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Jael Umerah-Makelemi

Art Director, IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Jael Umerah-Makelemi

Art Director, IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I’m an art director who loves to bring ideas to life. I like to create work that is vibrant, and has a big personality- a bit like myself. What inspires me, are brands that can engage a new audience through the power of design. It shows me that the possibilities are endless- I may not be able to save the world as a designer, but I have the ability to engage with people on a large scale.
Projects
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Projects credited in
  • Freelancer Interview: Nubiart By Jael Umerah-MakelemThis is an interview with Freelance Illustrator, Jael Umerah-Makelemi, founder of Nubiart. She shares insights into her journey as a freelancer: https://remireports.com/freelancer-interview-nubiart-by-jael-umerah-makelem/
  • PWC - AI ChatbotUsing the power of design, and the influence of emerging technologies, we set out to augment the experience for clients that visit PwC. From London Bridge to the office, we wanted to enhance every aspect of their journey. We created 'Gemma'- an AI concierge that assists visitors from home, to the PwC office. She not only offers directions, but provides the office with a tracked ETA to know exactly when the visitor will arrive. I was responsible for designing the UX architecture and well the use
  • Meet the D&AD New Blood Shift class of 2018!We're thrilled to present the D&AD New Blood Shift class of 2018! D&AD New Blood Shift is an intensive night school programme that places an emphasis on raw, untrained talent. Shift compels its students to make the best creative work of their life and challenges the industry to search further for creative talent. This year, 19 Shifters – all with creative talent but no formal arts education or degree – have been through the intensive five-month night school and learning programme. They've learn
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Work history
    DesignerApple
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    DesignerRufus Leonard
    London, United KingdomInternship
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Skills
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Fashion
  • Digital Illustration
  • Art
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Office
  • Copwriting
  • Art Direction
  • Fashion Styling
  • Advertisement Branding
  • Advertisement Design
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
Education
    AdvertisingD&AD
    London, United Kingdom
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    Foundation diploma in fashion Promotion and CommunicationUCA Epsom
     - London, United Kingdom
    Merit- Fashion Promotion and Communication
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Awards
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    Catenian Public speaking awardSacred Heart Catholic school
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    Young consumers challengeSacred Heart Catholic school
    A consumer quiz organised by the Charted Trading Standars Institute, and it’s Consumer Education Liason Group.