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Emma Clayton

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Content, Copywriting & Journalism


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About me

Passionate, curious graphic designer with ruthless attention to detail WLTM collaborators, employers and funders. Is also a practised copyeditor. GSOH, BBC, VPL. TTFN.

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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

Work history


Senior Graphic Designer


May 2018
  • Gatwick RH6, UK
  • Freelance
  • Short term contract: in house designer for global travel company, in charge of two luxury brands. • Design and artworking of direct mail booklets, postcards, brochures, advertising • Brand guardianship • Picture research and image retouching


Graphic Designer

The Pensions Regulator

Jun 2012 - May 2018
  • Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • In-house designer for non-departmental government body, core member of marketing team in busy Communications directorate. • Creation of concept/art direction and artworking for a variety of UK government publications (eg Corporate Plan) and marketing materials, including ‘Scorpion’ anti-scam campaign (winner of a Public Service Communications Excellence award). • Vector illustration, picture research, photography, filming and video editing, post production effects and simple animation; all used to add vibrancy to dry material and help build our social media presence. • Design and artworking for internal communications, brand guardianship. • Extensive copy editing, house styling and proofreading to bring language in line with correct tone of voice and plain English standards. • Designing to WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards including tagging of PDFs for use with screen reader assistive technology.


Graphic Designer Short Term Contract

Crafters Hands Ltd

Jan 2012 - May 2012
  • Littlehampton, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Designer and project co-ordinator for children’s toy kit company. Multi-tasking role and maintenance of strict delivery schedule under pressure. • Working with the art director to develop the design of new toys, and artworking for exterior packaging. • Design and artworking of marketing materials, photoshoot management for catalogue imagery of products. • Copywriting and proofreading for instruction booklets, and commissioning translations into six languages. Specification and creation of admin packs for overseas production factories.



BA(Hons) Graphic Design

UWE Bristol

Aug 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Bristol, United Kingdom


Aug 2004 - Jun 2005
  • Rochester, United Kingdom



Member of the Chartered Society of Designers

Chartered Society of Designers


Public Service Communications Excellence

Public Service Communications

  • Silver award for Scorpion scams campaign design