with the images I creating. A few of these posters where a response to recent readings on typography from Typographic Systems by Kimberly Elam and 30 Years of Swiss Typographic Discourse from Lars Müller Publishers. Giving me strong
- The United States Presidential InaugurationMock editorial illustration for The Guardian A president’s four-year term “shall end at noon on the 20th day of January”. On Wednesday, the end of Donald Trump’s presidency will see Joe Biden assume the office in the enduring inauguration ceremony at the US Capitol.
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Junior DesignerArke Agency
Mighell St, Brighton BN2 0JF, UKFull Time
A key member of a small multi-disciplinary team. Responsibilities include collaborating with the team on conceptual ideas for new identities and websites, working with freelancer developers, leading and managing client projects, as well as assisting the internal marketing team. My role involves delivering brand identities, brand guidelines, brand applications, website wireframes, editorials, presentation decks and mockups for clients.
- Print Design
- Painting Illustration
- Colour Theory
- UI Design
- Adobe Suite
- Client Management
The World Illustration AwardsThe AOIShortlisted// The World Illustration Awards celebrate the most inspiring work being made by illustrators all over the world today. This high-profile competition is judged by distinguished professionals from the global illustration industry. Whilst the award is used to identify current trends and finding undiscovered talent. Judges comments on my work 'Alfie’s drawings have a lovely freedom of line and mark making, and are imbued with a restrained, but very real and present, sense of humour. The tenderness and love between the people and trees in his art is a joy to see, and conveys his sensitivity to current and future issues around deforestation perfectly.' Ben Norland and Julia Thompson, Walker Books My entry was a 32-page children's book that humanises the difficult issue of deforestation and encourages children to think about how they would feel and what they might do.
The Macmillan Prize of Illustration 2019Pan MacmillanHighly commended// The Macmillan Prize is an annual illustration competition, established by Macmillan Children’s Books to stimulate new work from young illustrators in art schools, and to help them take the first steps in their professional lives. The competition is dedicated to a series of outstanding illustrations that show that the artist understands how to match pictures to text. The pictures should also demonstrate the entrant’s grasp of narrative, pacing, and characterisation. My entry was a 32-page children's book that humanises the difficult issue of deforestation and encourages children to think about how they would feel and what they might do.
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