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Amy Keast

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Illustrator

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About me

An enthusiastic graphic designer with excellent attention to detail. I am an ambitious, self-motivated and down to earth person, looking for a new challenge to further my graphic design career. I love cheese, travel, magazines, photography and life drawing.

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Skills

  • Graphic Design
  • Print Design
  • Illustration
  • Branding
  • Book Design
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Typography
  • Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Photo Editing

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

DK, Penguin Random House Group

Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Lead jacket designer within the Children's division (Ages 0–9) I am the lead jacket designer creating my own jacket designs for a variety of non-fiction, children's trade books. I work with the creative teams in both the UK and Delhi offices, as well as liaising with production and both the UK and US Sales teams.

2016

Junior Graphic Designer

DK, Penguin Random House Group

Dec 2014 - Feb 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Jacket designer within the adult lifestyle division. My primary role was to assist on all design and technical work, in addition to creating my own jacket designs. I attend a number of weekly meetings and liaise with book teams in the London, US and Delhi offices, as well as Art Directors, the production team, and sales team on a regular basis.

2014

Graphic Design Intern

DK, Penguin Random House Group

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Designer in the Life division, working on several projects including designing spreads and jackets for proposal books for Frankfurt book fair 2014.

2013

Graphic Design Intern

GTI Media

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Wallingford OX10, UK
  • Internship
  • Internship working as part of the design team in the Wallingford office. I worked on various projects, including careers service guides for both the UK and Ireland branches, as well as TARGETjobs sector guides.

2013

Graphic Designer

Waters Creative

Mar 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Reading, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • A project to design and brand a website and an app. This project aims to help the young people who are in the 'not in education, employment or training' (NEET) category across greater Reading – providing advice, information, and guidance with the aim of helping these young people to find the best path for them and their future. The project involved working with members of Reading Borough Council, O2, local colleges, businesses, training advisers and support agencies. The website is now live at: reading.elevateme.org.uk

Education

2014

BA (Hons) Graphic Communication

University of Reading

Oct 2011 - Jul 2014
  • Reading, United Kingdom

Awards

2014

Examiners' Award for excellence in professional practice

University of Reading

2014

Examiners' Award for excellence in practical work

University of Reading