Clare Merrick

Digital Designer

Projects

Skills

  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

People I’ve worked with

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Companies I’ve worked with

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  • Condé Nast Britain

    Condé Nast Britain

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    • Publishing
  • Arcadia

    Arcadia

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    • Fashion
  • New Look

    New Look

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    • Fashion

Work history

Currently

Digital Designer

Arcadia

Mar 2014
  • Duties: • Designing features such as Cara Utility and LFW unique AW14 • Redesigning email templates as well as making them responsive • Redesigning emails for mobile first • Liaising with other colleagues to establish the most relevant design layout for the editorial concept • Working to daily deadlines as TOPSHOP has new sales launching daily • Working mainly in photoshop to produce web-ready content.

2014

Junior Multi Channel Designer

New Look

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Duties and Skill required: • Designing to enhance sales / designing content for the NL Daily • Designing stylenotes,headers,homepages, e-spots,flash banners,newsletters,emails etc. • Assisting the design team • Working on conceptual ideas for various other site projects. • Working to daily deadlines as New Look has new sales launching weekly. • Working mainly in photoshop to produce web-ready content. • Liaising with other colleagues to establish the most relevant design layout for the editorial concept

2013

Junior Designer

Cocosa

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Duties and Skill required: • Designing to enhance sales • Designing stylenotes,newsletters, homepages and social media artwork. • Assisting the senior designer • Liaising with other colleagues to establish the most relevant design layout for the editorial concept • Working to daily deadlines as Cocosa has new sales launching daily • Designing future template layouts

2013

Freelance Picture Editor & Artworker

Esquire Magazine Online

Mar 2013 - Aug 2013
  • Duties and Skill required: • Managing all image content online. • Assisting with the launch of the redesign of Esquire online for May 2013 • Liaising with other colleagues to establish the most relevant image content • Artworking and retouching of imagery.

2013

Intern

Esquire Magazine

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
  • Duties and Skill required: • Designing pages working to a pre built template. • Contributing to and developing page layouts .• Lastly, working to a strict deadline, communicating well with the rest of the team and being able to deal with working under pressure.

2013

Tablet Designer

Condé Nast Britain

Nov 2012 - Dec 2013
  • Duties and Skill required: • Design pages including interactivity using DPS tools for the iPad and kindle. • Conceptual design of interactive digital content.

2013

Sep 2012 - Nov 2013
  • Duties and Skill required: • Design pages including interactivity using DPS tools for the iPad and kindle for the first glamour magazine app. • Liaise with other colleagues about the pages I was working on. • Working co-operatively in a team.

Education

2012

Graphic Design

Manchester Metropolitan University

Aug 2009 - Jul 2012
  • Design and Art direction