Amy Vien

Graphic Designer

Copenhagen, Denmark
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About me

Multidisciplinary designer with skills in publication, composition, and typography. I am passionate about culture, politics, and food. Currently based in Copenhagen, but open to opportunities worldwide; full time, freelance, or otherwise. Get in touch! I am an enthusiastic and hardworking person who works well independently and in a team. My recent work explores and curate stories from everyday people with bizarre yet wonderfully ordinary lives. My strengths lie in publication design, communication, and being adaptable to any given situation.

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  • Book Printing
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Communiation
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Creative Research

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Curious Agency

    The Curious Agency

    • Marketing & PR
  • U

    University of Brighton Reprographics

    • C

      City Edition Studio

      • H


        Work history


        Design Intern


        Aug 2020
        • Copenhagen, Denmark
        • Full Time
        • Barkas are an independent brand studio founded in 2014, with offices in Copenhagen and Stockholm and a profound belief in clarity.


        Jun 2016
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • — 'Ian Potts: Watercolours' exhibition (Visual and brand identity, publication) (2016)


        Design Assistant


        Aug 2019 - Feb 2020
        • Copenhagen, Denmark
        • Internship
        • Creative design studio specialising in brand expression, visual identity and packaging within living, luxury & lifestyle.


        Design Intern

        The Curious Agency

        Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
        • Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I worked on a number of projects, including print adverts and developing a cear and distinct brand concept and identity for a business group and each of its companies. The branding concept and identity project is in early stages and confidential, however the agency is willing to discuss my contribution.


        Design Intern

        City Edition Studio

        Oct 2017 - Oct 2017
        • Bristol, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • I worked to provide idea generation and development for an artist’s exhibition publication. I aimed to visually communicate the artist’s work and its themes by analysing the essays written for the publication, and using this as a foundation to explore and refine experimental treatments and visual elements. The work is confidential and ongoing, however the designer I worked with is happy to provide a reference if required.


        Oct 2016 - Apr 2017
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I have learnt about the printing process, preparing documents for print, become proficient in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and printer maintenance for a Canon iPF6400S and Canon imagePRESS C700.



        BA (hons) Graphic Design

        University of Brighton

        Sep 2014 - Jul 2017
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • Graduated with a 2:1, Second Class degree (Upper division) . During my time in Brighton, I volunteered for several creative events outside of the university. In my third year at university, I maintained a job with University of Brighton reprographics alongside my studies. At the end of my final year of studies, my course-mates and I built and curated an exhibition to celebrate our works and graduation in University of Brighton Grand Parade campus, as well as a self-funded exhibition at OXO Tower. My contribution to this show was sourcing and securing refreshments for the show, as well as helping to build and curate the show as a team.


        Art and Design Foundation Diploma

        SGS College Stroud

        Sep 2013 - Jul 2014
        • Stroud, United Kingdom
        • Earned a distinction


        Sep 2011 - Aug 2013
        • Wotton-under-Edge GL12, UK
        • Earned A-levels (Grade A): Graphic Art, Sociology, Film Studies Cambridge Pre-U: Mandarin Chinese (B-equivalent)


        Sep 2006 - Aug 2011
        • Wotton-under-Edge GL12, UK
        • Earned 10 A*-C Grade GCSEs