Jake Booth

Graphic Designer

Level
Junior
Location
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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About me

My design style varies from project to project ranging from experimental design pieces to work that follows brand guidelines. Regardless, the common thread in my own designs is that it communicates clearly and directly to the customer. The majority of my design work centres around web and print branding and advertising, specific examples included on my design portfolio range from limited edition packaging design for Greenall’s Gin, documentary travel photography used amongst social media, designing a logo mark for London Restaurant called BBX. During my time at secondary school and university I have undertaken a range of work experience placements, internships and jobs in branding and advertising agencies including the Media Group, Boots, Level 3, Very Own studio and Brighton Design Collective. My time at these companies was an opportunity to experience design on a global scale learning the importance of simplicity in design. Through my work experiences I have learnt to be successful, creativity has to work with function and purpose. I thrive on working within a team of people and individually to find creative solutions to overcome challenges and I am excited by problem solving. From an early age, drama has been a key interest, practiced in drama groups and theatre performances. My experiences have contributed to my high level of interpersonal and presentation skills, specific examples include presenting a keynote presentation at a conference for a thousand people, presentation to military leaders from the Royal College of Defence and 60 graduates from NTU. From these experience I have learnt the importance of communication especially with clients and equally working part of team. I enjoy the production, planning and organisation side of design which I learnt from my time as a Product and Operations Assistant at GBG where I responded to telephone questions from customers across the UK and trained employees to manage and operate a new system.

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Skills

  • Digital Design
  • User Experience
  • Public Speaking
  • Graphic Design
  • Drama
  • Photography
  • Videography

Companies I’ve worked with

  • T

    The University of Brighton

    • Boots

      Boots

      • Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics
    • U

      University of Nottingham

      • V

        Very Own Studio

        Work history

        2018

        Student Services Administraor

        University of Nottingham

        Sep 2018 - Nov 2018
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Temporary work responding to student and staff queries and supporting the team during busy start of term

        2018

        Activities Coordinator

        Holiday Property Bond

        Jun 2018 - Sep 2018
        • La Gomera, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
        • Full Time
        • Working closely with colleagues to plan and deliver a programme of activities for 4 -12 year olds. Communicating with parents to ensure the activities are safe and enjoyable for the children.

        2018

        Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Rebranding for the University of Brighton Ski & Snowboard Club, including social media, poster and logo design. Videography and photography on ski and snowboard trips

        2017

        Graphic Design Intern

        Very Own Studio

        Apr 2017 - Jun 2017
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Developing and working along side the head designer to develop brand logos for various companies.

        2017

        Jan 2017 - Jun 2017
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Design commissions for various departments within the University of Brighton and Brighton and Hove City Council

        2014

        Brand Intern

        Boots

        Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Designing products for the brand 'Soap and Glory’

        2016

        Product & Operations Assitant

        GBG

        Jul 2014 - Sep 2016
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Operating and Maintaining a newly released criminal record check website. Answering and responding to telephone questions from customers across the UK. Creating spreadsheets to compare profit and prices from different potential customers.Training employees to manage and operate the new system.

        Education

        2018

        Sep 2015 - Aug 2018
        • Brighton, United Kingdom
        • 2:1

        2015

        Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • A Level Art: A A Level Drama & Theatre Studies: A* A Level Sociology: A AS Level Media Studies: A AS Level Extended Project: A

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