Imi Read

Illustrator and Art Director

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

London based Art Director and Illustrator. For full visual portfolio please visit:

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  • Digital Design
  • Illustration
  • Digital Illustration
  • Creative Direction
  • Brand Management
  • Brand Strategy
  • Social Media Management
  • Book Illustration
  • Art Direction
  • Design

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Anyways Creative

    Anyways Creative

    • Design
  • The Smiley Company

    The Smiley Company

    • Design
  • Cortex Creatives

    Cortex Creatives

    • Advertising
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    Work history


    Art Director + SMM

    Cortex Creatives

    Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Since joining Cortex Creatives as SMM in September of 2018, I have undertaken the roles of Art Director.


    Community Manager

    Anyways Creative

    Apr 2019 - Jul 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • I previously worked as Community Manager at Anyways Creative for Converse on the launch of their London based initiative.


    Creative Consultant and Social Media Manager

    Cortex Creatives

    Aug 2018 - Jan 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • My responsibilities began with my position as Social Media Manager. In this role, I took on the management of Cortex's social accounts. This involved: - Sourcing creative work to showcase on all platforms. - Recruiting creatives to become members of Cortex's exclusive members group. - Working in coordination with Editorial Managers and Photographers on interviews and press releases. - Growing the engagement of Cortex's social media platforms. I slowly progressed to more complex roles, taking on design tasks for Cortex and also curating bi-monthly challenges for it's members. Therefore, I have recently been promoted to Creative Consultant. This role involves: - Strategic planning of creative events and bi-monthly 'Cortex Challenges' - Designing artwork for the social platforms and events. - Involvement in the progression of Cortex Creatives as an organisation.



    BA (Hons) Illustration & Animation

    Kingston University

    Jul 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • I am currently studying Illustration Animation at Kingston University. Last year, I studied BA (Hons) Graphic Design, however transferred to Illustration Animation in September 2018.



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