I’m a graphic design graduate from Nottingham Trent University, and I work part time as a freelance photographer. My work explores how design can be used to solve real problems or create change, mostly through branding and campaigns. My ideas are driven by research, and my designs always have a reason behind them. I enjoy the creative process, and I have many skills which I’m keen to develop.
Wedding, portrait and event photography with an album design service.
Nightlife and events photographer for clients such as Lloyds Bars, Revolution Bars, J2O Late and Southwell Racecourse.
I was awarded the placement from The Drum Roses Student Awards. During my time there, I worked on various branding briefs with other members of the team.
I was invited back for a second placement and worked on graphic design projects, creating concepts for various retail stores.
During a work placement I worked on a graphic design project, creating a concept for a retail store. This introduced me to the professional design process, I also gained knowledge on how a design agency runs through meeting with various team members.
I was given the opportunity to take part in a 4 day course across 3 weeks to learn about strategic design and apply it to a live project 'Design for Care'. This has developed my research, collaboration and presentation skills significantly.
I won the brief 'Dementia Tech', attended the ceremony at The Mecure Hotel, Manchester and was awarded a placement at Tayburn, Edinburgh. The brief was to design, name and brand a new piece of wearable technology, to help Dementia patients live an independent life after early diagnosis. I chose this brief as I've seen first hand the struggles of this disease, and find it rewarding to develop solutions which could potentially change people's lives. After researching the effects of the disease and problems patients commonly experience, I found that patients suffering with early stages of Dementia lose their short-term memory and struggle to solve problems and perform everyday tasks. Also, to stay independent, it is crucial for patients to keep in touch with relatives/carers to get support when they need it. It is difficult for them to do this, as they don
A local creative competition for young students, the exhibition and awards ceremony took place at Nottingham Playhouse and students featured in The Nottingham Post.