Emma Dai

Graphic Designer and Photographer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects credited in

About me

London-based freelance graphic designer and photographer with interests across travel, aviation and all things visual. I believe in the power of storytelling, community and compassion; currently working in creative & marketing, hoping to one day coordinate and support movements for change, international aid and provide artistic and education opportunities around the world.

Locked Pro Plan feature

Skills

  • Digital Design
  • Web Design
  • Photography
  • Marketing
  • Graphic Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • The Apartment

    The Apartment

    • Publishing
  • For Working Ladies

    For Working Ladies

    • Publishing
  • CUBE Collective

    CUBE Collective

    • Media Production
  • Bumble

    Bumble

    • Technology

Work history

Currently

Editorial Intern & Digital Asset Manager

CUBE Collective

Jul 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Digitech and asset management on Cubicle editorial shoots, working directly with the photographer and production team to manage setup and workflow. - Cubicle x Richie Talboy - Cubicle Still Life Shoot - Cubicle x Hive Models Working with the Founder and Senior Art Director on graphic design/editorial-related tasks for the Cube Collective and Cubicle platforms. Responsibilities include: - Assisting with web management and formatting of content for site and social media - Designing in-house materials e.g. brand guidelines, studio portfolio, gifting policy - Industry research

Currently

Photographer

Bumble

Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • London-based event, interior and product photography for Bumble, the female-first networking app empowering women to make the first move in every aspect of their lives, from business, to friendship, to dating. Events include: - Bumble Bizz x Google Pixel at the British Fashion Council Fashion Forum - BFF Bowling with All Star Lanes - Chez Moi Dinner Series - Bumble Bizz Spring Dinner Series at the Mondrian - Bumble Bizz x For Working Ladies Series: How To Build Your Network & The Art of Negotiating - Bumble x London Grace Nails & Cocktails - Bumble x Charlotte Simone BFF Hub - Bumble x Scarlett Curtis: "Feminists Don't Wear Pink" Launch at The Academy Hotel - Bumble x House 99 at Ruffians

Currently

Graphic Design and Digital Assistant

The Apartment

Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Designing company materials and official graphics: - London Fashion Week Apārtment (S/S16, A/W16, S/S17, S/S18 and A/W18 seasons) - Boots Beauty Festival (June 2018) and Boots Halloween Beauty Experience (October 2018) - Working with brands such as Topshop, Henry Holland, Haig Club, Alice Temperley and more - Social media (Instagram, Instagram Stories, arva website features) Digital strategy and content creation: - London Fashion Week A/W18 (32K+ following on social media) - Developing social strategy calendars to optimise reach - Shooting content for social media implementation Development of graphic identity, visual merchandising, packaging & materials for our sister lifestyle brand, arva | arvastories.com

Currently

Graphic Designer and Photographer

Emma Dai

Sep 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Offering bespoke design and photography services to both corporate and individual clients, including: - Bumble - MADE.com - Smith & Sinclair - The CLCK - Bus2Alps - Urban Cordial Company - The Power of Quitting - We Are KIN - The Wobbly Road - Indio Creative - Emma Miller - Twist and Turn - The Musical

2019

Junior Designer

Hardie Grant

May 2019 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Assistant artworking and retouch for upcoming publication, 'Muse with the Moon' by Jo Cauldrick (@themoon_journal)

2019

Photographer

MealPal

Feb 2019 - Mar 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Food and product photography of partnership restaurants across east-central and south-central London for lunch subscription service MealPal.

2019

PR and Marketing Assistant

MealPal

Oct 2018 - Mar 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Providing MealPal, the lunch subscription service, with marketing outreach, communications, PR/social strategy and organisation/execution of Lunch and Learn activations at corporate offices across London such as: - Buzzfeed - Global - The New York Times - Zaha Hadid Architects

2019

CSM Head of Student Marketing

Bumble

Jan 2018 - May 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Student brand ambassador for Bumble, the female-first networking app for dating, friendship and business connections. Promoted in September 2018 to Head Student Ambassador for Central Saint Martins, leading a team of students to meet marketing targets and coordinating weekly reports with HQ. - Developing and executing marketing strategies on campus - Organising events and activations to promote the brand, including the Bumble x UALC Bowling Social at All Star Lanes Brick Lane which provided a night of complimentary and unlimited bowling/karaoke for students with the app

Education

Currently

BA Graphic Communication Design

Central Saint Martins (UAL)

Sep 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

2018

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

Central Saint Martins (UAL)

Sep 2017 - May 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Working on numerous projects across various disciplines such as Fine Art, Fashion & Textiles, Graphic Communication Design and 3-Dimensional Design & Architecture. Experimenting with both traditional and contemporary media, from illustration and screen printing to moving image and animation. I specialised in Graphic Design and directed/produced a four-part final project entitled "Home is Where the Heart Is", with initial research focusing on language and diversity before examining individual perceptions and personal experiences of culture. Outcomes included a semiotic communication system, an analogue stop-motion animation, a series of type-based illustrations (later compiled into a printed publication exhibited in the Lethaby Gallery) and a manual large-scale map intervention.