Aliyah Allen

Designer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Artist
  • Scott Millis
  • Charles Nadler
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About me

Lover of design and typography.

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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

    Notion

    • Publishing
  • Immediate Media

    Immediate Media

    • Publishing
  • R

    Royal Televison Society

    • E

      Empire Magazine

      Work history

      Currently

      May 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time

      2019

      Mar 2019 - May 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time

      2019

      Junior Designer

      Immediate Media

      Feb 2018 - Mar 2019
      • 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

      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

      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