Helena Koursou

Digital Designer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Packaging
  • Branding
  • Corporate Identity
  • Print Design
  • Mobile
  • Applications
  • Typography
  • Brand Identity
  • Web Design
  • Web Interface Design
  • Logo Design
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • UI Design

Work history

Currently

Freelance Designer

Freelancer

Dec 2014
  • Helena Koursou is a designer and art director based in London. With a strong emphasis in typography, she combines elements of contemporary and classic graphic design with illustration and photography to create original, reliable, high-standard and even unconventional results that stand out. Helena provides creative ideas and solutions for a diverse range of projects in the fields of digital and print; from branding and corporate identities to interface design for web and applications. She likes to be challenged, while she also aims to reach the core of a problem and succeed to communicate with the wider audience, as well as to interact with the user through her work. She always sets higher goals and ensures to make room for improvement. __ Skills: Art Direction, Graphic Design, Web Design, UI / UX, Mobile / Digital Applications, Typography, Branding, Illustration, Photography, Photo Retouching. Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign.

2014

Freelance Digital Designer

Threads Menswear

Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
  • Helped in the redesign, UX and rebranding of the new website www.threadsmenswear.com. Designed and directed new ideas, interactive virals and posts for the social media of the store. Photographed and retouched the products and prepared them for the website database and online shop.

2012

Digital Designer & Art Director

Redirect

Apr 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Design for websites, banners and applications. From advertising and mobile marketing to digital signage and social media. From art direction and branding to fully immersive integrated experiences. Clients: L'Oréal Professionnel, Maybelline and Garnier, amongst others.

2011

Digital Designer & Art Director

Rascal

Feb 2010 - Mar 2011
  • Design for websites, banners and applications. From advertising and mobile marketing to digital signage and social media. From art direction and branding to fully immersive integrated experiences. Clients: L'Oréal Professionnel, Maybelline and Garnier, amongst others.

2010

Designer & Art Director

Partysan Magazine

Mar 2007 - Feb 2010
  • Layout and interface design for websites and digital applications. Creative ideas and concepts from scratch, digital banners, internet virals and email newsletter design. Clients: Sony Ericsson, Diageo (Johnnie Walker, HAIG, Jose Cuervo), Volkswagen, Bank of Cyprus, Olympic Air, Wind and Neoset, amongst others.

2006

Content Director

Webmedia

Aug 2004 - Jan 2006
  • Content direction, editorial & music reviews for TheCityVibe.com (member of GlobalVibe.net), the 'cream of the crop' of online clubbing destinations that made history in the history of music portals. Also provided design solutions such as banners, e-flyers and general layout design enquiries.

Education

2013

Media Technology And Production

University of Bradford

Aug 2012 - Apr 2013
  • Media Technology And Production

2009

Graphic Designa

Middlesex University

Aug 2006 - Apr 2009
  • Graphic Design