Julia Karl

Multidisciplinary Designer

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

I'm Julia a Graphic Designer and Illustrator living in London, UK. In the past I worked as an in-house designer for several companies – nowadays I'm working as a freelancer and consultant. My design work ranges from branding, web design, to marketing collaterals and editorials. I like to keep it simple but colourful with a strong emphasis on grid and layout systems. When it comes to illustrations I like to take a break from the screen by using traditional tools such as watercolours, gouache or pen and ink. In my spare time, I like to improve my calligraphy skills, explore the world of analogue photography or work on self-initiated projects.

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  • Digital Design
  • Web Design
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Illustration
  • Book Illustration
  • Branding Design
  • Editorial Design
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Print Design

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        Work history


        Multidisciplinary Designer

        Self Employed

        Dec 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • As a freelancer, I’m working with different types of clients from start-up companies, small local shops to independent retailers. I’m providing services such as branding, marketing literature and graphics, print and digital publishing, web design, illustration and animation. Additionally, I consult small businesses about their design and marketing strategy.


        Jan 2015 - Dec 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Joining the start-up SPD in an early stage of the business I was involved not only in everyday design tasks but in various stages of the product design. My tasks consisted of establishing a brand identity and implementing a design strategy across different platforms, producing branded marketing content and designing a corporate website. In terms of product design, my main focus lied on UX/UI design. This included wire-framing, user testing and analytics, present and defend product milestones and overviewing design implementation.


        Graphic Designer


        Nov 2013 - Oct 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • As an in-house designer, I was responsible for all tasks related to design, supporting both the marketing and the product team. I performed a wide range of tasks including creating and implementing a new brand identity, designing new WordPress templates for the company’s website, creating new content for web and print.



        Bachelor of Arts (BA)

        Bucks New University

        Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
        • High Wycombe, United Kingdom


        Communication Design

        Design Factory International

        Aug 2009 - Jul 2012
        • Hamburg, Germany