I am a London based designer and illustrator with over 5 years professional experience.Locked Pro Plan feature
-Worked as part of the in-house design team at Crisis UK, a leading homelessness charity, for over 4 years. -Day to day collaboration with the marketing team to design branding and marketing collateral, for both web and print, including impact reports, posters, event signage and displays, social media images, gifs and videos. -Prepare and package final designed files for print to sent to suppliers, and export files as appropriate for online purposes. -Created an innovative concept for the national fundraising toolkit, which I project managed and saw through to the finished product. -Pitch and present initial ideas to various departments, such as marketing, fundraising and campaigning teams, working closely with art directors and copywriters throughout. -Be constantly aware of current design trends, ensuring to present these to the team on a regular basis. -Oversee the production of projects, from time management to a high attention to detail, while liaising with vendors and external contacts. -Maintain and develop relationships with external suppliers, to ensure projects stay on budget, on schedule and are finished to the highest possible standard.
-Placement undertaken as part of my sabbatical from Crisis UK. -Worked with the exhibition team to research, prepare, curate and update various areas of the website. -Assisted in the curation and installation of exhibitions and designed and installed final exhibition identities. -Helped with the day to day running of the gallery, including website maintenance, newsletters, Artsy listings and creating newsletters.
-Another placement taken while on sabbatical, which allowed me to devlop my interest in designing for publishing and print. -Created the final identity and exhibition catalogue for Bob Branaman’s solo exhibition at the gallery. -Researched Branaman’s work in depth to understand his body of work to the highest standard, creating prices lists and assisting in marketing. -Work with external vendors and suppliers to ensure that the catalogue and other elements were created to the highest standard.
Assisted in the running of the studio and the shop, maintaining databases and working alongside the project manager.
-Helped with the day to day running of the studio, maintaining databases and online archives. -Designed items for print and web, including PowerPoint presentations, printed literature and online materials. -Researched and assisted with Richard Rogers retrospective at the Royal Academy.
First Class BA (Hons)