Francesca Strand

Freelance Illustrator

  • LocationChelmsford, United Kingdom



  • Visual Arts
  • Branding
  • Environmental Design
  • Print Design
  • Drawing
  • Typography
  • Silkscreen
  • Illustration
  • Market Research
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Communications
  • After Effects
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history


Freelance Illustrator

Frankie Strand Illustration

May 2014
  • I have been awarded a grant from De Montfort University to begin my own business in freelance illustration, specialising in wall and window art. I have been commissioned for several private and council funded briefs in Leicester, London and Essex


Halo Group Intern

Halo Group Events

May 2014 - May 2014
  • I had a brief placement with the company Halo group, assisting in the set design & preparation for Global Gathering Festival. I was tasked with painting, sanding and assembling elements of a stage and bespoke seating area.



Illustration Graphic Design

De Montfort University

Aug 2011 - May 2014
  • Illustration & Graphic Design


English Philosophy A Level

William De Ferrers Sixth Form

Aug 2009 - Jun 2011
  • Art, English & Philosophy