Denzel "Bllack Line" Kessie

Illustrator & Graphic Designer

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsIllustrator - Graphic Designer
  • Sourena Ghaffari
  • Vjeko Sumic
  • Emily Beresford


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About me

I am a freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer looking to secure work from the book, advertising and editorial fields. My illustrations are a reflection of my obsession with music, fashion & Hip-Hop culture but at the end of the day I just love drawing.

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  • Digital Illustration
  • Vector Illustration
  • Illustration
  • Ink Drawing
  • Book Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typography
  • Research

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  • Nexus Studios

    Nexus Studios

    • Advertising
  • Joined Up Thinking (JUT)

    Joined Up Thinking (JUT)

    • Social Enterprise
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    Hype Collective

    • B

      Build on Belief

      Work history


      Organ Donation Champion - YPCE & NHSBT

      NHS Blood & Trans

      Mar 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Being an Organ Donation Champion involves to raising awareness, dispelling myths and helping to improve attitudes about organ donation after death (or Deceased Organ Donation – DOD) using creative media production and social media platforms. This is focused particularly on the black community due to the low numbers of organ donors within that community. My role includes: 1. Support with hosting an awareness-raising event for local young adults and families from black ethnic backgrounds happening in April 2019. 2. Assisting in creating a social media campaign before and after the Organ Donation Awareness event. 3. Assisting in producing video content with the assistance of media technicians. 4. Assisting in developing creative media content and blogs for social media and wider media outlets that support the work of the YPCE Steering Group. 5. Helping promote the event and media content using marketing platforms and own personal networks. 6. Creating promotional material to help spread the message about organ donation. 7. Working with the team's motion graphic designer to create an illustrated/infographic video explaining the change in the law with regards to the 'soft opt-out’, featuring ethnically diverse characters/voice over.


      Portrait Commission

      Hype Collective

      Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • A member of Hype Collective wanted a portrait of his business partner to give to him as a present because they were moving into a new office.


      Build on Belief Poster

      Build on Belief

      Jan 2019 - Feb 2019
      • Dagenham Rd, Dagenham RM10 7UP, UK
      • Freelance
      • Build on Belief is a charity that specialise in helping people with drug and alcohol addiction. They wanted a new poster to inform people of their new service in Dagenham. They put emphasis on the fact that they wanted the poster to look more modern whilst capturing the overall feel of the facility.


      Made W/ Code X Beyonce

      Nexus Studios

      Aug 2018 - Aug 2018
      • 25 Chart St, Hoxton, London N1 6FA, UK
      • Freelance
      • This was an inactive project originally given to Nexus Studios by Made W/ Code. The job involved creating an overarching crest design for Beyoncé which young girls would be able to edit online. The finished product was not used for commercial purposes.



      BA (Hons) Graphic Design & Illustration

      Cambridge school of visual and performing arts

      Oct 2015 - Jun 2018
      • Cambridge, United Kingdom


      Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
      • London, United Kingdom


      Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
      • London, United Kingdom


      BTEC Level 2 Art Design

      Quintin Kynaston School

      Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
      • London, United Kingdom