Ella Harrington

Graphic Designer & Art Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Freelancing with agencies and businesses alike, I have over eight years experience working as a creative, with a focus on conceptual work. Working with both international companies and small boutique brands, my skills range from graphic design and technical artworking (both online and print) to art direction and conceptual thinking.

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Skills

  • Artwork
  • Digital/ Print
  • Photograph Retouching
  • Concept Design
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Art Direciton
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Television Commercials

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Harvey Nichols

    Harvey Nichols

    • Retail
  • Jacques Vert Group

    Jacques Vert Group

    • Fashion and Textiles
  • V

    Venture Photography

    • K

      KSP

      Work history

      Currently

      Freelance Graphic Designer & Art Director

      Ella Harrington Limited

      Jun 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Freelancing with agencies and businesses alike, I have over eight years experience working as a creative, with a focus on conceptual work. Working with both international companies and small boutique brands, my skills range from graphic design and technical artworking (both online and print) to art direction and conceptual thinking. • Photoshop • InDesign • Illustrator • Senior concept designer • Art Director • Photographic Retoucher • Artworker

      2017

      Senior Creative

      FKC London

      Oct 2013 - Apr 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • As a Senior Creative, concept design and art direction were amongst my main responsibilities. As brand guardian for three of their largest clients, I was responsible for all the creative that left the studio for these brands. Managing junior members of the team and ensuring a high standard of work. On top of this I worked up new concepts for photo shoots, pitches, brand campaigns and television ads, art directing the final product.

      2013

      Graphic Designer

      Jacques Vert Group

      Oct 2011 - Oct 2013
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I worked on all marketing projects for 9 high street Women’s Fashion brands, each with a very different audience and identity, creating visuals for various marketing drives and promotional material for over 1100 different retail outlets across the UK and Europe. This includeded: • In store campaign imagery - creating initial design concepts for seasonal launches, window displays and campaigns across all our brands • Retail POS collateral • National press and magazine coverage • All printed collateral from look books, to packaging and clothing tags • Retouching and garment colour matching all photo shoots My day to day duties included: • Creating print ready artwork and specs to negotiate sampling and print costs with suppliers • Working closely with brand managers on multiple creative projects • Working closely with the E-commerce team to ensure the 10 brand websites reflect promotion messages in-line with stores • Working closely with the PR team to support projects in the press • Playing a key role in brand design development, and redesigning the entire promotional library • Liaising with internal departments and external partners to ensure correct logo’s, images and colours are being displayed on the many different platforms we operate on • Copy writing, working with brand teams to relay the correct messages for up coming promotions

      2010

      Photography Retoucher

      AB Still

      Jul 2010 - Dec 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Assisting studio photography as well as working behind the camera, and retouching shoots.

      2011

      Graphic Artist

      Venture Photography

      Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
      • Peterborough, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Produced advertising and promotional material for the company, and worked to retouch and artwork photographs for Venture Photography's clients.

      2010

      Art Department Assistant

      Alex Noble

      Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Assisting the creation of props for the Selfridges Oxford Street windows, and costumes for Lady GaGa's UK tour in 2009/10

      2009

      Artworker

      IPC Media

      Sep 2009 - Nov 2009
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Worked in the art department for Ideal Home Magazine and NME as part of IPC Media, putting together layouts using InDesign and Photoshop.

      2010

      Graphic Design Assistant

      Harvey Nichols

      Jul 2009 - Apr 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Worked for the Graphics and Signage department at Harvey Nichols Knightsbridge store, creating in store and window graphics and vinyl displays. Also worked as a photographer to provide and edit the images for one of their 2010 in store displays.

      2010

      Photographers Assistant

      KSP

      Jun 2009 - Jul 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Assisted on location for KSPhotography, an architecture photographer working in and around London. Assisted with lighting and directing on shoot.

      Education

      2011

      BA(Hons) Design First Degree

      University of Leeds

      Sep 2007 - May 2011
      • Leeds, United Kingdom
      • Working in photography and graphic design