Charlotte Knibbs

Creative Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

Trying to gather images and set this up! Please be patient :) and in the meantime do contact me on charlielygd[at]gmail[dot]com Hi, I'm Charlie. An award winning Creative Director and Designer based in London. I specialise in creating and elevating beauty brands through brand identity, packaging and digital design. Whether you are creating a brand from scratch, working on a collaboration, or looking to hone your brand's aesthetic, i can help. I am experienced in brand development, photoshoot production, art direction, branding, beauty and product retouching, video production, creative content production, POS and packaging design. I am always looking for new projects no matter the size of brief... or budget. Drop me an email for more information.

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Skills

  • Design
  • POS
  • Print Design
  • Beauty
  • Retouching
  • Packaging Design
  • Artworking
  • Branding
  • Art Direction
  • Photographic Direction

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Illamasqua

    Illamasqua

    • Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics
  • Ciaté London

    Ciaté London

    • Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics
  • lottie london

    lottie london

    • Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics
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    Blue Marlin Design

    Work history

    Currently

    Creative Director

    Crea Cosmetics

    Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Creative conception and development of full service beauty brands. Working on everything from photographic concepts, art direction and production of photo and video shoots, design of POS and packaging, artworking and retouching and development of creative assets for social.

    2019

    Art Director

    Brand Agency

    May 2017 - Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time

    2017

    Head of Creative

    Illamasqua

    Aug 2015 - May 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • My role as Head of Brand Creative at Illamasqua is to develop, curate and create Illamasqua’s aesthetic identity, oversee and direct all design assets and act as brand guardian.

    2015

    Senior Graphic Designer

    Illamasqua

    May 2014 - Aug 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • creative execution of projects and concepts for seasonal collections and to act as brand guardian for the company. Art direction at photoshoots, supporting the marketing function and wider teams and to providing visual assets that enhance brand image.

    2014

    Senior Graphic Designer

    HCT Group

    Jan 2011 - May 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • a varied role in which I developed brand identities for private label beauty companies, designed their collateral and wider visual aesthetic including theoretical background, oversee the graphics team and artwork technical files for some of the leading names in cosmetics and beauty.

    2011

    Graphic Designer

    Aardman Animations

    Mar 2008 - Jan 2011
    • Bristol, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Designing branded Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep products and packaging among other projects. Creating product ranges to coincide with the release of the animated short Wallace & Gromit "A Matter of Loaf or Death". Communicating directly with design development at Aardman and also production factories from Scotland to Shanghai.

    2011

    Artworker

    ECP Design

    Sep 2007 - Jan 2011
    • Bristol, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • At ECP I worked as a graphic designer and technical art worker for artists and designers. Extending pre-existing brand collateral across wider product ranges.

    2002

    Graphic Designer

    Blue Marlin Design

    Oct 2002 - Nov 2002
    • Bath, United Kingdom
    • Internship

    Education

    Currently

    Jan 2010
    • London, United Kingdom

    Awards

    2019

    Best Brand Licensed Health & Beauty Range

    Brand & Lifestyle Licensing Awards

    • Winner of a BELLA Award for Best Brand Licensed Health & Beauty Range 2019 for Crayola Beauty. A brand I creative directed and conceptualised at CREA Cosmetics.

    2019

    • Runner up in the Best in Beauty category for Crayola Beauty, at the Cosmoprof North America Awards. Crayola Beauty is a brand I creative directed and conceptualised at CREA Cosmetics.

    2019

    Best Health & Beauty Brand

    Licensing International

    • Winner of Best Health & Beauty Brand at the Licensing International Awards 2019 for Crayola Beauty. A brand I creative direct and conceptualised at CREA Cosmetics.