Aliyah Allen

Junior Designer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsContent Producer - Graphic Designer

Projects

About me

Multimedia Journalism graduate with a love for design and making things look their best.

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Skills

  • Print Design
  • Adobe Premiere/photoshop/indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Layout Design
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • SEO
  • Editorial Design

Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Notion Magazine

    Notion Magazine

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  • Immediate Media

    Immediate Media

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    Royal Televison Society

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    Work history

    Currently

    Junior Graphic Designer

    Immediate Media

    Feb 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2017

    Digital Content Producer

    Royal Televison Society

    Nov 2016 - Nov 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • - Writing daily content for the RTS website, using high standards of SEO. - In charge of the RTS Instagram feed, designing self-made graphics relevant to our audience to develop our brand image, whilst keeping in line with brand guidelines. - Designing various RTS event artwork, as well as careers brochures using InDesign and Photoshop. - Designing the front and back cover of the 2016/17 RTS Annual Report. - Creating multimedia content for our social channels; videos, gifs and shareable graphics. - Credited as Art Editor in the latest RTS Television Careers magazine which has been distributed across the country. - Live-tweeting and confident use of various RTS twitter accounts at events, especially during award ceremonies. - Managing our Tweetdeck account, scheduling tweets and articles when necessary. - Constantly hitting deadlines to get things ready for print; this required a constant team effort. - Creating graphics and icons for the ‘RTS Cambridge’ IOS app.

    2016

    App Designer

    Notion Magazine

    Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Responsibilities included: - Designing the NOTION Magazine app interface for IOS & Android devices; selected to attend a design course to forward my skills with solely designing NOTION’s magazine app. - Typography & layout skills. - Responsible for the launch of issues 69-74. - Working to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment. - Submitting new builds to the Apple app store & Google Play. - HTML and CSS knowledge. - Working knowledge of Google Analytics.

    2016

    Editorial Assistant

    Notion Magazine

    Jul 2015 - Oct 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Responsibilities included: - Knowing when to prioritise & organise workload in order to have content ready for print. - Reporting on live launch events using social media platforms such as Twitter & Instagram. - Writing & subbing content in line with Notion’s house style. - Transcribing interviews & entrusted to conduct celebrity interviews. - Ability to learn large amounts of information quickly to perform tasks. - Scheduling & writing social media posts for Notion’s Instagram, Facebook & Twitter platforms. - Liaising with outside PR companies. - HTML & CMS experience; making sure high SEO standards were always met. - Assisting on magazine shoots.

    Education

    2016

    BA(Hons) Multimedia Journalism

    Bournemouth University

    Sep 2013 - Nov 2016
    • Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    • NCTJ, BTJC & PTC Accredited Key Skills: - News gathering in all areas; TV, Radio, Online & Print. - News & feature writing for various audiences. - Training in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Audition & After Effects. - Modules included: Media Law, Shorthand, Ethics & Public Affairs.

    Awards

    2016

    NCTJ 60WPM Shorthand, Court Reporting, Production

    Bournemouth University

    • Achieved NCTJ standard certification in 60 Words Per Minute Shorthand, Law Court Reporting and Production

    2015

    Best Documentary of 2015

    Bournemouth University

    • Along with two other on my team, we won the Best Doc of 2015, which was judged by university staff and students