Fran Mendez
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Fran Mendez

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Fran Mendez
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Fran Mendez

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
My name is Fran Méndez. I'm a multi-disciplinary visual designer from Spain based in London. I work on packaging, branding, editorial design, Illustration, and UI/UX. I am currently working for Huawei where I work to an NDA.
Projects
  • iwoca rebrand
    iwoca rebrandWe rebranded iwoca in collaboration with Quim Marin Studio. iwoca was created to help small businesses open doors to new opportunities. They want this to be the first thing their customers see, so we created new branding based around this concept. For the visual language, we deconstructed shapes from the negative spaces of the logo characters. The visuals reflect how accessible and personal the process of getting a business loan is with iwoca. To expand on the personal element, iwoca were inf
  • CALÉ
    CALÉCALÉ is a small production of a ‘pitarra’ style wine from Coria, province of Cáceres, in the region of Extremadura, Spain Calé is produced using traditional winemaking methods which includes fermentation in clay pots dating back to the Roman Empire. The design concept incorporates each colour of the Extremenian flag (green, white and black). The production of the artisanal wine using traditional techniques extends through to the packaging with the use of green wax as a seal and a manual brass stamp. Each seal is manually created and therefore unique. The number 17 on the top references the year of production. CALÉ is silk screen printed on the bottle in a bespoke condensed typeface, FM CALÉ.  
Work history
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    Creative DirectorStupendous Studio
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Stupendous Studio is a multi-disciplinary design collective based in London. The practice helps companies and individuals with branding, editorial, packaging and UX design. Stupendous also organises creative workshops.
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    Lead Graphic DesignerHuawei
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Packaging, GUI/UX design, branding, project management and research. Reporting directly to HQ in China.
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Skills
  • Digital Typography
  • Typography
  • Graphic Deisgn
  • Visual Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Art Direction
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Design
  • UI Design
  • Editoral Design
Education
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    (hons) Graphic DesignElisava School of Design
     - Barcelona, Spain
    I gained the necessary skills to organise all of the phases that form a part of the design process, knowledge of typography, information design and visual systems. I also studied content edition and transmision in both digital and off-line environments as well as analysing the transition from one to another.
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    (hons) BA Fine ArtUniversity of Salamanca
     - Salamanca, Spain
    Degree in fine art, specialising in paint and graphic design. Over the course of my degree I studied various different modules including: different forms of engraving, scuplture, drawing, history of art and some language based classes (Italian and English)