Graphic designer, researcher and writer with a special interest in trends, art direction and publishing. Currently studying part-time for my MA in Graphic Design and Art Direction at Manchester School of Art. Working on self-directed project FILLER zine, a trend-focused publication provoking thought and encouraging discussion around lifestyle and food trends in relation to our mental health and wellbeing.Locked Pro Plan feature
Editor, curator, writer and designer for FILLER, a self-directed, trend-focused food publication provoking thought and encouraging discussion around lifestyle trends in relation to our mental health and wellbeing. Solely responsible for trend research and concept creation, editorial design and layout. Majority of written content and artwork created by myself, while sourcing collaborations, submissions and features from other artists, writers and change-makers. Management of social media platforms across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Website management and upkeep.
Contributing writer for Brighton Source, an online arts, music and culture magazine.
Work included designing and creating new promotional material for HI CACTI including information cards, product/still life shoots, visual merchandising, and helping with organising and sending out orders.
Demonstrated previously acquired customer service skills in order to provide a friendly, efficient and personal shopping experience. Duties included answering queries and serving customers. Increased knowledge of visual merchandising and trends both within the brand and seasonally. Participated in in-store incentives to maximise sales, e.g. became make-up department specialist to increase sales in this department by product placement and VM.
Managed footwear concession at Topman. Solely responsible for visual merchandising in response to seasonal and brand capsule trends, stock management, POS and seasonal sales, calculating sales figures and pushing sales to reach the Company’s targets, and communicating with Head Office and other contacts. Prioritised creative visual displays and placement of products around store to maximise sales.
Second Class Honours (Upper Division), specialising in imaging and graphic design.
Merit (UAL Awarding Body) specialising in Fashion Communication & Promotion.