Amy Lines

Graphic designer

Level
Junior
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I'm a designer and marketer from London (I split my time between London/Birmingham) I have 9 years marketing, copywriting and art direction experience. I undertook formal design training a couple of years ago and have been freelance designing and marketing since.

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Skills

  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Marketing
  • Copywriting
  • Art Direction
  • Digital/ Print
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • Social Content Strategy
  • Advert Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Penguin Random House UK

    Penguin Random House UK

    • Publishing

Work history

Currently

Graphic Designer

Self-employed

Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Design, illustration and copywriting work for a range of regular clients from publishing, retailer and film sectors on print and digital assets from concept development through to delivery. Part-time retainer with a publishing house for Marketing and Brand design work.

Currently

Senior Marketing Manager

Pan Macmillan Publishers

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working within the Adult Fiction Digital & Communications department, key focus on Picador and brand authors. Responsibilities include: »» Plan, execute and deliver multi-channel advertising campaigns »» Art direction across print and digital (including video, audio and animation) »» Creative design, execution and packaging for press »» Track, measure and report on campaign activity »» Managing and developing new brand partnerships »» Digital content creation and strategy »» Data growth and community strategy »» Pitch and copywriting »» Brand management »» Creative freelancer and agency management »» Mentoring and support of junior team members

2014

Senior Marketing Manager

Penguin Random House UK

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Sabbatical cover for Penguin Random House Children’s Books. Federal head of the Ladybird imprint and Frederick Warne publications. Responsibilities included: »» Developing Ladybird digitally via its social channels, apps and website »» Responsibility for managing the Marketing Assistant and Social Media Executive. »» Art direction across print and digital (including video, audio and animation) »» Creative design, execution and packaging for press »» Above and below the line advertising campaigns »» Website, e-newsletter and social media management »» Licensee relationship management »» Brand project management and strategy »» Creative freelancer and agency management

2014

Marketing Manager

Macmillan Children's Books

May 2010 - Feb 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Federal head of Children’s 6+ fiction and non-fiction marketing with additional responsibilities for the teen book community website.

2010

Marketing Executive

Pan Macmillan Publishers

Sep 2007 - Apr 2010
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Trade and consumer marketing campaigns Non-Fiction books.

Education

2016

Certificate IV Design

Shillington

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 10 month intensive course in Graphic Design at Shillington College. The course covered the creative process from beginning to end—integrating idea generation, technical knowledge, design theory and studio skills at every step.

2007

BA (Hons) English Literature and Media (1:1)

University of Sussex

Sep 2004 - May 2007

Awards

2013

Best Integrated Digital Marketing Campaign

Futurebooks

2012

Best Marketing Campaign

Book Marketing Society

  • Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders

2012

Best Marketing Campaign

Book Marketing Society

  • Dreamless by Josephine Angelini

2008

Campaign Live Creative Award

Campaign Magazine

  • Ben Fogle and James Cracknell's Race to the Pole outdoor campaign creative

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