Harriet Lyall
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Harriet Lyall

Graphic Designer and IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Harriet Lyall
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Harriet Lyall

Graphic Designer and IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I have 7 years professional experience working with a variety of organisations from publicly funded institutions such as the British Library and Oxford University, to charities such as Crisis UK and the National Saturday Club Trust. As a freelance designer I have worked on multiple briefs simultaneously, from concept to completion, with different teams and often tight deadlines. I thrive on the diverse nature that this takes, and I find it allows me to deliver clear, simple designs that are effective and meet the brief. I have also worked on projects that have used my illustration and web design skills, delivering work with integrity and of the highest standard. I enjoy using a variety of skills, while still ensuring my own voice is communicated as a designer.
Projects
  • Lovers x Oxford University
    Lovers x Oxford UniversityI worked with design studio, Lovers, on their project with Oxford University Museums and Gardens. Together, four years ago, they launched the Mindgrowing brand which has boosted visitor numbers by 12%. I was asked to create a double sided treasure trail map that encourages visitors to locate specific items in the venues in order to recieve a sticker, which will in turn get them a prize.
  • National Saturday Club
    National Saturday ClubThe National Saturday Club trust run clubs on saturdays across the country for 13-16 year olds and are free to attend. The attendees are able to learn new skils in Art and Design, Fashion and Business, Writing and Talking and Science and Engineering. There is an annual Summer Show that takes place at Somerset House each June. I worked on the exhibition graphics for the show, including the poster and the various wall graphics which included fabric panels and large typographic pieces.
  • Bob Branaman catalogue
    Bob Branaman catalogueBob Branaman is a poet, painter and filmmaker from the Beat Generation. After moving to San Francisco in 1959, he was part of an artists collective who travelled around California, merging various new experiences to create his own unique form of cultural expression. In February 2017, Branaman had a solo show at Karma International, Los Angeles and I was commissioned to create a catalogue to go alongside the show. The catalogue had to represent Branaman’s huge portfolio of work in a concise man
  • Dare I Disturb the Universe
    Dare I Disturb the UniverseDare I Disturb the Universe was a solo exhibition of an emerging artist’s work at The Island, Bristol, August 2016. The exhibition ran for 10 days and also had events throughout, including live music and interactive artworks. I was commissioned to curate, brand and art direct the exhibition, creating all the publicity materials and marketing the event online. I created the invitations, posters, flyers and online social media sharing images. I also curated and hung the work in the space, ensuri
  • Wedding invitations
    Wedding invitationsWedding stationary that was inspired by the disused train station where the ceremony took place.
  • John Ellerman Foundation report
    John Ellerman Foundation reportJohn Ellerman Foundation are an arts funding organisation. This report was published about where all their funding goes and is allocated.
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Work history
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    Graphic DesignerHarriet Lyall Ltd.
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Created branding and designs for digital and print, including web design, illustrations and exhibition design • Designed work for a range of UK-based and international clients, including the British Library, Girlguiding UK, Museum of Sex, National Saturday Club Trust, Oxford University and East London Dance • Worked on projects from initial brief through to completion, delivering work that fulfils the brief • Experience working with a variety of clients, in fast paced environments to tight deadlines, without compromising on quality of work • Presented ideas and project managed multiple briefs while simultaneously liasing with stakeholders and suppliers
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    Graphic DesignerWilding and Cran
     - Los Angeles, United StatesFreelance
    • Worked with the gallery team to research, prepare, curate and update various areas of the website • Assisted in the development of Wilding Cran’s online presence, photographing and editing artworks • Designed and installed final exhibition identities
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Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Excel
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
Education
    University of Westminster logo
    University of Westminster logo
    Visual CommunicationUniversity of Westminster
     - London, United Kingdom
    First Class BA (Hons)