Emma Clayton

Emma Clayton

Graphic designerBrighton, United Kingdom
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Emma Clayton

Emma Clayton

Graphic designerBrighton, United Kingdom
About me
A Brighton-based graduate in graphic design, I offer 15+ years’ experience in creative idea generation and art direction, with rigorous concept development and artworking in both print and digital formats. I am adaptable, having successfully worked in house and freelance across a range of industries including spa, travel, government, charities and the arts. Known for my curiosity and laserbeam attention to detail, I take pride in doing the best job I can do. I am efficient and organised, with a perfectionist streak and a terrific sense of humour.
  • Nicholas Hare Architects
    Nicholas Hare ArchitectsGraphic design for architectural practice including brochures, leaflets, reports, postcards and magazines, bespoke bid work, large format panels and signage. Development of new intranet, picture research, concept generation, brand guardianship, and colour advice on architectural projects.
  • Switchboard
    SwitchboardComplete rebrand of charity identity, implemented onto postcards, posters, stationery, pop up banners and teeshirts. I aimed for a highly accessible and legible typeface, and accented with different coloured circles, connected by a line. The different colours come from primary LGBT flags and the logo represents how Switchboard connects people in these groups to support services, and to each other.
  • Curiosity Cabinet
    Curiosity CabinetEcommerce store offering a selection of unusual and unique home accessories, bags and clothing, all designed by me: https://curiositycabinet.co.uk
  • Spabreaks.com
    Spabreaks.comDesign of branded digital and print campaign and marketing materials, photography curation, logistics and art direction for photo and video shoots, video editing, copy editing and proofreading.
  • Creative Skillset
    Creative SkillsetWinner of a Hiive competition to design a set of icons for Creative Skillset, the UK skills body for the creative industries. The icons are used to promote different categories of creative jobs to young people looking for career inspiration.
  • Robots
    RobotsA really fun identity design project for small tech company Robot Loves You, which led to me using the rejected robot illustrations on other materials.
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Work history
    Creative DesignerSpabreaks.com
     - Brighton, United KingdomFreelance
    Sole in house graphic designer and brand guardian for ecommerce spa booking agent. Designing standard and luxury campaign and marketing materials across digital and print channels within marketing team of five, including video/photoshoot production, gift vouchers and packaging (increase in gift voucher sales of 200%).
    Senior Graphic DesignerTravelopia
     - Gatwick, United KingdomFreelance
    Graphic design as part of marketing team of six, designing brochures, direct mailers and other marketing materials, focusing on Italian specialist travel brand and luxury travel brand.
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  • Visual Arts
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Editing
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Design
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrations
  • Copywriting
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Proofreading
  • Premiere Pro
  • Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Brand Guardian
    BA(Hons) Graphic Design UWE Bristol
     - Bristol, United Kingdom
    DesignKent Institute of Art and Design
     - Rochester, United Kingdom
    Accredited by the Chartered Society of DesignersChartered Society of Designers
    Public Service Communications ExcellencePublic Service Communications
    Silver award for Scorpion scams campaign design http://vitrinedesign.co.uk/#/tpr/